Adrian Thomas (An Unusual Life)

David Adrian Thomas, Esq., M.C.I.H.T. Founder, Sole Owner, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of the County Surveyors Society International Ltd., Dolau, Nebo, Llanon, UK. Adrian has been a promulgator of self-sufficient urban, rural and maritime development since very young. He planned his first model development at age 7½ in the UK and had his sights set on building his next in Canada. However, he suffered a head injury on his…

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Helpful Strategies to Improve Your Fuel Efficiency

Will you please stop complaining about the high cost of gasoline? If you buy drinking water in those small $1.59 retail bottles at the gas station, gas is still cheaper than water. :) The problem is not the cost of fuel, but how you use it. Our fuel mileage calculator may be a wake-up call for energy waste in your life, but…

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10 Ways Green Living Seniors Save Money

By Diane in Energy Conservation, Green Living, Save Mone Green living can save anyone money, but for seniors facing retirement, going green is especially economical. Choosing an eco-friendly lifestyle can save literally hundreds if not thousands of dollars a year through simple steps that won’t crimp your style but definitely improve your life. And all that green living will help leave a healthier…

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12 easy steps to a green dorm room

Team Treehugger HTGG July 18, 2014 Every year, intrepid young men and women set out for college. Even more exciting than this, is that for many of them, it's their first chance to live away from home. But, with the excitement and fun of furnishing a new dorm room comes a price. Every year, college students (and their parents) generate thousands of…

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Home Energy Conservation for Kids by HomeAdvisor

Energy is very important. It is something that kids need and use every day at home and at school. In fact, some form of energy is used just about anywhere that you can imagine! It is also something that adults talk, worry, and have concerns about. One of the things that they worry about is called energy conservation. When you hear the…

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After Paris, A Move to Rein In Emissions by Ships and Planes

19 May 2016: Analysis -As the world moves to slash CO2 emissions, the shipping and aviation sectors have managed to remain on the sidelines. But the pressure is now on these two major polluting industries to start controlling their emissions at last. by fred pearce/ Cover Photo Artyom Anikeev/Shutterstock In the global effort to reduce carbon emissions, the aviation and shipping industries…

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Toxic Crops and Zoonotic Disease: UNEP Identifies the Emerging Environmental Issues of Our Time Fri, May 20, 2016

New report goes behind the headlines to examine some of the most worrying emerging environmental threats facing the world today, while offering ways to combat them Nairobi, 20 May 2016 - From the worrying rise in zoonotic diseases around the world to an examination of how climate change is increasing the toxicity of crops, a UNEP report out today seeks to highlight…

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India Planning to Divert Rivers to Help Fight Punishing Drought

Published: May 18 2016 03:45 PM EDT By Sean Breslin Consecutive disappointing monsoon seasons in India have left 330 million people in a deep drought, and officials plan to fight the dry conditions by taking unprecedented measures. Water would be transferred from a slew of sources – including rivers like the Ganges and Brahmaputra – into drought areas as part of a $168 billion project…

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Cities “woefully unprepared” for rising disaster risk – World Bank

by Laurie Goering | @alertnetclimate | Thomson Reuters Foundation Monday, 16 May 2016 19:00 GMT Cover AP Photo/David J.Phillip By 2050, 1.3 billion people and $158 trillion in assets will be menaced by worsening river and coastal floods alone LONDON, May 16 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Cities around the world are failing to plan for fast-increasing risks from extreme weather and other…

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