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&nbsp Comments 26 Apr 2012 6:40 AM 10 green topics worth losing sleep over By Ask Umbra Photo by marimoon. Editor’s note: This week Grist celebrates the 10th anniversary of our Ask Umbra advice column. Today, we look at the topics that have gotten the most traffic over time, to find out what really gets our readers hot and bothered. Are you a fellow fretter? Seek relief: Ask Umbra . 10. Diapers . Cloth or disposable ? Almost as hot a topic as its life-choice opposite, overpopulation , this dilemma causes major angst. Turns out both options kind of … stink. So pick one and go with it, or give diaper-free parenting a shot. (Let us know how that goes.) 9. Power strips . We felt as proud as a parent watching a school play when we saw that home energy use was a consistent area of concern. The moral is: Use a power strip and unplug chargers and other vampire appliances . You’ll ...

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