Fuel Economy Standards Are Essential to Our Health, Environment and Economy

Conservancy Talk

It starts on the highways of Southern California in the 1950s and 60s with tens of thousands of cars stuck in traffic emitting noxious pollutants as their fuel evaporates from carburetors, engines and gas tanks.

Half of Tel Aviv’s Metropolitan Area Trash to be Used as Fuel

Green Prophet

Hiriya just south of Tel Aviv went from being a teeming trash mountain to a renowned recycling center , and now it will also be the site of the Middle East’s largest Refuse Derived Fuel (RDF) plant.

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Chewing Gum And The Environment

Green Living Tips

You could well be chewing fossil fuel. Chewing gum? Cutting back on chewing or. bubble gum, or being especially careful of how you dispose of it, is just one of. the many little things we can do to reduce our environmental impact

Fossil Fuel Subsidies: A Global Scandal.

Elephant Journal

The poorest 20 percent of developing countries only marginally benefit from energy subsidies.

Happy Earth Day? Prices v. the Environment

Environmental Economics

Ever wonder whether care for the environment outweighs the incentive power of low prices?  Overall, only 45 percent of this year's hybrid and EV trade-ins have gone toward the purchase of another alternative fuel vehicle, down from just over 60 percent in 2012. Never before have loyalty rates for alt-fuel vehicles fallen below 50 percent. "For   Wonder no more.

Great News on Fossil Fuels for Environmentalists Today.

Elephant Journal

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Dialogues on the Environment: Q&A with Bill McKibben

Conservancy Talk

Bill McKibben: If he halts it, he has a big, broad and somewhat unified movement at his back to accomplish more; if he okays it, that movement will still be there, but it will have seen once more that fossil fuel money rules the roost in DC.

Happy Earth Day – 5 Facts you Didn’t Know About the Environment

Hug a Tree with Me

We walk on its soil and breathe in its air, we point and awe at the animals and quench our thirst with its liquid, yet we truly no nothing about the environment. The overall oxygen levels has declined in the last few decades largely due to burning of fossil fuels and deforestation.

Dialogues on the Environment: Q&A with Sir Richard Branson

Conservancy Talk

There are literally thousands of businesses, many in the tourism industry, that depend on an intact marine environment for their long-term survival. We have started to make some progress on waste, procurement and fuels. View all of Mark’s Dialogues on the Environment ».

Q&A with Elizabeth Kolbert: Dialogues on the Environment

Conservancy Talk

Elizabeth Kolbert: Right now, fossil fuels are central to just about everything that we do, including reading and writing on the web! Biodiversity Climate Change Interviews de-extinction dialogues on the environment Elizabeth Kolbert endangered species environmentalism extinction Mark Tercek

McKibben To Environment Movement: ‘Be More Confrontational’

Green Prophet

Well, according to Bill McKibben the problem is pretty obvious- it’s the the fossil fuel industry. As McKibben adds, fossil fuel companies that are changing the face of the planet in dangerous ways are the real ‘radicals’ The Environment Is Not Just For White People.

Dialogues on the Environment: Q&A with Jason Clay

Conservancy Talk

What I know from my own childhood and have seen around the world, is that if people don’t have other options, the environment doesn’t stand a chance. Mark Tercek: We clearly agree that business can be a constructive ally to the environment.

The US DOE has declared the “new” fuels for 2040

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The US Department of Energy (DOE) sees coal, natural gas, and oil as the “new” fuels in 2040. The problem is that this is at the expense of the environment. ecocide climate change fossil fuels US DOE stupidity

Majority of Americans say we should do whatever it takes to protect the environment

Green Blog

A new survey titled “ Beyond Red vs. Blue: The Political Typology &# (pdf) from the Pew Resarch Center shows that public support for the environment and alternative energy sources is strong on both sides of the political scale in America.

Dialogues on the Environment: Q&A with Stewart Brand

Conservancy Talk

I would also add that predictions of “peak oil,” “peak fossil fuels,” and the like have proven so consistently wrong that they can be discarded entirely and in perpetuity. Mark Tercek is the president and CEO of The Nature Conservancy.

Fossil fuels and others of a similar nature

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) While fossil fuels, no doubt, are a problem for the biosphere – I hate nowadays to use the word environment as it has also other connotations – other fuels that are being burned in motor vehicles, even though they are created from plants and other resources, still have, as far as air pollution is concerned, the same or even worse an impact. But how are we going to carry on motoring without those fuels then?

Animal Fats as Fuel for Planes, Trains and Automobiles


Animal-fat based biodiesel might be a greener alternative than the consumption of jet fuels but what will it mean for animals? Causes Environment News Top NewsRead More.

Politics Makes Scrapping Fossil Fuel Subsidies in the Gulf Difficult

Green Prophet

Making fuel subsidies a thing of the past may ‘half the global carbon target’, but politics is a real barrier to change in rich gulf nations. According to IEA research, 37 governments spent $409bn on artificially lowering the price of fossil fuels in 2010.

What Can Islam Do For The Environment? Lots, Actually…

Green Prophet

What can Islam do for the environment? Here’s an excerpt from an article I wrote for the world’s leading site for international politics students about what Islam can do for the environment.[E]mbracing

What's Next: Residential fuel cells for greener homes


Nippon Oil to Sell Residential Fuel Cells in Japan. Such smart systems also help reduce carbon emissions, one of the biggest byproducts of fossil fuel based energy. The result is residential fuel cells for communities to supplement energy needs. Sonia Renthlei: As we know it.

Dubai’s Mall of the Emirates Fuels the Shopping Cult

Green Prophet

Note from the editor: this photograph is part of a series called “Consumption” that seeks to document consumerism’s impact on the environment.

Fungi Could Clean Pollution, Give Fuel and Food: Egypt Research

Green Prophet

In an interview with Green Prophet, Abdel Azim reveals some of the many research projects which could help tackle waste and soil pollution, fuel scarcity and food security in the Arab world. Fungi for Fuel.

WATCH: Gisele issues challenge for World Environment Day


Goodwill Ambassador and Brazilian fashion model, Gisele Bundchen, has issued her 2012 WED Challenge to fans, with a chance to win fuel-efficient car. Causes Environment News Top News gisele bundchenRead More.

Leonardo DiCaprio Says No to Fossil Fuel Investments


The actor and environmentalist has joined a group of investors that are refusing to fund fossil fuels and Read More The post Leonardo DiCaprio Says No to Fossil Fuel Investments appeared first on Ecorazzi. Causes Environment News Top News leonardo dicaprio

How Fossil Fuel Money Plays in Northwest Elections

Sightline Daily

Over the last few years, the Northwest has been embroiled in an increasingly heated debate over its participation in fossil fuel exports. We picked five electoral contests that we believe illustrate the breadth and depth of fossil fuel money in Northwest politics.

Can Gray Infrastructure Be Green?

Conservancy Talk

This is greater than the present-day value of existing infrastructure—and means more roads, more extraction of minerals and fossil fuels, more transmission lines, more dams—in sum, a larger infrastructure footprint in nearly every country.

Online shopping and the environment

Green Living Tips

In this age of soaring gas prices and the looming threat of climate change; by doing more of your shopping online you can save on fuel, emissions and probably score a bargain on the way Getting ready for the post-Xmas sales?

Peak Phosphorus Fuels the World’s Growing Bellyache

Green Prophet

Replenish what’s removed from the environment. Whisked away down the toilet and into our waterways, we are losing stocks of phosphorus and the result can be very scary. . Looking for something new to worry about?

10 Easy Ways to Be a Greener Driver

Hug a Tree with Me

Nevertheless, our vehicles has become an almost necessity in our commute – they allow us to travel farther and quicker, and to be more efficient in our schedules and organized in our chores, and all it’s costing us is the environment.

How Food Insecurity Fuels Anger in the Middle East

Green Prophet

Connecting the Profound: Jewish Passover and the Environment

Green Prophet

Here I dig up an old interview from 2007, on the green connection to Judaism’s Passover and the environment. Q: How is Passover connected to the environment? A: The connection between Passover and the environment is somewhat indirect, but extremely profound.

Ethical Oil, Gas and Mining? EITI is the LEED of Fossil Fuels

Green Prophet

Now the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) is encouraging EITI to take this voluntary initiative one step further. Roughly half of the world’s population lives in resource-rich countries , and yet the same number survives on less than $2.50 per day.

WATCH: Daryl Hannah Talks Fossil Fuel and Veganism


Read More The post WATCH: Daryl Hannah Talks Fossil Fuel and Veganism appeared first on Ecorazzi. Causes Eats Environment News Top News Vegan daryl hannah Last Saturday, Hollywood''s greenest stars gathered together at the Warner Bros.

Israel Environment Minister Proposes Cuts to Gaza Electricity to Bridge Shortfalls

Green Prophet

Until the recent natural gas discoveries in the Mediterranean, politicians have persisted in a futile effort to compete with the fossil fuel wealth enjoyed by its Arab neighbors instead of exploiting the solar and wind resources it does have in abundance.

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Dialogues on the Environment: Q&A with Ramez Naam

Conservancy Talk

Really those experiences have given me three core lessons that I bring to thinking about the environment. The same is true when it comes to the environment and natural resources. You argue that we can all live better while doing less harm to the environment.

Plastic packaging more serious a threat than fossil fuels?

Green (Living) Review

Is plastic packaging becoming more of a serious threat to our environment than fossil fuels? Yes, fossil fuels cause CO2 and other GHG emissions but the production and then the disposal of plastic bottles and other plastic packaging, some of which cannot even be recycled, more than likely contributes much more to the problems of our Planet than does gasoline, diesel, coal, etc.

Helping the Environment by Reducing Energy Consumption

Living Green & Saving Energy

It is also a good way to safeguard the environment, since inefficient systems release harmful pollutants into the atmosphere. carbon footprint reduce fossil fuels saving energy how to reduce carbon footprint save energy

INTERVIEW: Professor A.L.I.’s Islamic Eco-Rap Sends Environment Lessons To Muslims

Green Prophet

It was fueled by my observations and life lessons. I firmly believe that my mother, who died young, died because of what we as human beings have done to the environment. A humanities instructor by day and social activist by night, Californian based hip-hop artist ‘Professor A.L.I.’

Fueling Our Future

Eco Friendly Daily

Fossil fuels provide 80 percent of the energy that powers civilization. The more fuel we burn, the more heat-trapping greenhouse gases we produce, principally carbon dioxide (CO2). Alternative Energy Climate Change EnvironmentClimate warming is accelerating as energy use soars.

Jesse Metcalfe Goes Green with Alternative Fuel on ‘Dallas’


Actor Jesse Metcalfe goes green with his character Christopher Ewing and alternative fuel sources. Entertainment Environment Film/TV News Top News jesse metcalfe larry hagmanRead More.