wind-power

Wind Power A new study by researchers at Stanford University has estimated the global potential for wind power at 80 meters above the ground (the approximate height of today’s wind turbines). The researchers used wind-speed measurements taken at 10 meters at 8,000 locations around the world to estimate wind speeds at 80 meters. They concluded that 13 percent of the

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waterfurnace

WaterFurnace Simply put, a WaterFurnace geothermal heating and cooling system is: An investment in affordable comfort and, An investment in the preservation of our environment for generations to come. The secret of a WaterFurnace system’s clean, efficient operation is the earth’s ability to store heat. In fact, 47 percent of the sun’s energy that reaches our planet is absorbed into

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damage-from-toxins

Damage from Toxins Can Pass to Offspring Abstracted from Elizabeth Weise, USA TODAY. Scientists have shown for the first time that exposure to environmental toxins can cause permanent genetic changes that are passed down through generations. The research on rats by a team of scientists working with two commonly used chemicals, an insecticide called methoxychlor and a fungicide called vinclozolin.

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mcs-muses

Multiple Chemical Sensitivity or Multi-Sensory Sensitivity? (c) 2007 Albert Donnay, adonnay@mcsrr.org People with Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS) are hypersensitive to chemicals they absorb through their skin (such as cosmetics), inhale (such as perfume), and ingest (such as alcohol and medications). The majority of MCS cases also meet diagnostic criteria for chronic fatigue syndrome and/or fibromyalgia. Less commonly recognized is the

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incense

Incense Burning incense, a popular meditative and medicinal aid, can expose people to cancer-causing chemicals. Incense burning also creates more local pollution than road traffic. Levels of highly carcinogenic polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) inside a poorly ventilated temple in Taiwan were 19 times higher inside the temple than outside, and also somewhat higher than at a nearby local intersection. The

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chelation

Chelation Toxic Metals – Pandora’s Box James Biddle MD Toxic heavy metals, including lead, mercury, cadmium, aluminum, and arsenic, may be the biggest health threat of the new millennium. Heavy metals originate within the Earth. However, we have opened Pandora’s Box by spreading these toxic metals throughout our environment. As levels rise in our air, water, and topsoil, they also

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