Last week something rare and extraordinarily positive occurred on American television. Fortunately, through YouTube and 350.org, the rest of the world got to see it too. “Something positive?” a critic questions. “If climate change is as bad as you tree-hugger people claim it is, how can anything about it be positive?” The phenomenon tends to
Okay, so people have seen this video about owls five million times since zefrank1 published it on YouTube last July (photo: ear of an owl). Zefrank1 owls is still one of the wackiest and most fact-filled nature specials you’ll ever see. Watch it again here! If you liked this short vid, the guy has 156
Though we try to keep a very positive focus here, PlanetSave isn’t just a blog about the wonders of the natural world and the glory of Mankind’s inventions. It also offers knowledge and a caution about our failures as individuals and as a species. We’ve all made mistakes before, big and small. By acknowledging anthropogenic
For the past decade or more, every April 12, citizens from all over the world commemorate Yuri Gagarin’s pioneering 1961 spaceflight (the first human in space), and also the launch of the first Space Shuttle mission (twenty years later to the day),with special events large and small — collectively termed Yuri’s Night – World
Whether you want to do your bit for the planet or you just want to cut down your electricity bill, ensuring your house isn’t leaking all that warmth outside is going to be good for your pocket, and good for the environment.
The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) is hosting a “Dump the Pump” video contest. The winner will get one free year on public transportation! Currently, only two videos are on the site. Save some serious money on transportation — approximately 30%, the largest percentage, of a working family’s budget in the US goes to transportation.
[social_buttons] In light of the 40th anniversary of mankind’s first steps on the moon, the Department of Energy (DOE) has launched its own “giant leap” venture. Energy Secretary Steven Chu is taking his small step into the Facebook world (an ever growing, ever consuming world). Chu set up a page that will hopefully make a
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/v/5P8mlF8KT6I&hl=en&fs=1] Peter Sinclair is back again with a new installment of his always-insightful podcast “The Climate Denial Crock of the Week.” This time, he tackles the common claim climate change deniers make that thousands of reputable scientists dispute global warming. Check it out!
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/v/YhHoCb6OBiI&hl=en&fs=1] I meet all kinds of interesting people through my position as editor of this blog, many of whom are actively fighting to protect the planet. I was lucky enough yesterday to receive an email from one such man: Peter Sinclair, the creator of a weekly YouTube series called “Climate Denial Crock of the Week.”
Monsanto CEO Hugh Grant and author Michael Pollan agree to disagree over the world’s food crisis…kinda. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/v/I9I1IkbcHNE&hl=en&fs=1] In an unlikely pairing, both Michael Pollan and Monsanto’s CEO Hugh Grant sat down with Google.org and YouTube for a discussion on the world’s food crisis. The two had met and became friends upon visiting the Doomsday Seed