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Study Shows 100 Percent Renewable Energy Is Possible by 2050 and Would Create Millions of New Jobs

Posted by on November 10, 2017 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Study Shows 100 Percent Renewable Energy Is Possible by 2050 and Would Create Millions of New Jobs

The German non-profit Energy Watch Group (EWG) teamed up with Finland’s Lappeenranta University of Technology to present a study at the COP23 climate summit. The results of the study show “that a 100% renewable electricity system is an effective and urgently needed climate protection measure. A global zero emission power system is feasible and more cost-effective than the existing system based on nuclear and fossil fuel energy.”

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WTF?! Coal-Loving Wyoming Introduces New Bill That FINES Folks for Using Renewable Energy!

Posted by on January 17, 2017 in Environment with 1 Comment
WTF?! Coal-Loving Wyoming Introduces New Bill That FINES Folks for Using Renewable Energy!

You’re NOT going to believe this – Wyoming senators have proposed a new bill that will FINE for using renewable energy! Read this!

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Even After Paris Climate Talks, Biggest Banks Continue to Invest In Eco-No-No Fossil Fuels

Posted by on June 15, 2016 in Climate Change, Eco-Friendly, Environment with 5 Comments
Even After Paris Climate Talks, Biggest Banks Continue to Invest In Eco-No-No Fossil Fuels

Big banks are still funding extreme fossil fuels. Read this and be informed!

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Big Oil Faces Historic Human Rights Inquiry for ‘Complicity in Climate Change’

Posted by on December 5, 2015 in Climate Change, Environment with 17 Comments
Big Oil Faces Historic Human Rights Inquiry for ‘Complicity in Climate Change’

In a landmark case, the Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines (CHR) announced Friday it will launch the first-ever investigation into dozens of fossil fuel companies for alleged human rights violations over the industry’s role in worsening climate change.

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‘Bright Spots’ Worldwide Show 100% Renewable Can and Must be Done

Posted by on November 7, 2015 in Environment with 4 Comments
‘Bright Spots’ Worldwide Show 100% Renewable Can and Must be Done

“The greatest challenge to energy transitions concerns whether political, institutional, and cultural changes can occur fast enough to support technological changes,” Jennie Stephens and Elizabeth Wilson wrote Thursday at the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists.

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Why Bill Gates’ Position on Divesting From Fossil Fuels is Wrong

Posted by on October 25, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 8 Comments
Why Bill Gates’ Position on Divesting From Fossil Fuels is Wrong

Instead of aligning his investments with a clean energy future, Gates is continuing to support the very industries who are lobbying against progress on clean energy and whose business models are deeply out of line with averting the climate crisis.

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Power from Beautiful Tidal Lagoon To Replace 250K Barrels of Oil Per Year

Posted by on October 21, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 2 Comments
Power from Beautiful Tidal Lagoon To Replace 250K Barrels of Oil Per Year

Power plants have been generating electricity from the oceans’ tides since 1966, but the Swansea Lagoon is the first to employ a radically new method.

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Sweden Makes Moves to Stop Using Fossil Fuel and Run Entirely Off Renewables

Posted by on October 13, 2015 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 12 Comments
Sweden Makes Moves to Stop Using Fossil Fuel and Run Entirely Off Renewables

In order to generate sufficient capital for these initiatives, Sweden plans to implement heavy petroleum and diesel taxes.

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Green-Thumbed Billionaires Are Fighting Climate Change by Dumping Fossil Fuel Stocks

Posted by on September 22, 2015 in Economy with 3 Comments
Green-Thumbed Billionaires Are Fighting Climate Change by Dumping Fossil Fuel Stocks

Some have argued that divestment movements have little direct consequences for the finances of major companies. But the premise is simple, no CEO wants to catch the slow-brewing disease of bad-public relations.

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Did the Saudis and the US Collude In Dropping Oil Prices?

Posted by on January 4, 2015 in Economy with 0 Comments
Did the Saudis and the US Collude In Dropping Oil Prices?

The oil price drop that has dominated the headlines in recent weeks has been framed almost exclusively in terms of oil market economics, with most media outlets blaming Saudi Arabia, through its OPEC Trojan horse, for driving down the price, thus causing serious damage to the world’s major oil exporters – most notably Russia. While the market explanation is partially true, it is simplistic, and fails to address key geopolitical pressure points in the Middle East.

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New Advances in Fossil Fuel Alternatives: Are They What They Seem?

Posted by on December 7, 2014 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
New Advances in Fossil Fuel Alternatives: Are They What They Seem?

Not even unlimited clean energy is an automatic magic bullet that will completely solve the crisis our world is currently facing. We still must learn to treat the Earth with respect and reverence, and only take what we need.

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Solar and Wind Power Now Fully Competitive with Fossil Fuels: Time to Switch Over?

Posted by on December 1, 2014 in Eco-Friendly, Environment with 0 Comments
Solar and Wind Power Now Fully Competitive with Fossil Fuels: Time to Switch Over?

The applicability of these findings depends on where you live, but in many cases, renewable power is now competitive with fossil fuels, even with no subsidies.

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Jane Goodall: Governments Must Challenge Fossil Fuel Corporations

Posted by on June 2, 2014 in Climate Change, Eco-Friendly, Environment with 1 Comment
Jane Goodall: Governments Must Challenge Fossil Fuel Corporations

Jane Goodall has stressed the need for governments to challenge the fossil fuel industry in order to confront the climate crisis. The “window of time” left to act on the climate crisis requires individual action, the founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and UN Messenger of Peace said. But politicians must act as well, and that means “governments standing up to the big corporations, the oil and gas industry.”

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Is Overpopulation a Myth?

Written by on December 26, 2010 in Environment with 0 Comments
Is Overpopulation a Myth?

According to the Voice of America the population has increased 9.7 percent since 2000.  This is the slowest rate of growth since the 1930’s.  The reasons for this according to experts is a sharp decline in birth rates and fewer immigrants because of poor economic conditions. But is the world population too big?  According to […]

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Bjørn Lomborg: The Most Dangerous Man In The World?

Written by on November 21, 2010 in Environment with 0 Comments
Bjørn Lomborg: The Most Dangerous Man In The World?

Or so the global warming alarmists would call him.  A new documentary film featuring Bjørn Lomborg and his ideas was released a week ago called “Cool It.”  Bjørn does not doubt or deny global warming or climate change however he is critical of the degree of severity given to the problem and the alarm it […]

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