Earth Hour 2013
We’re proud to mention that Green 13’s Annual Earth Hour Candlelight Walk is bullfrogpowered with 100% green electricity. What does this mean? Bullfrog Power’s generators inject clean, renewable electricity onto the grid to match the amount of electricity this event...Read more
Dark Day for Canada
On December 12, 2011, Minister of the Environment Peter Kent, announced that Canada would withdraw from the Kyoto Protocol on December 15, 2012.
Canada is the only nation that ratified the Kyoto Protocol to abandon its commitment.
Under the Protocol, Canada committed to reduce our carbon dioxide emissions to 6% below our 1990 levels (589 Mt CO2e) by 2012. Thus our target was 554 Mt.
However, according to Environment Canada's 2010 report, our emissions were 692...Read more
Hurricane Sandy Speaks: by S. Leahy
Special 1-Hour Report on Hurricane Sandy, Ties of Climate Change to Megastorms
Democracy Now has done a few interviews on the links between Sandy and climate change:
The first segment is an interview with Bill McKibben, co-founder and director of 350.org and Greg Jones, climate scientist and professor of environmental studies at Southern Oregon University. McKibben argues that global warming and climate change is the cause of storms like Sandy which are of an "unprecedented magnitude." The danger that storms such as Sandy pose make environmental...
Journey to Planet Earth
"It is clear that Plan A, Business as Usual, is no longer viable. We are looking at a race between natural tipping points, and political tipping points."
"Plan B" spans the globe - from China, Japan, Korea, India, Italy, Turkey, Bangladesh, Zambia, Haiti, and the U.S. - to explore new ideas in solving the challenges of global climate change. Featuring...Read more