We have 5 Months to Save the World!

Elephant Journal

Humans are not the prime reason for the planet’s existence and if we do not survive the next shift, it will be a tragedy in our eyes and simply a symptom of a natural cycle for.

Saudi Arabia Goes “Green” To Celebrate National Day

Green Prophet

Saudi Arabia, rich in oil has upped its environmental policies in efforts to prevent depletion of the liquid gold. Our connection to green as environmentalists stems from the abundant green colour on Earth and our campaigns to protect our planet from the greys of pollution and mucky water.

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No, Canada – There is No Ethical Oil

Green Prophet

Lobbying group EthicalOil.org is challenging Saudi Oil on the basis of women’s rights. Now, I am as feminist as they come, but the civil rights of women living now in Saudi Arabia are insignificant, ethically, compared with destroying the climate our civilization depended on.

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Six reasons why the Keystone XL pipeline project should be rejected

Green Blog

The Keystone XL pipeline would not reduce foreign oil dependency. Contrary to popular opinion, Keystone XL would have increased domestic oil prices. And the environmental concerns about oil leaks are justified. Or in the words of NASA climate scientist James Hansen, be "game over for the planet." Sally Kohn has a good opinion piece on Fox News, of all places, where she lists six important reasons why the Keystone XL pipeline was a bad deal all along: 1.

Preventing Light Pollution

Eco Friendly Daily

Wasting energy produces many problems, oil dependency, environmental effects, and health effects just to name a few. hope you take a look at [link] and I’m sure you’ll find at least one light to replace in your house and help to save our planet.

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Why the Middle East Should Definitely Support America’s Keystone XL Pipeline Protests

Green Prophet

The right wing has long maintained that America should reduce its oil dependency on the Middle East. The 1500 mile pipeline would transport heavy crude oil (or bitumen) evacuated from Northern Alberta’s tar sands to Texas refineries. Oil addiction.

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Parking Break

Sightline Daily

Best of all, these changes reinforce each other in a virtuous circle that helps to nurture the kinds of vibrant, affordable, compact, safe, walkable, transit-rich, bike-friendly, low-carbon communities that the planet desperately needs and a growing share of citizens want to live in.

The greatest Astroturf of all time – Ethical oil

Green Blog

But the promoters of the Canadian Tar Sands project have seriously pushed the boat out by attempting to label Tar sands oil as “ ethical oil ”. They have chosen to label the Tar sands as “ethical oil” on the basis that it is not “conflict oil” as well Canadians, aren’t they all friendly and green and everything? Should anyone reading this be unfamiliar with the whole tar sands controversy, tar sands are basically a mixture of moisture, soil, sand, clay and heavy oil.

Global Warming Solutions

The Green Changemakers

Overview | Policy Briefs Jobs to Build a Better Future Investing in clean energy and reducing oil dependence will create millions of new jobs and provide an immediate boost to the U.S. [link] Solving global warming will improve our lives by cleaning up air pollution while investing in clean energy, green jobs and smart energy solutions that get the U.S. economy moving again.

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Free documentary Films Archive

The Green Changemakers

Planet Earth: The Complete BBC Series - 11 Documentary Films Online - With an unprecedented production budget of $25 million, and from the makers of Blue Planet: Seas of Life, comes the epic story of life on Earth. Five years in production, over 2,000 days in the field, using 40 cameramen filming across 200 locations, shot entirely in high definition, this is the ultimate portrait of our planet.

Economic History in 10 Minutes

The Green Changemakers

Groups were small, usually comprising between 15 and 50 persons, and everyone knew and depended upon everyone else. However, a resource-consuming economy cannot continue to grow forever on a finite planet. Skeptics point out that total world oil reserves continue to grow.

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Post Carbon Cities: Planning for Energy and Climate Uncertainty

The Green Changemakers

The more your community can get its energy and basic goods from local sources, the less vulnerable it will be to rising and unstable oil prices, and the less it will contribute to climate change. Time is short to prepare for peak oil and global warming.

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Transition Model

The Green Changemakers

day dependence on fossil fuel. Help People Access Good Information and Trust Them to Make Good Decisions Transition initiatives dedicate themselves, through all aspects of their work, to raising awareness of peak oil and climate change and related issues such as critiquing economic growth. The impact of the information about the state of our planet can generate fear and grief ? The 7 Principles of Transition 1.

The Local Food and Farming Revolution

The Green Changemakers

We must end our dependence on fossil fuels, chemical fertilizers, and mechanization in our food production. The biggest driver is going to be the increasing cost and decreasing availability of fossil fuels, especially oil. All the cheap oil has already been burned.

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