30 Jun '12, 9pm

Fossil Fuels Sucking Up Our Water Amid Widespread Drought | Care2 Causes

I agree that wind and solar are the way to go! How about this. Take EVERY dollar that we give the oil and gas industry as subsidies, and move those subsidies, dollar for dollar, to the purchase of solar and wind industry technology to be used to directly subsidize the purchase of wind and solar by consumers, NOT as tax credits, but directly at the time of purchase as an instant rebate. The main problem for consumers is the VERY high initial cost of these environmentaly friendly energy sources and this would go a VERY long way to increasing exponentially the number of consumers using these sources of CLEAN ENERGY. The main problem with tax credits is that the consumer still must come up with the initial price of the technology an installation of the technology. I would love to get off the grid with solar panels on my roof, but on a fixed income the initial outlay is not pos...

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care2.com 01 Jul '12, 6am

I saw a dog in the backseat of a car when I went to use an ATM. It was hot enough that I left my own dog at home that day....

How producing electricity from fossil fuels wastes more energy than producing it from renewables #getCBE

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foe.co.uk 06 Jul '12, 1pm

Huge amounts of energy are wasted every day in our gas, coal and nuclear power stations. Over half of the energy in gas an...

What's Really Inside? Shocking Anatomy of a Hot Dog | Care2 Causes

What's Really Inside? Shocking Anatomy of a Hot...

care2.com 01 Jul '12, 12am

Last year, Americans purchased more than 700 million packages of hot dogs at retail stores (and that’s excluding sales fro...

Animals Should Not Be Used As Football "Oracles" | Care2 Causes

Animals Should Not Be Used As Football "Oracles...

care2.com 30 Jun '12, 8pm

In a fervor to foretell the fate of the football teams in the European Championship matches, many are turning to animals t...

All Calories (and All Foods) Are Not Created Equal | Care2 Causes

All Calories (and All Foods) Are Not Created Eq...

care2.com 01 Jul '12, 4am

A recent study makes the point that what you eat matters as much as how much you eat. That is, 100 calories of carrot stic...

Care2 Success! Most California State Parks Avoid Closure | Care2 Causes

Care2 Success! Most California State Parks Avoi...

care2.com 30 Jun '12, 9am

Thanks to the hard work of thousands of activists around the state, nearly all of the 70 California state parks originally...