Archive for March, 2010
VOICE FOR CHANGE Newsletter Hi everyone! Several weeks ago we focused awareness on the devastation to rainforest habit and threats to orangutans in Indonesia by Palm Oil plantations with the stories All day every day rainforests are cleared for palm oil and Does your breakfast cause rainforest destruction? This week Greenpeace released a report and [...]
By Jeffrey M. Smith The American Academy of Environmental Medicine (AAEM) has called on all physicians to prescribe diets without genetically modified (GM) foods to all patients.1 They called for a moratorium on genetically modified organisms (GMOs), long-term independent studies, and labeling, stating, “Several animal studies indicate serious health risks associated with GM food, including infertility, immune problems, accelerated aging, [...]
I have learnt that in gaining policy support in politics, it’s either GOOD politics to support it, or BAD politics if you don’t. Why would politicians NOT support a policy to ban the plastic bag world wide? You haven’t made good policy on banning the bag, either good politics or bad. Yet I know, and [...]
ByRichmond Shreve Senior Editor at OEN, a writer, and an author of short stories. His “Lost River Anthology” (amazon.com) was released in March 2009. The next four years will determine the quality of life on this planet for the next thousand.” These challenging words are the organizing and motivating belief of a newly launched movement [...]
Study: Northwest areas thinning since 2005 Melt along the southern edge of Greenland’s ice sheet is now moving up its northwest coast, a new study shows. “The ice mass loss has been very dramatic” since 2005, John Wahr, study co-author and a University of Colorado at Boulder physics professor, said in a statement. The team, [...]
Posted: March 23rd, 2010 under Climate Change, General, Nature, Tipping Points.
Tags: catastrophic climate change, Climate Change, glacial melt, global warming, greenland, science, sea level rise
Now that the Heath Care reform is out of the way, what will be the US Governments next diversionary tactic to keep the population from focusing on important issues? As the second largest emitter of greenhouse gases at 20% of total global emissions how long will we wait before the upper level that causes catastrophic [...]
Posted: March 23rd, 2010 under Action Needed, Climate Change, Climate Politics, Foundation News, General.
Tags: catastrophic climate change, Climate Change, CO2 Emissions, CO2 levels, global warming, greenhouse emissions, Obama administration, stop climate change
The Greenhouse Neutral Foundation website has become one of the fastest growing environmental education sites on the internet. Every day thousands of visitors scour the content of the latest news stories from around the world, unique articles/commentary and information not available anywhere else on the web. The Foundation is now seeking Sponsors who can benefit [...]
The environmental educator Annie Leonard who brought us the Story of Stuff & The Devils in the Detail on Cap & Trade now brings us an educated look at the hot topic of Bottled Water. You’ll also gain valuable information on the recycling rates of plastic bottles (PET) in the US in the report compiled by the [...]
Science Daily reports on – Plastics surround us. A vital manufacturing ingredient for nearly every existing industry, these materials appear in a high percentage of the products we use every day. Although modern life would be hard to imagine without this versatile chemistry, products composed of plastics also have a dark side, due in part [...]
Deniers are dancing on the graves of their reputations, to say nothing of reality itself. But Earth will still get the last laugh on all of them, and us for that matter. March 21, 2010 | Scott Thill – Alternet And if the ground’s not cold/Everything is gonna burn/We’ll all take turns/I’ll get mine too. — [...]
Posted: March 22nd, 2010 under Climate Change, Climate Politics, General, Nature, Tipping Points.
Tags: catastrophic climate change, Climate Change, CO2 levels, global warming, icesheet loss, methane, natural systems, Tipping Points