The Zero Emission Network supports the global campaign to reduce humanity's net greenhouse gas emissions to zero and below. It is an independent alliance of groups, providing opportunities to share ideas, link campaigns and support each other. Environmental, sporting, social, religious or community groups around the world who understand the need to move to zero emission are invited to consider joining the network. The Network provides some insights into what zero emission mean to… Continue
Added by Change2 on December 27, 2010 at 11:00am —
Pollution and over-fishing have wiped out a third of the fish species in the Yellow river - China's second longest waterway. This from Jonathan Watts in Beijing on 18 January 2007 reporting for Guardian Unlimited. The extinction toll strengthens fears that China's major rivers are losing their ability to support life as the country's rapid economic growth takes an increasingly heavy toll on the environment. Winding 5,390km from the Tibetan plateau to the Bohai sea, the Yellow… Continue
Added by Change2 on December 20, 2010 at 1:00pm —
After a year fraught with humanitarian disasters, best practices for urgent humanitarian relief are emerging, providing hope and furthering the business community’s ability to respond effectively to future events.
By becoming a founding reporter of The Climate Registry, a non-profit organization established to measure and publicly report greenhouse gas emissions (GHG), Xcel Energy joins 39 States, five Canadian provinces, three Native American tribes, two Mexican states and the District of Columbia in the organization. 'I believe climate change is a global problem and the time to act is now,' said Dick Kelly, Xcel Energy chairman, president and CEO. The Climate Registry protocol is based on the… Continue
Added by Change2 on December 13, 2010 at 9:00am —
Dear Mr. Burke (Minister for Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities)
Thank you for your time during one on one meeting on Thursday evening 02/12/10
My question to you is regarding the throw-away society we have evolved into.
I, like many Australians are disenchanted by the plethora of inferior quality merchandise our multinational corporations expect us to buy. Our home grown companies (who like the rest of the world) have based their manufacturing… Continue
Added by Kim Davidson on December 6, 2010 at 1:31pm —
Nor any drop to drink. The Samuel Taylor Coleridge epic The rime of the ancient mariner was referring to the plight of a sailor with an ample supply of sea water but nothing drinkable to survive for days and weeks at sea. Desalination plants around the world are attempting to make good drinkable water from the sea supply. But on 'dry' land and in both developed and developing countries, droughts and floods - arch enemies at opposite ends of the water spectrum - play havoc with…
I'm in Cancun at the moment and am blogging quite frequently on www.symnews.org - or you can follow me on Twitter @lmdo for all of the updates (including to links to everything going on). I probably won't be able to cross post everything here - it may become too time consuming!
But, below is an interview that I did with Bill McKibben:
Hope you follow me on Twitter (@lmdo) for my… Continue
Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) today announced that Merrillville, Ind.–based Northern Indiana Public Service Company’s (NIPSCO’s) new Green Power Program has been certified by Green-e Energy. NIPSCO joins the growing network of renewable energy providers that offer clean energy options certified by Green-e Energy, North America’s leading certification and verification program for renewable energy."We are pleased that residents and businesses in Indiana now have a certified renewable energy…See More
Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) today announced that Just Energy’s new renewable energy certificate (REC) product, "JustGreen RECs," is now certified by Green-e® Energy. Just Energy, one of North America’s largest green energy providers with $70M invested in green energy projects, joins the growing network of renewable energy providers that offer products certified by Green-e Energy, North America's leading certification and verification program for renewable energy."We are very excited to…See More