3 Things You Can Do to Help Avoid Climate Disaster

By Stephanie FeldsteinThe Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a dire warning last week: We need to cut greenhouse gas emissions, and we need to do it fast to avoid catastrophic climate change.At the current rate, our global carbon budget will be spent in the next 10 to 14 years. We

Inside the global war on plastic pollution

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Dear Activists: Your New Year’s Resolution Should Be to Throw a Better Party

By Jennifer Luxton Hey, activists : By building art and play into your work, you bring energy and fun to your movement and encourage stronger bonds among participants. Song, dance and visual props make your direct actions memorable and inviting. The Pacific Northwest-based Backbone Campaign trains budding activists on how to do that. Here are lessons from their Localize This! Action Camp : 1. Have a Pre-Protest Planning Party Pre-event coordination invites people who can’t take part in the action to still be a part of the movement . And it lets participants get to know each other without the stress of protest day. 2. Do More Than March

Protect Our Lands with National Public Lands Day (September 30)

One-third of America’s land is in public hands, so let’s help our public lands continue to thrive for all to enjoy. Join National Public Lands Day to help clean, restore, and love the land where you live. The post Protect Our Lands with National Public Lands Day (September 30) appeared first on Green Living Ideas.

TerraCycle’s 3 Ways to Celebrate World Oceans Day

World Oceans Day is June 8, an important time for environmental action, observation, and celebration. Coinciding with this year’s UN Ocean Conference, World Oceans Day is day for policymakers, activists and conscious consumers to take part in actions and discussions that can carry us forward The post TerraCycle’s 3 Ways to Celebrate World Oceans Day appeared first on Green Living Ideas.

Saving Endangered Lemurs in Madagascar with Wildlife Conservation Society and Cool Effect

Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and Cool Effect have just partnered to ensure protection of the diverse ecosystem in Makira Natural Park in Madagascar. Saving Endangered Lemurs in Madagascar with Wildlife Conservation Society and Cool Effect was originally posted on: PlanetSave. To read more from Planetsave, join thousands of others and subscribe to our free RSS feed

Editorial: FDR’s Four Freedoms Seem Lacking Today

Are the Four Freedoms that FDR explained and that Norman Rockwell painted still alive and well in the U.S.? Editorial: FDR’s Four Freedoms Seem Lacking Today was originally posted on: PlanetSave. To read more from Planetsave, join thousands of others and subscribe to our free RSS feed, follow us on Facebook (also free), follow us on Twitter, or just visit our homepage.

Virgin Forests and their Unique Biodiversity: A Film in the Making

An upcoming film will show the wonder and increasing deforestation of the Romanian virgin forests. A Kickstarter campaign will make it possible. Virgin Forests and their Unique Biodiversity: A Film in the Making was originally posted on: PlanetSave. To read more from Planetsave, join thousands of others and subscribe to our free RSS feed, follow us on Facebook (also free), follow us on Twitter, or just visit our homepage.

Confessions Of Former Climate Change Deniers

Over 600 people responded to a question on Ask Reddit to explain why they changed their minds about the dangers of climate change. Confessions Of Former Climate Change Deniers was originally posted on: PlanetSave. To read more from Planetsave, join thousands of others and subscribe to our free RSS feed, follow us on Facebook (also free), follow us on Twitter, or just visit our homepage.

ACLU Lawsuit Forces Landfill Company to Agree to Free Speech and Environmental Protections

A group of citizens in Alabama who spoke out against a coal ash landfill in their small town were vindicated, with help from the ACLU Lawsuit Forces Landfill Company to Agree to Free Speech and Environmental Protections was originally posted on: PlanetSave. To read more from Planetsave, join thousands of others and

EcoJustice Expected To Rise Under Donald Trump

Originally published on EdenKeeper.org Creation Care leaders are predicting the coming Trump presidency will prompt more ecojustice activism, including non-violent civil disobedience, within US faith communities. Writing for Baptist News, Jeff Brumley states that “Faith-based protests of pipeline projects, global warming and other environmental causes won’t just be for the hard

5 Ways to Counter Fake News about Climate Change by Thinking Critically about Media

The best way to fight fake news is to learn strategies to think critically about the media 5 Ways to Counter Fake News about Climate Change by Thinking Critically about Media was originally posted on: PlanetSave. To read more from Planetsave, join thousands of others and subscribe to our free RSS feed, follow us on Facebook (also free), follow us on Twitter, or just visit our homepage.

Indigenous Norwegians Force Bank To Withdraw Support For Dakota Access Pipeline

Breaking News: Army Corps of Engineers Denies Easement For Pipeline The secretary of the Army Corps of Engineers told Standing Rock Sioux Chairman Dave Archambault II Sunday that the current route for the controversial Dakota Access pipeline will be denied. “Although we have had continuing discussions and exchanges of new information with the Standing Rock [&hellip Indigenous Norwegians Force Bank To Withdraw Support For Dakota Access

Elon Musk is the Newest Target of Fake News

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is the newest target of conservative think tank fake news Elon Musk is the Newest Target of Fake News was originally posted on: PlanetSave. To read more from Planetsave, join thousands of others and subscribe to our free RSS feed, follow us on Facebook (also free), follow us on Twitter, or just visit our homepage.

How one Social Entrepreneur is Paving the Way for Ocean Awareness

What role do mission-driven businesses have in ocean conservation? Meet Shilpi Chhotray, the founder of Samudra Skin & Sea, a social enterprise focused on responsible products and increasing ocean awareness. How one Social Entrepreneur is Paving the Way for Ocean Awareness was originally posted on: PlanetSave. To read more from Planetsave, join thousands of others and subscribe to our free RSS feed, follow us on Facebook (also free), follow us on

Fate Of Initiative 732 Carbon Fee Proposal In Washington State In Doubt

Initiative 732 would create a carbon fee structure in the State of Washington. Fossil fuel interests opposed it because it goes too far. The Sierra Club opposes it because it doesn’t go far enough. Fate Of Initiative 732 Carbon Fee Proposal In Washington State In Doubt was originally posted on: PlanetSave. To read more from Planetsave, join thousands of others and subscribe to our free RSS feed, follow us on Facebook (also free), follow us on Twitter, or just visit our homepage.

Keene State College Now Heats with Biofuel

Heating a college campus with biofuel takes ingenuity, adjustments, and a commitment to sustainability. Have you been to Keene State College in NH lately Keene State College Now Heats with Biofuel was originally posted on: PlanetSave. To read more from Planetsave, join thousands of others and subscribe to our free RSS feed, follow us on Facebook (also free), follow us on Twitter, or just visit our homepage.

Norwegian Youths Sue Their Government Over Climate Change

A group of young people have filed suit against the government of Norway seeking to invalidate Arctic drilling licenses issues to foreign companies. The suit is supported by the Norwegian chapter of GreenPeace. Norwegian Youths Sue Their Government Over Climate Change was originally posted on: PlanetSave. To read more from Planetsave, join thousands of others and subscribe to our free RSS feed, follow us on Facebook (also free), follow us on Twitter, or just visit our homepage.

Judge In North Dakota Refuses To Charge Amy Goodman With Rioting

A judge in North Dakota on Monday rebuffed a request by an overzealous prosecutor to charge journalist Amy Goodman with rioting after she filmed protesters at the site of the Dakota Access pipeline. Judge In North Dakota Refuses To Charge Amy Goodman With Rioting was originally posted on: PlanetSave. To read more from Planetsave, join thousands of others and subscribe to our free RSS feed, follow us on Facebook (also free), follow us on Twitter, or just visit our homepage.

Clean Decentralized Energy for the World’s Poor— Enter Power for All!

1.2 billion people in the world are currently without access to clean, decentralized energy for electricity. Power for All is trying to change that Clean Decentralized Energy for the World’s Poor— Enter Power for All! was originally posted on: PlanetSave. To read more from Planetsave, join thousands of others and subscribe to our free RSS feed, follow us on Facebook (also free), follow us on Twitter, or

SolarCity Contributes To Solar Micro Grids For Virunga National Park

Joe O’Connor and 4 other SolarCity engineers have installed 3 solar powered micro grids at ranger stations in Verunga National Park so rangers can better protect the animals and flora inside the park from poachers. SolarCity Contributes To Solar Micro Grids For Virunga National Park was originally posted on: PlanetSave. To read more from Planetsave, join thousands of others and subscribe to our free RSS feed, follow us on Facebook (also free), follow us on Twitter, or just visit our homepage.

Philippines Issues Climate Change Complaint Against 47 Carbon Emitters

According international reports, the Philippines’ Commission on Human Rights has issued a complaint directed at 47 of the world’s largest carbon-emitting companies. The action is potentially seeking compensation for human rights damages related to 2013 super typhoon Yolanda, which resulted in the deaths of more than 6,000 people. Triple Pundit has reported the governments of other Philippines Issues Climate Change Complaint Against 47 Carbon Emitters was originally posted on: PlanetSave. To read more from Planetsave, join thousands of others and subscribe to our free RSS feed, follow us on Facebook (also free), follow us on Twitter, or just visit our homepage.

Reclaim The Power — Climate Activists Looking To Disrupt Activity At A Dozen Fossil Fuel Sites Around World In May

The climate change activist group “Reclaim the Power” will be looking to shut down a dozen “major” fossil fuel sites around the world in May, as part of its “Break Free 2016” campaign, according to recent reports. Amongst the sites to be targeted is the largest opencast coal-mine in the UK, the Ffos-y-fran mine, near [&hellip Reclaim The Power — Climate Activists Looking To Disrupt Activity At A Dozen Fossil Fuel Sites Around World In May was originally posted on: PlanetSave. To read more from Planetsave, join thousands of others and subscribe to our free