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The War on Coal - How Environmentalism is Harming Its Own Cause in Appalachia

by Ian S.D.

In the Appalachian region of America, Kentucky, West Virginia, and western Pennsylvania, the economy is greatly influenced by the coal industry. This region alone produces roughly 66% of all coal in America, and across Appalachia there are … more...

  Filed under: Environment

0 replies | 833 views | Posted on: 07/07/2016 | Last updated: 07/08/2016

Norway Plans to Ban All Fossil Fuel Based Vehicle Sales by 2025

eco friendly,clean energy,Renewable Energy

by Higgins_James Student

Norway plans to ban all fossil fuel based vehicle sales and production by 2025. The country’s four main political parties have agreed to formulate a policy and to work together on this matter. Norway, the world’s leading country in adop… more...

  Filed under: Environment

0 replies | 812 views | Posted on: 07/06/2016 | Last updated: 07/06/2016

Brexit: Environmental Uncertainty In the UK

Green Building,Environmental Actvitism,Security and Sustainability,Sustainability,climate policy,Brexit,United Kingdom,EU,Green Business,UKGBC

by EmmamHowe Marketing/Green Policy Development

The passing of the Brexit referendum marks a blaring environmental conundrum: how will Brexit effect green business and green building in the UK? The EU regulations on the environment and energy efficiency have been the primary reason for t… more...

  Filed under: Environment

0 replies | 1678 views | Posted on: 07/06/2016 | Last updated: 07/06/2016

Indoor Air Pollutants - Invisible but Affecting Our Health

Pollution,Indoor Air Quality,Air Pollution

by Higgins_James Student

Today, pollution of all kinds affects our planet and our health. Pollution comes in many shapes and forms, but this discussion will focus on specifically indoor air pollutants and the unknown invisible dangers they hold for human health. … more...

  Filed under: Other Green Building Air

0 replies | 1242 views | Posted on: 06/23/2016 | Last updated: 06/23/2016

Are US National Parks "For Sale" - Should we Panic?

Environment,National Parks,Environmental Policy

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

A recent Washington Post headline asked whether Yosemite might soon be sponsored by Starbucks.... is it time to panic? Maybe. As the National Park Service approaches its 100th anniversary, Jonathan Jarvis, the director of the Nationa… more...

  Filed under: Environment

0 replies | 692 views | Posted on: 06/21/2016 | Last updated: 06/21/2016

Renewable Energy Standards—Mitigating Global Warming

by alicia2390 Admin

Our crazy weather lately has me thinking about global warming, and about possible solutions. Did you know that the United States produces 25% of global warming greenhouse gases, even though we have only 5% of the world’s population? 2… more...

  Filed under: Climate Change

0 replies | 364 views | Posted on: 03/01/2016 | Last updated: 03/01/2016

Why is a 2˚ Celsius increase the threshold that the Earth can handle?

Climate Change

by NSchepis Student at Bridgewater State

What is so special about 2˚ Celsius? G20 world leaders, scientists and policymakers met in Paris for the COP21 this past December to discuss specific areas of special relevance, most importantly, efforts to combat climate change. This c… more...

  Filed under: Climate Change

0 replies | 646 views | Posted on: 02/01/2016 | Last updated: 02/01/2016

COP21 Kicks off - What Can We Really Hope For?

Climate Change,COP21

by Allison Friedman Rate It Green Admin

At the start of COP21 on Monday, 150 world leaders gathered for a photo and then many gave speeches outlining the importance of agreeing and acting now to prevent the worst effects of climate change. Bill Gates, Barack Obama, Francois Holla… more...

  Filed under: Climate Change

2 replies | 1355 views | Posted on: 11/30/2015 | Last updated: 12/07/2015

Why is 2 degrees so important regarding Climate Change?

Climate Change

by NSchepis Student at Bridgewater State

What's So Special About 2˚? The COP21 climate change conference is one of many crucial milestones and meetings on a path to the implementation of plans to reach targets for sustainable development by 2030. World leaders have reached a … more...

  Filed under: Climate Change

0 replies | 415 views | Posted on: 12/07/2015 | Last updated: 12/07/2015

The US Green Building Council releases profiles of Local Climate Leaders Circle that are participating in International Climate Talks, COP21 in Paris

Climate Change

by Stella Ng'oma Green building enthusiast

Profiles of the Local Climate Leaders circle comprising of 9 Mayors of Atlanta, Boulder, Chula Vista, Des Moines, Grand Rapids, Oakland, Pittsburgh, Salt Lake City, and West Palm Beach, and council members from Santa Monica and King County … more...

  Filed under: Climate Change

0 replies | 554 views | Posted on: 12/02/2015 | Last updated: 12/03/2015

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