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14 Tips for Using Less Heat this Season

It feels like it got chilly over night! The temperature's dropping here in the northern hemisphere, and for a lot of us that means dialing up the thermostat to take that chill out of the air. Whet…

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Is The Air In Your Child’s School Safe?

As the weather gets cold, I find I keep looking at this year’s first day of school photo. I see neat braids, clean backpacks, new sneakers, and brave smiles. The picture warms me up from the inside. …

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Half of America Doesn’t Know What Fracking Is

By Brian Merchant, TreeHugger If you read green news, even if only sporadically, you've heard of "fracking." If you follow progressive politics, you've heard of fracking. If you know much about m…

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Fracking: Does Anyone Know The True Cost?

Earlier this year, an oil well blowout in rural Alberta was traced back to a hydraulic fracturing (or fracking) operation over half a mile away.  This event added oil and chemical spills to the mounti…

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The Gas Odor Smell? Ask Annie

Dear Annie, I heard that because gas is odorless a scented toxic chemical is put into it to alert people to the danger of a gas leak. Is this true and what is the chemical? --David, TX Hi David. Ye…

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