Heroines for the Planet: Race Car Driver & Environmental Activist Leilani Munter

Eco Chic

She’s an environmental activist who offsets her carbon footprint for each race, lobbies before Congress on behalf of environmental issues, and travels the world to protect the planet when it needs her help. I love Discovery Channel and Planet Green. Photo by Douglas E.

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Nuclear Power is not the answer

Green (Living) Review

Despite of the potential disaster of a nuclear meltdown in Japan a British egghead claimed that the UK could never be able to generate enough energy just using renewables and that, to meet carbon targets we need the carbon-free nuclear energy, and nuclear is, so he said, a carbon-free energy source.

Ontario, Canada, Goes Coal-Free

Sierra Club Compass

Part of a bold plan launched by former Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty in 2003 to cut pollution in the province, this is great news for everyone who loves clean air and is working to provide a safe and liveable planet for future generations.

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World Bank's Tata Mundra conflicts with climate findings

Sierra Club Compass

If we don’t curb greenhouse gas emissions now, we’ll soon be past the point of no return to save the planet. That’s the conclusion of the newest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).

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The Pros and Cons of Geothermal Heating on the Environment

Greentumble

That’s a disservice to the power source, which is the entire planet with this form of energy production. The result is that once the facility is up and running, it’s virtually carbon-free. Geothermal energy is one of many ideas to create.

The Vampire, the Preacher's Daughter, and Me: Behind the Scenes of the Years of Living Dangerously

Sierra Club Compass

Hundreds of community members and happy Somerholics cheered on our speeches as we made it clear that Asheville was eager to retire the coal plant, which is the region's largest source of carbon pollution, and join the growing ranks of communities being powered by clean energy.

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US Spying a Threat to Global Climate Deal

Green (Living) Review

The fact is that the powers that be in the developed countries have no interest in reduction of carbon emissions and reduction of consumption as that does not bring them money; it is as simple as that.

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10 Romantic ways to Green your Valentine’s Day

Eco Friendly Daily

RecycleBank has come up with 10 tips for greening your Valentine’s Day that will help set the mood while saving the planet! It’s totally carbon free, healthy and romantic.

The Great Transition, Part II: Building a Wind-Centered Economy

Green Blog

Wind is abundant, carbon-free and nondepletable. Brown is President of Earth Policy Institute and author of Full Planet, Empty Plates: The New Geopolitics of Food Scarcity.

Dream of a Nation

The Green Changemakers

A Powerful Free Resource for Teachers and Professors Dream of a Nation reaches across political party lines and religious beliefs and focuses on what we have in common, what is possible.It Sign-up is free, and please be assured that your email will not be shared.

Dream of a Nation

The Green Changemakers

[link] [link] THE BOOK With over 400 pages of material that makes complex issues graspable, Dream of a Nation is a tool that will inform and engage.

No Impact Curriculum

The Green Changemakers

Thousands of people have tried the No Impact Experiment, a one week carbon-cleansing, as a first step in changing their everyday behavior. To download the free complete lessons, you will need to register. Registration is free, and please be assured that your email will not be shared.

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Mad Science: The Nuclear Power Experiment

Green Blog

Whether a world free from nuclear power would be a good or a bad thing is of course the fundamental question, setting the safety of nuclear power generation against the idea that it is a green option. Some environmentalists champion nuclear power as an answer to global warming.

Let's be part of it my friends? 350 campaign

The Green Changemakers

link] Here in Brazil we are mobilizing the youth to help them and the planet in this campaign !! Support Better Foods: Have a feast, potluck, or carbon-free picnic in your best local spot. Hi family! I just watched a really cool video from the crew at www.350.org.

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8 Ways to Make Every Day Earth Day

The Green Changemakers

In fact, we thought the name should be changed to “Everyone Drop What You’re Doing, and Go Do Something Good for the Planet Day,” but that’s a little on the long side. Carpooling saves money on gas and reduces carbon emissions.

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Masdar City Will Be World's First Zero-Carbon, Zero-Waste, Car-free City

The Green Changemakers

Norman Foster said, "The environmental ambitions of the Masdar Initiative - zero carbon and waste free - are a world first. The project, known as Masdar City, will create the world's first zero-carbon, zero-waste, car-free city, officials say. "It

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Mottainai

The Green Changemakers

No wonder Japan is awarded the gold medal in the Recycling Olympics with the half level of CO2 emissions of the United States (Planet Ark, 2004; The World Bank, 2005).

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Nuclear Power is NOT the Solution to Our Global Warming Woes

The Green Changemakers

Per unit of carbon dioxide avoided, nuclear power is also the most expensive option. Nuclear power doesn’t emit much if any carbon dioxide, but when you compare the cost of each pound of carbon dioxide avoided from nuclear power to wind power , energy efficiency or cogeneration plants you once again end up with a loser. It increases the flow of very dangerous nuclear materials across the planet.

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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? accepts carbon constraints first.

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