Why Do We Still Use Fossil Fuels & Can Non-Renewable Sources of Energy Be Replaced?

Greentumble

A major contributor to anthropogenic climate change, which our planet is experiencing right now, is the large concentration of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gasses that are being continuously released into the atmosphere from the transportation, commercial, residential, and industrial sectors.

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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. The Republic of Ireland (enacted in 2002), Denmark (2003), Belgium (2007), Mexico (2010), Wales and Italy (2011), Scotland (2014), and England (2015) all tackled the problem with legislation. France has passed a new law that bans cups, cutlery, plates, and takeaway containers made from plastic.

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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.

Living without a car

Green (Living) Review

Without the proper bicycle infrastructure, which London and most of the UK is still sadly lacking, unlike our neighbors on the European mainland such as the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Denmark, and France even, cycling is rather a dangerous undertaking on many of the main roads in British cities and towns and even in the countryside.

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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).

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.” While the green movement continues to grow, cities are taking an increased interest in other transit options as other cities embrace bike sharing programs.

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

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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. But today, at last, the city of Los Angeles has a new commitment to substantial expansion of both rail and bus transit.

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.