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Don't Recycle All Paper Products
It might not be such a good idea to recycle all paper. At least until the BPA (Bisphenol A), a substance that may have harmful health effects is banned from more sources. Cash register receipts are prevalent in thermal printed receipts that you receive during purchases
Located in Did You Know? / 2012 Stuff
Climate Change: Lines of Evidence
The National Academy of Sciences, National Research Council, Board on Atmospheric Science and Climate have produced this video to illustrate the current state of understanding pertaining to climate change.
Located in Did You Know? / 2012 Stuff
Symphony of Science - Our Biggest Challenge (Climate Change Music Video)
Bill Nye, Isaac Asimov, Richard Alley... Our biggest challenge presents perspective on what we can do in response to what can easily be seen as one of our greatest challenges. Global Warming.
Located in Did You Know? / 2012 Stuff
Climate Science History
While the 'Greenhouse Effect' has been known for nearly 200 years it was not until the 1950's with the aid of studies funded by the US military that the major components of the theory were well understood. This largely had to do with understanding the atmospheric composition in the stratosphere but there are many interesting pieces to the puzzle of climate science.
Located in Did You Know? / 2010 Stuff
Global Plant Productivity
Global Plant Productivity otherwise known as Net Primary Production has to do with the total organic plant life on earth. That's all the green stuff. This relates to what is called the 'carbon sink' which is how much CO2 the plant life holds in various regions around the planet and how much is released back into the atmosphere.
Located in Did You Know? / 2010 Stuff
Black is the new Green
Greenpeace calling for the relaunch of the BP (British Petroleum) logo caused a critical engagement with the oil company on one hand and a reflection with current brand communication on the other hand.
Located in Did You Know? / 2010 Stuff
Arctic Ice Melt
The Arctic Ice is melting at an alarming rate, which could leave the North Pole virtually ice free within 10 to 30 years. Paleoclimate analysis indicates that the Arctic has probably not been ice free for about 3 million years.
Located in Did You Know? / 2010 Stuff
The Story of Stuff
This is a simple and illustrative demonstration of our global interconnectedness. The Story of Stuff is a wonderful illustration by Annie Leonard that shows the basic cycle of the products we use, where they come from, and where the stuff goes.
Located in Did You Know? / 2008 Stuff
A 'Witch Hunt' in the Great State of Virgina?
Ken Cuccinelli has taken it upon himself to crusade against the perils of trusting science to defend the fallacy of his opinion to support his agenda; even his opinion has already been shown to be factually wrong. Yes ladies and gentleman, Ken Cuccinelli is a politician.
Located in Did You Know? / 2011 Stuff