Pope Francis: Call on Ecuador to Protect the Amazon and its Peoples via @AmazonWatch

Pope Francis: Call on Ecuador to Protect the Amazon and its Peoples via @AmazonWatch

amazonwatch.org 01 Jul '15, 5pm

In your inspiring Encyclical Laudato Si you refer to both the Congo and Amazon Basin as the "lungs of our planet" – rich, biodiverse areas, important "for the entire earth and for the future of humanity." You also warned that "environmental exploitation and degradation" can lead to "the disappearance of a culture." Today, I ask you to protect these vital areas and cultures. Unfortunately, environmental and cultural destruction will happen in Ecuador if President Rafael Correa and state oil company Petroamazonas move ahead with their plans to drill the most fragile part of Yasuni National Park. Yasuni is a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve widely th...

WWF

worldwildlife.org 01 Jul '15, 1pm

Recently, WWF Global Ambassador Jared Leto joined WWF’s Martha Kauffman and Dennis Jorgensen in Yellowstone National Park to talk about the i...

What environmentalists can take from a week of progressive wins

grist.org 01 Jul '15, 3pm
What environmentalists can take from a week of progressive wins

I’m gay, I’m an environmentalist, and for the first time in a while, I’m excited. Last Friday, the U.S. Supreme Court delivered a groundbreak...

Adidas's newest sneaker is complete garbage—ocean garbage, that is

ecouterre.com 01 Jul '15, 12pm

newest sneaker is a load of garbage—ocean garbage , that is. The sportswear giant has teamed up with Parley for the Oceans , a multidisciplin...

Worried about climate change? So why aren't you #vegan ? The Ecologist

theecologist.org 01 Jul '15, 3pm
Worried about climate change? So why aren't you #vegan ? The Ecologist

How should climate activists communicate the importance of eating less meat? How come more people who are concerned about climate change aren...

Energy

22 states broke through the “E10 blend wall”… two years ago! #ethanol #RFS

22 states broke through the “E10 blend wall”… two years ago! #ethanol #RFS

ethanolrfa.org 01 Jul '15, 3pm

Posted on: July 01, 2015 in Ethanol , Gasoline , Renewable Fuel Standard , RVOs Not surprisingly, the proposal by the Environmental Protectio...

Sunrun to raise US$111 million via securitization

pv-tech.org 01 Jul '15, 5pm

US residential solar company Sunrun has announced it will offer US$111 million worth of notes. The offering will be made through its wholly-o...

#Energyefficiency has the potential to reduce #energy use by 40-60% by 2050:

aceee.org 30 Jun '15, 5pm

In 1973, the Arab members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) imposed an oil embargo that increased energy prices, sp...

Transportation

Japan’s Top Automakers Pledge Support for ‘Hydrogen Society’

hybridcars.com 01 Jul '15, 4pm
Japan’s Top Automakers Pledge Support for ‘Hydrogen Society’

Today from Japan, Toyota, Honda and Nissan overcame previous lack of unanimity on the subject of fuel cell vehicles and agreed to morally sup...

Fashion

Energy-efficient dryer of the future swaps heat for ultrasonic waves

inhabitat.com 28 Jun '15, 1pm
Energy-efficient dryer of the future swaps heat for ultrasonic waves

Clothes dryers are one of the biggest energy users in the home, but a new discovery made by scientists at Tennessee’s Oak Ridge National Labo...

Water Use for Fracking Has Skyrocketed, Stressing Drought-Ridden States via @...

ecowatch.com 01 Jul '15, 2pm
Water Use for Fracking Has Skyrocketed, Stressing Drought-Ridden States via @ecowatch

by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), in partnership with the American Geophysical Union , sh...

#SeaShepherd Offers $2,000 for Capture of Anna Maria Island Turtle Killers #S...

seashepherd.org 01 Jul '15, 7pm
#SeaShepherd Offers $2,000 for Capture of Anna Maria Island Turtle Killers #SeaTurtles #FL

Reward Offered for Two Turtle Terrorists Sea Shepherd Offers $2,000 for the Capture of Anna M...

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