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Ohev Sholom is America’s First Jewish “Energy Star”

Green Prophet

Larry reports. Orthodox Judaism rarely gets mentioned in the same breath as energy conservation. Studying the energy bills.

Daily Demand and Supply: I'm all for environmental regulations until my AC stops working and I need Freon

Environmental Economics

  Production and use of CFC's, the more damaging of the XCFC's was banned almost immediately-by 1996, immediate in regulatory terms--and hairdressers everywhere has to find alternatives to their Aquanet.  Stefanie Kopchick, North America marketing manager for refrigerants, The Chemours Co. on or after Jan. 1, 2020.

Too Many Deer: A Bigger Threat to Eastern Forests than Climate Change

Nature Conservancy - Science

The Wall Street Journal then ran a story in November 2012 entitled America Gone Wild , noting the impact of overabundant deer. Nuttle, 2013).

GREEN AMERICA URGES DISNEY TO ADDRESS WORKER ABUSES IN CHINESE FACTORIES MAKING “FROZEN” DOLLS, OTHER TOYS

Green (Living) Review

$1.32 an Hour and Forced Overtime: Major Labor Abuses Documented in Factories Making Disney Products; Consumers Urged to Speak Out and Opt to Purchase Green, Sustainable Toys. Consumers looking for toys made by workers who were treated well, and made without deadly toxins, can go to Green America’s www.SafeGreenToys.org to find options.

For Earth Week: Three Transformative Ideas to Save the Planet

Conservancy Talk

The company joined forces with the Nature Conservancy and other organizations to develop monitoring systems and incentives for farmers who comply with Brazil’s environmental regulations. And the strategy is now influencing similar efforts to address the very serious challenge of deforestation from palm oil production in Indonesia.

Growing your own food in America is now a criminal act?

Green Prophet

Seems, in at least one part of America, that growing your own food is now a crime. Aesthetics and uniformity are legitimate government purposes.

6 Simple Ways to Green Up your Office Space

Hug a Tree with Me

Your old CDs/DVDs can be recycled at the CD Recycling Center of America and your florescent bulbs can be recycled at Eco Light.

Sweden is Burning Trash – What This Means for America

Sustainability Ninja

Reduced rates of waste production are not the controversial aspect, of course, as Sweden now incinerates so much waste that it imports garbage from other countries to keep up with its own energy demands. Viewed superficially, the idea that an entire country is burning its trash comes as something of a surprise.

Product Review: South of France Spa Naturals Skincare

The Green Samaritan

None of the products have been tested on animals or contain animal by-products. found the cleanser to be light and airy.  Thanks!

“Only Sustainable 2011”, the Capital of Sustainable Energy for the Americas

Green (Living) Review

and Latin America. Palencia. Javier Salazar, President of the Energy Regulatory Commission, Mexico; Spain; Ronald A.

Fool’s Gold Regulates Our World’s Oxygen Supply

Green Prophet

Although this affects the concentration of free oxygen, sulfur has traditionally been portrayed as a secondary factor in regulating atmospheric oxygen, with most of the heavy lifting done by carbon. Iron Pyrite or Fool’s Gold plays dominant role in the world’s sulfur cycle, new research shows.

The Bursting of the Bakken Bubble?

Sightline Daily

Bakken crude oil production has many of the classic characteristics of an economic bubble. Regulatory authority and an imminent hazard.

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Reviving the Commons: Using Incentives to Protect the Nation’s Sources of Fresh Water

Nature Conservancy - Science

Unfortunately, we are seriously overloading them: in its most recent “ National Rivers and Streams Assessment ,” issued a few months ago, the U.S.

10 Natural Ways to Support your Thyroid Gland

Hug a Tree with Me

Statistics show that approximately 1 out of every 13 people in America currently suffer from some form of thyroid dysfunction.

Canada vs. the USA on Oil Train Standards

Sightline Daily

With what passes for chest beating in the world of railway regulation, US politicians this summer claimed that the Transportation Department’s newly-proposed crude oil, ethanol, and flammable materials train rules made the US Number One when it comes to tank car regulation—and that we are doing better than Canada. billion.

The Toxic Waters of the Tar Sands Industry

Sierra Club Compass

North America''s biggest corporations, as the biggest consumers of oil, need to sit up and pay attention.

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What Does Made In USA Really Mean? The Textile Test Series Investigates

Eco Chic

For a product to be called “Made In USA,” it must be manufactured on U.S. Photo: Kheel Center via Flickr. The “Made In U.S.A.”

Sightline Sues Obama Administration over Crude Oil Exports and Illegal Secrecy

Sightline Daily

Although such shipments are for the most part illegal today, the Obama Administration is quietly changing the rules to favor oil exporters. Silence.

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Open Season on Bald Eagles

10,000 Birds

All regional populations have nest success >50% and are showing the productivity required to produce stable populations. young per year.

Reforestation for Ozone Removal: An Attractive Option

Nature Conservancy - Science

In the developing cities of China and Latin America, the situation is far worse. It’s the end product, ozone, that’s unhealthy. license.

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All You Need to Know About BC’s Carbon Tax Shift in Five Charts

Sightline Daily

British Columbia then found itself alone: the only jurisdiction in North America with an appreciable, economy-wide price on global warming emissions.

Global Agriculture Trends: Are We Actually Using Less Land?

Nature Conservancy - Science

About 32% of the increase came from animal products (mostly meat and milk), with another 27% from vegetable oil and 26% from fruits and vegetables.

Nature Is Key To Achieving Governor Brown’s Ambitious Climate Goal

Conservancy Talk

Fortunately, managing our natural landscapes for climate benefits is not a foreign concept in California. “This is exciting. Opinion

Exposing the Bully: Cliven Bundy and the Tragedy of the Commons

The Alien Next Door

Overgrazed and under-regulated, the public rangelands spiraled into degradation; the grass diminished, topsoil eroded by rain or stolen by the wind.

Rep. Hank Johnson Calls Out ALEC on the House Floor | PR Watch

PR Watch

to reject the Kyoto Protocol and bills banning states from regulating greenhouse gases in any way. Skip to Main Content Area. Contact Us. reply.

Daily Demand and Supply: The war on drugs

Environmental Economics

The global war on drugs is failing, new research suggests, as the price of heroin, cocaine and cannabis has fallen while their purity has increased.

The Man Behind the Exploding Trains

Sightline Daily

The reason, in short, is because the railroad and rail car industries have opposed new safety regulations. by Paul K. by Paul K.

City-by-City Review Bring Your Own Bag (BYOB)

Green Home Blog

In the interests of that climate change mandate, cities across the nation have drafted BYOB laws and regulations. But California is not alone.

Farmer Faces Jail for Feeding Community

Green (Living) Review

DATCP has charged Hershberger with, among other things, operating a retail food establishment without a license.

BPA Chemical Banned from Baby Bottles, Cups in the US

Green Prophet

America, next to some European countries, has the most stringent environmental policies on health and safety. Where can you find BPA ?

ALEC's Vision of Pre-Empting EPA Coal Ash Regs Passes the House

PR Watch

The new bill would strip the EPAs authority to regulate the ash and hand it over to the states. The EPA Slow to Regulate. Contact Us.

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. Skip to Navigation. Mother Jones.

Recycling so yesterday, today we upcycle!

Green (Living) Review

Our demands at buying products are changing. Too many so-called eco- or green products often are none of the kind and many recycled products are not made “at home”, in our respective countries, but in China and such like places and why. because labor costs are cheaper there as are the environmental regulations.

Qatar Eco-Summit Spotlights Environmental Safety

Green Prophet

Many could be avoided by changing industry practices and applying stringent regulations. Millions of dollars are spent annually on restoration.

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Hero Against the Bully: Rachel Parent and GMO Labeling

The Alien Next Door

The Truth and OtherLies In November 2012, California’s Proposition 37, the bill to enforce the labeling of GMO products, was defeated. et al.

The Fracking Frenzy's Impact on Women | PR Watch

PR Watch

Committee on Energy and Commerce, fracking companies used 95 products containing 13 different known and suspected carcinogens between 2005 and 2009 as part of the fracking fluid that is injected in the ground. That, in turn, could provide new ammunition to critics who want stronger regulations, or even a ban on drilling. Contact Us.

Obama Keystone statement bodes ill for future of climate

Green Blog

Congratulate me, he seems to say, because oil and gas are up in America, alongside increases in solar and wind. So why is the president of the United States, the same one who once promised with inspiring passion to halt the rise of the oceans, feeling great about today’s increase in oil and gas production? Two things stand out.

17 Things to Know About California’s Carbon Cap

Sightline Daily

Trading is tightly regulated, as it should be. It’s an option Oregon will consider next year in its impending revenue-reform debate. apiece.

Shoot Out the Lights: Science, Hydropower & Reality on the Mekong

Nature Conservancy - Science

Lower Sesan 2 will sever the route that migratory fish follow between the Mekong’s productive floodplains and spawning habitat in the 3-S basin.

Stevia Sweeteners Now Approved in Israel

Green Prophet

Known in Central and South America for centuries, the sweet leaf has gained popularity in Japan, Europe and the U.S. Israel, meet stevia.