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Illinois Promotes Light Bulb Switch for Earth Day

Article: Illinois Promotes Light Bulb Switch for Earth Day

SPRINGFIELD, Illinois, April 15, 2008 (ENS) – To lighten the planet’s load of greenhouse gases in observance of Earth Day, Illinois EPA Director Doug Scott is encouraging state residents to switch from traditional incandescent light bulbs to compact fluorescent bulbs, or CFLs. “Next week marks the 38th celebration of Earth Day, which gives us a…

Gadgets That Can Save You Money

Article: Gadgets That Can Save You Money

As we saw yesterday [www.sundance.tv], you can save mega-bucks with some simple behavior changes that benefit the planet, too; using carpooling to illustrate this point is just one of many examples. Changing behaviors is great, but can ultimately be pretty difficult, especially quickly. While TreeHugger doesn’t advocate for shopping our way to sustainability, we do…

Carbon Week: Reducing Your Carbon Emissions

Article: Carbon Week: Reducing Your Carbon Emissions

As we mentioned yesterday [www.sundance.tv], we’ll be dedicating this week to a few of the ins and outs of carbon emissions: what you need to know about your impact on climate change, how you can learn more about your footprint, and what you can do to cut it back without moving to a cave or…