A Clean Environment Is Not For Trade

Sierra Club Compass

This week, more than 120 Members of Congress sent a clear message to the United States Trade Representative: the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade pact must have a robust, fully enforceable environment chapter that addresses the core conservation challenges of the region. The May 10th Agreement set minimum standards for all environment chapters of U.S. Members of Congress have good reason to be concerned about the environment chapter of the TPP.

Get Clean! Ya Dig?

Elephant Journal

A major concern for us as consumers should be the ingredients in our cleaning products, and the effects those ingredients have on our bodies and the environment. Do a little reading, use the natural stuff, and get clean the groovy way, ya dig?!

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I wonder how many jobs this is going to cost?

Environmental Economics

When a clean environment is important for the economy the criticism will still be unmerciful: The Obama administration is expected to withdraw its plan to permit oil and gas drilling off the southeast Atlantic coast, yielding to an outpouring of opposition from coastal communitie s from Virginia to Georgia but dashing the hopes and expectations of many of those states’ top leaders.

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Key environmental figure represents Love Clean Streets

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Ian Blackburn(left) Phil Barton (right) Environmental reporting business Love Clean Streets has announced a key industry figure as its first official Ambassador. Phil Barton, who was the Chief Executive for Keep Britain Tidy until last year, was introduced to the Love Clean Streets reporting app during his seven years’ service at the charity. Love Clean Streets Founder, Ian Blackburn, said: “We are delighted to have Phil on board.

The New Trend of Rustic Modern Home Lighting

Green Furniture Home Design

To achieve this home design aesthetic, warm colors should be combined with lots of wood in a modern, clean environment without sacrificing comfort. Modern lighting that incorporates rustic elements is best complimented by furniture with clean lines and contemporary accessories. One of the most popular trends in home lighting is the rustic-modern look.

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Why Is Family Farming Better for the Environment?


Why are small family farms important for the environment and sustainable future? What is the key to their success and what are the benefits of family farming for the environment? They want to raise their children in a clean environment, in prospering communities where they can have a healthy future. Your health and quality of life is dependent upon food that will not make you sick, clean air and fresh water. Family farming, which broadly speaking means.

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More than 793,000 People Call on Congress to Reject Killer Keystone


“Americans want clean energy and a clean environment, not a pipeline that spills oil and pushes us closer to the brink of climate catastrophe,” said Noah Greenwald, endangered species program Over the course of only 24 hours, more than 793,000 people from around the country sent a powerful message to Congress: Don’t build the Keystone XL pipeline.

Modular off-grid LivingBox grows fresh food without soil

Green Prophet

The Challenge welcomes submissions that address health, education, agriculture, water, ICT, and clean energy. “It could help feed people in the developing world, providing them with access to fresh, nutritious food, while helping them maintain a clean environment.”. The team behind Living Green just won $20,000 to further develop LivingBox, an off-grid, modular system of growing food in urban spaces – without soil!

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The Green Buzz: Thursday, June 6

Conservancy Talk

What’s the happiest nation in the world (and in part due to a clean environment)? D-Day: 69 years ago today, Operation Overlord began. So let’s talk Normandy in today’s green news. The Bay of Seine – a place of great significance for WWII – is being sited for a wind farm. ( The Independent ). Speaking of invasions, Asian carp are threatening major fisheries in the Great Lakes – but this Chinese firm thinks they can assist in the battle.

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Seychelles Honeymoon For Prince William and Kate


In fact, since 1993 a law has existed that guarantees all citizens the right to a clean environment, as much as it also holds them to protect the fragile ecosystem. The newly wed royal couple is coming to the Seychelles. Much like the off-grid, remote retreat in Kenya where Prince William proposed to Kate Middleton , the Seychelles are a dream location far removed and about as pristing a tropical paradise as one can experience.

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CCREF Launches Voluntary Program to Drive Scientific Research and Education Projects

Green (Living) Review

Compost is a sustainable investment in good soil and a clean environment,” stated Michael Virga, CCREF Executive Director, “the founding members of this program have made a generous commitment to these values and the industry that makes them a reality. Composting Council Research and Education Foundation (CCREF) Launches Voluntary Program to Drive Scientific Research and Education Projects GIVE US YOUR TWO CENTS!

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Despite Ruinous Bridge, Saudi and Egypt Vow to Protect the Red Sea

Green Prophet

Ministers from seven countries that participated in the 15th session of the Regional Organisation for Conservation of the Environment of the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden (PERSGA) met recently in Jeddah to discuss climate change, development, improved waste management facilities and programs, and other threats to the Red Sea’s fauna and flora, Al-Shorfa reports.

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Turkey Plans to Introduce Emissions-Based Tax on Motor Vehicles

Green Prophet

ek emphasized to Hürriyet that the goal of the new emissions-based taxes is “not to raise income… [but] to leave a clean environment for future generations.” There are currently 1.6 million automobiles on Istanbul’s roads, according to Embarq Türkiye — and each day, 640 more are registered.

Why I Won’t Be Waving a Vegan Flag


Although he does make a nod towards the equivalent moral value of humans and nonhumans, the flag is most certainly environmental in its focus with the colours symbolising sea, air, and land, and it positions humans as protectors of this environment and animals as part of that environment rather than co-inhabitants of it, speaking of vegans’ love for nature and our desire for a clean environment.

2017 67

Survey Finds Pet Owners Live the Green Life

Eco Friendly Daily

The research focused on pet owners and their attitudes about the environment. It may also lie in the sense of responsibility some may feel to have a clean environment for their pets. Whatever the reason, clearly having a pet has a positive impact on the environment. Perhaps it’s because you are outside with your dog more often. It’s hard not to notice the litter when you’re walking Fido.

State Of Emergency For New Energy System

Green (Living) Review

The true opposition is the division that paralyzes our progress towards a clean environment. Committing to green energy is the single best thing we can do for our economy and environment. We already possess the technology to convert to clean energy and don’t need the motivation of war or economic depression to make sustainable advancements. The environment is something that affects us all.

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Actors Criticize Obama’s Environmental Failures


“One reason I supported President Obama is because he said we must protect clean air, water and lands. Since early August, three administration decisions — on Arctic drilling, the Keystone XL pipeline and the ozone that causes smog — have all favored dirty industry over public health and a clean environment. And my administration will continue to vigorously oppose efforts to weaken EPA’s authority under the Clean Air Act or dismantle the progress we have made.&#.

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Being Green Starts in Your Own Backyard

Green Prophet

100% percent of the power demands of the United States through clean, renewable, and zero emission energy. Do you really want to see real change to our environment, to the economy, to help the poor, to eliminate poverty? What this means is that even a person living in an apartment living in a city can still have a positive impact on the environment through their own direct actions. Michelle Obama helps start backyard gardens, one school at a time.

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The Hope of an Alternative Way to Use Coal

Eco Friendly Daily

The challenges come from balancing the energy needs and maintenance of a clean environment. Climate Change carbon capture carbon dioxide emissions clean coal Fulfilling the American energy demands remains an essential task. Many may view energy as simply a means to drive to work or to keep their homes comfortable. An energy independent nation represents national security and a job source.

Amazing Chicago Coal, Clean Air Activist Wins Goldman Environmental Prize

Sierra Club Compass

LVEJO and dozens of other organizations, including Sierra Club, joined together in the Chicago Clean Power Coalition to push for the coal plants to be cleaned up or retired. But Fisk and Crawford depend on outdated technology, and they're impacting my environment more than anyone else. After that it falls on our city, state and federal government to provide Peter and Anthony and all the other little kids with a clean environment.

Respecting Human Rights is Essential for Sustainable Conservation

Conservancy Talk

The purview of conservation has been to protect and safeguard our natural resources and environment for current and future use and enjoyment. For Indigenous peoples, the environment is inextricably linked to every aspect of their lives and well-being. Gina Cosentino is The Nature Conservancy’s Director of Indigenous and Communal Conservation.

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How Obama Can Slow the Rising of the Oceans with World Bank Appointee

Green Prophet

3) The demand for a clean environment for aesthetic and health reasons is likely to have very high income elasticity. Climate Energy Climate Change environment Larry Summers Middle East President Obama Secretary of State Clinton world bankSecretary Clinton with Larry Summers - above her - are in the running to lead the world Bank.

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Wither coal (despite all attempts to the contrary)? What's next?

Environmental Economics

That’s why  American companies continue to invest in cheap, clean renewable energy. To attract them, lagging regions need to offer a high quality of life and a clean environment.

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Why Do You Need To Switch Energy Supplier?

Green Prophet

Over the past few decades, the environment has been affected negatively. Sadly, it’s the carbon being released that pose a significant threat to the environment. Protecting the environment isn’t the duty of the environmentalists only. The amazing thing is that individuals are aware and are on the forefront spearheading measures meant to keep the environment clean. Currently, every homestead has a connection to energy.

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Failure of Trans Pacific Partnership good news for American People and the Planet

Green (Living) Review

The roadblocks faced by the TPP are a direct result of members of Congress, labor, environmental, consumer, faith, human rights, health, family farm, civil rights, and progressive online organizations and activists working tirelessly over the last few years to stop an agreement that did not have the best interest of the American people and the environment in mind. trade policy defend workers’ rights and protect the environment.

Growing Greener Cities - FAO's Programme for Urban and Peri-urban Horticulture

The Green Changemakers

There, the core principles of greener cities can guide urban development that ensures food security, decent work and income, a clean environment and good governance for all citizens. Growing Green Cities [link] Cities of despair - or opportunity? Challenge: to steer urbanization from its current, unsustainable path and towards greener cities that offer choice, opportunity and hope Towns and cities in the world's developing countries are growing on an unprecedented scale.

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A Student's Guide to Community Service

The Green Changemakers

You may want to volunteer in the structured environment of a large organization, or you may prefer the more informal "family" feeling of a smaller group. Volunteer chores can include cleaning cages, feeding and exercising the "residents," assisting with adoptions, working in the office, or planning fund-raising events. PROTECT THE PLANET-RECYCLE Concern about our environment is serious stuff. Tags: Environment Green Social Youth Community

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A Better Future from Farms

The Green Changemakers

AFT is embarking on two forward-looking campaigns to help American farms protect the environment and grow local foods—leading our nation to a healthier future. How we grow our food, fiber and energy on that land—and whether that land stays in agricultural production—deeply influences our environment, our health, our economy and the very fabric of our communities. And they can address environmental issues while providing cost-effective ways to help clean the water and air.

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Sustainable Agriculture and Industrial Ecology

The Green Changemakers

Sustainable farmers have an understanding needed in the programs' management, as well as a very large stake in achieving their goals of a healthy and clean environment. [link] Why "Industrial" Ecology for Farming? Sustainable Farming Agro-Eco-Industrial Park from Handbook | Agro-EIP in China | Manure into Gold How will we feed growing populations while reducing the environmental impacts of farming?

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