Tue.Feb 05, 2013

Greenpeace Assesses Jordan’s Energy Future Without Nuclear Option

Green Prophet

Greenpeace Jordan recently launched its first report specific to the Arab World entitled Jordan’s Energy Future (pdf link) to a packed audience of environmentalists, activists and political stakeholders in Amman.

Pollution trading symposium in the Journal of Economic Perspectives*

Environmental Economics

From the inbox: Journal of Economic Perspectives Vol. 27, Issue 1 Winter 2013. View Full Issue or Electronic Table of Contents:   Abstracts are included below the listing of articles; numbers at the end of titles correspond with the numbered abstract below.

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Privatized prison - payment by results

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Like the UK the USA is also headed down the road of privatization of the prison service and in fact has been on that road for a while (like the UK). America's largest private prison company, the Corrections Corporation of America, is on a buying spree.

Steve-O Reveals His ‘Interesting’ Road to Veganism


We all have reasons for embracing a more compassionate lifestyle, but for comedian Steve-O, the shift to becoming vegan was a bit more extraordinary. In an interview with RollingStone.com, the 38-year-old Read More The post Steve-O Reveals His ‘Interesting’ Road to Veganism appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News steve

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Better Gas Mileage: Size Matters

Sightline Daily

Discussions of how to make vehicles more energy efficient often focus on nifty new technology: the latest hybrid twist, or the coolest new electric vehicle.

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The Nature of the Meadowlands: A Book Review

10,000 Birds

The Nature of the Meadowlands is a celebration of an environmental success story.

Skin Cancer Risk Goes Up In the Afternoon Sun

Green Prophet

A new study has found that afternoon sun is five times riskier than than sun caught in the morning hours. Are you one of those people who slather sunscreen all over your face come high noon, but remove the T- shirt later in the day to catch those warming, vitamin D-making rays?

We Got the Wrong Starling

10,000 Birds

“Nay, I’ll have a starling shall be taught to speak nothing but ‘Mortimer,’”: – Henry IV, Part 1 And with that line from the great bard, an entire continent’s avifauna was thus affected.

A Few Handy Modern Backyard Design Tips

Green Furniture Home Design

If you’re interested in modern backyard design – you would be wise to know landscaping not only provides a comfortable environment as to your home’s exterior; it also increases your home’s total value. And who doesn’t want to increase their home’s value!

Climate Solutions is Mountainfilm’s Symposium Theme for 2013

Wend Magazine

2012 was a record breaking year for high temperatures and superstorms, pointing to the planet heating up at a faster pace than ever expected by scientists and further evidence of continued growth of havoc wreaking weather systems.

Don’t call what you're wearing an outfit

Environmental Economics

Backyard Japanese Zen Design Ideas

Green Furniture Home Design

Are you looking for a more relaxing backyard design? Try designing a Japanese Zen garden in your backyard to ease your mind, and rid your stress while at home.

Getting my Sexy Back - A Playful Threads Review and Giveaway, ends 3/4

Hug a Tree with Me

We all have our stories to tell… you know, the life stories of how you became the you that you are today, some are good, some bad and some are inspiring. Well, my stories are all of the above.

Small Business: Green Meeting Tips

Green Home Blog

Small Business: Green Meeting Tips. If you own a small business, meetings are an integral part of everyday transactions. Whether it is an impromptu warehouse powwow or an on the road swanky hotel think tank, there are many ways green tactics can weasel in.

Dessert Recipe: Almost Guiltless Yogurt and Coconut Tiramisu

Hug a Tree with Me

It is my opinion that Tiramisu is one of the sexiest desserts ever, the decadent layers of ladyfingers, rich cream and dark chocolate is almost heavenly.

Wolverine’s Likely to be Placed on Endangered Species List

Wend Magazine

With an estimated population of only 250-300 in the lower 48, and most of those in Montana, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s latest review found that the species’ survival is primarily threatened by the impact of climate change on its alpine habitat.

Teach Your Kids How to Live Green

Living Green & Saving Energy

Teach Your Kids How to Live Green. They will learn good green habits for a lifetime of green living. easy green living tip green vacation how to go green saving energy saving water raising eco-minded children raising green children

Automakers Back Call for Fuel Economy Standards - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

Electric Vehicle Technology on Display at the Washington Auto Show (Photo: Kristen Elmore) During his first term as President, Barack Obama took historic steps to mitigate the climate crisis our planet is facing. One significant

Tel Aviv City Workers Busted for Fake Handicap Sign and Fine (VIDEO)

Green Prophet

If we hadn’t seen the footage, we would never have believed that Tel Aviv’s municipal workers would paint a fake handicap sign around a woman’s parked car in order to collect on the illegal parking and towing fines they then levied.

Lost Pet Tortoise Found Alive in Storage Room After 30 Years


A pet tortoise thought to be lost resurfaces after three decades. Read More The post Lost Pet Tortoise Found Alive in Storage Room After 30 Years appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals News Top News

Download Moroccan Recipes Based on Argan Oil

Green Prophet

33 exotic Moroccan recipes from the women who make and cook with argan oil. The argan tree is a Berber identity icon, and production of its oil is traditionally a woman’s job. But as with many folkways, interest in argan began to dwindle. It’s a finicky process with low yield.

The Green Buzz: Tuesday, February 5 | Conservancy Talk

Conservancy Talk

From eco-demolition to animal testing, here's what has caught our eye this morning. Thailand faces a burden of care over seized exotic wildlife. New York Times) A Japanese company has invented a way to demolish

Watch: Trailer for ‘F*ck For Forest’ Arrives (NSFW)


There are all sorts of ways to raise money for environmental causes, but the Brazilian non-profit F+ck for Forest certainly has one of the more “creative” approaches. The group, which Read More The post Watch: Trailer for ‘F*ck For Forest’ Arrives (NSFW) appeared first on Ecorazzi. Entertainment Film/TV News Top News

Solar Powered Airplane Could Deliver Medical Supplies to Africa


The Solar Ship is a hybrid aircraft that is powered by the sun and assisted by helium.

Animal Planet’s 2013 Puppy Bowl Participants Find New Homes


Perhaps Animal Planet should turn this into a weekly series. The network announced today that all of the animals featured during its record breaking Puppy Bowl IX marathon Sunday (21 Read More The post Animal Planet’s 2013 Puppy Bowl Participants Find New Homes appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes Featured Film/TV News

Animal Defenders International


Jan Creamer and Tim Phillips are the co-founders of Animal Defenders International (ADI). Creamer and Phillips are a tenacious husband-and-wife team committed to ADI, an organization that champions for oppressed animals across the globe.

Beyonce’s Iguana and Python-Skin Super Bowl Outfit Slammed by PETA


Beyonce may have rocked out her Super Bowl halftime performance, but not everyone was thrilled with the 31-year-old’s choice of costume. The black bodysuit, designed by Rubin Singer, was made Read More The post Beyonce’s Iguana and Python-Skin Super Bowl Outfit Slammed by PETA appeared first on Ecorazzi. Animals Causes News Top News beyonce

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Fracking Hell: The Untold Story