thecleanrevolution.org The game-changing report Lighting the Clean Revolution: The rise of LEDs and what it means for cities, which looks at the economic and efficiency benefits of low carbon LED lighting. The full report can be downloaded here. But for a simple snapshot, we’ve also designed this infographic.
By BADEN COPELAND, JOSH KELLER and BILL MARSH NY Times The New York Times has developed a neat infographic that shows the effects of sea level rise on major American cities. Maps show coastal and low-lying areas that would be permanently flooded, without engineered protection, in three levels of higher seas. Percentages are the
Cherise Burda and Julia Kilpatrick Pembina Institute Toronto — Canadian commuters can save time and money while reducing their environmental impact and cutting climate change pollution by making simple changes to their driving habits, according to a new study released today by the Pembina Institute. The report, Behind the Wheel, states that the average
350.org Here in the US we’ve been hearing a lot of talk about job creation. Around the world, jobs are a top priority for both politicians and the millions of people who desperately want to work. Here’s the simple truth: renewable energy investment creates jobs at a significantly higher rate than fossil fuel
James West Mother Jones SOURCE RELATED: 5 Things To Know About California’s Cap and Trade Program
By Pierre Hamilton, Communications Associate ecojustice I posted a link to “Will Economic Growth Destroy Our Planet,” a NPR Planet Money podcast, on our Facebook page last Wednesday. The show featured two economists, one who argued that “economic growth is environmentally unsustainable” and another that argued that “economic growth and a healthy environment can co-exist.”
26 Jul 2012 TheTyee.ca Students marched in Montreal Sunday to mark five months of protest and prepare for a possible provincial election. This infographic lays out the issues.
NPR has produced an excellent infographic explaining why we should be concerned about the practice: npr A technique called hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, has kicked off an energy boom in the United States. Fracking lets drillers unlock vast reservoirs of natural gas that were previously inaccessible. Over the past decade, about 200,000 gas wells
There’s tantalizing data suggesting that biking could go a long way to solving America’s obesity crisis. And much more. RELATED: Portland’s Bicycle Brilliance And what Vancouver can learn to create a self-propelled culture.
Steve Venton http://oneplanetfocus.com There is now irrefutable evidence and agreement that human progress must be decoupled from resource use and environmental deterioration. However, despite immense efforts to achieve the Green Economy, in which companies will supply the demands of all people within the renewable capacity of the Earth, this economic paradigm remains remarkably elusive.
EnergySavy Why home energy efficiency is more cost effective and better for our economy than replacing our nation’s dying nuclear power plants. Over the next 20 years, the power plants that produce one-third of the nuclear energy in the United States will reach the end of their operational lives. In the wake
4E Visualizing how media influences us Silenced: Gender Gap in Election Coverage Women are significantly under-represented in 2012 election coverage in major media outlets. In our analysis of news stories and transcripts from the past 6 months, men are much more likely to be quoted on their subjective insight in newspapers and on television. This