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People Won't Change for the Environment (on my campus)

A recent article outlines a pretty simplistic poll conducted in London about people’s willingness to change their behaviour for the good of the planet. A […]

by × September 3, 2009 × 2 comments

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Success for the Sea Shepherd; Japanese Whalers Head Home Short

Success for the Sea Shepherd; Japanese Whalers Head Home Short

In a statement made yesterday by the Institute of Cetacean Research, Japan announced that it made it back to the mainland with only 679 whales […]

by × April 15, 2009 × 3 comments

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Dose of Reality: Engagements

Dose of Reality: Engagements

To produce that single ounce, miners have to quarry hundreds of tons of rock, which are then doused in a liquid cyanide solution to separate […]

by × January 22, 2009 × 3 comments

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Dose of Reality: Happy New Year

Dose of Reality: Happy New Year

“The science is beyond dispute… Delay is no longer an option. Denial is no longer an acceptable response.” I never thought I’d see the day […]

by × January 2, 2009 × 4 comments

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Daylight Savings Time: Energy Waster

Daylight Savings Time: Energy Waster

Guest post by Brian Clark Howard, editor at The Daily Green Cartoon from “K City” by Bruno Pieroni Growing up in Central Indiana, daylight savings […]

by × March 8, 2008 × 10 comments

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Eco-Hypocrisy

Eco-Hypocrisy

An enviro-moralism, substantiated by the current sense of ecological responsibility, has permeated modern discourse. Al Gore said, “this is not a political issue… it is […]

by × February 21, 2008 × 1 comment

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What is the Price of OUR Stuff?

What is the Price of OUR Stuff?

Ever wonder about the complete picture of consumption in our uber-consumer society and how it ties in with our global environment? Well I was recently […]

by × January 13, 2008 × 0 comments

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Don't Be A Turkey: Get Your Thanksgiving Feast Green

Don't Be A Turkey: Get Your Thanksgiving Feast Green

Originally posted on The Huffington Post on November 14th, 2007 Photo from Channel14.com. In 1621 the Plymouth colonists and the Wampanoag Indians stuffed their faces […]

by × November 18, 2007 × 5 comments

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What Are Your Consumer Consequences?

What Are Your Consumer Consequences?

Play this fun (or is it scary?) game, Consumer Consequences, to see how many Earths would be needed if EVERYONE lived like you did. I’ve […]

by × November 12, 2007 × 7 comments

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Rally for a Strong, Clean 2007 Energy Bill!

Rally for a Strong, Clean 2007 Energy Bill!

By Guest-Blogger Lorna Li This fall auto industry workers, environmental organizations and student groups rally hard for Congress to pass a 2007 Energy Bill that […]

by × November 11, 2007 × 1 comment