Photo courtesy of Saw You On The Flipside For some people, travel is an unpleasant necessity. They travel to meet clients or commute. For other people, travel is a joy and the reason that they work. They save up money for vacations and sight seeing. Whether you're in a hurry … [Read more...] about Green ways to travel
Photo courtesy of Earth Hour Global at Flickr.com. Once a year, environmentalists around the world turn out the lights for an hour. This year, Earth Hour falls on Saturday, March 28th, and many different homes, offices, and government buildings are taking part. The organizers … [Read more...] about How are you spending Earth Hour on March 28th?
Photo courtesy of Webzer at Flickr.com. The ocean covers more than 70% of the earth's surface, and it's a major part of the ecosystem that we rely on. Phytoplankton are responsible for about half of the oxygen produced worldwide. More than 1 billion people rely on fish for a … [Read more...] about 10 Steps to a Healthy Ocean: Protecting our Oceans from Pollution
Photo courtesy of AtomicShark at Flickr.com. The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative held its second auction for carbon credits in December. This was the first auction where all 10 states in the initiative took part, and the sale price rose about 10 percent from the previous … [Read more...] about US states are moving towards a cap and trade system for CO2 emissions
Photo courtesy of Gemma Kate Thorpe at Flickr.com. The $700 Billion bailout bill has stirred up mixed emotions. On one hand, relieved sighs have been heard from Wall Street, but many people are spitting mad. In the aftermath of the bill's passage, some key sections of the … [Read more...] about Is there a green lining to the economic bailout package?