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This Week’s Top Green Progress Tweets!

Progress in the green world! Amazing things are happening out there! Check out NASA’s new Sustainability Base! “ PRT @elaineishere: Big news! Living Future Inst. just launched new certif. prog. for Net Zero Energy Bldngs: http://ow.ly/6NBqW #GBNext NNUS October 5, 2011 http://www.living-future.org/netzero/ “ RT @CradletoCradle: Great video featuring NASA client, Steve Zornetzer + new building: … Continue reading

Ted Turner’s 11 Voluntary Initiatives. Real Cowboys Protect the Planet!

Eleven Voluntary Initiatives  http://www.visionsmc.com/2011/03/25/ted-turners-voluntary-initiatives/  By Ted Turner 1. I promise to care for Planet Earth and all living things thereon, especially my fellow human beings. 2. I promise to treat all persons everywhere with dignity, respect, and friendliness. 3. I promise to have no more than one or two children. 4. I promise to use my … Continue reading

3 very cool ways to use human power to generate electricity. Generate Watts!

Create energy without pollution! The Copenhagen Wheel: This wheel, developed by a team at MIT led by Christine Outram, won the U.S. round of the James Dyson Award. It generates electricity during braking (similar to the regenerative braking you find in many car hybrids). It then offers that electricity as a power boost up hills or … Continue reading

‘Skeptical environmentalist’ Bjørn Lomborg reverses his climate skepticism | Grist

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

350.org’s Bill McKibben on David Letterman: Put Solar on the White House on 10/10/10

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

(Video) Gasland Trailer: 2010 Sundance Film Festival Special Jury Award Winner

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

(Video) Straight up: Glee’s “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” with Oil Spill Images

Oil and chemical companies also use the ocean to store toxic waste. No one cares because fish do not vote. Miles K http://www.youtube.com/user/envirodefensefund

Steven Chu calls on Stanford to help fix energy problem

“We can fix this” Chu, who received the 1997 Nobel Prize in Physics as a Stanford physics professor, has come home to ask for help and set the challenge.

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