Many presidents have done their bit to help the environment, as well as famous actors. You can find out what they’ve done to go green, and what you can do to go green too.
Author: Chris Keenan
- 10 Friday Photos
- 7 Green Bloggers
- Architecture & Design
- Art and Photography
- Books, Literature
- Climate Change
- Community & Culture
- Cool Your Green Mind Monday
- Dirty Energy & Fuel
- Disasters & Extreme Weather
- Green Jobs
- Green Your Life
- Policies & Politics
- Press Releases
- War & Conflict
If everyone makes an effort to go carbon neutral, they can reduce a lot of the pollution that enters the atmosphere and the soil. There are three areas where you can immediately start cutting back on your carbon footprint.
When considering what foods to feed your family, what do you look for? Fat? Carbs? Fiber? GMO’s? Wait, what? If you’re new to this topic, you may find yourself wondering exactly what a GMO is. GMO stands for Genetically Modified Organism. And you won’t find it on any food label. At least, not yet. Feeding […]
A fungus being harvested in Nepal is leading to devastating effects on the local environment […]
Although it has taken more than twenty years, Oklahoma City is making progress in its attempts to offer its citizens a variety of ways to get around town. It has been almost seventy years since the last streetcar was in operation, and automobiles have naturally become the dominant method of transportation in the area. However, […]
Mobility is a major concern for the aging person individually and as part of their family. Rather than rely on a family member to chauffer them around, a senior citizen can access their community’s ground transportation.
No other tribe in the Amazon is experiencing the same type of loss as the Awá. Loggers are taking over the land, often by force, and killing anyone who gets in their way. Without intervention, the entire tribe may soon be extinct.
Nitrous oxide continues to have a huge impact on global warming. Based on recent research, there are two key ways that these emissions can be decreased.
Renting a bike is a great option for going green for short distance transportation. Enter Splintster, offering an appealing combination of friendship, greener living and a cleaner, more connected community.
Ford recently rolled out the Ford Focus Electric to little fanfare or media buzz. But Ford has actually given us something pretty big to talk about. It has partnered with SunPower, one of the largest solar companies in the United States, to offer purchasers of the electric car a great deal. Buy a Ford […]
The last few years haven’t been great for clean technology. Implementing cleaner ways of doing things has been going fast but than needed, and even several United Nations global warming summit have failed to come up with ways for industries to limit carbon emissions. While governments haven’t tackled global warming to an ideal or even […]
City skylines are full of empty roof tops with unused space. A new Brooklyn project means to change that by creating organic garden farms and gardens.
Since 1971, researchers in California have been collecting data on birds’ bodies and wingspans and have discovered that the birds have been growing in size. These research findings seem to be an exception to Bergmann’s Rule, which is unusual when compared with similar studies throughout the United States and even Europe.
Bob Barker is still saving animals around the world. He recently donated $230,000 to help relocate a family of chimpanzees to Chimp Haven, a chimpanzee rescue center.
Due to climate change causing Arctic sea ice to rapidly melt, polar bears are becoming stuck on land and having to resort to cannibalism for food and survival.
On November 18, 2011, the U.S. Congress lifted the five-year-old ban on slaughtering horses, backed by President Obama (who signed it into law), which prohibited horse slaughtering within U.S. borders. Now, it looks like horses will be heading back to the slaughterhouse. Missouri farmers, as well as some state political leaders, say that lifting the […]
Go green this holiday season by sending e-cards to your loved ones rather than the traditional printed greeting cards. If you have to send actual cards, send ones made from recycled paper and keep the annual newsletter to an email.
There are many easy, effective ways in which you can conserve water that require very little thinking: turn off the faucet or garden hose, fix those leaks, and use common sense.
There are certain human activities that can trigger earthquakes, such as fracking. In fact, the U.S. Geological Survey has done a study linking at least 50 small earthquakes in Oklahoma with fracking that has been going on there.
The ginger root can be used for so much more than just cooking. It can be used for medicinal purposes such as helping to relieve nausea and pain, aid in digestion, and act as an anti-inflammatory.
There’s no denying it — reports of massive earthquakes have been rocking the news lately. All this recent seismic activity has caused many to wonder: has the earth always been this shaky? Or is human activity causing some of these earthquakes? While some earthquakes are due to the shifting of tectonic plates above the earth’s […]
With the world’s population approaching 7 billion people, we are encountering a threat of a lack of clean drinking water. Now is the time to start conserving water and considering processes to alleviate the lack of clean drinking water.
The Internet uses more electricity than the entire auto industry’s production of cars and trucks combined. IT companies and users need to discover renewable energy sources such as solar and wind power to provide electricity for the Internet.
Increasing climate change due to global warming and human activity is having a toll on the Great Wall of China. Once spanning 3,900 miles, Chinese scholars estimate the wall only spans roughly about 1,500 miles long.
In today’s economy, it can be very expensive just to stock up on essential supplies such as sanitary items and food. Food is a necessity, required to live, but in this day and age, the prices are becoming downright outrageous, especially if you choose to buy organic. A good way to avoid breaking your wallet […]
Scientists estimate that within the next decade or so extremely hot temperatures will occur every Summer in regions that only occasionally experience extreme temperatures. Warming of the planet is occurring globally…
The Arkansas Oil and Gas Commission has banned fracking disposal wells for unconventional gas drilling wastes due to earthquakes. Arkansas residents insisted that there was a correlation between the increase in earthquake activity in the state and wastewater disposal wells.
Vertical farming, as a concept, has been around for years, but it’s being put into practice and showing results in South Korea…
Coast Guard Testifies It’s Totally Unprepared for an Arctic Oil Spill “We Have Zero to Operate With at Present.”
Oil companies are pushing Congress and regulatory agencies to allow for more offshore drilling in the Artic. The U.S. Coast Guard’s top official has come forward and stated that the organization is not prepared for a major oil spill in the Arctic.
Democrat Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia has made head lines lately as he fights public health efforts that would raise costs for the coal industry, while financially he is making millions of dollars from a private coal company…
President Obama favors legislation and change to counter climate change and to ask more of big business, oil and gas companies, and the rich. But he is up against a fierce foe, the House GOP.
Over 600 people across 10 countries coordinate an international striptease to bring awareness to environmental pollution by large clothing manufacturers, including Adidas and Nike.