Alternative summit on environment and people held in Bolivia

Green Blog

At the United Nations in April 2008, he announced “10 commandments to save the planet, humanity, and life.&#. Business & Politics Bolivia climate summit Cop15 Copenhagen Cuba Ecuador environment summit Evo Morales Hugo Chavez Nicaragua Paraguay people summit Venezuela

Help the Environment by Avoiding These Single-Use Plastics

Greentumble

Due to our tendency of taking the easy way out, our beloved planet is taking a massive hit. Convenience is easy, but easy doesn’t necessarily mean good.

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Peak Oil solutions

The Green Changemakers

He talks about the need to move beyond the lulling hope that 'green tech' breakthroughs will allow world-wide 'sustainable consumption' to the recognition that dwindling oil supplies inevitably mean a mandatory 'energy descent' for human civilization across the planet.

300KW solar PV system installed at Naval Base in Guantanamo Bay

EcoFriend

Mridul Jerath: Today infinite efforts are being made every day by the researchers, organizations and individuals to save the planet and its environment to make it a better place to sustain life. Solar Source Installs Cuba’s Largest Solar Array at Guantanamo Bay.

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Beyond Greener Caskets: 5 Other Ways You Can Have a Sustainable Death

Eco Chic

Unfortunately for the Earth and the rest of its inhabitants, our mortal passing can continue to defile the planet long after we’re gone. We’ve rounded up the most planet-friendly burial methods around. Photo: Cuba Gallery via Flick r.

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Understanding Waste Decomposition

Eco Friendly Daily

Back in 1959, Fidel Castro took control of Cuba. In March, NASA’s Keplar mission is launched to search for extrasolar planets. The problem with our species is that we tend to look in the short term, and not the long term like we should.

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Twenty Hummingbirds To See Before You Die

10,000 Birds

Found only in Cuba and weighing in at a whopping 1.8 This is one of the harshest environments on the planet with freezing temperatures, rarified air and sparse vegetation. You are wandering through a tropical rainforest. It is late morning and the humidity seems to rise with every step.

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Naomi Klein: "Only mass social movements can save us"

Green Blog

Although she doesn’t mention it, that campaign contributed to the formation of what might be called the anti-FTAA, a trade and cultural alliance based on solidarity – the Bolivarian Alliance for the Peoples of Our America (ALBA), which includes Bolivia, Cuba, Ecuador, Nicaragua, and Venezuela.

Permaculture

Eco Friendly Daily

Peoplecare supporting and helping each other to change to ways of living that are not harming us or the planet, and to develop healthy societies. There are several permaculture projects in place around the world, including Australia, Africa, the UK, Indonesia, Cuba, and Brazil.

Expectations Scaled Back for Cancún Climate Summit

Green (Living) Review

On the other hand, the end of cheap oil and the recently predicted end of cheap coal may just help us all and especially the Planet. Look at what happened when Cuba faced it's own Peak Oil.

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The Top 100 Documentaries We Can Use To Change The World

The Green Changemakers

Occupy Love (2013) 85 min · Join acclaimed director Velcrow Ripper on a journey deep inside the global revolution of the heart that is erupting around the planet. Origins (2014) 101 min · This is a movie about how we have left the natural connection to the planet.

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SUSTAINABLE FUTURES: Replacing Growth Imperative and Hierarchies with Sustainable Ways

The Green Changemakers

Besides that, the Happy Planet Index by New Economics Foundation and the Environmental Performance Index of Yale and Columbia universities were used. The combined outcome brings out Colombia, Cuba, Costa Rica and Sri Lanka as top candidates for nations with sustainable cultures.

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

Green Blog

One hopes that the Climate Creditor countries will insist on full reparations for a polluted planet. At the 2011 Durban Climate Conference the US, with the help of its climate criminal lackeys Australia and Canada, again succeeded in preventing requisite international climate change action. It was reported that Island States had again pleaded with other representatives to avert “ climate genocide ” but their pleas fell on deaf ears at Durban, as at Cancun, as at Copenhagen.

New Solutions reports (communitysolution.org)

The Green Changemakers

Transitioning to a low energy diet could be the most important way to save the planet and to save ourselves.

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Free documentary Films Archive

The Green Changemakers

Planet Earth: The Complete BBC Series - 11 Documentary Films Online - With an unprecedented production budget of $25 million, and from the makers of Blue Planet: Seas of Life, comes the epic story of life on Earth. Five years in production, over 2,000 days in the field, using 40 cameramen filming across 200 locations, shot entirely in high definition, this is the ultimate portrait of our planet. Cuba’s transition to a low-energy society is hopeful and instructive.

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

Green Blog

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.

Why We Watch the Oscars. ~ Stephanie Vessely | elephant journal

Elephant Journal

I’m thinking Roberto Benigni and Cuba Gooding Jr. Were about anything that helps us to live a good life thats also good for others, and our planet. >>> Want to stay in touch with elephant? Get 10 free articles a week: subscribe free to our Best of the Week newsletter.

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Break the Climate Stalemate Between the Global South and the North

The Green Changemakers

If either fails to step up, the planet is in trouble. If residents of industrialized nations don’t pressure their governments to share wealth and technological capacities with the Global South, extreme poverty will inevitably aggravate the planet’s ecological stress. And Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva recently told the press that at Copenhagen he will urge the Global North to “pay for the damage that they have already caused to the planet.”

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The Local Food and Farming Revolution

The Green Changemakers

Climate change at that level would be devastating to all life on this planet. There’s a powerful documentary film about this, “The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil.”

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Gaia Education

The Green Changemakers

Programs where people on the planet are making a difference today are, in fact, locally based. Our modest efforts multiplied many thousands of times over will make for a better and healthier planet.

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A Just Foreign Policy Resource Guide

The Green Changemakers

www.art-us.org The Blue Planet Project , started by the Council of Canadians, works to protect water supplies around the world and keep them available to the public and out of corporate control. Co-op America supports economic campaigns to promote a just and sustainable planet, and provides resources for action on issues ranging from shareholder rights to fair trade agriculture, the role of business in climate change, and health care for Wal-Mart employees.

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Six Signs You’ve Become Disconnected from Nature & Reflections on Civilization

The Green Changemakers

And yet, no comet has collided with our planet. When Cuba faced an oil crises in the early 90s after the collapse of the Soviet Union, most people lost an average of 20 pounds because they were eating less and walking more. by Margaret Emerson (from Contemplative Hiking ) ShareThis 1. You view nature as a “resource.”

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