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Jimmy Carter Calls Out Climate Skeptic Nutcases

Jimmy Carter Calls Out Climate Skeptic Nutcases

By Brian Powell August 13, 2014

In 1979, President Jimmy Carter became the first president to install solar panels on the White House. At the time, the nation was facing an impending oil crisis from the Arab Oil Embargo and Carter was cementing his presidential legacy …

Woody Harrelson Limits ‘Wood’ From Paper Company Woody Harrelson Limits ‘Wood’ From Paper Company

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Academy Award-nominated actor Woody Harrelson has made a name for himself as a talented performer. He has starred in The Hunger Games , Zombieland, The People vs. Larry Flynt, Natural Born Killers, and Out of the Furnace. Despite being recognizable …

Tokyo 5.5 Earthquake Shakes Up Saturday Morning Tokyo 5.5 Earthquake Shakes Up Saturday Morning

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Yahoo News tells us that eastern Japan has felt a strong rumble registering at a 5.5 magnitude early this morning, but thankfully no tsunami threats, serious damage or nuclear damage have been reported. This has been the ninth earthquake this …

Wind Farms Granted Permits to Kill Bald Eagles Wind Farms Granted Permits to Kill Bald Eagles

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The Obama administration is under heat again, but this time the pressure is unrelated to the Affordable Care Act. On Friday, it was revealed that wind power companies will be able to accidentally injure and kill bald and golden eagles …

Google Maps A Decade Of Deforestation Google Maps A Decade Of Deforestation
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Google has released what it is calling the world’s first detailed maps of global forest change, illustrating deforestation throughout the world over time. The project is a collaboration with Dr. Matthew Hansen and his team at the University of Maryland. …

Mercury From Gold Rush Contaminating Wildlife Today Mercury From Gold Rush Contaminating Wildlife Today

Gold mining has been called “the gift that keeps on taking” by geographer Gary Brechin, and the damage to California will possibly last ten millennia. The LA Times and USA Today report that the hydraulic mining practices of gold rush-era …

'Environmental Debt' Author Speaks At Google 'Environmental Debt' Author Speaks At Google
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Amy Larkin, author of the book Environmental Debt: The Hidden Costs of a Changing Global Economy, recently gave an “At Google” talk, which the company has now made available for all to see. “For decades, politicians and business leaders alike …

Ash Borer Beetle Spreading in Canada Ash Borer Beetle Spreading in Canada

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) this week confirmed that the emerald ash borer beetle has moved into Kawartha Lakes, Ontario. The discovery raises the number of Ontario counties the beetle has been found into 32, alongside seven in Quebec. …

Indonesia Haze Affecting Singapore, Malaysia Indonesia Haze Affecting Singapore, Malaysia

Indonesia is being asked by Singapore to get control of its forest fires after the pollutant index in the air rose to a staggering 155 on Monday, the highest it’s been since 2006. Officials asked employers to provide masks to …

Earth Day 2013 Celebrated with a Google Doodle Earth Day 2013 Celebrated with a Google Doodle
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For Earth Day 2013, Google is celebrating with an interactive doodle that lets you experience much of what nature has to offer – in animated form, of course. Google’s Earth Day doodle lets you change the seasons, weather, moon, and …

Google Joins NYC Initiative to Cut Emissions by 30% Google Joins NYC Initiative to Cut Emissions by 30%

Google, along with a handful of other high-profile companies, has announced that they will join New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is participating in the “Carbon Challenge,” an initiative to “cut greenhouse gases, improve air quality, and fight climate change.” …

Amazon Launches Green Retail Site Vine.com Amazon Launches Green Retail Site Vine.com
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If buying green is something that’s important to you in your everyday life, a new site now in beta wants to be your go-to retailer. Vine.com is live, and it wants you to “live life green.” All of the products …

Facebook Users Have The Carbon Footprint Of A Latte Facebook Users Have The Carbon Footprint Of A Latte

In the spirit of transparency and such, Facebook has decided to share some figures on how the company affects the environment. Today, Facebook is releasing data about their 2011 carbon footprint and energy use. It’s interesting to find out that …

Google Touts Its Green Tech in "Story of Send" Google Touts Its Green Tech in "Story of Send"

If you’ve ever wondered how your email gets from your computer to another inbox, you’re in luck. Google has created a simplistic video showing the basics of how email sent from Gmail travels to its destination. The video is more …

Apple To Participate In Environmental Audit Apple To Participate In Environmental Audit

Apple has agreed to participate in an environmental audit of one of the Chinese factories in its supply chain. The inspection would be the beginning of a pilot program designed to gauge the environmental impact of manufacturers. According to a …

Google Takes The Lead With Clean Energy Google Takes The Lead With Clean Energy
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Google’s been taking up the green cause pretty strongly here at the end of 2011. Yesterday they announced an educational tool to help people learn more about the most popular green search trends over the past year and today they’ve …

Green Scrapbook: The Year In Environment-Friendly Search Trends Green Scrapbook: The Year In Environment-Friendly Search Trends

Going green was a pretty sexy topic in 2011 and lots of people got down with the movement. Some people chose to raise chickens in their back yard. Some may have started taking recycling more seriously. Maybe there were even …