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Trends

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Directory:Conspiracy / Directory:Pollution > The Story of Broke (video) - Annie Leonard's latest cartoon masterpiece addresses our warped priories in letting the 1% mega-wealthy and super-rich oil companies get bailouts, subsidies and exceptions, leaving no funding for what the rest of us consider to be more important. A call for "We the People" to take back our corrupted government. See teaser. (Story of Stuff Released November 8, 2011)
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Directory:Trends > Directory:Free energy / Directory:Waste to Energy / Directory:Pollution > The Ramifications of Free Energy - Cheap fossil fuels have enabled the rapid expansion of human life but what happens when resources run out? Free energy prolongs things and reverses some negative trends, but more thought needs to be put into considering long term trends and how to mitigate negative impact. (Directory:Cold Fusion Now September 17, 2011)

Remedies

This PESWiki website is dedicated to clean/free energy technologies that are all part of addressing the issue of pollution that comes from burning fossil fuels for energy.

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Latest: Directory:Health > Directory:Bio-Energetics > Directory:Pollution > Directory:BioGeometry > Dr. Ibrahim Karim offers BioGeometry advice to Free Energy companies to mitigate EMF pollution - We need to stop ignoring the EMF pollution effects from the technologies with which we are involved. A Canadian-Egyptian professor has spent 40 years studying and coming up with remedies for this pollution. It can be a simple as placing a geometrically-encoded sticker on a cell phone or on an energy device. (PESN October 2, 2014)
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Latest: Directory:Pollution > Directory:Pollution World's first commercial-scale ocean pasture restoration - This summer (2014) the Pacific Salmon commission projections are advising that this years Fraser River Sockeye Salmon runs will be the all time historic high, twice the previous record of 1900 -- thanks to an ocean pasture seeding process using iron bearing dust by Russ George's company: Ocean Pastures. (PESN June 29, 2014)

Free Energy Blog:2013:11:15 - Hydro Nano Gas (HNG) technology can allagedly eliminate air pollution from power plants, shipping and other industries. HNG is also being used to clean up the seas. They have are creating joint venture projects around the world with industry and governments. (Free Energy Blog November 15, 2013)

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Latest: Directory:Environment > Directory:Pollution > Directory:Ecological Impact of Oil / Directory:Natural Gas > Directory:Fracking > Hard, Imperative Alternative Energy Solutions for the New Year - Oil and Gas industry advising water purification stocks because fracking will destroy 50% of ground water. Massive land swaths to drop and become lakes due to removal of oil under them. Cost of fuel should reflect the environmental impact. (PESN December 30, 2012)
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Directory:Water > Directory:Water Purification / Directory:Pollution > Can You Really Clean Polluted Water With…Banana Peels? - Environmental chemist Gustavo Castro at São Paulo State University found that banana peels can help turn water polluted with heavy metals from mining operations or other activities into drinking water. Banana peels contain nitrogen, sulfur and organic compounds such as carboxylic acids, which bind with positively charged metals .... (The Blaze August 13, 2011)
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Directory:Pollution > Earthworms Could Be Used to Clean Up Hazardous Toxins in Soil - Researchers in Cabudare, Venezuela have found that earthworms may be able to process “hazardous material containing high concentrations of heavy metal for the bioremediation of old industrial sites, landfill and other potentially hazardous areas.” They have been tested in the remediation of waste water contaminated with the metals, nickel, chromium, vanadium, lead, arsenic and mercury. (Inhabitat December 8, 2010)

Problems

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Directory:Pollution / Directory:Solar > Directory:Solar Problems > New Book: Solar Cells 23,000 Times Worse for Environment Than Carbon Dioxide - Green Illusions (June 2012, University of Nebraska Press) explains how the solar industry has grown to become one of the leading emitters of hexafluoroethane (C2F6), nitrogen trifluoride (NF3), and sulfur hexafluoride (SF6). These three potent greenhouse gases, used by solar cell fabricators, make carbon dioxide (CO2) seem harmless. (TheDailyBell June 5, 2012)
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Latest: Directory:Water / Directory:Pollution / Directory:Recycling > Review: Tapped - The makers of the excellent, landmark documentaries There was an error working with the wiki: Code[1] and I.O.U.S.A. have produced a documentary about bottled water, called Tapped. In it, they address the high cost -- to both the environment and our health -- of bottled water. They enlist activists, environmentalists, community leaders and others to expose the dark side of the bottled water industry. (PESWiki Oct. 29, 2010)
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Directory:Pollution > Online Shopping May Actually Increase Pollution - British researchers have concluded that nless online shoppers order 25 items at a time, they're polluting more than if they shopped at their local mall. An environmental benefit only occurs 'if online shopping replaces 3.5 traditional shopping trips, or if the distance traveled to where the purchase is made is more than 50 kilometers.... (Slashdot Sept. 20, 2010)
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Directory:Pollution / Directory:Health > The Story of Cosmetics: Simple, Serious, Scary - Annie Leonard, maker of Story of Stuff, has produced another simplistic hit, this time spurring us to think about the cumulative effect what we put on our bodies via the myriad of cosmetic products available, calling for more oversight on what is able to make it into the marketplace. (TreeHugger July 21, 2010)
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Directory:Pollution > Directory:Conservation > Directory:Recycling > Overconsumption is costing us the earth and human happiness - Story of Stuff creator Annie Leonard's new book examines the unsustainable, high price of the western world's obsession with all things material. She points out that our equating personal value with the number and type of things we have has been adopted to fill the void of actual meaningful relationships, which are the remedy to consumerism, which is polluting the Earth. (Guardian UK June 21, 2010)
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Latest: Directory:Environment > Directory:Pollution > Directory:Plastic and Energy > Directory:Ocean Trash Vortexes (Gyres) - The five oceanic trash vortexes are said to cover as much as 40% of the ocean surface. The North Pacific gyre is split into two smaller gyres, each the size of Texas. With all the attention that the There was an error working with the wiki: Code[1] is getting, don't forget that these ocean trash vortexes pose perhaps the largest ecological blight that consumerism-bent mankind has imposed on the planet. (PESWiki June 9, 2010)
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Latest: Directory:Water / Directory:Pollution / Directory:Recycling > Review: The Cycle of Insanity: The Real Story of Water - The Surfrider Foundation has produced an excellent 20-minute video (2-min. trailer) explaining the insanity behind how we've come to handle water in modern society. It addresses such things as our concrete and pavement preventing aquifers from being replenished and how we spend so much money transporting water great distances when we could do more to conserve and recycle it close to the point of use. (PESWiki April 10, 2010)
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Directory:Oil / Directory:Pollution / Directory:Conspiracy > Directory:Conspiracy > Crude: The Real Price of Oil - Documentary film about Texaco, Chevron, and PetroEcuador's pollution of the water in Ecuador due to around 1000 different petrol pits -- dubbed the "Amazon Chernobyl" -- and the illnesses and deaths it has caused to the human and animal population, touching more than 30,000 indigenous peoples as well as the corporations efforts to cover up. (Netflix watch it now 2009)
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Directory:Water / Directory:Recycling / Directory:Pollution > The Story of Bottled Water - Annie Leonard creates another hit animation depicting the cost, pollution, treachery and waste involved in using bottled water. In most places, it is not superior to tap water, it costs 2,000 times more, and the plastic it requires is hugely detrimental to the planet. (The Story of Stuff March 2010)
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Directory:Pollution / Directory:Recycling / Directory:Solar > Solar’s Dirty Little Secret - "Green" solar panels can have their dirty side in terms of disposal and manufacturing. A report by the Silicon Valley Toxics Coalition ranks solar manufacturers on environmental health and safety, and urges solar companies to start investing in recycling efforts. (GreenTechMedia March 23, 2010) (See Citizens at Risk, a 15-minute film about the dangerous electronics recyler industry in India.)
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Just 16 Ships Expel as Much Pollution as All the Cars in the World - The large shipping vessels don't have the same restrictions on emissions as land-based vehicles. They use the bottom-of-the-barrel oil products high in sulfur and belch out a brown haze that lasts for days. [Sounds like an opportunity for Directory:GEET Reactor by Paul Pantone] (Natural News December 26, 2009)

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Directory:Nature > Directory:Pollution / Directory:Recycling > The Color Green is Toxic to People, Contaminates Recycling - Ironically, the pigments used to create the color of nature are not all that healthy or environmentally friendly. Many green pigments are actually quite toxic. “The color green can never be green, because of the way it is made. It’s impossible to dye plastic green or to print green ink on paper without contaminating them.” (Inhabitat April 5, 2010)
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