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Since the first Earth Hour in 2007, supporters have included: The Most Reverend Archbishop Desmond Tutu, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon, actress Cate Blanchett, Nicole Kidman, Kylie Minogue, Yoko Ono, Ashton Kutcher, Brazilian supermodel Giselle Bundchen, TV host and landscaper Jamie Durie, Kevin ...
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The magnitude-8.9 quake that struck off Japan’s coast on March 11 is the largest in the country's recorded history. Even if its magnitude is downgraded in the coming days, as sometimes happens as more data are analyzed, the quake will remain a benchmark in a country that has seen many major quakes....
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Peter holds a Master of Applied Science in Environmental Policy and Management from the University of Denver and has an interest in alternative energy and energy efficiency.  He is also interested in policy development to bring more alternative energy into the energy mix and develop programs to...
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A key climate change adviser to President Barack Obama will step down soon, administration officials said on Monday, in the latest staff departure as the White House adapts to a shift in power in Congress. Carol Browner, White House coordinator of energy and climate policy, "will stay on as long as...
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To shift the global economy from fossil fuels to renewable energy will require the construction of wind, solar, nuclear, and other installations on a vast scale, significantly altering the face of the planet. Can these new forms of energy approach the scale needed to meet the world’s energy demands?...
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    By Brett Israel, OurAmazingPlanet Staff Writer   The natural forces of the planet were in full swing this year, with some spectacular and devastating consequences. From the massive Haiti earthquake to a bevy of explosive volcano eruptions, 2010 saw its share of natur...
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  Our planet is gasping for breath. Our harmful pollutions is choking the eco system and stripping the ozone layer and affecting the water and air. In response to this alarming state of the only planet we live on maybe it is time we did something more about it. The science is there, the know...
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  Are you part of a growing trend dreaming of a green Christmas? You are if you are interested in protecting the environment and concerned about the over commercialism of Christmas and how much packaging goes to landfills each year. The following are some smart ways to put more green in your C...
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  Christmas does not have to be a burden on the environment. With a little effort and imagination, we can reduce the environmental impact of the holiday season. If I were a Christmas Elf here what I could wish for. Buy Less Some holiday gifts fill a practical need and need to be bought ne...
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As California's governor, it may have been Arnold Schwarzenegger's last appearance on a world stage.His third and final Governor's Global Climate Summit concluded Tuesday at UC Davis with the forming of coalitions, signings of memorandums of understanding and other calls to action. There's R20 - Re...
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You'll find huge budgeted projects examining public attitudes toward climate, doing focus groups, studying "framing," the use of language, symbolism, metaphor ... blah, blah, blah. But what about the simple fact that climate is quite possibly THE most boring subject the science world has ever had to...
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By INYOUNG KANG STUDENTS’ new green cause: promoting that most quotidian of beverages — tap water. According to the Earth Policy Institute, 86 percent of plastic water bottles in the United States end up as garbage. Not to mention the $2 students shell out for a bottle. Beginning this fall, Seattl...
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The more carbon that gets released into the atmosphere, the higher the average temperature rises. That's a scientific fact. Human activities, such as driving, flying, building and even turning on the lights, are the biggest contributor to the release of carbon. That too, is a fact. And yet the ma...
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Scholarships Available: A limited number of discounted registrations (made possible by our sponsors)  have become available to the Third Annual International Conference on Energy, Logistics and the Environment to be held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, Denver from October 8-9, 2010.  The discoun...
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JOB TITLE: Earth Protect Marketing Internship JOB DESCRIPTION: Earth Protect, www.earthprotect.com, using video and social communications to inspire people to take positive action leading to a sustainable future. We seek passionate, Internet savvy, energetic, detail-oriented,  responsible coll...
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The application for the 2011 session of the annual Human Rights Advocates Program (HRAP) at Columbia University is now available.  We would like to ask you to disseminate this announcement to eligible human rights activists and organizations. The application is available online at http:/ /hrcol...
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By Teryn Norris & Daniel Goldfarb This article originally appeared at the National Journal Energy Expert Blog as part of a special series called “Can The U.S. Keep Up In Clean Energy Race?“ U.S. economic leadership is at a crossroads. Recent outlooks suggest we may experience long-term stagnat...
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The Conference is being held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Denver on October 7 to the 9th and for the 2nd time Earth Protect will present at this Conference. WWW.GLOBALCOMMERCEFORUM.ORGThe International Conference on Energy, Logistics and the EnvironmentTheme: Achieving Sustainability through Collabor...
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The conference theme is Sustainability Though Collaboration and Responsible Global Commerce. Date/Venue: October 7-9, 2010; Grand Hyatt Hotel, Denver, Colorado. The conference focuses on the transportation (logistics) and energy industries because these industries constitute a large percentage of ...
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Digging up and pulling out invasive weeds or checking the quality of water in a creek may not be the way many students plan to spend a day off from school, but nine First Creek students in the Science Club were participating in Martin Luther King Jr.’s Day of Service on Jan. 18. It was also the kic...
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