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RePost: Over 1170 Condemn Retraction and Pledge Elsevier Boycott

ISIS Report 11/12/13

Over 1170 Condemn Retraction and Pledge Elsevier Boycott

An open letter protesting journal retraction of Seralini study and pledging to boycott publishing giant Elsevier attracted  1 175 signatures in less than a week Dr Mae-Wan Ho and Prof Peter Saunders

Please circulate widely and repost, but…

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Added by Emett on December 13, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments

Fun Biking. You just don't get to enjoy this stuff driving...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iXheUTG3GKE&feature=youtu.be

Hey, cool I stuck a video in a blog... fancy.  Remember, I'm new at this... 

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Added by Emett on November 23, 2013 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

Proper Awesome

Hope everyone gets their day in the sun.

Peace! Love!…

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Added by Emett on May 24, 2013 at 4:08pm — No Comments

Bike Commute Challenge Time

Hit the link on Unpollute's front page (left side) and check these out:

 

Bike%20Commute%20Challenge%20Kickoff%20Flyer.pdf   Getting it going.

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Added by Emett on August 28, 2012 at 7:26am — No Comments

Unpollute means Advocating Environmentalism!

Feel free to give money to unpollute, it is fraud proof because it's simple.  I will keep it honest and financially  transparent.   Donated money will go to pay the Ning bill, then Unpollute-dot-Com domain bill, next a Ning Upgrade, then a new computing device, and last but not least the Offset Project known as Unpollute invented by yours truly... Unpollute boils down to funding individuals and businesses to use  daily alternative  or Zero Emission transportation methods and to participate…

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Added by Emett on February 22, 2012 at 4:30pm — 1 Comment

An article about Pollution's Favorite US Cities.

Sometimes I feel like it's cheating just to post links... but it's better than nothing.


This first one is to the article "America's Dirtiest Cities" at Forbes.com written by Christopher Helman.




Some of the comments left at…
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Added by Emett on November 18, 2010 at 2:43am — No Comments

Carbon Neutrality

CarbonFree Blog


http://www.carbonfund.org has motivated me to blog again. For the "price" of me posting a blog with a link, that is "free!" they are offering to fund an offset project enough to offset my blog for a…
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Added by Emett on September 12, 2010 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Unpollute PDX

My Unpollute Bill is a key solution to climate change and other worldly issues. But now rewritten as a overall charter, I can use it as a template to move along through my business plan.



Locally, I plan to start "…

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Added by Emett on September 7, 2010 at 11:00pm — No Comments

GMO article on Change.org

This issue is of importance to me now. So here, read on or follow the link to the original page:

Saying No to GMOs

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Added by Emett on March 8, 2010 at 4:56am — No Comments

Crossbar Passengers

I bike with my daughter on the crossbar of my road bike all the time, much like you see this with this guy and the girl in front:

I think it's kinda funny that I don't have an actual picture of us to share, but such is life...



Don't worry, my passenger gets a helmet, something soft and fitted to sit on, sits straight on, not side-saddle, and has a place to set her feet. My tires aren't flat, but that's about the only thing that isn't… Continue

Added by Emett on October 13, 2009 at 6:27am — 1 Comment

Writings for MyCommuteSucks.org

I love biking to work and home. On the heavy traffic streets there is too much pollution from the cars, trucks, buses, and ultility vechicles. Even here in Portland, OR. School buses in the morning are scary-aggressive! Large vechicle drivers: please try to accelerate as smoothly as possible, you're wasting 20% or more of your fuel on those pointless fast-breaks from a stop. If you had to do the work instead of the engine then you'd go easier on… Continue

Added by Emett on June 17, 2009 at 4:48am — 1 Comment

Link Blog! Meet EcoSpeed...

EcoSpeed I tried 2 of these out and wow! No joke: wow! One was a lenghened for cargo/kids upright style bike and the other was a recumbent ttrike. Pretty fun! Great prices too. Now I know what to save for! (The cargo bike!) And I'd be home in about 20 minutes even being tired after work!



Green Glossary at GreenPosting.org. Another nice Portland site.…



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Added by Emett on May 26, 2009 at 12:47am — No Comments

Good news in the news, PDX Green again...

Shelby Wood's PDX Green in the Oregonian lastest article is about Tax-Credits in the stimulus and in Oregon: A discount for plug-in hybrids and all-electrics that'll make you look twice and this article is full of great links, too.



And so I replied,



Wow, money for zero emission vehicles. Great! Do you think you can help find any info about tax credits and tax write-offs for… Continue

Added by Emett on February 17, 2009 at 5:09am — No Comments

The Mistress Fixed



The Mistress Fixed and other adventures. So she needed attention again, and I started the conversation with J, my wife, poorly. By the time I had acquired the parts I needed to fix my bike, my children were missing me and my wife was jealous. Well, then I spend hours just cleaning and taking apart my… Continue

Added by Emett on January 23, 2009 at 1:16pm — 1 Comment

Something else for Unpollute.Inc to do

Why must I have another new idea? Oh, the curse of thought...



Unpollute.Inc would like to make small business loans to people who would like to start up Zero Emission type businesses. Zero Emission transport, product production/distribution, services etc. Other Green businesses may also apply. Have a good business plan, Unpollute will be here to make you a small ($15,000 tops?) business loan to get it going...



Now I just need that grant or whatever to start up… Continue

Added by Emett on January 13, 2009 at 10:12am — No Comments

Tieing it together: Peacebuilding and the words of Deepak Chopra

Some things are more important than me, or my website. Well, many things are... and Peace is one of them. Indeed, an unpolluted world HAS to be a peaceful one. So I've joined a peace site and here's some stuff I'd like to relate to the world:

Spreading the word is what it's about... so here it goes:



John Wilmerding made the post called The Therory of Actice Peace on On iPeace -- which is now gone???



and Jean posted some words…

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Added by Emett on January 4, 2009 at 2:30am — 1 Comment

Busy on the internet...

Are you busy on the Internet? It's so huge and full of wonderful things and people, I was wondering what YOU like the most lately? I'm still on Pandora Radio a lot, it does such a great job picking new music I've never heard but totally love, it's like an automatic personal DJ... and I like Pandora on so much that I've not really been a big a fan of videos on the net, 'cause I have to pause the music! arrg... but there's some good videos out there, I'm sure. I like the two on… Continue

Added by Emett on December 24, 2008 at 12:30am — 1 Comment

Updated the site: Unpollute bill rewrite.

I rewrote and reposted the Unpollute Bill, I hope it's clearer now. please enjoy and I look forward to more of your comments. Check out the other great forums too, like this one: Carbon Nanotubes (don't forget to scroll down).

Time to bike in the cold...
Have a nice day everyone!

Added by Emett on December 14, 2008 at 8:07am — No Comments

Daily Joy, but fewer days...

100% just got easier... My work has reduced my scheduled hours quite a bit due to the economic downturn. This is going to hurt. Mucho monetary pain! Between that and my forced vacation, I'm only working like a few more days in Dec, total!!!



Hope you had a Happy Thanksgiving.



I was ranting eariler and here's what I wrote:



Not quiting is a great method when it comes to biking, it's harding to come back into the cold if one takes a few cush rides in some cars.… Continue

Added by Emett on November 30, 2008 at 8:19am — No Comments

Just a biking blog entry...

Boy did I ever have a nice bike ride in to work.



I personally tuned, tightened, trued, overhauled (rear hub), cleaned, lubed and repaired almost every issue I have with my bike.



Oh, and the wind was at my back the whole way.



And the evening sun, low but not yet setting, was warm and friendly; it cast a elongated but perfect shadow of a Portland bike commuter headed eight and half miles due East.



And as the speed and power started to go to my head, I… Continue

Added by Emett on September 8, 2008 at 6:40am — No Comments

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Unpollute

The Unpollute Charter and my Highest Aspiration: to get cleaner air by giving you money to enable nonpolluting modes of transport and sustenance. Carbon offset credits to the people... that's the idea I call Unpollute!

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Sustenance and Sustainability

What we eat and how it got to us, how it was grown, prepared, and/or packaged all matter. Sustainable products and industries will resist inflation and make the world and us healthier at the same time...

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Zero Emissions Vehicles

Bikes, eBikes, Segways, skate boards, running shoes... Electric: cars, motorcycles, trucks, buses, and even airplanes...

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Zero Emissions Power Generation and Storage

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Green It Up

We already know that being "Greener" saves money and helps nature, but what green choices make the most impact? Link up your favorite green site or your blog here!

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Bicycle Commuting / Cycling / Less Driving

So nice that I consider it a privilege and a luxury, bike commuting sounds challenging, until you just do it... Info to speed you along the learning curve of biking and non-car transport...

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Pollution

The solutions start with the reality. The reality is sobering....

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