Eco-Logical: A Group for Environmentalists

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Eco-Logical: A Group for Environmentalists

Eco-Logical is a group for anyone who cares about clean air, drinkable water, a sustainable economy, and environmental justice.

Location: The Irreplaceable Earth
Members: 340
Latest Activity: on Saturday

Welcome to Eco-Logical: A Group for Environmentalists

 

Note: Sylvain Duford, the group's creator, has left A|N. I am acting as moderator of the group in his place. Please contact me if you have any questions. - Dallas the Phallus.

Discussion Forum

Soil Carbon - Dangerous Lock In

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on Saturday. 2 Replies

Non-linear Climate Change signal

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on Thursday. 0 Replies

Cyclones Delay Arctic Refreeze

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Nov 30. 6 Replies

Step Changes in Your Future

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Joan Denoo Nov 27. 32 Replies

Methane, more scary than we thought

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Nov 26. 57 Replies

Pollution reaching the lower stratosphere

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Oct 28. 0 Replies

We're All Living on False Hope

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Oct 20. 0 Replies

Dump the Big Green groups

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Oct 12. 6 Replies

Abrupt Sea Level Rise

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Oct 5. 5 Replies

Global Warming - The Math Test

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Grinning Cat Oct 1. 3 Replies

Two degrees rise by 2050 or sooner

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Grinning Cat Sep 30. 1 Reply

Do we need nuclear power?

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Sep 28. 4 Replies

Large parts of East Antartica to melt

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Sep 20. 0 Replies

Fat-Tail Risks Before 2°C Rise

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Sep 16. 0 Replies

Looming Blue Ocean Event?

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Sep 10. 33 Replies

Ocean Warming Alert

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Chris Sep 8. 1 Reply

Resonance makes disproportionate weather extremes

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Aug 31. 3 Replies

Arctic Lightning - Surprise!

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner. Last reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner Aug 30. 3 Replies

Climate Denial Crock of the Week

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Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on November 18, 2016 at 4:19pm

Four minute climate video, winner of Film4Climate video competition.

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on November 8, 2016 at 6:36pm

Climate Justice and Dirty Energy

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on November 4, 2016 at 3:13pm

Four minute video, Planet Earth 2.

Comment by Chris on September 22, 2016 at 3:51am

On LED's, computer screens, TV's and Kindle books.

A problem with them is that thay put out a blue liight that keeps the pubils dialated which prevents melatonin from allowing restfull sleep.

I read that blue light filter glasses  are available to block out the blue light of Kindles, LED lights, and TV's that block melatonin.

I asked my Optomitrist about that. He didn't know a thing about it, which I found disappointing.

Paper books are better to read than a Kindle type of computer for many reasons.

Paper books for example allow the reader to bookmark interesting subjects. I use post it notes to identify interesting parts.

Comment by Chris on September 22, 2016 at 3:39am

I hang my clothes out to dry.

Filament lamps will be prefered by ludites and sold as heaters. I had trouble with CFL's. Flourescent lights contain murcury and tend to flicker when they wear out.

I started purchasing LED's through Alibaba from Chinese companies about five years ago. I also have dimmers on the LED bulbs. My electrical bill is only about $30/month in the depth of winter.

A problem is that many people don't understand  brightness of lights (Kelvin).  Many still purchase yellow warm lights which mimic Edisons lamps.

Comment by Joan Denoo on September 22, 2016 at 1:19am

!!!! Is incandescent light still better than LED light?

Everything you want to know about 

natural daylight:  10 
natural daylight behind glass:  9 
incandescent light:  8 
really good LED light: 7.9 
average LED light:  6
 

Comment by Chris on September 12, 2016 at 7:20am

Sorry for my previous post that only showed an image of the earth.

The link to view current earth conditions in an interactive format is available at:

https://earth.nullschool.net/

Click on 'earth' in the lower left hand corner to change paramaters - including wind, temperature, relative humidity, ocean currents, and much more.

I encourage everyone to explore it.

The earth can be spun around and zoomed in to see different areas.

Comment by Chris on September 12, 2016 at 7:09am

I was in Bejing in the summer of 2001 which at the time had the worst sand storm to date. It was from a drought in Mongolia. The blowing sand scarred the tip of my nose.

Since then it's gotten way worse.

I hear reports that China, which surpassed the U.S. in carbon output and the U.S. have reached an agreement to reduce greenhouse emissions. China has implemented major projects for wind and solar systems. China has invested in solar cell energy which will help drop prices in U.S. for solar energy.

India needs to come next.

The U.S. is playing second fiddle to alternative energy to China.

The U.S. has the capability, but not the political will to lead the world in non-carbon energy sources. It's shamefull.

Though this is a report of a sandstorm in  2015. the one that happened while I was there was about the same.

Comment by Chris on September 12, 2016 at 6:48am

One of the best businesses in China for the elite is smog and air pollution filters.

In fact the ultra wealthy have geodomes over there house and property so they can enjoy 'the great outdoors.'

Comment by Ruth Anthony-Gardner on September 11, 2016 at 3:00pm

Chris, the presupposition that humans can't possibly pollute to the point of destruction is likely widespread. What made sense in the past doesn't anymore, but cultural lag prevents us from interpreting planetary scale change. Perhaps those in the worst areas, like China, are waking up. But even in the US, the states most impacted by pollution due to industry deregulation and regulatory capture are most in denial. I post about this paradox in No Nonsense.

 

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