Nebraskan volunteers weave thousands of plastic bags into mats for the homeless

November 30, 2015 by  
Filed under Green

Comments Off on Nebraskan volunteers weave thousands of plastic bags into mats for the homeless

In an endearing endeavor combining human compassion and recycling everyday items , an Omaha, Nebraska, church hosts plastic bag weaving events to create durable mats for homeless people in the area. One woman in particular has woven hundreds of mats, using over 70 years of quilting experience to get the job done. Read the rest of Nebraskan volunteers weave thousands of plastic bags into mats for the homeless

Original post:
Nebraskan volunteers weave thousands of plastic bags into mats for the homeless

5 things the Paris climate deal must do to slow global warming

November 30, 2015 by  
Filed under Eco, Green

Comments Off on 5 things the Paris climate deal must do to slow global warming

Government leaders from around the world have convened today to begin a week-long conference on climate change. The goal is to create a new international agreement to put a cap on carbon emissions, encourage clean energy projects, and generally come to a consensus on how to steer the planet away from certain destruction. Countries with clean energy policies in place, like the United States and Britain, are expected to put pressure on other world leaders to adopt strategies to avoid reaching the crucial 2 degree Celsius increase in global temperatures that would constitute irreversible damage . The summit, formally known as the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21), marks the first time in decades that an international agreement on climate change will be drawn up. So, what would success look like? Read on for our take. Read the rest of 5 things the Paris climate deal must do to slow global warming

More here: 
5 things the Paris climate deal must do to slow global warming

Bad Behavior has blocked 1163 access attempts in the last 7 days.