Kenny Torrella recently had the idea for an article on a topic most of us have probably never considered, and he got his friend Harish over at Counting Animals to put it … [Read full article]
We know they’re out there, silently and ceaselessly dumping and pumping toxins into our air, water, and land. Still, it’s hard for the average citizen to keep track of … [Read full article]
by Charlotte White/Random Charlotte So there is this new trendy craze going around, some wacky environmental idea about saving the planet. And I must be honest — even though … [Read full article]
Where does trash really go? A common misconception is that if we simply throw something away, then it will magically go to a place where we can forget about … [Read full article]
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.
Between 2005 and 2009, oil and natural gas companies operating in 14 states injected hundreds of millions of gallons of toxic and/or carcinogenic chemical into natural gas wells, according to a recent investigation conducted by three House Democrats* and made public on Saturday.
UC Berkeley Researchers Jones and Kammen, working at the Renewable and Appropriate Energy Laboratory (RAEL) have conducted a landmark GHG emission analysis of U.S. households, and which also provides a tool for more effective consumer and governmental policy decision-making. The “tool” here is the “carbon calculator” made available for free on the Cool Climate Network website.
While our country’s leaders ‘try to tackle’ the world’s biggest problems, they contribute to a number of them, too. For example, Corporate Accountability International reports that the House of Representatives … [Read full article]
Originally published on WWF. WWF today launched a global benchmarking tool for pulp and paper products at PaperWorld in Frankfurt, Germany. Check Your Paper is an online database to help … [Read full article]
Unsurprisingly, not every statistic you read or hear of in the media correct. According to assistant professor of oceanography at Oregon State University, Angelicque “Angel” White, one such statistic you … [Read full article]
74% of recyclable water bottles end up clogging landfills, polluting the oceans, or littering our natural environments. Well, from what I’ve heard, one company is unveiling the world’s first biodegradable … [Read full article]
So many of our environmental problems are purely due to waste, inefficient design and use. Innovator Graham Hill, founder of TreeHugger, is trying to help our society reduce our waste … [Read full article]
This is a special guest post from the Earth Policy Institute (subheadings and photo above added). Enjoy. Lester R. Brown U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt once noted that “civilized people ought … [Read full article]