I see a pattern emerging

Environmental Economics

" His group's nationwide polls compared responses from 1,001 people in 2010 to 1,428 people this year. USA Today : From gas-mileage standards to tax breaks for windmills, public support for "green" energy measures to tackle global warming has dropped significantly in the past two years, particularly among Republicans, a new poll suggests. Majorities still favor most such tax breaks or restrictions on industry, finds the Stanford University poll to be released today.

How to Save on Emergency Supplies – Disaster Prep on a Budget

Environmental News Network

Most of Us Are Not Prepared for an Emergency – WHY? According to data from the United States Census Bureau’s American Housing Survey only about one-third of American households have developed a communication plan and agreed on an emergency meeting location. Emergency food.

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Social Bankability, Solar Crowdfunding & Emerging Markets.

Sierra Club Compass

New Campaign Calls for Climate, Clean Energy Leadership from President Obama » Social Bankability, Solar Crowdfunding & Emerging Markets. Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Social Bankability, Solar Crowdfunding & Emerging Markets : Comments. Compass.

Emerging from the Sea. {Poem}

Elephant Journal

The glitter and silk strands of yesterday’s delight linger like a veil over my eyes, knowing that I’ll never see anything with a touch of clarity because what I perceive fits in between my eyes and my mind, so my body pushes back synapses of response so that I am left feeling at an edge, […].

Snake Bites Man on Plane, Forces Emergency Landing

Green Prophet

A poisonous snake bit a man on a flight from Cairo to Kuwait, forcing the pilot to make an emergency landing. After the Egyptian Cobra escaped, the pilot was forced to make an emergency landing in the Red Sea resort town of Al Ghardaqa, the Jordan Times reports.

Environmental Coalition Calls on Presidents Obama and Hu to Declare Global Climate Emergency

Green (Living) Review

The science is incontrovertible on this fact, yet the response from government is business as usual. We await your response.

The collaborative economy is shifting some of the responsibilities the government used to have before

Green (Living) Review

The activist around the common David Bollier in an interview for the newspaper el Diario.es, considers that there is a lot in common between the social movements that have emerged in the last decades, such as Occupy or 15M and the rise of the commons as the collaborative economy understands.

In Case of Emergency: Return to your Breath. ~ Sara Crolick.

Elephant Journal

In Case of Emergency: Return to your Breath. >>> Founded as a print magazine in 2002, we went national in 2005 and then (because mainstream magazine distribution is wildly inefficient from an eco-responsible point of view) transitioned online in 2009. >>> 453066 5 Responses http%3A%2F%2Fwww.elephantjournal.com%2F2013%2F01%2Fin-case-of-emergency-return-to-your-breath-sara-crolick%2F In+Case+of+Emergency%3A+Return+to+your+Breath.+%7E+Sara+Crolick

Urgent: Here’s How We Can Help Nepal Right Now.

Elephant Journal

Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Health & Wellness Love & Relationships (see below for Sexy) WAYLON: Today Only charities crisis disaster donate earthquake emerency emergency relief Nepal responseThere is something we can do let's reach out right now.

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Agencies Dodge Responsibility for Human Cost of Mountaintop-Removal Coal Mining

Sierra Club Compass

This week, we got some disappointing news - a judge ruled that the Army Corps of Engineers isn't responsible for considering the health effects of coal pollution when it issues permits to fill valleys with rubble from mountaintop-removal coal mines. Responsibility is a tricky thing.


The Green Changemakers

The comanagement of natural resources implies that responsibilities and benefits are shared among diverse stakeholders, including governments. Overview (slide show) Case studies: Cambodia - Viet Nam - Ecuador - Bhutan - China - Lebanon Resources on NRM research Many important lessons and recommendations for decision-makers and policy advisors in government, donor organizations, and NGOs have emerged from the pioneering research supported by IDRC.

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Green (Living) Review

With Earth Day just a few days away, Green Plug ( www.greenplug.us ), provider of the world’s first open systems universal power interface, today endorsed the emerging e-Stewards Certification program and called on consumers to dispose of eWaste responsibly by using recyclers who have qualified for the e-Stewards program, at [link]. Urges Consumers to Dispose of Obsolete Power Supplies Through Participating e-Steward Centers SAN RAMON, Calif.

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Mindfulness: Training to Live with the “Intimacy of all Things.”

Elephant Journal

The collapse of our environmental systems and the emergence of climate chaos is the direct result of the human mind that sees everything as an object to be owned and.

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The Traveling Naturalist: To the Bat Cave!

Nature Conservancy - Science

The world’s largest mammal concentrations are found at Texas Hill Country bat caves, where up to 15 million bats emerge each evening. At caves around Texas, Mexican free-tailed bats emerge nightly by the millions.

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ShelterBox: You Can Help Philippine Survivors NOW

Green Prophet

Consider online donation of a ShelterBox – a brilliant emergency survival kit. ShelterBox Response Teams (SRT) have responded to hundreds of man-made or natural disasters in 75 countries, supplying aid to more than 600,000 people.

Power, Responsibility, and Accountability: Re-Thinking the Legitimacy of Institutions for Climate Finance

The Green Changemakers

Institutional Arrangements for Climate Finance: Power, Responsibility, and Accountability Box A. incremental, marginal, transformative costs) allocate responsibilities between contributor and recipient countries, and between the financial mechanisms and recipient countries?

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Will Building Catastophes Make Smarter Occupants?

Green Prophet

But what guides human behavior in a building emergency? Do you know how to use an emergency fire extinguisher or firehose? Architecture & Urban Bahrain Beirut building safety emergency egress fire safety Lebanon life safety Trade Towers

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Nuclear crisis in Japan

Green Blog

Yesterday Japan officials declared a state of emergency at two nuclear power plants in the Fukushima Prefecture. The state of emergency at the Fukushima Daiichi (No 1) plant and at the Fukushima Daini (No 2) plant was issued after problems with the cooling systems.

Ethical Designer Opportunity! Madesmith Academy’s Sustainable Fashion Business Incubator

Eco Chic

The course is led by instructor Sumeera Rasul , who has worked with Apple, Nike, GE & Starbucks before creating Madesmith as a development platform for emerging makers & designers. Is your fashion business (small or large) looking to increase sustainability practices?

Smart Grid Coalition Presents Views to House Democratic Caucus on Job Creation and Support for Economic Recovery

Green Life Smart Life

Earlier today, at the invitation of the House Democratic Caucus, representatives of the Demand Response and Smart Grid Coalition (DRSG) presented their views on smart grid development, job creation, and economic recovery to over 200 Members of the House at the body’s annual Issues Retreat. . “The emerging smart grid brings with it skilled jobs while advancing the security and reliability of our electric grid and reducing emissions and customer prices.&# .

Make Greener Children With A Patch of Dirt

Green Prophet

When we leave God’s green earth, we have a responsibility to leave it in the same if not better shape for the next generation. section of earth in your garden bed, or a spot in nature close by your home, give your child the responsibility of overseeing the child-sized location.

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Green Mom’s Giveaway Hop – Family Prepardness Box Giveaway ends 9/16

Hug a Tree with Me

In honor of National Preparedness Month, we’ve teamed up with a group of bloggers to bring you the chance to win prizes that will help your family become more prepared in the event of an emergency or disaster. The coordinators of this giveaway hop are not responsible for fulfilling this prize.

Wanted: community spirited folk, good in a crisis

Green (Living) Review

UK: A council and a first aid charity are looking for volunteers who could support their communities in an emergency. In a major emergency such as a serious fire, flooding, snow and storms, our communities, especially rural communities, can find themselves in need of temporary support to help people who for one reason or another are having difficulties with continuing their normal daily lives. Newark, Notts.,

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5 Steps to Help Kick Migraines to the Curb.

Elephant Journal

They affect millions of people and are responsible for billions of dollars in healthcare costs. In fact, they’re one of the most common reasons people end up the emergency room. Migraines are a big problem.

The Water Behind Middle Eastern Woes | Green Prophet

Green Prophet

Leave a Response RSS click here Most Popular Hijab-Friendly Ensemble From Fashion Conscience THIS Toothbrush Is A Miswak Proposed Israeli Law to Reduce Organic Micro-Pollutants What Holds Israeli Renewable Energy Back?

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Try this Maneuver in Times of Crisis.

Elephant Journal

My experience has proven this true: a panicked response in times of emergency will. Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Health & Wellness Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) coping destressing keep calm and carry on mindfulness what to do in times of strife

Squirrels Sleep In If its Too Snowy


Delays in snow melt in Canada have led to later emergence of Columbian ground squirrels from hibernation, a study in Nature shows this week. This later emergence is implicated in declines in squirrel populations.

I took the survey

Environmental Economics

Because I was asked to: The Watauga County Emergency Management Office and local governments encourage the public to take an online survey as part of an update of the High Country Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan.

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How to make a gas shortage worse. impose a price ceiling

Environmental Economics

The weird center alignment is from the source: Governor Pat McCrory today activated North Carolina’s State Emergency Response Team to coordinate with counties regarding fuel needs as Colonial Pipeline officials continue working to fix a damaged pipeline that supplies much of the east coast with petroleum products. “I

2016 131

What does a random sample of other people think about climate policy?

Environmental Economics

Keep in mind it is not just about getting the wealthy countries to switch to greener technologies, but we also desire that emerging economies will find green technology more profitable than dirty coal. There are further responses at the link. -

2014 186

More on sea-level rise politics in North Carolina

Environmental Economics

Division of Emergency Management, which is preparing a study of sea-level impact, said an “intense push” by the group [of coastal developers] and state legislators led to key alterations. It’s not the product we had put the grant out for,” Dorman said, referring to the $5 million from the Federal Emergency Management Agency that’s paying for the study. From a 2012 N&O article about the "North Carolina Sea Level Rise Risk Management Study": John Dorman of the N.C.

An obligatory Nobel Prize post

Environmental Economics

In searching for some connection to environmental economics, the closest thing I can find is that Dr. Roth has also conducted a Zoomerang survey , which should make my November SEA "multi-method survey" presentation go much smoother: Internet surveys are an emerging methodology compared to telephone surveys. Internet surveys often yield response rates of less than 10% (20), and as low as 2% (21,22). Catherine Rampell: Two Americans, Alvin E.

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10 Reasons Why Cities Should Consider Going Car-Free


This region of the brain is responsible for our memory. The art of socializing is found to increase oxytocin reserves, which buffer the “fight or flight” response, and instead cultivates the “tend and befriend” response.

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How do bird species compete with each other?

10,000 Birds

So these complex ecological interactions and systems must emerge as a result of individual behaviors, which also means to some extent, at levels within (below) the species we see interacting. Here we show that in two species of bluebirds, cycles of replacement of one by the other emerge as an indirect consequence of maternal influence on offspring behavior in response to local resource availability. Ecology is amazing.

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Why Robin Hood is at fault for the political issues in the U.S. and U.K.

Environmental Economics

This philosophy implicitly or explicitly guides the aid for economic development, aid for health, and aid for humanitarian emergencies. Citizenship comes with a set of rights and responsibilities that we do not share with those in other countries.

2016 169

MTurk costs more (so what?)

Environmental Economics

Researchers have said the change will mean a significant extra charge to younger scholars who have relied on the service to quickly gather a large number of survey responses at a low cost. While graduate students conducting research once had to spend a day or two surveying undergraduates, they can now gather at least double the number of responses in two hours using Mechanical Turk, he said. It still costs less than all of the higher quality substitutes, right?

2015 155

Top 30 Bike Lanes in the World (12 Are Outside Europe)


Reducing EMT response times. When someone dials 911 (or 999, or whatever the emergency number is in that country), ambulances are dispatched to get to the person in need of assistance.

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Going Green Off the Grid

Green Home Blog

As each new generation emerges amidst the digital whirlwind technology that keeps expanding beyond our control (hello Apple’s 6 iPhone versions in five years) it is no wonder they take this planet for granted. Going Green Off the Grid. Inside an earthship at Greater World.

2012 186

Surprise: Congress ignores the obvious

Environmental Economics

With legislative days running short, Senator Harry Reid, Democrat of Nevada, the majority leader, is likely to ignore the bipartisan highway funding bill that emerged last week from the Senate Finance Committee and put the House’s version to a vote, likely just before the long August recess. The most ardent conservatives have said the highway fund should go broke and responsibility for highways and bridges should return to state and local governments.

2014 168

Green Future: Google Invests $1 Billion in Clean Energy

Environmental News Network

Environmental implications top the list of benefits for alternative resources; next is saving money; and then, finally, it serves as a sort of emergency backup. Emergency energy in times of extreme weather is exactly what tech companies need to stay operational and outlast the competition.

Diseases Caused by Water Pollution


EMERGENCY. Trachoma is responsible for the visual impairment or blindness of nearly two million people in the poorest, most rural areas of Africa, Central and South America, Asia, Australia and the Middle East. Emergency situations: The best way to get clean water.

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10 Future Green Job Opportunities

Green Home Blog

As more information emerges regarding our exposure to a toxic slew of cleaning products that seem to be slowly diseasing or even killing us over time, people are demanding more green solutions. Known as a Sustainability Expert or Professional, this career revolves around helping existing businesses to operate in a responsible, sustainable and green decision making way. Each day a need for a green expert or service emerges. 10 Future Green Job Opportunities.

Is Luhvul a climatopolis?

Environmental Economics

  That includes identifying some of the weather threats, ramping up the emergency-response system, buying out some residents of flood-prone areas, introducing green infrastructure such as plant-covered roofs, and launching an effort to cool the city by restoring the vastly depleted tree canopy.

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