Van Jones is a true leader in the cause for transitioning to a green economy. His work is pivotal in helping advocate for and envision a sustainable energy future. As … [Read full article]
World Water Day: Valuing Water by Fixing the Leaks
What is essential to daily life and breaks 850 times every day: a water main somewhere in the United States. In the time it took me to write that sentence … [Read full article]
Rick Santorum Talks to Plants (a lesson on climate skeptic vs. climate denier)
There has never been any doubt where Rick Santorum stands on global warming. While he may call himself a “skeptic”, he is unworthy of the term. Santorum is a demagogue … [Read full article]
Obama Reverses Course on Smog Rule
In a surprise move on Friday, President Obama ordered the EPA to withdraw its proposed regulation to tighten ground level ozone standards. Seen as yet another retreat from the president, the decision brought claims of victory from his GOP and industry rivals, and quick rebuke from his supporters and environmental watchdog groups.
State Department Finds "Few Environmental Risks" in Keystone Tar Sands Pipeline
The US State Department released today its finalized environmental review of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. The Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) does little more than affirm the State Department’s preliminary findings that the 1700-mile-long pipeline from Alberta, Canada to Texas will pose “limited adverse impacts” on the environment. The finding comes in spite of the fact that a branch of the Keystone pipeline already in operation has been riddled with leaks just in its first year of operation.
We Are All Connected – Inspiring Video Remix of Sagan, Degrassi Tyson, Feynman, Nye
Symphony of Science is a remix project designed to combine science knowledge and philosophy through music. “We Are All Related” is an inspiring example.
Bob Inglis Forming Conservative Coalition to Address Climate Change – Calls for a Return to True Conservatism
Former conservative Bob Inglis calls on conservatives to return to their conservative roots and take action on climate change. He plans on forming a coalition this fall of fellow Republicans to do just that.
Rick Santorum: Does His Ignorance Qualify Him to be President?
Is Rick Santorum qualified for the presidency? He’s passed the right-wing litmus test on “global warming is junk science.”
First Net-Zero School Building Helps Teach Students Value of Sustainability
In the quiet town of Putney Vermont, the Putney school teaches the value of sustainability. The new field house is the first net-zero, LEED Platinum certified school building in the country.
Galapagos Penguin off Isabela Island
Photo of Galapagos penguin off Isabela Island in the Galapagos
Does Earth Hour Demonize Electricity?
Ross McKitrick abhors Earth Hour. Claiming the grassroots event “demonizes electricity” he accuses organizers of the Earth Hour of attempting to “shame” people into “going back to nature.” McKitrick’s argument is ludicrous.
Will Reducing Standby Power Save the World?
It won’t save the world, but reducing your consumption of “standby power” in your electronic devices will save both money and resources.
Perennial Crops, Sustainable Agriculture: A 21st Century Green Revolution
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