Hacking our way out of corona, in Tel Aviv

Green Prophet

On Sunday April 5th, individuals and teams around the globe will participate in a virtual hackathon that addresses new global challenges that have emerged since the worldwide spread of the coronavirus.

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71 Abu Dhabi Businesses Switch Off For Earth Hour

Green Prophet

On March 26, 2011, 71 government, public, and private organizations in Abu Dhabi will join the World Wildlife Fund’s international initiative to switch off the lights for Earth Hour. In keeping with a host of the Emirate’s day-to-day energy-saving initiatives including the “ Turn-it-off campaign,&# several businesses will turn off their lights between 8.30 Khaleej Times reports 14 major hotel chains are among those that will participate.

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The UN asks Pope to fight for water

Green Prophet

Later this week the FAO Director-General will participate in the Land and Water Days event in Cairo, which will review progress made in addressing water scarcity in the Near East and North Africa region. Writing to Pope Francis, FAO’s Director-General has pointed to the need to safeguard the world’s water resources so that they can benefit every person in every country.

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Event: NW Fossil Fuel Exports

Sightline Daily

Eric will talk about the risks of fossil fuel transport, including carbon emissions, railway congestion, coal dust, water pollution, and oil train safety. During the second half of the meeting, the group will participate in a strategy session focusing on future activities to avert dangers and to stand up against big energy companies. Lac-Mégantic Derailment by TSBCanada (Used with permission.)

Jordan’s Enviro-Agencies Unite!

Green Prophet

Members will participate in setting national environment policy, work to raise public awareness, and seek to institutionalize the kingdom’s environmental work. Specific missions and plans are under development: the coalition will be officially launched later this year, Shoshan told The Jordan Times. Jordan’s Ministry of Social Development just approved the first coalition of the kingdom’s environmental protection societies.

SolarCity Comes To Nevada

Green Living Ideas

SolarCity now has 400 employees in Nevada, but it will be hiring more soon. “The company will participate in NV Energy’s SolarGenerations Program, which is currently expected to reopen in August,” SolarCity writes. “SolarCity expects to begin installing at the end of October and will accommodate customers on a first-come, first-served basis. SolarCity, the largest solar power provider in the United States, has just entered the Nevada market.

Stateless “Team Refugee Athletes” cleared to compete at Rio 2016 Olympics!

Green Prophet

According to a statement released on the IOC website, the all-refugee team will be treated the same as the other teams representing the 206 National Olympic Committees (NOCs). They will be called Team Refugee Olympic Athletes. “By Having no national team to belong to, having no flag to march behind, having no national anthem to be played, these refugee athletes will be welcomed to the Olympic Games with the Olympic flag and with the Olympic Anthem.

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Project Jewel: Moshe Safdie designs a massive indoor bio-dome for Singapore

Green Prophet

Like a giant dome interconnecting terminals 1, 2, and 3, the new building will be comprised of glass and steel – not the most sensible or earth-friendly materials – and feature a massive indoor garden and even a waterfall that will pour from the dome’s roof. It’s not clear when it will break ground, but at least local design firms will participate in the process of creating a unique lifestyle destination for the world’s wealthy elite. :: Changi Airport.

A Funeral for the Dead Sea in Jerusalem Today

Green Prophet

Friends of the Earth says this funeral is in response to the rejection by the Ministerial Committee of the proposed bill to protect and rehabilitate the Dead Sea, put forth by MK Dov Hanin, who will also be present at the event. Activists from the activist group will participate in the funeral procession, wearing black, and carrying a stretcher with the corpse of the Sea.

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Southern California to showcase innovative ideas via boat competition to tap solar energy


Various school teams from countries like Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Los Angeles, Orange and Ventura will participate in the 10th annual Solar Cup from May 18 through May 20. The finale of this race will see a spectacular end with a 200-meter sprint race. During this race solar panels will be detached and the boats will be motorized by tapping sun’s energy stockpiled in their batteries.

Reminder: Women of the Green Generation event tomorrow

Eco-Vegan Girl

Over 300 women and 50 green businesses will participate in an event that will touch, move and inspire those who feel called to actively participate in the evolutionary transformation of the individual self, society, and our environment. Attendees will hear from powerful women who are passionate thought leaders, visionaries, and drivers in making a difference by creating solutions to our current environmental, economic, and social challenges.

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Campaign against food waste

Green (Living) Review

An hour before close of business bread will be sold at reduced prices before it has to be thrown out. From September 25 to October 6 will the department for consumer protection of the Berlin Senate mobilize against food waste. We want to create consciousness and education,” said Senator Thomas Heilmann (CDU) at the launch of the initiative in which more than 40 institutions, associations and companies will participate with over 60 events.

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Be a Champion on May 5

Sightline Daily

During this one-day drive, your gift to Sightline, through the Seattle Foundation website, will have an even greater impact, thanks to a partial match from The Seattle Foundation’s stretch pool of funds. Thousands of nonprofits will participate, and the more money that Sightline raises from donors like you, the higher percentage of the overall stretch pool we will earn. Your gift will be s t r e t c h e d.

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No Recycling Bins No Trash Collection

Green Life Smart Life

As the state landfill fills up hopefully more of the towns will participate in this change. The more trash we make the higher our taxes will be going up as the price per pound of trash will increase over the next few years. . If not the residents trash will not be picked up and the resident must bring their trash back off the sidewalk or they will receive a citation. . This new policy will cut cost and protect the environment.

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King Abdullah Gives Saudi Women the Right to Vote, Destroys EthicalOil.org

Green Prophet

“Starting with the next term, women will have the right to run in municipal elections and to choose candidates, according to Islamic principles,” the king said in an unexpected move to enfranchise women in the ultra-conservative kingdom. “We have decided that women will participate in the Shura Council as members starting the next term,” he added. So women will be able to run for office in four years.

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US unveils historic plan to cut carbon emissions with 30 percent by 2030

Green Blog

By leveraging cleaner energy sources and cutting energy waste, this plan will clean the air we breathe while helping slow climate change so we can leave a safe and healthy future for our kids.” Coal lobbyist say the plan will create an energy crisis and force hundreds of coal plants to close. million people globally , will “explode” as a result of Obama’s new proposal. “If

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National Grid adds biomethane to grid expertise and insight to four EBEC conference sessions

Green (Living) Review

London, UK, August 18, 2011: EBEC (European Bioenergy Expo and Conference), the UK’s largest dedicated bioenergy event, announces that National Grid will participate in four of its conference sessions to share knowledge and insight for delegates with respect to the biomethane business opportunities now appearing in the UK. Full details of the conference sessions will be published on the EBEC website. The event will be held on 5-6 October 2011 at Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire.

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Top 3 Farmer’s Markets in US Named, RI’s Casey Farm Deserves a Nod

Green Life Smart Life

The top three markets will each receive a shipment of “No Farms No Food®” recyclable tote bags to give away to the customers who made their top finish possible. “It’s We hope that all of the markets have seen increased interest in and visitors to their markets as a result of the promotion, and that they will participate in next year’s contest.”

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Obama going to Denmark to make Olympics pitch – but won’t go to the UN climate meetings there in December?

Green Blog

Tomorrow President Barack Obama will visit Denmark to try to raise support for Chicago’s Olympic bid for the 2016 summer games. First lady Michelle Obama arrived in Denmark earlier and will, with the support of Oprah Winfrey, also try to help out with the lobbying. Besides Obama, the Brazilian President Lula di Silva and Japanese Prime Minister Hatoyama will also visit Copenhagen tomorrow and pitch their home countries as the perfect host for the Olympic summer games in 2016.

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How to celebrate Earth Day virtually in 2020


Participate in a running challenge A healthy running challenge that raises awareness for the environment is a win-win to celebrate this year’s Earth Day. Log your running and walking miles every day and connect with others for a common goal; participation is free.

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Scientists to U.S. Congressional Committee: Time for Serious Action on Black Carbon

Green (Living) Review

Black carbon will also be the topic of discussion at an event hosted by the Woodrow Wilson Center ’s China Environment Forum in D.C. IGSD’s black carbon expert, Dennis Clare , will participate in “U.S.-China Aggressive mitigation of second largest contributor to climate change can provide significant environmental and health benefits Washington, D.C.,

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Wharton’s Looking for Middle East Green-novation at Innovation Tournament

Green Prophet

If so, grab your entrepreneurial lance and take aim at this opportunity to participate in a worldwide challenge; gain guidance from international business experts; attract elusive project funding; and publicize your greenest ideas. Innovation Tournament 2012 aims to catalyze innovations that substantially benefit society and enhance sustainable technologies and work processes that will transform businesses. The event will be filmed for release as a web video.

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The Home Depot Foundation Tackles Cities' Sustainability Challenges with Innovative Program

Green (Living) Review

Two Cities Selected for $1 Million Investment to Implement "Sticks and Bricks" Initiatives ATLANTA, November 10, 2010 – The Home Depot® Foundation’s Sustainable Cities Institute (SCI) announced today the pilot cities selected to participate in its new city program – Charleston, South Carolina and Fayetteville, Arkansas. Their results – both the successes and the challenges – will be shared on a weekly basis at www.sustainablecitiesinstitute.org/city_program.

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Dig Israel? The complete 2015 rough guide to open archeology digs for students and tourists

Green Prophet

But let’s say you want to participate in a formal dig and even possibly earn school credit. Accommodation: Simple huts near the Timna Valley; several nights will be in sleeping bags in a heated tent. Minimum participation: 3 days. The expedition will not cover any claims of damage to equipment or injuries to the volunteers or their visitors. Minimum participation: At least one week participation is preferred, but not required.

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Can Money Buy Education?

The Green Changemakers

According to a simple online college savings calculator, if Saoirse attends a four-year public school in-state, the cost will be $158,447. If Bob and I stay on our current trajectory, one year of college for our two children will be almost 200 percent of our family earnings. I guess I keep thinking that there will be some kind of divine intervention that will enable us to come up with the funds. Finally I say, “Well, maybe you will want to go to college someday.

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Community Cybernetics; Tools for Good Governance

The Green Changemakers

The most effective technique for reducing regulatory burdens has been to argue that the community's economy will be harmed -- jobs will be lost or new industry will stay away. Collective navigation To recover the future, citizen participation techniques are being employed more and more as adaptable and dynamic navigational tools to chart the course of community and city development toward clearly defined goals.

The Sacred Demise of Industrial Civilization - PeakMoment.TV

The Green Changemakers

Civilization, Farnish says, has put us in a “constant state of sensory deprivation; kept in that state in order that we can be willing participants of Industrial Civilization. If we connect with the real world permanently, then the spell will be broken: we will no longer be ‘viewers’, ‘customers’, ‘consumers’, ‘voters’, ‘citizens’; we will just be us.” The more you connect, the more you will realize how unreal civilization is.

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