Category Archives: Environment

Learn information & facts about our environment.

U.S. Population Is Ever Growing!

The U.S. population is growing faster then ever despite the lack of resources & the impact it has on the planet. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the U.S. population will hit 303.15 million on January 1, 2008. This is up 0.9 percent from last year. They also estimate that in 2008, the country will… Read More »

Tip of the Week – Fuel Efficiency

It’s Friday afternoon of a 3 day weekend and you’re planning a road trip. The only question is…What time do you hit the road? If you leave right after work, it will be rush hour and you’re bound to face some traffic. The stop and go driving will reduce your fuel efficiency, and make a… Read More »

Product of the Week – I-Go Car Sharing

There is this new non-profit company committed to economical and environmentally sound transportation choices in Chicago. Their name is I-Go, and they are committed to reduce car ownership rates, lower family transportation costs, reduce urban congestion and improve air quality in all neighborhoods. How does I-Go do it…well, with car sharing. Car sharing reduces the… Read More »

Presidential Candidates On Global Warming

Are you curious on where the presidential candidates stand on global warming issues and how they compare to each other? Well the crew over at The Heat Is On put together this great quick-reference guide that breaks down the current positions of the presidential candidates on topics such as fuel efficiency and renewable electricity standards.

Animal Product Consumption

What are the presidential candidates suggesting to reduce Americans’ environmentally destructive high level of animal product consumption? Check out this funny video where PB&J Girl and PB&J Boy have a suggestion to this global problem. (There is no audio, so no need to adjust your sound.)