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India's Coal Illusion - Compass

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« Cleaner Cars -- Its Time to Act | Main. | COP 18: First Steps » Indias Coal Illusion. India’s huge pipeline will require ~2.4

On Set at Harper’s Bazaar India Shoot: Green and Glam Makeup

Eco Chic

Some disclaimers: If you are a hard-core naturalist, you may balk at the Youngblood brand because they use quite a few synthetics in their products.

Solar power becoming world's cheapest form of electricity production, analysts say

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The Dangers of E-Waste

Green Blog

Developed nations are dealing with a crisis of overconsumption, which produces many harmful consequences. Photo credit: Greenpeace India.

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Conventional Power Plants Get Hybrid Dance Partner, the Sun

Green Prophet

This solar-produced steam is then used to rotate the turbines that generate electricity. Pictured above. Another worth noting is  Prof.

Israeli WaterGen gadget pulls drinking water from thin air

Green Prophet

WaterGen is now developing and producing portable units that literally turn water vapor in the air into potable drinking water.

Similarly, I've entered into a private deal with a fair trade coffee farmer*

Environmental Economics

Export-led growth:  Kentucky coal producers have reached an agreement to export 9 million tons of coal annually to India for the next 25 years in a $7 billion deal that is a boost to the region’s sagging mining industry. via  

Bhutan- Helping Lead the Way on Sustainability


It plans to ban the sale of pesticides and herbicides and rely instead on its own animals and farm waste to produce fertilisers.

Is Leather Sustainable? The Textile Test Series Investigates

Eco Chic

In modern production, this is where most of the pollution in generated. So toxic, that 95% of U.S. Yup, leather. Photo Credit: Lukas Vermeer.

On Set at Harper’s Bazaar India Shoot: Green and Glam Makeup

Eco Chic

Some disclaimers: If you are a hard-core naturalist, you may balk at the Youngblood brand because they use quite a few synthetics in their products.

6 Eco-Friendly Resorts Around the World For Travelers With a Conscience

Eco Chic

Head down south to the city of pearls, south India’s finest- Hyderabad. If you’re anything like us, your wanderlust knows no bounds.

Olive Prices Hit Hard – Explained

Green Prophet

Middle Eastern olive oil producers are baring the brunt of falling oil prices. Image of olive oil drip from Shutterstock.

Installation of 1GW capacity at the Jaisalmer wind park makes it the largest in India


The target had already been met on April 1, 2012, when the wind energy production touched 1,064MWs. Largest Wind Farm in India.

2C + 565 + 2,795 is only part of the story

Green Blog

I’ve been asked by several folks to comment on the recent Bill McKibben feature column in Rolling Stone magazine that has caused quite a stir.

Obama sends US troops to Uganda to help combat the LRA – but is oil the true reason?

Green Blog

Production of 150,000 barrels of oil per day by 2015 place Uganda among top 50 oil producing nations is planned. An intervention overdue?

Dubai’s Camelicious sees potential European, US market for camel milk

Green Prophet

The point, of course, is to get these camels to produce as much milk as possible. Daily production averages 5,000 to 6,000 liters, she said.

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Why Conservation Should Embrace a Diversity of People & Values

Nature Conservancy - Science

looked a little further, and found that instrumental values in conservation appeared in Colonial India around the same time.

Ecological unequal exchange is helping Europe maintain its leading role, greenhouse gases and overconsumption

Green Blog

Semi-periphery nations could for example be China, India, Russia and Brazil. The second category is called the semi-periphery. Hornborg, A.,

The Unholy Business of the Indian Cow


How then do we account for 20 percent of worldwide beef exports coming from India? Therefore, cow protection in India has been a failure.

Body Count


Global projections show that meat production will “ grow by 17% over the coming decade.” India. taught us “body count”. Why is that?

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Visit Israel’s Agritech and meet flux – for feeding the world on drought

Green Prophet

Thought leaders want a shake up of conventional agriculture, because large mono-crop farms are not producing enough to feed the world. Why not?

Trade in Environmental Goods May Not Actually Be So Good

Sierra Club Compass

Trade can help spread environmentally friendly technologies, but if the products we’re trading harm the environment, everyone loses.

Fair Trade Bike Chain Menorah Good for Environment and for Artisans

Green Prophet

Made by artisans who receive fair wages while upcycling metal products, this bike chain menorah is sustainable for people and the environment.

Destroying the Planet for Beef

Green Prophet

One cow produces up to 120kg of methane each year, and there are 1.5 billion of them on the planet. Epic emissions. Two juicy burgers a week.

Coal Ash Dumps Threaten Our Health - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

India. Compass. Ultimately, the ash has to be stored in either dry or wet forms, both of which come with unique hazards. Reblog (0). |. |. |. |.

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.

The Perfect Maxi Dress: How I Wear Eco Fashion

Eco Chic

Duncan and Vicky met while backpacking around India in the late 1980s. No children under the age of 16 make our products. Go Nomads!

Aviation fuel from nonedible plant soars

Green Traveler Guides

Australian -based Mission NewEnergy, Limited , the largest producer of Jatropha by acreage planted, currently employs more than 140,000 formerly impoverished farmers in India now earning a living cultivating Jatropha without compromising food supply or food pricing. | Green Travel News |. operations.

Honolulu's Halekulani intros 'GMO-free cuisine'

Green Traveler Guides

In order to ensure that food items contain a minimal amount of chemicals and pollutants, Halekulani sources produce from local organic farms.

10 Green Prophets for 2012

Green Prophet

Solar Mama Rafea from Jordan is an inspiring young woman who travelled to India to learn how to become a solar engineer. Tristan Reid.

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15 Practical Tips for Sustainable Travel

Environmental News Network

When you are visiting the Taj Mahal in India or the Pyramids of Giza in Egypt, know that pollution and heavy traffic of tourists have taken its toll.

Monsanto and GMOs: a Model of Greed

The Alien Next Door

In the countries that have mandatory labeling, products that contain GMOs are hardly found because people won’t buy them. Do you know why?

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It Began with Thistles: The Way of Tea and Justice

Eco Chic

Becca Stevens is an Episcopal priest and the founder of Magdalene , Thistle Farms , and Thistle Stop Cafe. Source. So be it. Source.

PepsiCo develops world's first 100% plant-based and renewably sourced PET bottle

Green (Living) Review

PET (polyethylene terephthalate) is a petro-chemical product and based on oil which the bio-plast bottle is not oil-based.

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Bangladesh Adops New Labor Law, Critics Argue Workers Still at Serious Risk: This is Fast Fashion

Eco Chic

The owner of the Rana Plaza building, Mohammed Sohel Rana, has been arrested after he appeared to be trying to flee across the border to India.

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.”

The sun keeps shining bright: World solar power topped 100,000 megawatts in 2012

Green Blog

While PV production has become increasingly concentrated in one country—China—the number of countries installing PV is growing rapidly. decade ago, China produced almost no PV. Worldwide, PV production in 2012 declined 2 percent from 2011, the first annual drop on record. One megawatt equals 1,000 kilowatts.). Italy got 5.6

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10 refugee shelters and their pros and cons

Green Prophet

Once in mass production, they should only cost $1,000 each, they house five people, and they only weigh 100kg. The answer isn’t simple.

GM In Israeli Food, Lots of It

Green Prophet

Russia, like Israel itself, allows GM products to be imported, but prohibits commercial GM farming. But there are. In a telephone interview, Ms.

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Can you eat organic in Puerto Vallarta?

Green Traveler Guides

But almost all these products are shipped to el norte , the U.S. Everywhere—mangoes, mangoes, mangoes. Awash in mangoes. Un problema fantastico!