Burning wood for the Planet's good

Green (Living) Review

In order, however, to make use of wood as a fuel we will need lots more homegrown, for it makes no sense to import such wood from, as far as Britain is concerned, as far afield as Poland and the Ukraine. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Wood is a renewable resource – if and when properly managed – and most importantly, it is carbon neutral when used as a fuel.

2009 100

The Way of Water (La natura dell’acqua)

The Alien Next Door

Virtually Yours” was first published in Issue #4 of Neo-Opsis Science Fiction Magazine (Canada); it was reprinted in several languages in other countries including USA, Poland, Romania, Greece, and now Italy. She imagines its coolness gliding down her throat.

2016 130

The Way of Water (La natura dell’acqua)

The Alien Next Door

Virtually Yours” was first published in Issue #4 of Neo-Opsis Science Fiction Magazine (Canada); it was reprinted in several languages in other countries including USA, Poland, Romania, Greece, and now Italy. She imagines its coolness gliding down her throat.

2016 130

Who Owns Organic? Surprise!

Green Earth Journey

Arrowhead water and Poland Spring water are owned by Nestle. Cascadian Farms and Muir Glen are owned by Small Planet Foods, which is owned by General Mills. Do you purchase packaged or processed organic foods? I have my packaged foods down to a minimum, but I still do purchase some. I read labels very carefully. I avoid organic versions of things from mega-corporations like Del Monte and Kellogg's because I really don't support the monolithic philosophy.

2009 198

Why Is Family Farming Better for the Environment?

Greentumble

Nutritious food makes healthy populations capable of many great deeds for each other and for the planet. Family farming, which broadly speaking means. any farm owned or managed by a family, is the most predominant form of agriculture around the globe.

2019 62

Natural & Organic Products Europe 2016 marks best ever show with 10% increase in attendees

Green (Living) Review

Newness is crucial to our business, and nowhere in the UK is there more innovation that is relevant to my business than this show,” says Al Overton, head of buying at Planet Organic. They joined returning pavilions from Greece, France, Italy, Poland, the USA, The Vegan Society, and the HFMA.

2016 165

Our Kids Deserve Better Than ‘World School Milk Day’

Eccorazzi

Young minds from Bosnia, Ethiopia, New Zealand, Poland, across the US, and elsewhere are taught that milk is necessary, milk is good, and that milk should be celebrated. Continuing this charade hurts animals, our planet, and our children. . What happens when our education system decides to team up with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations?

2016 70

Butterflies or business - Europe can have both!

Green (Living) Review

This is true for both Europe and the planet as a whole. The European Environment Agency (EEA) on November 30, 2010 released its fourth Environment State and Outlook report — SOER 2010 — a comprehensive assessment of how and why Europe’s environment is changing, and what we are doing about it.

2010 151

Managing our woods

Green (Living) Review

The same, it has to be said, even applies to firewood and in 2011 Britain imported logs from afar afield as Poland, Western Russia and the Ukraine. Wildlife and the Planet will thank us for it. by Michael Smith, RFA, RFS, EcoFor Britain, for thousands of years, had one of the finest woodland management systems; one that is hardly known and used elsewhere, namely coppicing.

2013 100

Heating in a Post-Oil Age World

Green (Living) Review

While wood and peat was the heat source before coal and oil it was also a case of much fewer people on this Planet then compared with today and we would not have enough firewood to go around today to meet all the demand, for it is not just heating homes that is the issue. Already in the winters of 2008/2009 and 2009/2010, in the UK, it was necessary to import firewood from as far afield as Poland and the Ukraine because our own woodlands could not supply the demand.

2010 120

Copenhagen’s (COP15) Amazing Green Art

Eco Chic

The plethora of art being displayed in and around the Copenhagen climate change negotiations is notable for both its volume and variety, and indicates that the movement to ensure a healthy future for the planet and it’s inhabitants is more than just a job for policymakers.

2009 75

Green Shoots in Budget Need Hard Backing

Green (Living) Review

It is obvious that governments, here and abroad, in most cases are not on this planet and often not even in the same universe as the rest of us but when I hear the term “clean coal” or even “green coal” I must say I cringe. Fossil fuel of the coal and oil kind, whether lignite, which is a real dirty coal and the find that is being burned in Germany and especially Poland, or what some refer to as “deep” coal, cannot ever be considered clean or green.

2009 100

Wind industry gives thumbs-up to Budget package

Green (Living) Review

Estimates from other than the Coal Board then who were hell bent on shutting the collieries so cheap coal could be brought in from Poland and such claimed then that we would have coal reserves that would last for centuries and more. It is our Planet that should concern us more and our future than where a windmill at a house or a solar panel of whatever kind on the roof, etc.

2009 100

Significant results from the Baltic Ecovillage Project

The Green Changemakers

Aimed at fostering the development of ecovillages as a more sustainable way of living in rural areas of the Baltic Sea Region, the project has been implemented by project partners from Lithuania (the lead partner), Finland, Latvia, Poland and Sweden.

Seeing Cities as the Environmental Solution, Not The Problem

The Green Changemakers

But we make that mistake at our – and the planet’s – peril. trillion economy equivalent to that of Switzerland and the Netherlands combined; Los Angeles (18th) has an economy that is bigger than Turkey’s; Chicago’s (21st) is larger than Switzerland’s, Poland’s or Belgium’s. [link].

2011 60

Profits Before People: 7 of the World’s Most Irresponsible Companies

Eco Chic

To most corporations, making a profit is goal number one – but some of those companies take it way too far, sacrificing the health of the planet and its inhabitants for a bigger bank balance. This article originally appeared on EarthFirst.com. Money isn’t everything – or is it?

2009 91

Island Nations can fight Climate Genocide with Carbon Debt & Carbon Credit Analysis

Green Blog

One hopes that the Climate Creditor countries will insist on full reparations for a polluted planet. At the 2011 Durban Climate Conference the US, with the help of its climate criminal lackeys Australia and Canada, again succeeded in preventing requisite international climate change action. It was reported that Island States had again pleaded with other representatives to avert “ climate genocide ” but their pleas fell on deaf ears at Durban, as at Cancun, as at Copenhagen.

Analysis by country of fossil fuel burning-based Carbon Debt and Carbon Credit

Green Blog

According to leading US climate scientist Dr James Hansen, exploitation of the Canadian tar sands will mean “game over” for the Planet. Fossil fuel burning yielding the greenhouse gas (GHG) carbon dioxide (CO2) is a major component of man-made global warming.

UNEP Launches Green Economy Initiative

The Green Changemakers

Other critical dates rapidly coming up in the international calendar include a proposed financial crisis summit of the G8+5, called for by French President Nicolas Sarkozy and the next round of UN climate convention negotiations in Poznan, Poland in December.

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Seeing cities as the environmental solution, not the problem

The Green Changemakers

But we make that mistake at our – and the planet’s – peril. trillion economy equivalent to that of Switzerland and the Netherlands combined; Los Angeles (18th) has an economy that is bigger than Turkey’s; Chicago’s (21st) is larger than Switzerland’s, Poland’s or Belgium’s.

To The Next U.S. President: 100 Words for 100 Days

The Green Changemakers

president will face a nation in economic chaos, a people suffering from deepening political divisions, and a planet in desperate need of leadership on a whole host of extremely critical issues. We recently called upon the smartest, most interesting people we know to answer the following question: In 100 words or less, what should the next president do in his first 100 days to address the planet's most pressing problems?

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