WATCH: Black churches join the climate fight. The tide is about to turn!

“The Black church has always joined hands with other faith traditions and stood on the front lines as they did in Selma, Alabama, fifty years ago. Now it’s time to take on climate change.” –Reverend Ambrose Carroll, Green For All Fellow + Green The Church Founder People of all faiths …

SAIL MED Launched for Mediterranean Sail Transport of Cargo

   SAIL MED Launched for Mediterranean Sail Transport of Cargo http://www.sailtransportnetwork.org/node/951 In the fall of 2013, a dedicated group from Greece, the Netherlands and the U.S.A. formed a consortium – SAIL MED – to promote clean, renewable-energy transport (by sail) in the Mediterranean Sea region. With the EU-funded North Sea …

Review Of ‘The Systems View Of Life: A Unifying Vision’ By Capra And Luisi

by Hazel Henderson for SeekingAlpha.com   The Systems View Of Life: A Unifying Vision by Fritjof Capra and Pier Luigi Luisi, Cambridge University Press, UK 2014   This hefty volume, The Systems View of Life: A Unifying Vision, is a tour de force and will be a perennial textbook for decades …

New Report Finds Energy Efficiency is America’s Cheapest Energy Resource

  NEWS RELEASE    For Immediate Release Media Contact: Patrick Kiker 202.507.4043, [email protected]    New Report Finds Energy Efficiency   is America’s Cheapest Energy Resource   Energy Efficiency Costs Utilities 2 to 3 Times Less Than Traditional Power Sources; Average of 2.8 Cents per Kilowatt Hour   Washington, D.C. (March 26, …

Message to Policy Makers: BICEP Companies Have Your Back

 

Beirut’s bike messengers + electric bike bomber getaway

Hot Beirut bikers start messenger service, first in Arab world We love bike messengers, especially ones that agree to deliver groceries. We cover the first bike messenger service in the Arab world – in Beirut, Lebanon. Click here to read about Beirut’s bike messengers.    Morocco’s Berbers take on a …

ScienceDaily: Top Environment News: Clever chemistry improves new class of antibiotics

  ScienceDaily: Top Environment News   Clever chemistry improves new class of antibiotics Posted: 17 Jan 2014 09:49 AM PST A new class of molecules called acyldepsipeptides — ADEPs — may provide a new way to attack bacteria that have developed resistance to antibiotics. Researchers have discovered a way to …

Snow shocks Cairo for first time in 100 years

Snow shocks Cairo for first time in 100 years Cruel snow and ice storms battered the middle east over the last week. Cairo saw snow for the first time in 100 years!  Read all about Cairo’s surprise snow HERE  The Copenhagen Wheel makes electric bikes rock and roll!!! With more …

Earth Policy Release – Less Than 3 Percent of Oceans in Marine Parks Despite Recent Growth

  Less Than 3 Percent of Oceans in Marine Parks Despite Recent Growth  J. Matthew Roney http://www.earth-policy.org/plan_b_updates/2013/update120 Earth Policy Release Plan B Update December 11, 2013 In May 1975, rising concerns about overfishing and deteriorating ocean health prompted scientists and officials from 33 countries to meet in Tokyo for the …

Global Marshall Plan Initiative

Global Marshall Plan Initiative www.globalmarshallplan.org Newsletter 10/2013 Local Groups in Action Global Marshall Plan Initiative Celebrates “Autofreien Tag” in Wörgl Millennium Development Goals: How Many Promises Were Broken? New IPCC Report: Human Actions Are Mainly to Blame for Climate Change New IPSO Report: The Health of Oceans is Rapidly Deteriorating …