We need a ‘Marshall Plan’ to rebuild the Caribbean

October 24, 2017 by  
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If we don’t plan on building a more resilient Caribbean, today’s emergencies will become tomorrow’s normal — and the region will spiral downward.

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Impact investors flock to sustainable agriculture

October 24, 2017 by  
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The sector is longing for capital to fund long-term projects, but critics worry about corporate ownership of farmland.

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Shell Accepts Liability For Nigerian Oil Spills For First Time – Region Will Take 30 Years To Clean Up

August 4, 2011 by  
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photo: Sosialistisk Ungdom / CC BY-ND If you thought the Gulf Oil Spill was bad, and it was, that was nothing compared to what’s been happening for years on a sadly regular basis in Nigeria. After long denying responsibility, Shell Oil has… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Let’s End Hippy-Style Environmental Protests. Now. (Video)

August 4, 2011 by  
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Last week, the celebrated activist Tim DeChristopher was sentenced to two years in prison for illegally bidding on parcels of land desired by the oil industry, and a small protest was organized outside the courthouse. Grist’s Jennifer Prediger put together a great mini-documentary on the event; it serves as an important reminder that there are indeed ordinary folks willing to stand up to authority to fight for climate action. But I couldn’t ignore another nagging thoug… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Hippy Dropout Becomes Wind Energy Mogul

August 4, 2011 by  
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Image credit: Ecotricity Dale Vince has been busy lately. From launching a network of nationwide free electric car charging stations , to building a bee-friendly utility-scale solar power plant , this former hippy traveler turned wind energy millionaire has been pushing the boundaries of renew… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Solar Phone Charger Aims At The Poor

August 4, 2011 by  
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Image via Nokero International Noting that “500 million of the world’s cell phone owners have no access to electricity,” a Hong Kong and Denver-based company is touting its solar-power charging panels as specially designed to remain affordable and viable “to users who live in off-grid, often impoverished regions of the world.”… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Discovery Founder John Hendricks Explains the Importance of Renewable Energy (Video)

August 4, 2011 by  
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“It’s just a fact [that there are] these dwindling fossil fuels,” says the founder of Discovery , John Hendricks, “there’s only so much oil left. There’s an abundance of coal, but there are pollution problems with a lot of the plants we have now.” But what is the answer? In this video from Discovery’s newest project Curiosity , John Hendricks outlines some of the alternatives…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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