France’s new ban on plastic throwaways should be extended globally

Green Prophet

It’s The part of the nation’s Energy Transition for Green Growth Act, which will also carry out a ban on plastic bags in grocery shops and markets beginning in July. France has passed a new law that bans cups, cutlery, plates, and takeaway containers made from plastic.

Living without a car

Green (Living) Review

And many people across the developed world, though we seem to see most of that still only in Europe and especially Germany and countries, especially where fuel is expensive, such as in Britain, are making the transition to living car-less or to using the car less.

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City Bikes Manufacturer Linus Bikes Comments on New York City’s New Bike Share Program

Green (Living) Review

Following a recent expansion of city bike lanes, the program is designed to be an alternate form of travel for the millions of city residents who make daily use of mass transit. This combination of a greener planet and healthier living is what Linus Bikes is all about.”

Astonishing Facts About Wetlands

Greentumble

As unappealing as the term “wetlands” sounds, wetlands should be celebrated for their multiple services they deliver which help keep our planet and society going as well as for their extraordinarily beautiful landscapes.

Big, Fast, Cheap Climate Opportunity Within Reach

Green (Living) Review

IGSD Testifies Before European Parliament on Climate Mitigation Potential of Ozone Treaty, Benefits of Reducing Black Carbon and Tropospheric Ozone Brussels, Belgium, March 2011 – The world has a significant climate opportunity within its grasp that can bring fast results at low-cost, according to IGSD President, Durwood Zaelke, who yesterday addressed the European Parliament’s Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety (ENVI).

Green Lodging Key West | Organic Food Key West | Green Hotel Key.

Green Traveler Guides

Best for the planet … and you. Key West Transit buses are powered by biofuel.

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Seeing Cities as the Environmental Solution, Not The Problem

The Green Changemakers

But we make that mistake at our – and the planet’s – peril. trillion economy equivalent to that of Switzerland and the Netherlands combined; Los Angeles (18th) has an economy that is bigger than Turkey’s; Chicago’s (21st) is larger than Switzerland’s, Poland’s or Belgium’s. [link].

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Island Nations can fight Climate Genocide with Carbon Debt & Carbon Credit Analysis

Green Blog

Further, one can value this Historical Carbon debt by applying a Carbon Price and here we will use $100 per tonne CO2, roughly the price that could achieve a transition from dirty coal and gas burning to clean, renewable wind energy. One hopes that the Climate Creditor countries will insist on full reparations for a polluted planet.

Analysis by country of fossil fuel burning-based Carbon Debt and Carbon Credit

Green Blog

Thus a genuine Carbon Price of US$100 per tonne of CO2 would permit a transition from coal- and gas-burning for electric power. According to leading US climate scientist Dr James Hansen, exploitation of the Canadian tar sands will mean “game over” for the Planet. Fossil fuel burning yielding the greenhouse gas (GHG) carbon dioxide (CO2) is a major component of man-made global warming.