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16 votes

Is Linux more sustainable than Windows?

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Impact on environment: a million horses vs a million cars

9 votes

Is leaving the fridge door open for, say, 10 seconds a "big deal"?

9 votes

Is heating with candles economically and/or ecologically worthwhile?

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Laptop nights: shutdown or sleep?

8 votes

Why can't solar stills convert sea water into fresh water?

7 votes

Why do we produce black plastic items if they cannot be recycled?

7 votes

How can I cheaply evaluate how much solar energy I can collect?

7 votes

Why the world is using non renewable resources?

7 votes

How much energy could we save if we all got up at sunrise

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What measures could be taken to decrease the air pollution in a big city?

6 votes

Should I worry about the minimum mark on our kettle?

5 votes

Concrete vs asphalt: which is better in terms of sustainability?

5 votes

How food producers calculate "best before" date?

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Is there a way to tell (or estimate) the electricity consumption of an arbitrary household item?

5 votes
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How can I more effectively cool my house by managing windows with outdoor temperature changes?

5 votes
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Does polyethylene film (plastic bags) breakdown chemically?

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Why refrigerant cooler is more popular than evaporative cooler?

5 votes

Prevent concrete roof from absorbing too much heat during summer

4 votes

Do higher electricity prices cause people to use less?

4 votes

How to avoid planned obsolescence when buying a second hand smartphone

4 votes

How feasible would a gas-powered electric-engine based car be?

4 votes

Alternatives to garbage plastic bags

4 votes

To what extent (if any) are electric vehicle batteries recyclable?

4 votes
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Can I use a "normal" thermometer in a refrigerator?

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What is blue, green, and grey water?

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If we can capture landfill gas, why can't we capture cows' burps and use them as a source of energy too?

4 votes
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How does the S&P 500 ESG Index actually rank companies?

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For airlines that have "vowed to offer carbon-neutral flights" how do they say they plan to actually make some flights demonstrably carbon-neutral?

4 votes

Why is hydrogen no longer considered a colossal fire hazard?