Great article by Jonathan Hiskes at http://www.grist.org! Bjørn Lomborg — Danish statistician, self-styled “Skeptical Environmentalist,” shrewd self-promoter — is updating his long-held position that climate change isn’t much of a problem, the Guardianreports: The world’s most high-profile climate change sceptic is to declare that global warming is “undoubtedly one of the chief concerns facing the world today” and “a … Continue reading
Learn more at: http://www.350.org . Bill McKibben, 350.org founder, appears on the David Letterman Show to talk about our campaign to put solar back on the White House and the upcoming 10/10/10 Global Work Party this October 10, when millions of people around the world will get to work on climate solutions. Follow our effort … Continue reading
WORD OF THE DAY FRACKING: To get natural gas companies inject, at high pressure, into each well up to 8 million gallons of water and toxic chemicals (like kerosene and diesel fuel). This fluid fractures underground formations, unlocking natural gas that has been trapped. WHAT IS THE COST? This is an issue EWG has been investigating … Continue reading
site: http://www.earthhour.org twitter:http://twitter.com/earthhour This December world leaders meet in Copenhagen to decide how we deal with climate change. What sort of future would you have them choose Earth or Global Warming? Hundreds of millions of people have already voted for Earth with their light switch. Its time to show where you stand. Its time to Vote … Continue reading
Great Article Written by jcross on March 21st, 2009 Picture from WebEcoist Above are the ventmobile, the solar-powered fridge, and scrap heap wind turbine (made for 20 euros) Here’s the article: Amazing Green Technologies from Young Innovators | WebEcoist.
“The way to avert this catastrophe is to reinvent the way we perceive prosperity, and to encourage the developing world to choose a greener model by leading by example.” Worldchanging Executive Editor Alex Steffen “NYU Interactive Telecommunications Professor Tom Igoe gave a great survey on the state of industrial design, advocating increased literacy of sustainable … Continue reading