Ohio's Next Big Decision -- A Clean or Dirty Energy Future? - Compass

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LA Approves Plan to Buy Solar Power from Moapa River Indian Reservation » Ohios Next Big Decision -- A Clean or Dirty Energy Future? To help get the message out far and wide, the Ohio Sierra Club is launching new billboards that are taking energy efficiency to the street. Compass.

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Power Plant in Ohio to Retire, Not Refuel With Natural Gas

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Thus, the Sierra Club was happy to hear that American Electric Power (AEP), one of the largest electric utilities in the United States, plans to close a coal-fired power plant near Beverly, Ohio -- a plant that was considered for conversion to natural gas.

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All-Terrain Wine–Easy on the Palate and the Planet

Wend Magazine

Currently, The Climber pouch is available in Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay and can be purchased online or in the following states: California, Oregon, Washington, Colorado,Texas, North Carolina, Florida, New York, Vermont, Ohio, South Carolina, Georgia and Tennessee. One percent of all Climber pouch sales goes directly to the non-profit organization 1 % for the Planet. Click here to view the embedded video.

Food from Planet Vegan. ~ Dana Gornall

Elephant Journal

To be clear, I live in Ohio. Earlier this year I made the switch to eating Vegan. My reasonings for this switch are many, and I have already addressed some of them before. But one thing I have noticed since this lifestyle change is how people react to my food. A good friend of mine [.].

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Don’t Just Complain, Blame, or Worry. Do Something: How You Can Take Action for a Sustainable Planet

Conservancy Talk

On November 21, 2017, President and CEO Mark Tercek gave the keynote speech at Lake Erie College’s annual Founders Day event in Painesville, Ohio. First, I grew up right here in Ohio. Photo credit: NASA Here in Ohio, you can see some of these strategies at work.

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Art with Purpose: Toxic Sludge Edition

Environmental News Network

John Sabraw, a professor at Ohio University, is a green art innovator whose focus on sustainable practices has led him to using some unique materials. The sludge comes from old coal mines that had released metallic runoff into the Ohio River prior to 1977.

New Report: Look Before the LNG Leap - Compass

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The natural gas fracking boom is causing major environmental challenges across the country – including poisoned water in Pennsylvania, polluted air in Wyoming, earthquakes in Ohio, and profound changes to forests and farming landscapes all across the country.  Compass.

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NASA Cameras Capture Awesome Video of Pennsylvania Meteor Crash

Sustainability Ninja

Bill Cooke from the Meteoroid Environments Office, says the meteor was seen over Ohio, New York and Pennsylvania.

Recovery: Saving the Lake Erie Watersnake, A Lesson in Outreach

Nature Conservancy - Science

In 1999, when the Lake Erie watersnake was listed as federally threatened, fewer than 2,000 adults remained on the planet. Courtesy of Dr. Kristin Stanford, Ohio Sea Grant and Stone Laboratory. Courtesy of Dr. Kristin Stanford, Ohio Sea Grant and Stone Laboratory. “I

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NASA Cameras Capture Awesome Video of Pennsylvania Meteor Crash

Sustainability Ninja

Bill Cooke from the Meteoroid Environments Office, says the meteor was seen over Ohio, New York and Pennsylvania.

FLASQ Wine Offers Portable, Super Eco-Friendly Option for Hikers, Bikers, Winos and More

Wend Magazine

FLASQ aluminum bottles and screw caps are made in Ohio and Indiana, respectively. Related posts: All-Terrain Wine–Easy on the Palate and the Planet.

Last Gasp for Sandhill Cranes—Act Now!

10,000 Birds

We’ve only got 400 on the planet. The handful of pairs that are attempting to nest in Ohio appear to winter in Tennessee. Could Ohio lose its entire pioneer breeding population?

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Jason Box, Climatologist Joins Many Many Others in Opposition to Keystone XL

Celsias

Jason Box is a climatologist at Ohio State University. It's not where your usual civil disobedience comes from. he does extraordinary things in extraordinary places.But Box is taking part in his first act of civil disobedience in the next few weeks. So why?

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From My Inbox- Geography Facts

Green Earth Journey

Antarctica Antarctica is the only land on our planet that is not owned by any country. Antarctica is the driest place on the planet, with an absolute humidity lower than the Gobi desert. Ohio There are no natural lakes in the state of Ohio , everyone is manmade.

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Whale Pelvises, Pidgeon Toes and Bee Belly Bacteria

Nature Conservancy - Science

NPS Launching Virtual Ranger Program in Ohio (Outside). Small vs. large farms : A definitive guide to which is better for the planet. Bacteria from honey bees’ second honey stomachs churn out novel anti-microbial compounds.

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Top 10 Star Wars Bikes in the Galaxy (and 2 Star Trek Spies)

Icebike

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away, there was a planet called Earth. On this planet full of water and green prickly things, there was a very strange race of creatures indeed, called people.

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Backyard Birds: Looking Through the Glass by Glen Apseloff

10,000 Birds

It pays tribute, not to the general idea of backyard birds, but to the specific birds in a specific backyard in Ohio, each photographed through a window of the author’s home. A Rose-breasted Grosbeak , here, is an exciting one-off visitor, and a wonderful shot of Mourning Doves in the act of mating is the equivalent of half an hour of Animal Planet.

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Recovery: Saving American Burying Beetles, Nature’s Undertakers

Nature Conservancy - Science

Reintroduction, yet to prove successful, is ongoing in Massachusetts, Ohio and Missouri. The petitioners are not similarly constrained, claiming the beetle’s range includes not just Texas but also Massachusetts, Ohio and Missouri. “We

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LA Approves Plan to Buy Solar Power from Moapa River Indian.

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« Ohios Next Big Decision -- A Clean or Dirty Energy Future? Sierra Club® and "Explore, enjoy and protect the planet"® are registered trademarks of the Sierra Club. Compass.

Bird Surprises

10,000 Birds

We were driving up to northwestern Michigan from our homes in Ohio (me) and West ByGod Virginia (Geoff) in search of a bird species that would be a lifer for both of us: the Bohemian Waxwing. After departing our luxurious base camp in Bowling Green, Ohio (courtesy my gracious friend and hostess Anne), Geoff and I hit the open road in his Toyota truck, nicknamed (by me) The Back Breaker.

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Sustainable Cleveland, Sustainable Future

Conservancy Talk

From left to right: The Cuyahoga River in Cleveland, Ohio on fire on November 3, 1952 (Courtesy of Cleveland Press Collection at Cleveland State University Library); Clip from an episode of Rowans & Martin’s Laugh-In (Courtesy of NBC Television/Wikimedia Commons).

A Garden in an Abandoned Desert Swimming Pool: An Oasis of Food

Eco Chic

While the McClungs have some farming experience – Dennis previously worked on a dairy farm and Danielle grew up on a small farm in Ohio – they had never started their own growing operation before.

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Clean Energy Continues to Break Records, Lead the Way - Compass

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There more than 60,000 megawatts of wind power online now, which is enough to "power the equivalent of almost 15 million homes, or the number in Colorado, Iowa, Maryland, Michigan, Nevada, and Ohio combined." Compass.

Good News, Bad News: My Climate Outlook Post-Paris

Conservancy Talk

For example: In Ohio, we teamed up with the Environmental Defense Fund to make the economic case for increasing renewable energy. Climate science is essential for understanding the natural systems of our planet.

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One-Sided Keystone XL Poll Tells the Story Big Oil Wants You To Hear

Sierra Club Compass

This poll, which surveyed 1,000 voters in the swing states of Colorado, Michigan, Iowa and Ohio, showed that voters were especially worried about the risks to water quality and supplies from tar sands pipeline spills. Compass.

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One Big Step Closer to Ending Mountaintop Removal - Compass

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Sierra Club® and "Explore, enjoy and protect the planet"® are registered trademarks of the Sierra Club. Compass. « Coal Ash Dumps Threaten Our Health | Main. Celebrating Wind Week » One Big Step Closer to Ending Mountaintop Removal.

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Desensitizing children to animal exploitation is all too common, but vegan education can help

Eccorazzi

How can a child resist this opportunity to bond with the creatures we share our planet with? It happened a year and a half ago in the parking lot of a Lucky’s supermarket in Columbus, Ohio.

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New Chief Operating Officer Lois Quam Chats with Mark Tercek

Conservancy Talk

I saw first-hand the scary realities of a warming planet, but also exciting advancements in sustainable energy. Meanwhile, in my first weeks at the Conservancy, I’ve been able to visit our programs and some of our great work in Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Ohio and my native Minnesota.

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The Ten Creepiest Spiders of North America

Nature Conservancy - Science

Except no matter how many times we tell each other the tale, it’s still not true, says Richard Bradley, an associate professor emeritus at Ohio State University and president-elect of the American Arachnological Society.

Students Powered the Vote - Compass

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According to our partners at CIRCLE, "Ohio, Virginia, Pennsylvania, and Florida will be states in which young voters were essential to the Presidents reelection coalition. Sierra Club® and "Explore, enjoy and protect the planet"® are registered trademarks of the Sierra Club.

Can Two Dedicated Congressmen Make Their Colleagues Care.

Mother Jones

"The window to deal effectively with a warming planet and to mitigate long-term risks is quickly closing," they wrote in the letter, which was also signed by Rep. Skip to Navigation. Skip to Content. Mother Jones. Politics. Environment. Culture. Photo Essays. Blogs Political MoJo.

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The Latest Great Clean Energy News - Compass

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AWEA says that's enough to "power the equivalent of almost 15 million homes, or the number in Colorado, Iowa, Maryland, Michigan, Nevada, and Ohio combined." Sierra Club® and "Explore, enjoy and protect the planet"® are registered trademarks of the Sierra Club.

Military Plans Huge Solar Undertaking - Compass

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Ohios Next Big Decision -- A Clean or Dirty Energy Future? Sierra Club® and "Explore, enjoy and protect the planet"® are registered trademarks of the Sierra Club. Compass. « Canadian Clean Energy Initiative Under Attack | Main.

A Garden in an Abandoned Desert Swimming Pool: An Oasis of Food

Eco Chic

While the McClungs have some farming experience – Dennis previously worked on a dairy farm and Danielle grew up on a small farm in Ohio – they had never started their own growing operation before.

Por Favor, Brasil: Keep Debating, and You Can Change the World

Conservancy Talk

All this situated within some of the most beautiful, productive and diverse ecosystems on the planet. A particularly lively session focused on the Tapajós River —a tributary of the Amazon about the size of the Ohio River. by Michael A.

Weekend Reading 10/4/13

Sightline Daily

The very way we think about ourselves and others—and even the way we perceive reality—makes us distinct from other humans on the planet, not to mention from the vast majority of our ancestors. The Guardian put out this amazing(ly depressing) interactive last week, in case you were wondering how hot the planet will get in your lifetime. You can’t own a wolf in Oregon, but you can in Ohio.

ACTION ALERT! Tomorrow, MARCH 15, 2011, is the deadline for public.

10,000 Birds

She lives at Indigo Hill, an 80-acre wildlife sanctuary in Appalachian Ohio with her husband, Bill Thompson III, their children Phoebe and Liam, and their Boston terrier, Chet Baker. Ohio has tracked two families of their state-endangered breeding sandhill cranes and found them to have wintered over in Tennessee in 2010. A species which is the most abundant crane species on the planet.

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Treacherous Ice Storms in Kentucky—What is Gaia Saying to Us?

The Alien Next Door

The storm moved into the Northeast, dropping snow from Ohio to Main and ice in Kentucky, West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Maryland. Then in “ The Complexity of Nature ” I discuss how perspective plays a role in our perception of both our future and that of our planet.

The Nonessential Whooping Crane

10,000 Birds

You can designate it thus; you can legally call it a Rhode Island Red chicken if you want, but no whooping crane on this planet is nonessential. She lives at Indigo Hill, an 80-acre wildlife sanctuary in Appalachian Ohio with her husband, Bill Thompson III, their children Phoebe and Liam, and their Boston terrier, Chet Baker.

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Got Environmental Issues? The Next Generation’s On It with Solutions-Oriented Projects Galore

Eco Chic

I had the chance to visit Beachwood High School in Ohio this past fall. Teens Turning Green’s most recent project is called Project Green Dorm , and encourages college students to keep the planet’s resources in mind.

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8 Reasons Why Cars Suck, Plus 12 Ways Cyclists Can Stay Safer in an Automobile Culture

The Green Changemakers

We all know cars suck and bicycles rock but with 254,403,082 cars clogging up this planet, cyclists have no choice— for now —except to co-exist with cars. Sprawl: During the last century, an area equal to all the arable land in Ohio, Indiana, and Pennsylvania was paved in the U.S. Be an activist for two wheels, not four : Less cars = safer roads and a cleaner planet. There are all sorts of safe and easy methods for choosing two wheels over four. By Mickey Z.

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State of the Conservancy

Conservancy Talk

Yes, we protect the world’s great places and the planet’s precious ecosystems—we’ve always done that and we always will. Here are a few examples since launching the program just two years ago: In Ohio, the state had a strong renewable energy portfolio standard that was under threat.

I Drink Coconut Water Only Because I Like the Taste. ~ Elizabeth.

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