Fuel Economy Standards Are Essential to Our Health, Environment and Economy
MARCH 14, 2017
It starts on the highways of Southern California in the 1950s and 60s with tens of thousands of cars stuck in traffic emitting noxious pollutants as their fuel evaporates from carburetors, engines and gas tanks.
Chewing Gum And The Environment
Green Living Tips
OCTOBER 9, 2012
You could well be chewing fossil fuel. Chewing gum? Cutting back on chewing or. bubble gum, or being especially careful of how you dispose of it, is just one of. the many little things we can do to reduce our environmental impact
Q&A with Andy Revkin: Dialogues on the Environment
JANUARY 15, 2014
Andy Revkin: Even though the song is about fossil fuels, I don’t see it as having a message so much as compressing into three raucous minutes the human history of fuel use that the anthropologist and science essayist Loren Eiseley called our climb up the “heat ladder.”
Half of Tel Aviv’s Metropolitan Area Trash to be Used as Fuel
SEPTEMBER 16, 2013
Hiriya just south of Tel Aviv went from being a teeming trash mountain to a renowned recycling center , and now it will also be the site of the Middle East’s largest Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF) plant.
Fossil Fuel Subsidies: A Global Scandal.
MARCH 28, 2013
The poorest 20 percent of developing countries only marginally benefit from energy subsidies.
Great News on Fossil Fuels for Environmentalists Today.
JANUARY 26, 2017
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Dialogues on the Environment: Q&A with Sir Richard Branson
MAY 28, 2013
There are literally thousands of businesses, many in the tourism industry, that depend on an intact marine environment for their long-term survival. We have started to make some progress on waste, procurement and fuels. View all of Mark’s Dialogues on the Environment ».
Q&A with Elizabeth Kolbert: Dialogues on the Environment
FEBRUARY 25, 2014
Elizabeth Kolbert: Right now, fossil fuels are central to just about everything that we do, including reading and writing on the web! Biodiversity Climate Change Interviews de-extinction dialogues on the environment Elizabeth Kolbert endangered species environmentalism extinction Mark Tercek
Dialogues on the Environment: Q&A with Jason Clay
JUNE 20, 2013
What I know from my own childhood and have seen around the world, is that if people don’t have other options, the environment doesn’t stand a chance. Mark Tercek: We clearly agree that business can be a constructive ally to the environment.
Revealed: Bill Gates charity has $1.4bn in fossil fuel investments
MARCH 20, 2015
billion of investments in some of the world’s biggest fossil fuel companies – while at the same time calling for immediate action against climate change. But apparently, both Bill and Melinda have missed that their investments in oil, gas and coal helps fuel the climate change – a crisis which they themselves deem to be a serious threat. “At It’s been revealed that the Gates Foundation, run by Bill and Melinda Gates, has held at least $1.4
Happy Earth Day – 5 Facts you Didn’t Know About the Environment
Hug a Tree with Me
APRIL 22, 2014
We walk on its soil and breathe in its air, we point and awe at the animals and quench our thirst with its liquid, yet we truly no nothing about the environment. The overall oxygen levels has declined in the last few decades largely due to burning of fossil fuels and deforestation.
Dialogues on the Environment: Q&A with Stewart Brand
APRIL 24, 2013
I would also add that predictions of “peak oil,” “peak fossil fuels,” and the like have proven so consistently wrong that they can be discarded entirely and in perpetuity. Mark Tercek is the president and CEO of The Nature Conservancy.
McKibben To Environment Movement: ‘Be More Confrontational’
SEPTEMBER 29, 2011
Well, according to Bill McKibben the problem is pretty obvious- it’s the the fossil fuel industry. As McKibben adds, fossil fuel companies that are changing the face of the planet in dangerous ways are the real ‘radicals’ The Environment Is Not Just For White People.
The US DOE has declared the “new” fuels for 2040
Green (Living) Review
SEPTEMBER 14, 2013
by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The US Department of Energy (DOE) sees coal, natural gas, and oil as the “new” fuels in 2040. The problem is that this is at the expense of the environment. ecocide climate change fossil fuels US DOE stupidity
Fossil fuels and others of a similar nature
Green (Living) Review
OCTOBER 12, 2016
by Michael Smith (Veshengro) While fossil fuels, no doubt, are a problem for the biosphere – I hate nowadays to use the word environment as it has also other connotations – other fuels that are being burned in motor vehicles, even though they are created from plants and other resources, still have, as far as air pollution is concerned, the same or even worse an impact. But how are we going to carry on motoring without those fuels then?
Majority of Americans say we should do whatever it takes to protect the environment
JUNE 8, 2011
A new survey titled “ Beyond Red vs. Blue: The Political Typology (pdf) from the Pew Resarch Center shows that public support for the environment and alternative energy sources is strong on both sides of the political scale in America.
Animal Fats as Fuel for Planes, Trains and Automobiles
FEBRUARY 20, 2012
Animal-fat based biodiesel might be a greener alternative than the consumption of jet fuels but what will it mean for animals? Causes Environment News Top NewsRead More.
Can Gray Infrastructure Be Green?
SEPTEMBER 7, 2016
This is greater than the present-day value of existing infrastructure—and means more roads, more extraction of minerals and fossil fuels, more transmission lines, more dams—in sum, a larger infrastructure footprint in nearly every country.
Politics Makes Scrapping Fossil Fuel Subsidies in the Gulf Difficult
FEBRUARY 16, 2012
Making fuel subsidies a thing of the past may ‘half the global carbon target’, but politics is a real barrier to change in rich gulf nations. According to IEA research, 37 governments spent $409bn on artificially lowering the price of fossil fuels in 2010.
What Can Islam Do For The Environment? Lots, Actually…
AUGUST 27, 2012
What can Islam do for the environment? Here’s an excerpt from an article I wrote for the world’s leading site for international politics students about what Islam can do for the environment.[E]mbracing
What's Next: Residential fuel cells for greener homes
APRIL 6, 2012
Nippon Oil to Sell Residential Fuel Cells in Japan. Such smart systems also help reduce carbon emissions, one of the biggest byproducts of fossil fuel based energy. The result is residential fuel cells for communities to supplement energy needs. Sonia Renthlei: As we know it.
Dubai’s Mall of the Emirates Fuels the Shopping Cult
JUNE 13, 2013
Note from the editor: this photograph is part of a series called “Consumption” that seeks to document consumerism’s impact on the environment.
Leonardo DiCaprio Says No to Fossil Fuel Investments
SEPTEMBER 25, 2015
The actor and environmentalist has joined a group of investors that are refusing to fund fossil fuels and Read More The post Leonardo DiCaprio Says No to Fossil Fuel Investments appeared first on Ecorazzi. Causes Environment News Top News leonardo dicaprio
Fungi Could Clean Pollution, Give Fuel and Food: Egypt Research
MARCH 18, 2013
In an interview with Green Prophet, Abdel Azim reveals some of the many research projects which could help tackle waste and soil pollution, fuel scarcity and food security in the Arab world. Fungi for Fuel.
WATCH: Gisele issues challenge for World Environment Day
APRIL 19, 2012
Goodwill Ambassador and Brazilian fashion model, Gisele Bundchen, has issued her 2012 WED Challenge to fans, with a chance to win fuel-efficient car. Causes Environment News Top News gisele bundchenRead More.
How Fossil Fuel Money Plays in Northwest Elections
NOVEMBER 4, 2014
Over the last few years, the Northwest has been embroiled in an increasingly heated debate over its participation in fossil fuel exports. We picked five electoral contests that we believe illustrate the breadth and depth of fossil fuel money in Northwest politics.
Peak Phosphorus Fuels the World’s Growing Bellyache
MAY 25, 2012
Replenish what’s removed from the environment. Whisked away down the toilet and into our waterways, we are losing stocks of phosphorus and the result can be very scary. . Looking for something new to worry about?
Online shopping and the environment
Green Living Tips
DECEMBER 25, 2009
In this age of soaring gas prices and the looming threat of climate change; by doing more of your shopping online you can save on fuel, emissions and probably score a bargain on the way Getting ready for the post-Xmas sales?
Dialogues on the Environment: Q&A with Ramez Naam
JULY 1, 2013
Really those experiences have given me three core lessons that I bring to thinking about the environment. The same is true when it comes to the environment and natural resources. You argue that we can all live better while doing less harm to the environment.
10 Easy Ways to Be a Greener Driver
Hug a Tree with Me
APRIL 11, 2014
Nevertheless, our vehicles has become an almost necessity in our commute – they allow us to travel farther and quicker, and to be more efficient in our schedules and organized in our chores, and all it’s costing us is the environment.
How Food Insecurity Fuels Anger in the Middle East
MARCH 3, 2011
Ethical Oil, Gas and Mining? EITI is the LEED of Fossil Fuels
MARCH 18, 2013
Now the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) is encouraging EITI to take this voluntary initiative one step further. Roughly half of the world’s population lives in resource-rich countries , and yet the same number survives on less than $2.50 per day.
WATCH: Daryl Hannah Talks Fossil Fuel and Veganism
OCTOBER 23, 2013
Read More The post WATCH: Daryl Hannah Talks Fossil Fuel and Veganism appeared first on Ecorazzi. Causes Eats Environment News Top News Vegan daryl hannah Last Saturday, Hollywood''s greenest stars gathered together at the Warner Bros.
Connecting the Profound: Jewish Passover and the Environment
APRIL 17, 2011
Here I dig up an old interview from 2007, on the green connection to Judaism’s Passover and the environment. Q: How is Passover connected to the environment? A: The connection between Passover and the environment is somewhat indirect, but extremely profound.
Israel Environment Minister Proposes Cuts to Gaza Electricity to Bridge Shortfalls
MAY 15, 2012
Until the recent natural gas discoveries in the Mediterranean, politicians have persisted in a futile effort to compete with the fossil fuel wealth enjoyed by its Arab neighbors instead of exploiting the solar and wind resources it does have in abundance.
Plastic packaging more serious a threat than fossil fuels?
Green (Living) Review
JUNE 9, 2011
Is plastic packaging becoming more of a serious threat to our environment than fossil fuels? Yes, fossil fuels cause CO2 and other GHG emissions but the production and then the disposal of plastic bottles and other plastic packaging, some of which cannot even be recycled, more than likely contributes much more to the problems of our Planet than does gasoline, diesel, coal, etc.
Helping the Environment by Reducing Energy Consumption
Living Green & Saving Energy
NOVEMBER 1, 2013
It is also a good way to safeguard the environment, since inefficient systems release harmful pollutants into the atmosphere. carbon footprint reduce fossil fuels saving energy how to reduce carbon footprint save energy
INTERVIEW: Professor A.L.I.’s Islamic Eco-Rap Sends Environment Lessons To Muslims
MAY 23, 2011
It was fueled by my observations and life lessons. I firmly believe that my mother, who died young, died because of what we as human beings have done to the environment. A humanities instructor by day and social activist by night, Californian based hip-hop artist ‘Professor A.L.I.’
Jesse Metcalfe Goes Green with Alternative Fuel on ‘Dallas’
JUNE 13, 2012
Actor Jesse Metcalfe goes green with his character Christopher Ewing and alternative fuel sources. Entertainment Environment Film/TV News Top News jesse metcalfe larry hagmanRead More.
Iran Sanctions Bolster Nuclear Ambitions, Pollute Environment
NOVEMBER 30, 2011
Meanwhile, air quality in one of the world’s most polluted cities continues to decrease as sanctions cripple imports of fuel and technology that can reduce harmful emissions.