A Billion Acts of Green® Gears Up For Earth Day

Green (Living) Review

The Earth Day Network is hosting "A Billion Acts of Green®" in 2012. April 2012 : The Earth Day Network is hosting "A Billion Acts of Green®" in 2012. It's possible to register an act of green at act.earthday.org.

A Big New Milestone Reached in Coal Retirement, Public Health.

Sierra Club Compass

« VIDEO: The Sierra Club Stands with the Fight to Protect the Voting Rights Act | Main. | Earlier this week, we announced the three coal retirements by American Electric Power that put us across this halfway mark. Energy Solutions. The Cost of Energy. Energy Outlook.

Don’t Just Complain, Blame, or Worry. Do Something: How You Can Take Action for a Sustainable Planet

Conservancy Talk

Can we have a future where people get the food, energy, and economic growth they need without sacrificing nature? Under President Nixon we got the EPA, The Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, the Endangered Species Act. Take the Clean Air Act, for example.

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Carbon Falling, Economies Rising: Expectations for the Paris Climate Summit

Conservancy Talk

Those collected commitments highlight how countries are working together to steer the planet toward a low-carbon future. Just last month, the White House documented commitments from 81 companies signing on to the American Business Act on Climate Pledge.

The Costs of Sequestration

Sierra Club Compass

When Congress passed the Budget Control Act of 2011 in the midst of the debt-ceiling crisis and crushing gridlock, it was a small compromise, delaying economic catastrophe by kicking the can down the road and stopping the bleeding. Clean Air and Water. Clean Energy and Efficiency.

It Gets Better: Why 2015 Feels So Different On Climate

Conservancy Talk

We do still have a ways to go in this area – while the media is starting to care more about climate change, and nearly two thirds of Americans believe it’s happening, almost 40 percent of Americans are either not too worried, or not worried at all about climate change.

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Today We Take Part in Civil Disobedience for the Climate - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

' We couldn't agree more that the time to act is now.  Specifically, President Obama must reject the dangerous Keystone XL tar sands pipeline that would enable extraction of some of the dirtiest oil on the planet. But we believe the future of our planet demands no less. 

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A 1600 foot tower that can power a small city

Eco Friendly Daily

Davey, chief executive of Melbourne renewable-energy company EnviroMission, aims to break ground here early next year on the world's first commercial "solar tower" power station. "The Energy without the mess. Alternative Energy Science & Technology

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Markey Campaign Built on Climate Action

Sierra Club Compass

Congressman Ed Markey has been an outspoken and tireless  champion on climate and clean energy issues since first being elected to the U.S. Senator just like he does - if we continue the fight to ensure they have a safe and secure future.

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Good News, Bad News: My Climate Outlook Post-Paris

Conservancy Talk

These volunteers are farmers and ranchers, lawyers and developers, utility and energy executives, business CEOs and college professors, government officials and private philanthropists. Climate science is essential for understanding the natural systems of our planet.

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SNAP: Announcing Six New Working Groups & New RFP

Nature Conservancy - Science

Shale energy development — made possible by the new technologies of horizontal drilling with hydraulic fracturing — is helping meet increasing global demand for energy and providing economic benefits. Urban Water Security: Prioritizing Investments in Nature.

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Start the Year Off Right: Take Action on Climate Change Now

Conservancy Talk

Just before the end of 2017, I had the chance to speak to a group of college students about what they can do to act on climate change. Climate change is a huge challenge to human health, access to food and water, security, and the economy, too.

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Sierra Club Turns to Civil Disobedience to Stop Keystone Pipeline.

Mother Jones

→ Climate Change , Energy , Environment , Interview. While staff and board members have previously participated in acts of civil disobedience in a personal capacity, this is the first time that the organization will take part. Secure, Discreet and Reliable.

Sustainable Cleveland, Sustainable Future

Conservancy Talk

Under President Nixon we got the EPA, The Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, the Endangered Species Act. Take the Clean Air Act, for example. Today, thanks mainly to the Clean Air Act, cars today are 99.5 Clean water. Clean air.

The Venus Project: Bombastic Dream or Realizable Future?

The Alien Next Door

Reality aside, the project’s designs in general city planning, transportation, fuel, housing and recreation are imaginative, very attractive and suggestive of a clean, energy efficient and streamlined future. Beautiful, inspiring images fill of clean, pristine architecture.

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Climate Action: What Will it Take to Avert Disastrous Climate Change?

The Green Changemakers

Shoot past this limit, and the planet’s­ ecosystems may enter a point of no return. The basic systems that support us, our societies, and life on the planet start breaking apart. And it will do more than either of those to increase our security.

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A Just Foreign Policy Resource Guide

The Green Changemakers

www.art-us.org The Blue Planet Project , started by the Council of Canadians, works to protect water supplies around the world and keep them available to the public and out of corporate control. Co-op America supports economic campaigns to promote a just and sustainable planet, and provides resources for action on issues ranging from shareholder rights to fair trade agriculture, the role of business in climate change, and health care for Wal-Mart employees.

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To The Next U.S. President: 100 Words for 100 Days

The Green Changemakers

president will face a nation in economic chaos, a people suffering from deepening political divisions, and a planet in desperate need of leadership on a whole host of extremely critical issues. We recently called upon the smartest, most interesting people we know to answer the following question: In 100 words or less, what should the next president do in his first 100 days to address the planet's most pressing problems? Aggressively address climate and energy. Energy, Water.]

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Free documentary Films Archive

The Green Changemakers

Building off the success of the HISTORY two-hour special Life After People, this series continues the exploration of a world wiped clean of humanity, in even more vivid detail. Planet Earth: The Complete BBC Series - 11 Documentary Films Online - With an unprecedented production budget of $25 million, and from the makers of Blue Planet: Seas of Life, comes the epic story of life on Earth. Cuba’s transition to a low-energy society is hopeful and instructive.

Urban Solutions from Curitiba, Brazil

The Green Changemakers

Like all Latin American cities, the city has grown enormously - from 150,000 people in the 1950s to 1.6 He hired teenagers to keep the parks clean. People & the Planet: www.peopleandplanet.net ["Brazil's urban laboratory takes the strain," Christina Cavalcanti, 1996.]

The Green-Collar Jobs Campaign Teaching Tools

The Green Changemakers

Including renewable energy and clean technology, green is the fifth largest market sector in the United States. Local Energy, Local Power Native peoples have an eye to the horizon, where wind turbines, solar panels, and a movement for local control of energy are rising. DOWNLOAD ACTIVITY: Exploring Eco-Privilege Danny Glover—An Interview It's important for people of color to link up with issues around globalization, food security, health, the environment.

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Toward Green Resilience: Eco-effective Design and Climate Change Adaptation in Vietnam

The Green Changemakers

To writer and naturalist Aldo Leopold, a father of American environmentalism, “A thing is right when it tends to preserve the integrity, stability, and beauty of the biotic community. Cooling ourselves, we fry the planet.

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Creating the future we want

The Green Changemakers

As The Economist (2011) observed in a recent review of the planet’s growing population and its potential impacts, “Once upon a time, the passing of population milestones might have been a cause of celebration. Alan D. Hecht 1 , Joseph Fiksel 2 , Scott C. Fulton 3 , Terry F. Yosie 4 , Neil C.

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