May 6, 2014

Climate Change Is Already Here, Says Massive Government Report (OT)

Posted in Earth Issues, Environment, Our World, Speak out! tagged , , , at 1:31 pm by CrystalineGoddess

WASHINGTON -– Climate change is no longer a distant threat, but a real and present danger in the United States, according to a government report issued Tuesday.

The report is the latest update from the U.S. Global Change Research Program, and details ways that climate change — caused predominantly by the emission of heat-trapping greenhouse gases — is already being felt across the country.

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Climate Change Is Already Here, Says Massive Government Report.


January 15, 2014

EarthShips are AWESOME!

Posted in Conservation, Environment, Hope for Earth, In My Opinion tagged , , , at 11:59 am by CrystalineGoddess


Earthships are 100% sustainable homes that are both cheap to build and awesome to live in. They offer amenities like no other sustainable building style you have come across. For the reasons that follow, I believe Earthships can actually change the world. See for yourself!


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May 29, 2012

Celebrate Canada’s freshwater with NCC (OT)

Posted in Conservation, Environment tagged , at 11:08 am by CrystalineGoddess

Published on Mar 21, 2012 by 

Join the Nature Conservancy of Canada to celebrate the shorelines, riverbanks and wetlands that protect Canada’s freshwater resources.Visit our site for more info or to give:

February 21, 2012

Harper Government Is Trying To Intimidate Environmental Groups (OT)

Posted in Conservation, Democracy for All!, Earth Issues, Environment, Greenpeace, Justice, Leadership, Speak out!, Taken Too Far, The misadventures of Stephen Harper tagged , , , , , , , , , at 11:08 am by CrystalineGoddess

Blogpost by Bruce Cox, Executive Director of Greenpeace Canada – February 17, 2012 at 12:04

I was disappointed to read yesterday’s report in the Globe and Mail about Greenpeace being under surveillance as a security threat and labelled by our government as ‘extremists’.

Disappointed, but not surprised.

Once again, Stephen Harper’s Conservative government is attacking the environmental movement.

Last month the prime minister expressed his concern that “foreign money” was interfering with Canada’s prosperity. By “foreign money” he meant US charitable foundations contributing to Canadian environmental groups working to protect wilderness areas impacted by the oil industry.

Soon after, Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver accused environmental groups of being foreign-funded puppets “hijack[ing] our regulatory system to achieve their radical ideological agenda.”

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February 14, 2012

100% Renewable Energy by 2050: The Steps We Need to Take (OT)

Posted in Conservation, Earth Issues, Environment, Hope for Earth, WWF tagged , , , , at 11:54 am by CrystalineGoddess

100% renewable energy is achievable by 2050. Let’s start by making every day National Sweater Day.

January 24, 2012
Posted by Katie Edmonds

I will admit, I feel a certain sense of pride and accomplishment when I participate in earth-friendly events like Sweater Day, and turn my thermostat down to conserve energyBut are actions like mine enough to help our climate get back on track?

Although individual actions, such as taking part in Sweater Day, are extremely important, according to WWF’s The Energy Report, to avoid the worst effects of climate change, we must reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 80% – below 1990 levels globally by 2050.

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