Highlights from Costa Rica, Global Bird Weekend, 2020

10,000 Birds

If the birding world had an official holiday, it would have to be Global Big Day (GBD). Since the first Global Big Day in May of 2016, this free worldwide event has taken off like a rocket to Mars. Destinations Costa Rica Global Big Day

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Global Warming Helps International Relations

Living Green & Saving Energy

Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Global Warming Helps International Relations by greenwise on January 17, 2011 Although the rate of sea level rise has likely been overstated—indeed, a major scientific paper on this topic was formally retracted by leading climate scientists last year—there are signs that ocean levels are slowly on the rise.

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Living Green & Saving Energy

Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Global Warming Helps International Relations by greenwise on January 17, 2011 Although the rate of sea level rise has likely been overstated—indeed, a major scientific paper on this topic was formally retracted by leading climate scientists last year—there are signs that ocean levels are slowly on the rise.

Global Citizenship Education

The Green Changemakers

Global Citizenship in the Classroom: A guide for teachers A practical and reflective guide for teachers This guide is packed with practical tools and advice for teachers wanting to embed global citizenship in their classrooms.

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Forecasting global oil demand

Environmental Economics

Exxon Mobil, for example, projects that global demand for oil will keep growing — by just over 13 percent from today, to 109 million barrels of oil a day by 2040. But the International Energy Agency’s projections include one situation where demand could drop by 22 percent, to 74 million barrels a day by 2040, if measures are put in place to keep global warming at levels that, while still dangerous, could avoid the most devastating consequences.

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Aviation needs a moonshot: Geoffrey Lipman on greening emissions globally

Green Prophet

For anyone who is wondering where the aviation industry is headed next and how to feel about it, Geoffrey Lipman, one of the key figures in the global travel and tourism industry provides some insights. . Geoffrey Lipman was Executive Director of the International Air Transport Association, President of the World Travel & Tourism Council and Assistant Secretary General of the UN World Tourism Organisation.

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International Support For Obama’s Climate Promises

Sierra Club Compass

Given this very real threat, it’s a relief - and a surprise to some - that the outlook for this region is relatively favorable in the the global context. We underscore the importance of continuing to encourage innovative approaches to promoting energy efficiency and clean energy, including renewables, and of taking action on climate change, domestically and internationally.”. Nicole Ghio, Sierra Club International Climate Program Representative.

Supporting International Food Workers Week for Thanksgiving

Sierra Club Compass

International Food Workers Week : What Does the Minimum Wage Have to Do With Sustainable Food? Many of us are aware of the effect that that our globalized food production system has on climate disruption and environmental degradation, whether it is carbon pollution from transportation across global supply chains, methane emissions from the livestock industry, or pesticides, preservatives and genetic modifications to our food.

International day for biological diversity

Green (Living) Review

On the UN International Day for Biological Diversity, The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) calls for a greater awareness of the threats to marine biodiversity as without life in the ocean there would be no life on Earth. The first global census of marine life (which ran from 2000 to 2010) has logged 250,000 species; yet in its final report, the census team suggested that for every species known, there are at least four yet to be discovered.

International Day of Peace—Here are some Simple ways to Get Involved!

Elephant Journal

International Day of Peace, on September 21st, is an annual day of global ceasefire and non-violence. Enlightened Society Inspiring (Wow) Non New-Agey Spirituality WAYLON: Today Only Yoga 21 Sept cease fire Get Involved give peace a chance International Day of Peace peace peace day September 21 Simple ways world peace

Holiday Season Brings Big Developments For International Coal Financing

Sierra Club Compass

There, strong local opposition to this plant backed by the Japanese Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) has delayed construction over two years as residents refuse to sell their land as they protest the project. Even still, both JBIC and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) are reported as possible financiers of Sumitomo Corporation’s proposed 4,000 MW coal-fired power plant in Andhra Pradesh, India. Coal International

Ricky Gervais Launches Cruelty Free International

Eccorazzi

The 50-year-old comedian and animal activist wants a global ban on cosmetic testing with animals. Read More. Animals Causes Featured News Video ricky gervais

International airports source local farm food in 30 countries

Green Prophet

Following an international trend pressuring large food chains to think local and source local food, Autogrill, the multinational company known for its motorway and airport restaurants in 30 countries, is partnering with the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (or the FAO) to do just that. It is estimated that roughly one third of the food produced globally for human consumption – approximately 1.3

Don’t Miss the First October Global Big Day!

10,000 Birds

This coming Saturday we will be able to participate in the first October Global Big Day! Every year for the last four years Global Big Day has set new heights for a single day of birding. This massively international collaborative birding event has been so great Cornell Lab wants to have another worldwide eBird Big Day in October. The post Don’t Miss the First October Global Big Day!

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TerraCycle Goes Global! Brazil first in TerraCycle International

Green (Living) Review

This new global launch comes less than six months after launching with Frito-Lay in the USA. This launch marks the first step in TerraCycle's efforts to go global. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) In the beginning of June 2009, TerraCycle, the upcycling company, officially launched in Brazil. The expansion now into Brazil – with other countries to follow, so we understand – makes an important point, namely that big business is not always a bad guy and does not have to bee seen as such.

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Finding Inspiration in the International Year of the Reef

Conservancy Talk

In this, the International Year of the Reef , it is easy to get discouraged about the future of coral reefs and the ecosystem services they provide. Coral reefs are being seriously degraded by global and local threats. It was such a relief to see this after seeing so many reefs severely damaged by global and local threats in other places around the world.

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Exclusive: Humane Society International On the Dog Meat Trade In China

Eccorazzi

You might remember the huge global outcry against the Yulin Dog Meat Festival this past June. Read More The post Exclusive: Humane Society International On the Dog Meat Trade In China appeared first on Ecorazzi. Over four million people signed a petition asking the Chinese government to stop it. Animals Causes News Top News

Alberta Tar Sands wildfire and global warming

Green Prophet

Alberta Canada’s massive wildfire, which has now consumed an area larger than Hong Kong and threatens to reach the border with neighboring Saskatchewan, is another startling example that may be attributed to the ravages of global warming. According to informed sources in International Business Times, the Alberta oil or tar sands account for more than 80% of Canada’s entire petroleum production. As for the Middle East, the worst may yet to come, regarding global warming.

Increased Focus on Compostable Products for International Compost Awareness Week

Green (Living) Review

BPI, USCC Announce Increased Focus on Compostable Products for International Compost Awareness Week Healthy soil and global food security are intertwined, as are composting and diversion of food residuals. The US Composting Council and Biodegradable Products Institute (BPI) are solidifying their partnership to facilitate increased food scrap collection, diverting valuable materials from the waste stream for high quality compost manufacturing.

Slow Burn: The Internal Implosion of Direct Action Everywhere

Eccorazzi

While DxE claims to be built upon the work of thousands of delegates across the globe, they have a six person “global steering committee” that is made up exclusively of people from Core Chapters, prompting questions as to just how “global” this committee could possibly be. This kind of internal implosion isn’t brought on without time and cause, so where does one begin when it comes to the recent slow burn of one of the United States’ loudest animal rights groups?

Ke$ha Named Humane Society International’s First Global Ambassador for Animals

Eccorazzi

Now, the singer has been named Humane Society International’s (HSI) first Global Ambassador for Animals. Ke$ha, with her interest in our cause and international recognition, is in a unique position to help us promote a global culture of compassion for animals.&#. “I am honored to be the first HSI Global Ambassador because my music is inspired by the freedom and primal beauty of animals and the natural world,&# she says.

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International Call for Papers: Ecosexuality Anthology

Green Prophet

” Greenprophet.com is the sole English-language voice in the Middle East that offers a platform for discussing the tenets of ecosexuality, and we’ve expressed the regional importance of the relationship between ecosex and global peace. It generates global awareness of love as the ecology of life on planet Earth…Ecosexuality revisits every aspect of life as an opportunity for the intellectual, spiritual, political and artistic expression of ecosexual love….

Another Global Financial Institution Moves Beyond Coal

Sierra Club Compass

It’s official: international financial institutions (IFIs) don’t see any place for coal in a 21st-clean energy economy. Treasury to replicate coal restrictions at the international financial institutions where the U.S. Justin Guay, Sierra Club's International Climate Program. Coal International

Holiday Season Brings Big Developments For International Coal Financing

Sierra Club Compass

There, strong local opposition to this plant backed by the Japanese Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) has delayed construction over two years as residents refuse to sell their land as they protest the project. Even still, both JBIC and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) are reported as possible financiers of Sumitomo Corporation’s proposed 4,000 MW coal-fired power plant in Andhra Pradesh, India. Coal International

2013 International Compost Awareness Week Poster Winner Announced

Green (Living) Review

BETHESDA, MD, January 16, 2013 : A high school junior from Michigan has been recognized by the United States Composting Council (USCC) as the International Compost Awareness Week poster contest winner. This year’s poster contest was truly an international event with each division winner representing a different country. Composting Council invites everyone to join in celebrating International Compost Awareness Week, May 6-12, 2013.

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Istanbul: 500 Youth Activists Gather for Global Power Shift Summit

Green Prophet

The activists, each a leader in their home country, have gathered from 134 nations to attend the Global Power Shift Summit organized by 350.org – the same group responsible for over 20,000 international peaceful demonstrations to date. Joao Scarpelini, one of the lead coordinators of Global Power Shift from Brazil, said, “I want to welcome everyone that believes in the power of young people,” according to a recent statement released by the organizers.

The First International Skateboard Film Festival to Hit L.A. This Fall

Wend Magazine

The first International Skateboard Film Festival will take place in Los Angeles this fall, from September 13th through the 15th at the Art Theatre of Long Beach. According to the website , the Academy will not only define judging criteria and nominate judges, it will also stand as “the foundation for the Festival’s long-term and global vision.&#.

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3 Things You Can Do Right Now To Help Support International Climate Action

Sierra Club Compass

And next month, Power Shift is going global. Now we must continue this incredible momentum by working toward international climate action. Victoria Keller, Sierra Student Coalition and Online Organizing Intern. For years, the Sierra Student Coalition along with many other youth environmental activist groups have been engaged with Power Shift , an online community of young people working across the U.S. to empower one another to act on climate.

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JEL (52,2) p. 424 - Addressing Global Environmental Externalities: Transaction Costs Considerations

Environmental Economics

"Addressing Global Environmental Externalities: Transaction Costs Considerations." Is there a way to understand why some global environmental externalities are addressed effectively, whereas others are not? This approach views international cooperation as a contractual process among country leaders to assign those property rights. It is always an event when an environmental paper shows up in an AEA journal: Libecap, Gary D. 2014. "Addressing

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Airbus launches international species conservation project

Green (Living) Review

Airbus is committing significant resources to fostering global diversity. The photo competition for school children enjoyed significant international success in 2009. A touring exhibition was created from the prize-winning photos and this exhibition is being shown this year at UNESCO’s General Conference in Paris, the Winter Olympic Games in Canada, the International Tourism Exhibition in Berlin, and at the UN conferences in Nairobi, Tokyo and New York.

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Global Citizenship Lesson Plan

The Green Changemakers

This lesson is designed to introduce students to Global Citizenship through the United Nation’s 2030 Agenda of Sustainable Development Goals and by leveraging the Atlantic Council for International Cooperation (ACIC) membership in the Atlantic Provinces. There are three stations that present Global Citizenship from a number of different angles.

Global Campaign Against Cosmetics Animal Testing Unveiled

Eccorazzi

Today Humane Society and LUSH Cosmetics unveiled an international campaign to stop animal testing for cosmetic products. Read More. Animals Causes News Top News

Nature’s Place on the Global Stage

Conservancy Talk

Leaders from every corner of the globe are talking about the growing demands for food, water and energy, as global population is expected to reach 9 billion by 2050. Today, The Nature Conservancy teamed up with the UN Development Programme and the Global Island Partnership to bring leaders together to share their experiences and learn from one another. Kathleen Hunt, Care International’s representative to the UN, outlines Care’s approach to nature and development.

An international day for electronic waste

Green Prophet

More than one hundred organisations from over forty countries worldwide will organise activities as part of the second International E-Waste Day taking place on 14 th October. An international association of e-waste collection schemes, and its members, brings together e-waste stakeholders across the world to promote the correct disposal of electrical and electronic equipment to enable reuse and recycling. All of these will be promoted locally on and around International E-waste Day.

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Palm oil biofuels push up global food prices

Green Prophet

For 2019 as a whole, the index – which tracks monthly changes in the international prices of commonly-traded food commodities – averaged 171.5 The rally was in part prompted by rising crude oil prices, which encouraged Brazil’s sugar mills to use more sugarcane supplies to produce ethanol, leading to reduced sugar availability in the global market. Palm tree seeds Adjamé Market, Abidjan, Ivory Coast.

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Why Improving Global Maternal Health Matters.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Health & Wellness advocacy childbirth ethiopia international reporting project maternal death maternal health women Ethiopia, the second most populous country in Africa, is one of the five most dangerous places to be a mother in the world. One in 27 women die from complications of pregnancy or childbirth (25,000 annually) in Ethiopia.

Record High for Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Green (Living) Review

New Worldwatch Institute report critically examines global greenhouse gas emissions Washington, D.C. The disappointing climate conference in Warsaw, Poland-which was intended to lay the groundwork for a global climate agreement in 2015-stands in sharp contrast to the continued growth in emissions of greenhouse gases. The international community must take swift action, concludes a new Vital Signs Online trend released by the Worldwatch Institute ( www.worldwatch.org ).

Cruelty Free International calls for a ban on household product testing on animals

Green (Living) Review

Leading manufacturers support Cruelty Free International’s call for Government to ‘Clean Up Cruelty’ with a ban on household product testing on animals London, UK, Oct 2013 – Leading brands including Astonish, Method and Ecover have joined with the international campaigning organization, Cruelty Free International , to request the UK government make good on its pledge to introduce a ban for testing household products and their ingredients on animals.

People to People International

The Green Changemakers

HISTORY The purpose of People to People International is to enhance international understanding and friendship through educational, cultural and humanitarian activities involving the exchange of ideas and experiences directly among peoples of different countries and diverse cultures. People to People International is dedicated to enhancing cross-cultural communication within each community, and across communities and nations. Adopting an international project.

Progress in Alternative Power, From National to Global Views

Green Home Blog

Or, as the International Energy Agency (IEA) puts it: “An increased level of systems thinking is needed to integrate the broad range of individual. Let’s address the issues point by point: Internationally, solar energy has grown from three countries vested to more than 10.

Emma Watson To Host Q&A On Facebook For International Women’s Day

Eccorazzi

Actress and UN Women Global Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson will take part in a special Facebook Live event in London as part of International Women’s Day. The “Harry Potter” actress shared a Read More The post Emma Watson To Host Q&A On Facebook For International Women’s Day appeared first on Ecorazzi.

IRENA Produces Free Global Renewable Energy Atlas

Green Prophet

Thanks to the 2013 Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week (we were invited to), some new development partnerships between United Arab Emirates renewables company, Masdar, and both the Jordanian and French governments were formed; Greenpeace released Jordan’s Energy Future , their first report specific to the Arab world; and now Green Prophet’s learned that the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) based in Abu Dhabi just launched a Global Renewable Energy Atlas.

Global Economic Sharing: The Most Important Debate of Our Time?

Green (Living) Review

For many, the practice of sharing represents a global cultural shift towards empathy, trust and generosity, and holds the greatest source of hope for economic and social transformation. What’s seldom recognised, however, is how the global conversation on sharing is often conducted implicitly and unknowingly by campaigners, activists and progressive analysts.