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China helped wind power climb to new record levels in 2011

Green Blog

China’s ambitious Wind Base program will help ensure a widening lead for some years to come. As in China, some of the best U.S. The U.S.

The Venus Project: Bombastic Dream or Realizable Future?

The Alien Next Door

The Alien Next Door Musings of Nina Munteanu, SF writer and Ecologist Thursday, March 19, 2009 The Venus Project: Bombastic Dream or Realizable Future?

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VIDEO: Wait Until China Acts on Climate. What? They Are!? | Mother.

Mother Jones

Must Reads: America Under the Gun | How to Win Any Climate Change Argument | Sequestration, Explained | Best. 2009 December. Politics.

Napa's Bardessono: America's greenest luxury hotel?

Green Traveler Guides

When it opened in early 2009, Bardessono laid claim to being the greenest luxury hotel in America. Our suite is also a private spa.

Chart: What Exactly (Cough) Is Beijing (Hack) Breathing? | Mother.

Mother Jones

Must Reads: America Under the Gun | How to Win Any Climate Change Argument | Sequestration, Explained | Best. 2009 December. Politics.

World Wind Installations Up 22% in 2010

Wind Power Ninja

In 2009, 38.6 GW was installed.GWEC noted that more than half of the new capacity built in 2010 came outside the traditional wind markets of Europe and North America, with China and other Asian nations witnessing a boom. China alone added 16.5 GW, to almost have the total new capacity.

Urban Research Symposium 2009

The Green Changemakers

Mr José Lopez, International Conseil Energie Monday, June 29, 2009 Cities and Climate Change in Public Policy Moderator: Daniel Hoornweg, Lead Urban Specialist, World Bank The French Case. pdf) ( presentation - pdf) Le-Yin Zhang, University College London, UK Valuing environmental characteristics in urban slums. Dawson, S. Barr, M. Carney, A.

Will Recycling Survive the Recession?

Green (Living) Review

China, presently the manufacturer of the world's products, is not ordering recycled polymer and China also is not taking in any recyclables for reprocessing either. In fact, a large number of factories in China are closing down due to lack of demand. This results in the demand for consumer products being down (really?)

POLYSTYRENE PROCESSING SAVES LANDFILL SPACE IN FLORIDA

Green (Living) Review

New technologies provide solution SADDLE BROOK, NJ, March 23, 2009 : Ever wonder where those Styrofoam® school cafeteria trays end up? For most of America, they get tossed into the garbage and hauled to the landfill. Not to mention those Styrofoam coffee cups. But why. of EPS per hour. www.recycletechno.com

TO MARK EARTH DAY, GREEN PLUG ENDORSES E-STEWARD PROGRAM AS EFFECTIVE RESPONSE TO E-WASTE CRISIS

Green (Living) Review

The certification program is being piloted in 2009 and will be launched fully in early 2010. Urges Consumers to Dispose of Obsolete Power Supplies Through Participating e-Steward Centers SAN RAMON, Calif. More than 2.5 Every year, in the U.S. alone, hundreds of millions of discarded, incompatible power supplies end up in landfills.

Mosanto Part 2 - Patent Pigs

Green Earth Journey

There are more than 160 countries and territories mentioned where the patent is sought including Europe, the Russian Federation, Asia (India, China, Philippines) America (USA, Brazil, Mexico), Australia and New Zealand. Monsanto notes that "The economic impact of the industry in rural America is immense.

Visit the Tiny Town Where Big Coal Will Meet Its Fate | Mother Jones

Mother Jones

Must Reads: America Under the Gun | How to Win Any Climate Change Argument | Sequestration, Explained | Best. 2009 December. Politics.

2009 To Be Fifth Warmest Year On Record

Eco Friendly Daily

The United Nations released their report regarding the temperatures of 2009 in time for the conference. The average during those years was 57.2

Global Wind Day

Wind Power Ninja

America could lose ground to China and Europe where strong renewable energy policy commitments are driving investment in manufacturing and development” You can check out the GWEC ‘s Global Wind Day website here. Government / Industry global wind day

Global Wind Power Grew By 29% In 2008

Wind Power Ninja

Global wind capacity grew by 29 percent in 2008 with America passing Germany to become the world’s leading wind power generator. In Asia, China was the second globally in new capacity last year, adding some 6,300 MW to bring its total to over 12,200 MW. Wind now provides 1.5 percent of the world’s energy demand, up from 0.1

Cheap Olive Oil Threatens to Destroy Middle East Growers and Suppliers

Green Prophet

million tons last year, a 3.7 % increase from 2009. Olive oil producers have also started focusing their exports on non-traditional markets, particularly China, India and Japan. China increased its import of olive oil by 62% in 2011, but most of the imports came from European countries. World olive oil consumption reached 2.98

Saying ?No!? to GMO in North America

Green Blog

Even though foods may be labeled organic, their carbon footprint may be much higher than traditional foods as many are grown in China.

Saying ?No!? to GMO in North America

Green Blog

Even though foods may be labeled organic, their carbon footprint may be much higher than traditional foods as many are grown in China.

Climate Change Studies Library

The Green Changemakers

Yet, although much is written and spoken about climate change at scientific circles, little information filters through other levels. Addendum.

Killing fields: the true cost of Europe's cheap meat

The Green Changemakers

Globally it has been estimated that as much as 97 per cent of soymeal produced is now used for animal feed.

World Wind Power Poised to Bounce Back after Slowing in 2013

Green Blog

China has led the world in installed capacity since surpassing the United States in 2010. wind power in 2013. In contrast to the drop in U.S.

Jan Gehl: Making healthy cities

The Green Changemakers

feel that a separate substantial challenge is the alarming rate at which the cities of China expand.

10 Big, Really Hard Things We Can Do to Save the Planet

The Green Changemakers

President Barack Obama's recent announcement that America must lead the charge to eliminate nuclear weapons worldwide. We've described only 1.8

The Hardest Hardship Posts and The World's Best Places to Live 2009

The Green Changemakers

You will find, though, cities in Africa, Southeast Asia, India, China, Central Asia, and the Middle East. The worst of the lot? Lagos, Nigeria.

For the Greener Good: Public Lecture Series

The Green Changemakers

link] Past Programs Vertical Farming Conversations That Will Change the World For the Greener Good April 29, 2009 Learn about the future of urban food production with Robin Osler , Elmslie Osler Architects; Dickson Despommier , Professor of Public Health, Columbia University; Carolyn Steel , Author of Hungry City: How Food Shapes Our Lives ; and J.

Break the Climate Stalemate Between the Global South and the North

The Green Changemakers

In the past two years, China has surpassed the United States as the largest CO2 emitter, but China’s population is four and a half times larger. Recently, India and China jointly called on the Global North to take the lead in reducing emissions and providing money and green technology to developing countries. Meet all YES!

UNESCO World Conference on ESD documents

The Green Changemakers

[link] Workshop 1: Education for water sustainability Workshop 2: Strengthening the educational response to climate change internationally?

Six Myths About the Smart Grid

Green Life Smart Life

If “green&# was the buzzword of 2008, you can bet that “smart grid&# will be the buzzword for 2009 and probably even 2010.  GreenTech Grid’s Michael Kanellos posted an excellent resource on understanding 6 myths in smart grid technology and it’s full of insight and truths into the newest buzzword in North America. 1.

Keepin it green and clean in Beijing

Green Life Smart Life

Yep, China’s skies are looking a little bluer these days, actually, the bluest they’ve been in about a decade! If you want to help sway our governments decision making, checkout the We Campaign’s brain child, Repower America. And guess what! It’s still working! Its win win people! Posted by: Ashley (intern).

Profits Before People: 7 of the World’s Most Irresponsible Companies

Eco Chic

Monsanto is responsible for more than 50 Superfund sites including Anniston, Alabama , one of America’s worst man-made environmental disasters.

Nano Unveiled

Living In a Toxic World

also realize that other countries want to develop a standard of living and a lifestyle like that of North America. To replicate that in India and China will have disastrous consequences for all of us. The Tata Nano was released yesterday in India. understand the reasoning for a small, inexpensive car for the masses.

Washington, DC green: Restaurant Nora

Green Traveler Guides

She is Nora Pouillon , chef/owner of America’s very first certified organic restaurant. In a real way, she was Alice Waters ?

Orange-headed Thrush

10,000 Birds

Redgannet (the blog) fledged in February 2009 and the 100th post was published as he was invited to become a beat writer for 10,000 Birds. melli is the Hong Kong form that visits during the winter from southern China. It likes well wooded areas with a preference for shady gullies and damp areas. The former British colony’s  Z.c.

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Naomi Klein: "Only mass social movements can save us"

Green Blog

has launched such suits against India, challenging its ambitious solar energy program, and against China, over wind power. The U.S. inaction.

Chart: The Black Triangle Suffocating Beijing | Mother Jones

Mother Jones

Must Reads: America Under the Gun | How to Win Any Climate Change Argument | Sequestration, Explained | Best. 2009 December. Politics.

80% of Middle East and Africa Concerned About Climate Change

Green Prophet

In Europe things look better with concern about climate change rising to 68% from 58% back in 2009. Troubling Trends In Rich Nations.

US media censor out BBC TV “Frozen Planet” series climate change episode

Green Blog

In America, the series is being aired by the Discovery channel, which insists that the final episode has been dropped because of a “scheduling issue” ”. Samira Shackle in the New Statesman: “Seven episodes of the multi-million-pound nature documentary series will be aired in Britain. see its promotion here ). Bangladesh), 0.9

Napa's Bardessono 3rd in world to go LEED Platinum

Green Traveler Guides

“I hope we have provided an example from which others can benefit.” You might also like.

Top 4 Reasons the US Still Doesn't Have a Single Offshore Wind.

Mother Jones

Must Reads: America Under the Gun | How to Win Any Climate Change Argument | Sequestration, Explained | Best. 2009 December. Politics.

US Leads World in Clean Energy Investment Under Obama

Green Prophet

Last year, the US government gave out more loans for clean energy – than even China, which came second in the rankings.