If you’re looking for answers about greenhouse gas pollution and other climate indicators, you’ll get a quick step up from the Climate Analysis Indicators Tool (CAIT 2.0) produced by the … [Read full article]
E-Cigarettes: "To smoke, but how to smoke?"
Saying “the jury is still out” on the ramifications of electronic cigarettes would be a massive understatement. E-cigarettes* are designed to mimic tobacco cigarettes in both look and feel. Most … [Read full article]
How to Green your Community
I have spent hours researching how to turn my community green. I suppose I’m a little too anxious to create change. I went directly for who I should contact locally for changing laws and such. Again, I was reminded that all things take time. One of the first things pretty much every site said about community change was that you should form a group. And it’s true, there is great strength in numbers, so here’s how to go about it.
Simple Ways Your Business Can Go Green
In recent years, environmental concerns have become greater than ever. Lots of us are recycling at home, but many businesses still believe that going green is difficult and requires a lot of hard work. In reality, there are several simple ways that businesses can go green and reduce their impact on the environment – as well as reducing their outgoings, since going green is all about minimising waste.
Johnson & Johnson Announces New Sustainable Initiative
On the heels of their 125th anniversary, health care product and pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson announced their ambitious five-year plan to move in a new sustainable and environmentally friendly direction.
Intelligent Street Lighting Saves 80 Percent on Energy
Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) alumnus Management of Technology, Chintan Shah has developed an intelligent street lighting system that could save up to 80% on energy.
Credit Card Statements to Include Your Carbon Emissions Soon (if you have a MasterCard corporate card)
With approximately 80% of companies expressing interest in green travel initiatives and many of those companies implementing programs to help tackle global warming by cutting their own carbon emissions, sustainability leader Brighter Planet and MasterCard have teamed up to provide a first-of-its-kind service for these businesses.
Exxon Gas Station Sign Funny, but Let's Put Things into Perspective
Apparently, the sign above has gone viral (become extremely popular on the internet). But it (and almost all the news about gas these days) misses some key points. As I … [Read full article]
Environmental, Global Warming, and Animal News
Some of the top climate change and environmental stories of the last day or so: Climate Science Graph of the Day: Greenland Ice Sheet Mass Changes Good info and graphs on … [Read full article]
Global Warming and Environmental Politics News of the Week
Here’s some of the biggest global warming and environmental politics news and commentary from the last week or so, along with some fun cartoons. Rocket Fuel in Our Water? The … [Read full article]
Corporations Need to Do More to Protect Tigers, Corporations & WWF Say
Originally published on WWF. As the Year of the Tiger comes to an end, WWF, backed by a group of leading companies, today issued a call for more corporations around … [Read full article]
TerraCycle a True Green Leader
President Bill Clinton got into the topic of trash at the 2010 Clinton Global Initiative recently. It is an important topic. We create tremendous amounts of waste these days, and … [Read full article]
Green Business Blog Carnival #14
The Green Business Blog Carnival comes to Planetsave! Following up on Green Business Blog Carnival post #13, an excellent summary of green business news on Sustainablog (one of the Carnival’s … [Read full article]