Earth911 Inspiration: For Future Generations


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Emiratis Fear Dwindling Water Supplies Will Impact Future Generation

Green Prophet

A rising number of Emiratis are concerned about water scarcity and what it could mean for future generations. The survey found that 28% of Emiratis worry that limited natural resources will be a real issue for future generations and 25% of married couples with children in the UAE are concerned that there will be not enough fresh water for their children.


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First All-African American Team Climbs Denali

Cool Green Science

Conservancy Talk sat down with Denali Expedition member Ryan Mitchell to hear about the hike and why he is working build a new and more diverse generation of outdoor enthusiasts and conservationists. In June 2013, for the first time ever, an all-African American team of mountaineers set off to climb Denali (also known as Mount McKinley) in Alaska , the highest peak in North America.

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Becoming a Witness to Climate Change

Cool Green Science

budget cuts are threatening the future of the Observatory. Climate Change Global Warming Science carbon dioxide carbon emissions climate change adapation climate change effects climate change impacts david letterman future generations global warming Hawaii keeling curve m sanjayan mauna loa observatory Nature Conservancy magazine Sanjayan scientist showtime Years of Living Dangerously Sanjayan is the lead scientist for The Nature Conservancy.

Green Mom: It’s the Little Things

Cool Green Science

As a mom, and as someone whose outside-of-the-home job has me tuned in to green news, I always wonder (okay, worry) about the next generation. Adaptation Climate Change Conservation Issues Featured Post 1 Green Living Kids future generations green kids green mom kids and nature kids in nature litter little things Megan Sheehan Mothers'' Day Nature Conservancy nature rocks next generation teaching kids It’s a big world out there, but we can all make a difference.

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A Commitment to Nature: Legacy Club Celebrates 20 Years

Cool Green Science

These moments in nature bring me such peace and tranquility , and knowing that The Nature Conservancy will continue to protect precious places around the world, in whatever small part due to my bequest, is one of the best gifts I can leave to the next generations.”. If you’re interested in creating a lasting legacy for generations to come, you can join The Legacy Club by sharing with us that you have named the Conservancy in your will or estate plan or by making a life-income gift.

Father’s Day: Playing with Fire

Cool Green Science

Featured Post 1 Fire Forests Kids The Nature Conservancy United States children controlled burn father''s day fire ecology fire management fire worker fireworker future generations good fire kids kids and nature longleaf pine megafires piney grove preserve prescribed burn prescribed fire Red-cockaded Woodpecker restoration sam lindblom training Virginia wildfires “Don’t play with fire.”. As kids most of us heard that line.

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Interior Secretary Jewell Announces Strong Conservation Agenda

Cool Green Science

It recognizes nature as one of America’s most valuable assets, and reflects the kind of constructive, solution-oriented approach to government decision-making needed to get us to an environmentally sound and prosperous future. I couldn’t agree more with her focus on educating and involving America’s young people in conservation, and I’m proud of our own efforts at the Conservancy to engage younger generations. Mark Tercek is the president and CEO of The Nature Conservancy.

Q&A with Jonathan Lash: Dialogues on the Environment

Cool Green Science

My generation is leaving a world in a precarious state. Their generation will have to address the problems of global warming, ecosystem destruction, loss of biodiversity and toxification we have created. Mark Tercek is the president and CEO of The Nature Conservancy and author of Nature’s Fortune: How Business and Society Thrive By Investing in Nature. You can follow Mark on Twitter @MarkTercek and find more of his writing on The Huffington Post.

Dialogues on the Environment: Q&A with Bill McKibben

Cool Green Science

Ultimately this is a fight between the future, and the fossil fuel industry. We’re doing some good work in this area, from our Nature Works Everywhere education initiative to Leaders in Environmental Action for the Future (LEAF) internship program. Mark Tercek is the president and CEO of The Nature Conservancy. You can follow Mark on Twitter @MarkTercek.

Secretary Kerry's Solar Surge - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

On Monday President Obama made it crystal clear that his Administration "will respond to the threat of climate change, knowing that the failure to do so would betray our children and future generations." It will be tough convincing everyone to make such a radical change, but it is definitely in our future. Compass. « On Heels of Inaugural Address, Sierra Club Announces Coal Retirement Milestone | Main.

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What price will children have to pay for three or four carbon-happy generations?

Green Blog

Lord David Puttnam, ambassador for Unicef UK, asks on BBC’s Green Room what kind of price our children and future generations will have to pay for “the three or four carbon-happy generations that have lived before them?”. They will unquestionably carry the greatest burden – both as children and as future adults – and yet they are the least culpable for its damage.”. Photo credit: Julien Harneis.

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Models for Protecting the Environment for Future Generations

The Green Changemakers

Models for Protecting the Environment for Future Generations Get your own at Scribd or explore others: Education Green [link] HOW TO PROTECT THE FUTURE [Rachel's introduction: As more and more people recognize that humans are ruining the planet as a place suitable for human habitation, a central question comes into focus: how can we protect the future, to assure that our children will have a hospitable planet to live on?

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Top 10 Ways to Be Healthier at Home by Going Green

Green Living Guy

Many people are going green at home today to save future generations and create a healthy environment for their families. With constant climate changes, adopting a greener lifestyle would be essential.

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How to Encourage Children to Be More Sustainable

Green Living Guy

If we do nothing to protect the environment, the impact could burden future generations with disease and illness. Climate change is already harming people’s health worldwide.

Gold Coast leads way in beachfront rainforest restoration

A Greener Life

The project is set to create one of the largest areas of littoral rainforest in the country and deliver valuable greenspace for the Gold Coast’s future. By News Leads. The City of Gold Coast is undertaking one of Australia’s largest ever beachfront rainforest restoration projects.

The IOC creates an Olympic Forest

A Greener Life

Through this initiative, the IOC is showing climate leadership within the sports world and beyond, and highlighting that we all have a role to play in preserving a healthy planet for future generations.”. Photo credit: IOC. By Anders Lorenzen.

Quote of the Day: On the inequity of the tragedy of the commons (and King Kong Bundy)

Environmental Economics

Marco Lambertini, director general of WWF International said: ‘In the space of a single generation, human activity has severely damaged the ocean by catching fish faster than they can reproduce while also destroying their nurseries. Profound changes are needed to ensure abundant ocean life for future generations. ‘We

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A carbon tax in a congressional budget proposal?

Environmental Economics

We can no longer afford to ignore our responsibility to future generations to address climate change before it is irreversible. From the Congressional Progressive Caucus "Back to Work" Budget (I love these Hollywood titles on legislative proposals!): The Back to Work Budget would impose on polluters a $25 per ton price on carbon dioxide (increasing at 5.6% a year), rebating 25% of all revenues as refundable credits to protect low income families.

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4 Hidden Sources Of Environmental Damage

Green Prophet

Future generations are going to pay for our convenience. The gold dust bought at Walmart may make your graduation photo pretty. But one blow and it’s forever cycling as microplastics that will get into our lungs.

3 global reports on climate change we can’t ignore

Green Prophet

To governments attending Cop25 in Madrid, the eyes of all future generations are upon you. Greta is not going to be happy. Three stark reports on the rising carbon emissions and impacts on global temperatures have been released in the last week.

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The world has two energy problems

Green (Living) Review

By Michael Smith (Veshengro) The rich use too much of it, and the poor have too little. Someone asked: "What's the higher moral imperative preferred? Poverty and reduced living standards commensurate with lower emissions or higher carbon emissions and all the benefits of a modern society?"

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"California Officials Assure Residents There Still Plenty Of Other Natural Resources To Waste"

Environmental Economics

Aronow added that if residents did their part and focused on wasting other resources for the time being, then the state’s water table could recover, and future generations of Californians would be able to know the joys of poorly setting up a lawn sprinkler that directs the majority of its water onto the roadway and sidewalk.

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I like to watch*

Environmental Economics

On Wednesday, June 26, they will explain the results from the model, which is the only model of its kind to look at distributional impacts across current and future generations of people. Growth has it seasons. First comes spring and summer, but then we have fall and winter.

2013 125

Arnold Schwarzenegger: climate change is not science fiction

Green (Living) Review

And it is our responsibility to leave this world a better place than we found it, but right now we are failing future generations.”

2015 139

Would someone please edit this Wikipedia entry?

Environmental Economics

In other words, it is a business that “meets the needs of the present world without compromising the ability of the future generations to meet their own needs.” It From Wikipedia : Sustainable business, or green business, is an enterprise to be that has no negative impact on the global or local environment, community, society, or economy—a business that strives to meet the triple bottom line.

2013 125

It’s time to redefine sustainability


This matters because if we want more people to contribute to a sustainable future, they would first need to know what to do, what the goal is. percent of the definitions included words such as “future,” “permanent” or “forever.”

There is nothing funny about climate change

Environmental Economics

Unless greenhouse-gas emissions are drastically reduced by then, the report concludes, it will be too late to avoid inflicting a grave environmental catastrophe upon future generations. "We Via The Onion : A new report from the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warned Monday that global warming is likely to become completely irreversible if no successful effort is made to slow down the trend before 2006.

Is the special issue a joke too?

Environmental Economics

The traditional understanding of the concept—meeting the needs of present generation without compromising the needs of the future generation—has been found to be concentrated to resource usage and allocation. This email was machine generated

2015 144

Beware the ‘Great Reset’: a power grab by billionaires

Low Impact

For the purposes of the Great Reset, the World Economic Forum has declared these Global Shapers to be the representatives of the young generation, who are to ensure that the reform plans are in the long-term interest of future generations (of elites).

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150 hurricanes later, these island people can teach us a few things about surviving climate change

Green (Living) Review

And yet the Gullahs and Geechees have found ways to preserve their culture and ways of living for generations. That means, she explained to me in August, that people and businesses (since courts say corporations are people too) must “live in balance with the land and water in such a way that we will be able to sustain life for future generations.”

Greenpeace against Arab world’s first nuclear power plant

Green Prophet

Nawah will generate up to 5,600 megawatts of energy from the 4 units at Barakah, supplying approximately 25% of the UAE’s electricity requirements. The first nuclear energy plant in the United Arab Emirates goes online on the Gulf Coast east of Qatar.

Pros and Cons of Organic Farming


Takes future generations into account. Reduces the generation of greenhouse gases (due to a reduction in fossil fuel use during production). #10 10 Takes future generations into account. Organic farming methods are restorative and require low inputs, and therefore it does not destroy the land and natural resources for future generations.

Secrets of Green Cultures Part 1: The Nabataeans, Water Warriors

Green Home Blog

It is learning from history that enables future generations to survive what is essentially the same challenges tackled in the past that need to be addressed today. Imagine a culture that could teach today’s society a thing or two about respecting and harvesting the free, natural resource of water. The Nabataeans were green before their time. They followed a mission of ingenuity while other tribes relied on Nature’s unpredictable handouts.

United States, United By Nature

Cool Green Science

These opportunities spring from the wisdom of earlier generations of Americans who recognized and agreed upon the need to protect these places for present and future generations. The United States has a long, bipartisan tradition of conservation in sustaining our lands and waters for present and future generations.


Green (Living) Review

She is passionate about sustainable design and connecting communities to create change for future generations to bring back values, skills, and community. INTRODUCING “NEW WAVE”: WOOL AND THE GANG IS LAUNCHING A BRAND NEW ECO YARN MADE FROM RECYCLED PLASTIC Wool and the Gang is excited to share it's latest fibre innovation: New Wave. Our new conscious yarn for the new wave knitter.

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There's Another Climate Champ in the White House

Sierra Club Compass

Last week, President Obama’s speech about climate action was filled with mentions of protecting our planet for the sake of future generations. That may be in part because his oldest daughter - Malia Obama - has been bringing up the subject of climate change at family dinners.

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‘Agrihoods’ Provide Suburban Living Built Around Community Farms – Not Golf Courses

Green (Living) Review

We are waking up to what’s needed to ensure the prosperity of future generations and the health of the planet. California’s first farm-to-table new home community just opened. Called “ The Cannery ,” it’s a residential project designed and put together by The New Home Company. Designed with a seven acre urban farm near the center of downtown Davis, this 100 acre project is considered to be the very first agrihood built on what used to be industrial land.

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The greenest president?* Cast your vote here!

Environmental Economics

Max Aufhammer ( The Future is at Stake ): The past eight years of the Obama presidency have brought monumental change for the better in the environmental and energy arena. I would argue that he will be remembered by many future generations as the Greenest president this country has ever had.

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A bit of Land Grant University history

Environmental Economics

The lecture is designed to kindle a spirit of excellence in future generations of agricultural economics graduate students. From the back story of Tuesday's NY Times Morning Brief : Strains of Edward Elgar’s “Pomp and Circumstance” March No. 1 are echoing across the land this commencement season. For hundreds of thousands of undergraduates, higher education was made possible, in part, by the U.S. government’s two Morrill Acts.

2016 143

A microwave is going to cost you more

Environmental Economics

that capture the future damage from sea-level rise more explicitly. than its previous estimate of $22, with the value rising each year: Again, as the chart shows, a lot depends on what “social discount rate” you use to value future generations — the central value is considered to be 3 percent.

2013 146

Palestinian planned city Rawabi gets water link

Green Prophet

It’s a first for Palestinians in the West Bank – a planned city that from the ground up has been modelled to be a sustainable home for future generations of Palestinians in the West Bank, Palestinian Authority. Last week the city Rawabi was officially hooked up to its lifeline, Israeli water support, and soon will be home to 5,000 families – one day as many as 40,000 people will live there according to construction plans.

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Impact of Plastic Bags on the Environment


If a change is not made many of the natural cycles that have been in balance for thousands of years may become lopsided, leading to unknown issues for future generations. Plastic bags cause many negative effects for. us and the environment. We use plastic bags out of convenience and ignorance of their seriously negative consequences. Plastic waste affects all types of biomes and organisms. .

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