Earthtalk: Expert Answers to Everyday Questions about the Environment : Selections from E-the Environmental Magazine's Nationally Syndicated Column

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E Magazine
Penguin, 2009 - Reference - 303 pages
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From the authors of the leading environmental handbook Green Living? the best of E?s nationally syndicated Q&A column, EarthTalk

E / The Environmental Magazine has established itself as the leading independent environmental periodical since its debut in 1990. E reaches 180,000 readers per issue, and its website attracts up to 600,000 visitors a month. One of their most popular features is the column EarthTalk, now nationally syndicated in up to 1,700 newspapers, magazines, and websites. In EarthTalk, the editors of E answer readers? questions on the environment and the best ways to live green.

EarthTalk gathers together the best of these questions and answers in a quick and easy guide for the average Joe (or Jane). Searching by subject or looking up questions in the index, readers can learn everything from the difference between wild and farmed salmon to the pros and cons of nuclear power. EarthTalk provides the essential tools and tips to living in harmony with the planet.

 

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This collection of questions and answers centering on environmental issues is just what the subtitle indicates: a simple, straightforward series of answers to common questions posed by readers to E ... Read full review

Contents

EAT DRINK AND BE WARY From Local Food to Lunchbox
1
THE ENLIGHTENED SHOPAHOLIC From WalMarts to Small Marts
33
SAY AAAAH Healthier Living from the Refrigerator to the Medicine Cabinet
63
LIVING AND WORKING SPACES Digging In Turning Off and Waxing On
93
PHANTOM LOADS AND ENERGY SUCKERS Curing a Nation of Oil Addicts One Turbine at a Time
139
GREEN THREADS Organic Undies and Recycled Sneaks
169
THE WHOLE KID AND CABOODLE From Dirty Diapers to Toxic Toys
187
FEELING THE HEAT Tackling Global Warming from the Backyard to the Beach
209
OPEN ROAD Transportation Travel and Cutting Our Carbon Load
235
TECHNICALLY SPEAKING Saving the Earth One iPod at a Time
265
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The E/The Environmental Magazine editorial team includes: executive editor and publisher Doug Moss, who founded E and created EarthTalk; editor Brita Belli, formerly with Connecticut's Fairfield County Weekly newspaper; Roddy Scheer, editor-at- large and EarthTalk's primary writer; and Jim Motavalli, former E editor and now a contributing writer to the magazine.

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