Energy

Another Waterway Destroyed by our Oil Addiction

By | July 8, 2011 at 5:31 pm | No comments

Photo by jnewland via flickr Governor Schweitzer of Montana declared a state of emergency on Tuesday because of a pipeline that spewed crude oil into the Yellowstone River – the longest undammed river in the nation and one of the most pristine. The pipe broke last week...

Posted in: Climate, Energy, Politics

‘Thinking’ Like a Climate Skeptic

By | July 7, 2011 at 11:13 am | No comments

More on the cooling sensation of coal emissions From Treehugger: Without China's Coal Burning The Hottest Decade On Record Would've Been Even Hotter From The Independent: China’s power stations generate ‘future spike’ in global warming From Grist: How to Talk to a...

Posted in: Climate, Culture, Energy, Green Cartoons, Science

Can’t Drink Gas. Can’t Drink Taxes.

By | June 14, 2011 at 4:44 pm | No comments

Photo by Donna Kohut Activists gathered at Pennsylvania’s capitol building on Tuesday, June 7 to spread awareness of the dangers of hydraulic fracturing and to discuss the direction of the movement. It is considered to be the largest rally of its kind held at the capitol...

Posted in: Climate, Energy, Mindful Lifestyle, Politics

Hank D and the Bee: Solar+Wind=____

By | May 26, 2011 at 10:13 am | No comments

Relevant info From Nobel Peace Laureates: "Renewable energy sources are one of the powerful keys to a peaceful future." From NOVA: A Clean Energy Future? From Sourcewatch: Health Effects of Coal From Greenpeace: Anti Coal Activism Follow the rest of the Hank D and the...

Posted in: Energy, Green Cartoons

The Republican With the Heart of Gold

By | May 18, 2011 at 11:13 am | No comments

*Cartoonist's note: This cartoon is inspired by the House Energy Action Team (HEAT). More on HEAT after the cartoon. More on HEAT From DeSmogBlog: GOP House Energy Action Team Is Dirty Energy Dream Team From GreenChipStocks: 28 Bureaucrats Who Sold You Out For A Little Oil...

Posted in: Climate, Energy, Green Cartoons, Politics

Natural Gas Drilling: Recent Study Makes Headlines

By | May 17, 2011 at 3:30 pm | No comments

Photo by hudsonriverkeeper via flickr Opposition to the natural gas industry is celebrating after a recent study out of Duke University demonstrated that proximity to natural gas drilling increases the risk of methane contamination of in Pennsylvania and New York. Meanwhile,...

Posted in: Energy, Science

San Francisco’s Green Festival: A Network of Revolutionaries

By | April 15, 2011 at 3:19 pm | One comment

Art by iluvmyplanet.org. Photo by Donna Kohut. If it is your first time attending the Green Festival in San Francisco, the immersion into a fast-paced marketplace can be a bit overwhelming. But as I discovered, if you just take in a deep breath, go with the flow, and take...

Posted in: Climate, Culture, Energy, Politics, Science

Clean Your Face(book) — Take Action Today!

By | April 13, 2011 at 3:35 pm | One comment

From Kelly Mitchell - Greenpeace Coal Campaigner You have 24 hours to set a world record on Facebook and help get the social network to start powering their website from clean and unlimited energy sources like the sun and the wind, instead of the dirty coal-fired power...

Posted in: Culture, Energy, Green Cartoons

The Consumer’s Guide to Effective Environmental Choices: Book Review and Lessons Learned (Part 2)

By | March 22, 2011 at 5:40 pm | One comment

Part 2: Advice From the Book, The Consumer's Guide to Effective Environmental Choices: Practical Advice from the Union of Concerned Scientists In the book, the authors identify the 7 most environmentally harmful consumer activities, listed below in the order of greatest...

Posted in: Climate, Energy, Mindful Lifestyle, Science

The Consumer’s Guide to Effective Environmental Choices: Book Review and Lessons Learned (Part 1)

By | March 22, 2011 at 5:38 pm | No comments

Part 1 of 2: The Book Many of us are concerned about the condition of our planet, and are conscious of the really big problems facing humanity: global climate change, resource depletion, air and water pollution, for example. It is likely that most of us who are aware of these...

Posted in: Climate, Energy, Mindful Lifestyle, Science

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