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  • Climate Change: Bad Thing? Why?
    Wait, Why Is Climate Change a Bad Thing?

    From our well-being to our wallets, we’re seeing the effects of a world transformed by rising temperatures and changing climate patterns.

    You might be wondering, “So what if there's a little climate change? What's wrong with a couple extra days at the beach?” Or maybe popular imagery has led you to believe that climate change is an issue just for polar bears and not humans.

    Click now for the full post
    from the Climate Reality Project.

  • Are Humans an Invasive Species?International Union for
    Conservation of Nature States...

    In a high-rise in Malaysia’s capital in 1999, a group of scientists — convened by the International Union for Conservation of Nature to designate “100 of the World’s Worst Invasive Alien Species” — asked themselves this very question.

    “Every single person in the room agreed, humans are the worst invasive species,” said Daniel Simberloff, a professor of environmental science at the University of Tennessee, who was at the meeting. “But the I.U.C.N. disagreed.” Homo sapiens, which has colonized and deforested much of the Earth and pumped enough carbon dioxide into the atmosphere to change its climate, was excluded from the list.

    Click now for the PDF
    on the 100 top invasives.

  • Coal Museum Sees the Future What the Coal Museum
    Knows that Trump Doesn’t

    By Thomas Friedman: April 19, 2017 - The Kentucky Coal Mining Museum in Benham, owned by Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College, is switching to solar power to save money. … Communications director Brandon Robinson told CNN affiliate WYMT that the project will help save at least eight to ten thousand dollars, off the energy costs on this building alone..

  • Community Owned Solar BenefitsBenefits of Community
    Owned Renewable Energy

    Jan. 5, 2017,- By the end of 2015, U.S. renewable energy capacity from wind and solar power eclipsed 100,000 mw, with another year of historic growth. Despite its many advantages, however, community renewable energy has been a small fraction of this impressive figure.

  • Suzuki on Man's Collision Course5 Things We Must Do Immediately
    to Stop Humanity’s Collision

    The longer we delay addressing environmental problems, the more difficult it will be to resolve them. Although we've known about climate change and its potential impacts for a long time, and we're seeing those impacts worsen daily, our political representatives are still approving and promoting fossil fuel infrastructure as if we had all the time in the world to slow global warming.

  • Cinnamon Solar BlogSpicy Solar Blog -
    Tracking solar industry
    developments since 2007

    Barry Cinnamon has been blogging about the Solar Industry since 2007. Barry hosts the Solar Energy Show, a weekly 30 minute talk show that runs every Saturday at 1:30 PM and Sunday at 8:30 AM on KDOW Radio AM in San Jose California, and the Renewable Energy World Network.

  • Video Streaming DamagesVideo Streaming Can Damage the Environment

    Jan. 11, 2017 - Streaming services such as Netflix, Amazon Prime and Hulu continue to lag way behind the likes of Google and Apple when it comes to investment in renewable energy, according to a new report from Greenpeace..

    Click to read the piece from Wired Magazine.

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AVAAZ is a new global web movement with a simple democratic mission: to close the gap between the world we have, and the world most people everywhere want.

The Climate Crisis Coalition was founded in 2004 to create awareness and a sense of urgency about the climate crisis and to broaden the constituency of the climate action movement. Now, with that urgency evermore apparent, two goals have become paramount: 1) reduce atmospheric CO2 to 350 ppm; 2) enact legislation that will best drive the transition to renewable energy. An escalating and equitable carbon fee (where the revenue is recycled back to the people) must be the central component of U.S. and international initiatives.

Earth Sky LogoEarthSky 22! 22 minutes of science and music - direct to you from Austin, Texas. Join lead producer Mike Brennan and host Jorge Salazar right here every week for EarthSky 22, brought to you by EarthSky.
Environmental Connections to Public Health:
Smart discussion of the latest science and news on toxins in your food, water, and air, and what government agencies should be doing to protect public health.

From the NY Times

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Blog About Energy and the Environment
>greenbiz™, Business Voice of the Green Economy, is the leading source for news, opinion, best practices, and other resources on the greening of mainstream business. Launched in 2000, its mission is to provide clear, concise, accurate, and balanced information, resources, and learning opportunities to help companies of all sizes and sectors integrate environmental responsibility into their operations in a manner that supports profitable business practices.

Laugh now --
or the planet gets it.

You know how some people make lemonade out of lemons? At Grist, we're making lemonade out of looming climate apocalypse.
It's more fun than it sounds, trust us!
Grist has been dishing out environmental news and commentary with a wry twist since 1999 -- which, to be frank, was way before most people cared about such things. Now that green is in every headline and on every store shelf (bamboo hair gel, anyone?), Grist is the one site you can count on to help you make sense of it all. 

HeatSpring Mag
20 Free Courses are now available. All areas of alternative energy are covered.

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Inside Renewble Energy
Blog posts from one of the leading alternative energy publications, Renewable Energy World.



Living On Earth
Let's Not Make it a Tougher
Challenge Than it Already Is

Living on Earth with Steve Curwood is the weekly environmental news and information program distributed by Public Radio International. Every week approximately 300 Public Radio stations broadcast Living on Earth's news, features, interviews and commentary on a broad range of ecological issues. The show airs in 9 of the 10 top radio markets and reaches 80% of the US.

Lancaster University

Their News and Blogs page is well worth reading...

Running articles and blogs on clean energy and sustainability. Green Lancaster is a collaborative initiative run by Lancaster University and Lancaster University Students’ Union (LUSU) to:

1. Provide a central forum for demonstrating and disseminating good sustainability practice.
2. Engage the University community as a whole to encourage and embed sustainable behaviours.
3. Facilitate the linking of teaching, research, and practice, utilising the significant expertise within the University.
4. Alter staff and student behaviours in order to reduce carbon emissions, energy and resource    consumption associated with University activities and operations.
5. Provide a student experience that promotes sustainability.

Mother Earth News
Treat Mother With Respect

Subscription Based mag: Renewables, Sustainables, Green Transport, Organic Gardening, and much much more. Coverimg all that is important to the children of Mother Earth.

PhotoVoltaics World Magazine Solar Power World World covers photovoltaics manufacturing and solar power generation, focusing on solar cell design and manufacture, including cells made of multi-, mono- and nano-crystalline silicon, amorphous thin-film silicon, cadmium telluride, copper indium diselenide (CIS), copper indium gallium diselenide (CIGS) and GaAs. Available in print and online (Electro IQ)versions.s profitable business practices.

Organic Consumers Assoc.

PhotoVoltaics World Magazine Mission To protect consumers' right to safe, healthful food, a just food and farming system and an environment rich in biodiversity and free of pollutants. Who we are OCA is an online and grassroots 501(c)3 nonprofit public interest organization, and the only organization in the U.S. focused exclusively on promoting the views and interests of the nation's estimated 50 million organic and socially responsible consumers. What we do OCA educates and advocates on behalf of organic consumers, engages consumers in marketplace pressure campaigns, and works to advance sound food and farming policy through grassroots lobbying. We address crucial issues around food safety, industrial agriculture, genetic engineering, children's health, corporate accountability, Fair Trade, environmental sustainability, including pesticide use, and other food- and agriculture-related topics.

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Power Shift

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Power Shift has a lot going on. They offer a blog, campaigns for Environmental Justice, Coal Divestiture, Anti-fracking and Tar Sands, the Green Economy - with a global reach. Click on the logo to learn more and see how you might want to participate. Note: This site may be experiencing technical difficulties.

ref You can find simple lessons on a wide variety of renewable energy sources, do it yourself energy projects, the latest up to date news regarding various alternative fuel technologies, ways to save money on energy, learn about environmental issues related to energy, and energies of the future here.

rel The Renewable Energy Law Blog is brought to you by the law firm of Shems Dunkiel Raubvogel & Saunders PLLC. The firm provides legal counsel to individuals, businesses, municipalities, and non-profits seeking to finance, permit, and develop renewable energy projects.
Renewable Energy World
On Line Magazine (free subscription), covers renewable energy on a global basis. Also available as a print magazine.

Riverview Consulting

Riverview LogoRIVERVIEW is a strategy consulting firm focused on renewable energy technology. Based in New York, Riverview is a networked firm with broad capabilities and a global reach.


Repower America Blog: They've got some good ideas about the future and the enviornment, and are looking for input from you. Click on the logo and find out what you can do.


One Restless Knight
He's restless about the environment. Read his blogpost, "We Shale Overcome"

Sierra Club Florida News

1. Visit the Sierra Club Florida News blog.
2. Click on the "Subscribe to Posts" button in the upper right corner.  Follow the instructions and you will have each new post sent to your blog reader as soon as it is published. 
3.  You can also choose to receive a daily email message with all "Sierra Club Florida News" posts published in the past 24 hours. Just enter your email in the box in the upper right corner that says "Subscribe via email."s profitable business practices.

The Systemic Climate Solution

System Climate Solution
Updated every two weeks. Read more by clicking on the logo to the left.


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Read the latest energy news published by MIT. Updated daily. Other science topics also covered.

Union of Concerned Scientists

All Things Nuclear Blog. Featuring new information regarding nuclear malfunction prepardness.

The Equation Blog on independent science and practical solutions.

Yale Environment Blog

Reporting, analysis, opinion and debate, that's the Yale Environment 360 publication of the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies.

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