Google, which has a history of investing plenty in large-scale renewable energy projects, just announced that it has invested $200 million in a Texan wind power project. The project is … [Read full article]
10 More Big Activism Stories
Some top activism stories from the past week or so that I haven’t been able to get to but deserve a big share: Two Finland animal activists who were being … [Read full article]
McDonald’s Pushed to Do More to Address Climate Change, & from the Ground Up
First, let’s do the numbers: McDonald’s has over 32,478 restaurants in 60% of the world’s countries and recorded $24 billion in revenue last year. That’s more restaurants than any other company in the world, and $24 billion is…well, it’s a lot of money.
Environmental News of the Week: Polar Bears, More Plagues Likely, & More
Here’s our roundup of interesting (good & bad) environmental and wildlife news of the week, other than what we’ve covered already. White House: Polar Bears Not ‘Endangered’ The Obama administration … [Read full article]
Mexico City Passes Historic Climate Change Bill
Not much has come of the climate conference in Cancun, I hear. But not far from there, Mexico City just passed a historic climate change bill aimed at regulating greenhouse … [Read full article]
"Time is Running Out" — Chilling and Insightful Comments from Retiring Legend Peter Goldmark
An excellent interview with Peter Goldmark, the director of the Environmental Defense Fund’s Climate and Air Program who recently announced that he’d be retiring at the end of the year, and … [Read full article]
French Elite Leads the World in Pushing Nuclear Technology: Having Technical Hiccups or Fatal Flaws?
There is a controversial decision to be made in Maryland soon regarding a nuclear reactor that might be built there. Similar to reactors being built in Finland that British and … [Read full article]