Weâ€™ve come a long way since the first Earth Day. Over 40 years ago, on April 22, 1970, one in every 10 Americans participated in the first Earth Day, demonstrating their demands for a cleaner, healthier, safer environment. Forty years ago, environmental protection didnâ€™t … [Read more...] about Earth Day 2011
In The News
If you want to stay informed about environmental issue news, then the Internet has a treasure trove of resources. Here's a list of the most reliable and useful sites to stay up-to-date on the latest environmental current events. Grist (grist.org) â€“ Grist calls itself â€œa … [Read more...] about Environmental Issue News: Best Resources
Today's Wall Street Journal has a great article about e-bikes in China. Most people in China cannot afford a car yet, and there wouldn't be room on the streets if everyone could afford them! Public transportation can be slow and crowded. Bicycles have been a popular, low … [Read more...] about Terror by electric bike in China?
Photo courtesy of soyignatius at Flickr.com 2009 was a major turning point for news. A critical mass of people have started asking for the green angle behind every story, and asking for more from our politicians, companies, and co-workers. Even as newspapers cut staff, they … [Read more...] about Green news for the New Year
Photo courtesy of oxfam international at Flickr.com Poverty has drastic effects on the natural world. People living without access to treated water, sustainable fuel supplies, or adequate food can have a huge impact on their surroundings. Slums and destructive farming … [Read more...] about World Habitat Day – 10/5/2009