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Chewing Gum And The Environment

Green Living Tips

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

Conservancy Talk

But both willingness and capacity to transition from a wasteful fossil fuel diet to a thriftier and more sustainable one are rapidly rising, to my eye.

Half of Tel Aviv’s Metropolitan Area Trash to be Used as Fuel

Green Prophet

Business alternative energy Hiriya Recycling Park Refuse derived Fuel trash to fuel waste to fuel Image via Amir Paz , Flickr.

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Fossil Fuel Subsidies: A Global Scandal.

Elephant Journal

The poorest 20 percent of developing countries only marginally benefit from energy subsidies.

Happy Earth Day? Prices v. the Environment

Environmental Economics

Ever wonder whether care for the environment outweighs the incentive power of low prices?  Overall, only 45 percent of this year's hybrid and EV trade-ins have gone toward the purchase of another alternative fuel vehicle, down from just over 60 percent in 2012.   Wonder no more. percent just three years ago.

Q&A with Elizabeth Kolbert: Dialogues on the Environment

Conservancy Talk

Elizabeth Kolbert: Right now, fossil fuels are central to just about everything that we do, including reading and writing on the web!

Revealed: Bill Gates charity has $1.4bn in fossil fuel investments

Green Blog

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. The actions by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is especially confusing considering that these fossil fuel investments puts the foundation’s hard work and progress at great risk.

Dialogues on the Environment: Q&A with Jason Clay

Conservancy Talk

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.

Happy Earth Day – 5 Facts you Didn’t Know About the Environment

Hug a Tree with Me

The overall oxygen levels has declined in the last few decades largely due to burning of fossil fuels and deforestation. Over 2.5

Dialogues on the Environment: Q&A with Stewart Brand

Conservancy Talk

Mark Tercek is the president and CEO of The Nature Conservancy. When asked what he does, Brand says, “I find things and I found things.”.

McKibben To Environment Movement: ‘Be More Confrontational’

Green Prophet

Well, according to Bill McKibben the problem is pretty obvious- it’s the the fossil fuel industry. So where are we going wrong?

The US DOE has declared the “new” fuels for 2040

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The US Department of Energy (DOE) sees coal, natural gas, and oil as the “new” fuels in 2040.

Majority of Americans say we should do whatever it takes to protect the environment

Green Blog

has gone too far in its efforts to protect the environment. Libertarians also misses a majority agreement on this issue.

Can Gray Infrastructure Be Green?

Conservancy Talk

Renowned biologist, philosopher and naturalist Edward O. We think it’s possible, but there’s not a lot of room for error.

Animal Fats as Fuel for Planes, Trains and Automobiles

Eccorazzi

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.

Politics Makes Scrapping Fossil Fuel Subsidies in the Gulf Difficult

Green Prophet

Many commentators are happy to point out the huge inefficiencies created by fuel subsidies as well as the economic disadvantage it poses to renewables.

What Can Islam Do For The Environment? Lots, Actually…

Green Prophet

What can Islam do for the environment? Answering (or at least attempting to answer) what now feels like an age-old question. Landis and R.

What's Next: Residential fuel cells for greener homes

EcoFriend

Nippon Oil to Sell Residential Fuel Cells in Japan. Toshiba Revamps ‘Ene Farm’ Residential Fuel Cell. Sonia Renthlei: As we know it.

Leonardo DiCaprio Says No to Fossil Fuel Investments

Eccorazzi

Causes Environment News Top News leonardo dicaprioLeonardo DiCaprio is putting his money where his heart (and mouth) is.

Dubai’s Mall of the Emirates Fuels the Shopping Cult

Green Prophet

Note from the editor: this photograph is part of a series called “Consumption” that seeks to document  consumerism’s impact on the environment.

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Fungi Could Clean Pollution, Give Fuel and Food: Egypt Research

Green Prophet

Fungi for Fuel. Ahmed Abdel Azim and his team at Suez Canal University advance research in mycology (fungi). Fungi for waste and soil pollution.

How Fossil Fuel Money Plays in Northwest Elections

Sightline Daily

Over the last few years, the Northwest has been embroiled in an increasingly heated debate over its participation in fossil fuel exports.

WATCH: Gisele issues challenge for World Environment Day

Eccorazzi

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.

Peak Phosphorus Fuels the World’s Growing Bellyache

Green Prophet

Replenish what’s removed from the environment.  Looking for something new to worry about? Phosphorus So what’s the big deal? Phosphorus

Online shopping and the environment

Green Living Tips

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

Conservancy Talk

Really those experiences have given me three core lessons that I bring to thinking about the environment. Ramez Naam : It’s been quite a ride.

10 Easy Ways to Be a Greener Driver

Hug a Tree with Me

Clean your car: Remove unnecessary items from your car as the extra weight means more fuel use. The accessories can also be salvaged.

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How Food Insecurity Fuels Anger in the Middle East

Green Prophet

The same source reports 31 million of hungry people in the Arab countries, which translates to 10 percent of the total population. um, really?

Ethical Oil, Gas and Mining? EITI is the LEED of Fossil Fuels

Green Prophet

Now the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) is encouraging EITI to take this voluntary initiative one step further.

WATCH: Daryl Hannah Talks Fossil Fuel and Veganism

Eccorazzi

Read More The post WATCH: Daryl Hannah Talks Fossil Fuel and Veganism appeared first on Ecorazzi.

Connecting the Profound: Jewish Passover and the Environment

Green Prophet

Here I dig up an old interview from 2007, on the green connection to Judaism’s Passover and the environment. Talmud, Shabbath 67b).

Israel Environment Minister Proposes Cuts to Gaza Electricity to Bridge Shortfalls

Green Prophet

Business & Politics energy crisis Energy Efficiency energy shortage Gaza Ministry of Environment renewable energyCutting energy next door.

Plastic packaging more serious a threat than fossil fuels?

Green (Living) Review

Is plastic packaging becoming more of a serious threat to our environment than fossil fuels? By Michael Smith (Veshengro) This is a very contentious question, I know, but a serious one, nevertheless. There are the emissions in production, in transportation and later for disposal and all this has to be factored in, which it rarely is.

Helping the Environment by Reducing Energy Consumption

Living Green & Saving Energy

It is also a good way to safeguard the environment, since inefficient systems release harmful pollutants into the atmosphere.

INTERVIEW: Professor A.L.I.’s Islamic Eco-Rap Sends Environment Lessons To Muslims

Green Prophet

It was fueled by my observations and life lessons. ’ is behind a cool new era of enviro-activism. We’re talking Islamic Eco-Rap.

Jesse Metcalfe Goes Green with Alternative Fuel on ‘Dallas’

Eccorazzi

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.

Will COP 21 finally deal with climate change ?

Green Prophet

Weaning large industrial countries off dependence on fossel fuels will take. Health Lifestyle Climate Change COP21 fossil fuels

Iran Sanctions Bolster Nuclear Ambitions, Pollute Environment

Green Prophet

A new round of sanctions that further isolate Iran financially and politically is likely to bolster nuclear ambitions and keep pollution levels high.

Ricardo and Recycling Technologies to characterise plastic waste derived clean fuel

Green (Living) Review

This can result in a reduction exceeding 90 percent of the test fuel consumed in a typical research or development project.

Jatropha Bio-fuel Powers World’s First Commercial Aviation Test Flight

Eco Friendly Daily

Its significance as a bio-fuel also has been touted for long. UOP, a division of Honeywell, refined the jatropha oil into a synthetic jet fuel.