Tag: energy consumption

The Green Buzz: Monday, March 18

Written by | March 18th, 2013

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In case you didn’t get your fill of all things green yesterday:

  1. In Madagascar, political instability may have led to increased rates of deforestation. (Mongabay)
  2. What’s the eco-friendliest way to dispose of clothing that’s reached the end of its life cycle? Ask Umbra has a few ideas. (Grist)
  3. Bees– the latest weapon in the fight against HIV? (Treehugger)
  4. Left-leaning households (politically, that is) tend to use less energy than their more conservative counterparts. (Conservation Magazine)
  5. China’s new premier says he isn’t going to mess around when it comes to reducing pollution. (Inhabitat)

Jevons Paradox: When Doing More with Less Isn’t Enough

Written by | September 1st, 2011

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Energy efficiency leads to lower energy prices—but will that mean more energy consumption? One in-vogue theory says yes, but Conservancy scientist Rob McDonald says it’s not so hot.

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