Why aviation needs to address its emissions problem now

January 7, 2020 by  
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Despite myriad efforts, the aviation industry unlikely to succeed in reducing its emissions given the current hurdles. In fact, the case is quite the opposite.

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Is Google Helping Poachers Sell Illegal Ivory Online?

September 29, 2013 by  
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Google claims to be a company interested in renewable energy and sustainability, but some say the company’s policies regarding international commerce prove just the opposite. According to an investigation by the organization Sum of Us, lenient enforcement of policies against selling products made from endangered animals is allowing criminals to continue the illegal ivory trade online. Ivory retailers can not only be found through a simple Google search, but also appear as Google shops and in Google ads. The company says that they remove ivory ads when detected, but admits the monitoring system is lax. Sum of Us has started an online petition to put pressure on Google to crack down on ivory sales. READ MORE> Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Africa , elephants , endangered animals , Google , illegal ivory , illegal trafficking , ivory , poaching        

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The DoGooder Promotes Social Responsibility in the Midst of Deep Education Cuts

August 22, 2011 by  
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Photo: TheDoGooder.com It’s unfortunate that often times in the midst of economic turmoil we leave our green ideals behind. Environmental responsibility is falsely aligned with waste when in fact, the opposite is true. A new Web site, TheDoGooder.com seeks to promote social responsibility even in the midst of deep budget cuts to our nation’s … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Is WWF Selling Out Endangered Forests to Corporations?

July 25, 2011 by  
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Image: Screenshot via Pandering to the Loggers The World Wide Fund for Nature established the Global Forest and Trade Network 20 years ago to increase and ensure sustainability in the global timber trade. But it’s doing almost the opposite—allowing the same habitat-destroying practices to continue but, even worse, endorsing them with their trusted panda logo—according to a new report by Global Witness . … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Is It Time To End The War On Salt? In A Word, No.

July 13, 2011 by  
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Image credit Lloyd Alter Life imitates Woody Allen’s Sleeper once again…. Dr. Melik: This morning for breakfast he requested something called “wheat germ, organic honey and tiger’s milk.” Dr. Aragon: [chuckling] Oh, yes. Those are the charmed substances that some years ago were thought to contain life-preserving properties. Dr. Melik: You mean there was no deep fat? No steak or cream pies or… hot fudge? Dr. Aragon: Those were thought to be unhealthy… precisely the opposite of what we now know to be true. D… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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The Hypocrisy of Chris Christie, "New Jersey’s No. 1 Clean Energy Advocate"

May 31, 2011 by  
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Photo credit: Bob Jagendorf via Flickr /CC BY During Chris Christie’s 2009 campaign for governor, he boasted that he would be the state’s “number one clean energy advocate”. And ever since then, he’s courageously done everything in his power to … become precisely the opposite

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Irrigation May Reduce Climate Change. Not Good News.

September 9, 2010 by  
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Image credit: GenBug (Creative Commons) With all the evidence of human-induced global warming , you’d think it would be good news that some of our activities, like releasing aerosols for example, are also helping to cool the atmosphere. Unfortunately, often the opposite is true.

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"No Excuses" for Truck Blindspots: New Campaign to End Unnecessary Deaths

August 6, 2010 by  
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Since this image is from Transport for London all those bikes really are in the driver’s blind spot, the driver sitting on the right side of the vehicle. In the US and other countries where the driver sits on the left, the blind spot would be on the opposite side of the vehicle.

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The New York Times’s Green Inc. Has a New Name and Mission

April 22, 2010 by  
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Image: NYT A few months after the Wall Street Journal shut down its green blog, Environmental Capital , the New York Times forging ahead in the opposite direction by broadening the coverage of its green blog. To highlight the change in mission, Green Inc. will now be known as simply Green (not exactly a standout name, but we’ll probably refer to it as NYT Green or something like that)

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How Do You Get Natural Light Deep Into a Loft?

April 22, 2010 by  
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A reader writes: I have a loft with a southern exposure and only 2 1/2 windows, it is a long space extending back from the windows and the area farthest away can get quite dark, especially if the sun isn’t shining.

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