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If you haven’t heard, what has been deemed the largest grassroots environmental movement in history — Earth Hour — is tomorrow evening at 8:30pm (your time).
UCLA’s Luskin Center has created a “Los Angeles Solar Atlas” showing the solar potential in Los Angeles County on a variety of different scales. It created solar maps for each city and zone in the county and for the jurisdiction of each of the county’s 7 utilities, as well as for the county as a whole.
I was so happy to read the comments of all the enthusiastic LÄRABAR lovers who feel the same way about the healthy bars as I do, as well as the comments by those dying to try them. If you weren’t the lucky winner, I highly encourage you to find them somewhere and give a few flavors a try.
I wrote last week that we should probably cover the link between food and broader issues a little more here on Eat Drink Better. With a nudge from our site director, Becky Striepe, and network founder/publisher, David Anderson, I’ve decided to cover the complicated but important topic of rising food prices today.
The LA Times had a decent piece on this topic recently that included a number of interesting food statistics. What of the following did you know?
In writing up my review of Larabars last week, I actually forgot one important thing. They’ve supplied us with a variety pack (valued at $28) to give away to one lucky reader.
Insulation is important no matter what area of the country or world you live in. It reduces our need to heat homes and our need to cool homes. However, there are some differences on how to go about improving insulation in homes located in the South versus homes located in the North.
Quick and simple review: I love Larabars. They are very likely my absolute favorite energy bar out there today. Why?..
The Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board voted 6-5 last week to permit the completely inhumane confinement of veal calves in tiny crates that the calves aren’t even able to turn around in. This is in a “clear violation of an agreement reached last June between humane groups and agribusiness,” Farm Sanctuary reports.
An EcoLocalizer reader recently shared a great site of his, Modes of Transportation, that helps you find and compare the percentages of people that use varying modes of transportation to get to work in U.S. cities. That is, you can…