Pavel
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Lowest impact transatlantic crossing
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It's hard to assume how much ecological footprint does one extra passenger add to a freighter. I'd guess it's near zero, since it's a cargo ship which needs some basic facilities for the crew anyway, ...

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How many children can I sustainably bring to this world?
8 votes

There are too many variables. First: what we mean by sustainability in this case? It could mean "resources will never run out". If no other factors apply and sustainability is the only meaning of ...

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Are economies that need growth unsustainable?
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7 votes

During centuries, energy/resource consumption gradually grew. This is not a problem per se if new ways to acquire and exploit new resources are invented. But what is dangerous is a) too fast growth ...

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What is the sustainablity of working from home compared to the office
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In general, commuting is not more sustainable than working home or at least near (within a walk radius) home. But there are many cases where it's the better solution: having no job might be better ...

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Good uses for sweet whey
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5 votes

Milk and milk products including whey were the basic food (along with cereal products) of our ancestors, so there must be even more ways to use it than this link indicates: 16 Ways to Use Your Whey ...

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Gas/cooling strategies for reducing fuel consumption while driving: air conditioner vs windows
2 votes

It was already answered in answers for a more general question about driving (it's just on the top in the linked answer): it depends on speed. The slowing effect of an open window depends on speed ...

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