Earth Day, Celebrating our Planet

Green Home Blog

Monday, April 22, the people behind the movement known as Earth Day will celebrate a global commitment to keeping earth as clean, green and habitable as humanly possible.

James Cameron: Eating meat-free to save the planet

Green (Living) Review

It committed the two nations to reducing planet-warming carbon emissions and cemented a first-ever pledge by China to stop its emissions from growing by 2030. “We can just change what we eat,” explains Cameron. Just eat less meat and dairy and your carbon footprint drops way down.”

Commit to Making 2012 Green

Eco Friendly Daily

That’s why it is so important to take this opportunity to make a commitment to make 2012 green. Everyone has a stake in the health of the planet. There’s no doubt that 2011 was a rough year all around. It is a positive gesture that will benefit you and the environment. When you’re thinking of making resolution, add a few to make the world a better place. Recycle more.

Heroines for the Planet: Avery Dennison’s Sustainability Leader Helen Sahi

Eco Chic

Heroine for the Planet Helen Sahi, Avery Dennison’s Senior Director of Sustainability. . It stands to reason that a brand so connected to our oceans would be committed to respecting and protecting our precious blue marble across its entire supply chain.

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One Planet Living - a practical solution

Green (Living) Review

At BioRegional they know that One Planet Living is possible. Working with partners they have developed cost effective working examples of sustainable communities and businesses which show One Planet Living in practice.

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Accor Hotels Ups its Sustainability Commitment and Visibility of that Commitment

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Accor, the world's largest hotel operator has unveiled its Planet 21 initiative - setting out 21 new commitments to the environment and sustainability to be achieved by 2015. The program is structured around 21 commitments backed by quantifiable objectives that all hotels are

Oil and Gas Company Climate Commitments Are Encouraging—But They Need to Do More

Conservancy Talk

At this critical moment for the future of our planet, we need all the leadership we can get. The steps they need to take include making deeper emissions cuts in their core businesses and committing to greater investments in clean energy technologies and natural climate solutions.

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Heroines for the Planet: Avery Dennison’s Sustainability Leader Helen Sahi

Eco Chic

Heroine for the Planet Helen Sahi, Avery Dennison’s Senior Director of Sustainability. . It stands to reason that a brand so connected to our oceans would be committed to respecting and protecting our precious blue marble across its entire supply chain.

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Brighter Planet Launches #earthtweet Tweet-a-Thon

Green (Living) Review

— Environmental Start-up and Partners Turn Twitterers into Climate Change Advocates — Middlebury, VT – Brighter Planet , a Vermont-based environmental start-up, launches this week #earthtweet , an online campaign to raise awareness of the fight against climate change. We believe many people are doing good things to combat climate change and wanted to cut through the noise and allow them to organize and converse in real time,” said Patti Prairie, CEO of Brighter Planet.

Rio+20 Fails People and the Planet

Green (Living) Review

Asad Rehman, Head of International Climate, Friends of the Earth EWNI said: "Just like in climate negotiations, the EU dresses up its own economic interests as ambitious new ideas when in reality they came without the political will to make the changes needed to save the people and planet. Is this what we call renewed political commitment?

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Why going to the library is one of the best things I do for my kids and the planet

Green (Living) Review

The resources libraries provide and the values they reinforce are making my kids into better human beings and helping the planet along the way. My two kids and I head to the library every week and it''s one of my favorite things.

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Jews, Muslims, Christians in Israel Unite for Planet Earth

Green Prophet

For Rabbi Yonatan Neril, a 30-year-old married father of one, the second line in the prayer –&# Blessed is the name of God’s kingdom forever&# — provides hope for the planet. Providing teaching material to unite Holy Land faiths.

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PETA Wants Mars to Be an All-Vegan Planet

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PETA isn’t just looking to make Earth a vegan planet, they have their sights set on Mars too. Colonizing Mars can give us the opportunity to learn from our mistakes on one planet and create a just civilization on another.

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Heroines for the Planet: Avery Dennison’s Sustainability Leader Helen Sahi

Eco Chic

Heroine for the Planet Helen Sahi, Avery Dennison’s Senior Director of Sustainability. . It stands to reason that a brand so connected to our oceans would be committed to respecting and protecting our precious blue marble across its entire supply chain.

Starbucks’ Goals for the Planet

Eco Friendly Daily

Along with the Hands On Network these community commitments can include anything from after-school programs to cleaning up local community centers.

For Earth Week: Three Transformative Ideas to Save the Planet

Conservancy Talk

Saving the planet will largely depend on our ability to close this gap. About a decade ago, agribusiness giant Cargill committed to stop buying soy grown on land deforested after 2006. We love our “choir” and we need its passion and commitment. This piece originally appeared in the Milken Institute’s “ The Power of Ideas 2015 : A Collection of Insights to Transform the Future.”

10 ways to help our planet

The Green Changemakers

Of course, no matter how committed you are to the planet’s welfare, reducing your ecological footprint can seem daunting, especially if you don’t know where to start.

Ecovillage: 1001 Ways to Heal the Planet (Ebook)

The Green Changemakers

Ecovillage: 1001 Ways to Heal the Planet full pdf book download from Ursula Noamech Kosha Joubert and Leila Dregger (editors) "What a beautifully, lovingly constructed book!

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

Conservancy Talk

But right now I want to focus on what actions all of us can take as individuals to help put our planet on the right path. Everywhere you look, very diverse groups of people are coming together to do what it takes to save the planet. The other leads to a thriving, greener planet.

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Eco-Conscious Cosmetics: Looking Good Never So Beautiful for the Planet

Green Prophet

The company is also committed to educating consumers on the importance of recycling and sustainability (for example, did you know it takes the average shampoo bottle 50,000 years to decompose?).

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Save The Planet – Win a Prize

Green (Living) Review

The most committed volunteer will win a grand prize of two LL Bean bicycles for emission-free traveling fun. Toyota is committed to being a good corporate citizen in the communities where it does business and believes in supporting programs with long-term sustainable results. For more information on Toyota's commitment to improving communities nationwide, visit www.toyota.com/community.

World-Renowned Author Dishes on GINKS, Green Sex and Making Love to Planet Earth

Green Prophet

Weiss isn’t one to shy away from provocations, especially when the wellbeing of the planet and her inhabitants are at stake. Five Ways to Make Love to One Another and the Planet.

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Inspired by Love, BELDI Sells Planet-Friendly Artisanal Crafts From Morocco

Green Prophet

Aimee and Chafiq purchase their goods directly from each supplier to ensure that they receive fair wages and they have committed to giving 20% of the proceeds to various Moroccan charities. We are suckers for a good love story, especially when it has an eco-twist.

Our Future Planet

The Green Changemakers

Our present planet is on one side, and our future planet is on the other. Our Future Planet enables you to rethink a future that does not follow on blindly from the ways of the past. link] Global charity Our Future Planet (OFP) is an online community and think tank designed to create global change in the real world today. The site allows you to share ideas, design your future and change the face of the planet as we know it. We have drawn a line in time.

AUDUBON LAUNCHES SECOND ANNUAL “PENNIES FOR THE PLANET” CAMPAIGN

Green (Living) Review

Fundraising Focus Shifts to Benefit Endangered Coastlines by Michael Smith (Veshengro) New York, December, 2009 – The second year of the National Audubon Society’s Pennies for the Planet, a national conservation education and action campaign for young people, kicked off on December 17, 2009 with a focus on protecting endangered coastlines. For more information on Toyota 's commitment to improving communities nationwide, visit [link].

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One Planet Living

The Green Changemakers

[link] Guiding Principles - Take action Individuals Government Businesses Guiding Principles of One Planet Living ® To achieve a sustainable future, we need to design communities which enable people to live sustainably. Download the One Planet Living Communities Manual here PDF 1.2

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Walk in OMBU Shoes and Reforest Our Planet

Eco Chic

OMBU shoes is committed to giving back to the planet and helping their customers do the same. They have a men’s catalog too, so you and your man can help reforest our planet, fashionably.

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Earth Hour: A Universal Commitment to Battle Against Climate Change

Green Living Ideas

Is it possible that switching off your lights for one hour can help save the planet? An insignificant amount of time you say, but the impact that just one hour of energy savings has on the planet can be huge. Earth Hour: A Universal Commitment to Battle Against Climate Change. We have already seen this with the success of Earth Hour. And [.] Post from: Green Living Ideas.

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Heroines for the Planet: Jill Danyelle, Eco Interior Designer

Eco Chic

This is definitely a big goal and challenge, carving out and committing to time for more personal creative projects like these. Jill Danyelle is, quite simply, too talented to fail.

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Heroines for the Planet: Cheetah Conservation Fund Founder Dr. Laurie Marker

Eco Chic

Dr. Marker is also helping to solve the most pressing issues facing people and our planet: poverty and energy among them. Can you please elaborate on this extraordinary commitment and share how these efforts will impact Namibians and the habitat?

How Business Leaders Can Help Save the Planet—and Lead a Joyous Life

Conservancy Talk

Take, for instance, a sincerely committed engineering company. Let’s face it—solving today’s environmental challenges requires unprecedented leadership. That’s why I was pleased to be a panelist a few weeks ago at the Global Private Equity Conference hosted by the World Bank’s International Finance Corporation (IFC). The audience included senior professionals from private equity, banking, global companies and multilateral organizations.

Heroines for the Planet: Jill Danyelle, Eco Interior Designer

Eco Chic

This is definitely a big goal and challenge, carving out and committing to time for more personal creative projects like these. Jill Danyelle is, quite simply, too talented to fail.

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Earth Hour - A Universal Commitment to the Battle Against Climate Change

Green Living Ideas

is it possible that switching off your lights for one hour can help save the planet? An insignificant amount of time you say, but the impact that just one hour of energy savings has on the planet can be huge. Earth Hour - A Universal Commitment to the Battle Against Climate Change. We have already seen this with the success of Earth Hour. And [.] Post from: Green Living Ideas.

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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. And now, she can call herself a ‘Heroine for the Planet,’ as well.

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A global manifesto for a happier planet

The Green Changemakers

The Happy Planet Index : [link] The HPI is an innovative measure that shows the ecological efficiency with which human well-being is delivered around the world. Steering towards success No single country listed in the Happy Planet Index has everything right. happy-planet-index-2-0.pdf

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Heroines for the Planet: Sseko’s Liz Bohannon Empowers Ugandan Women with Sandals

Eco Chic

Ugandans are deeply committed to their communities and countries—and I knew I wanted to be a part of that. Liz Bohannon isn’t your typical 20-something. Just out of college, Liz fearlessly set off to Uganda to experience another side of the world.

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Heroines for the Planet: Blue Marble Owners Bring Ice Cream to Rwanda

Eco Chic

We are very committed to the well-being of the people around us. Two women from very different backgrounds are on a mission: to better the world with their ice cream.

Becky: A Tribute to a Friend and a Hero - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

Each week in our blogs, we celebrate the grassroots heroes of the fight for the planet. Sierra Club® and "Explore, enjoy and protect the planet"® are registered trademarks of the Sierra Club. Compass. « Obamas Climate Legacy and the Keystone XL Pipeline | Main.

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Heroines for the Planet: Honoring a ‘Force of Nature’ and Rainforest Action Network’s Leader Becky Tarbotton

Eco Chic

“RAN is heartbroken by our loss of Becky, but we are committed to continuing the course that she set for us,” Nell Greenberg, the group’s spokeswoman, said. Environmental heroine Rebecca Tarbotton died tragically on Wednesday, December 26th.

Combating Climate Change Over Tea at Harney and Sons

Eco Chic

Left to right: Adam Markham, President, Clean Air-Cool Planet; Selena Ahmed, Tea and Climate Change Scientist, Tufts University; Mike Harney, Vice President, Harney & Sons; Terry Kellogg, CEO, 1% for the Planet. Beyond Kombucha is a 1% for the Planet member.

Corruption Allegations, Monster Mine Madness, and the US Ex Im.

Sierra Club Compass

Despite President Obama's commitment to tackle climate change, the U.S. Sierra Club® and "Explore, enjoy and protect the planet"® are registered trademarks of the Sierra Club. Compass.

7 Takes on Ethical Summer Statement Jewelry: Capture the Beauty of the Season

Eco Chic

Bario Neal is committed to environmental responsibility, ethical sourcing and marriage equality. Teeny Tiny Planet Terrarium Necklace – $25. Temperatures are rising and outdoor parties are beckoning.

Healthy Furniture is the Future in a Green Home

Green Life Smart Life

We fell in love with New England based Circle Furniture , who works with manufacturers that have a commitment to the environment. The new rage in interior design is eco friendly and healthy fabrics, surfaces, textures and finishes.