Category: Green Movement

Looming Water Crisis Leads To Formation of Panel by 20 Former World Leaders

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The impending ‘water crisis’ has led twenty former heads of state, including former US president Bill Clinton, former Mexican president Vicente Fox, and former Japanese prime minister Yasuo Fukuda, warned Tuesday of the potential for a “water crisis” and have agreed to create a panel which will help to relieve a worldwide leadership gap on …

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Richard Kauffman: Clean Energy Markets: We’ve Got the Innovation and Deployment Cart and Horse Backwards

Richard Kauffman: Clean Energy Markets: We’ve Got the Innovation and Deployment Cart and Horse Backwards Energy.gov will be hosting a live video chat with Richard Kauffman this Thursday at 2:00 PM ET. China has become the world’s largest producer of solar modules. But did you know that these Chinese manufacturers are using technology breakthroughs developed …

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Environmental Policy What is an Environmental Policy and What We Need To Focus On

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Environmental policy is any type of action consciously taken, or disregarded to manage human activities with a view to prevent, reduce, or mitigate harmful effects on nature and natural resources, and ensuring that man-made changes to the environment do not have harmful effects on humans or wildlife and nature itself. It is useful for us …

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What Happens When A Black Hole Devours A Star?

What Happens When A Black Hole Devours A Star? LOS ANGELES — Astronomers think they have solved the mystery of an extraordinary flash spied in a faraway galaxy, saying it came from a massive black hole that devoured a star after it wandered too close. The awesome energy released by the feeding frenzy was first …

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Nearly 30 African Ministers Meet To Discuss Renewable Energy: ‘The Potential Is Enormous’

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — Africa’s growing economy and reliance on carbon-emitting energy from wood and charcoal could “exponentially” worsen global warming unless the continent steps up its investment in wind, solar and hydro power, the head of a new international energy agency said Friday. The key to ramping up renewable energy resources is …

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China Shuts Solar Panel Factory After Anti-Pollution Protests

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Chinese authorities have temporarily suspended production at the Zhejiang JinkoSolar Company factory that makes solar panels in eastern China following protests by local residents who blame the plant for fouling the local air and water with pollution, a government Web site reported on Monday. Since last Thursday, the Zhejiang JinkoSolar Company factory has drawn hundreds …

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Malcolm Jolley: Where Does Your Thanksgiving Dinner Come From?

Thanksgiving began as a Christian holiday, famously exported by Plymouth Puritans to our side of the Atlantic, where it stuck big time. The idea of the “holy day” was to thank God for the bounty of the harvest, a more or less universal sentiment among religions since the dawn of written history and (I guess) …

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Motivational Quote For Day 30 Motivational Quotes To Help At Work Or Home

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Some days a motivational quote can provide a quick pick-me-up for employees and even management. They can be a breath of fresh air when it comes to a drab afternoon. These are also a great way to jazz up a newsletter or a memo or even to simply print and attach to a bulletin board. …

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Easy Ways to Teach Your Kids about the Importance of Earth Day 2011

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Earth day 2011 is an opportunity to educate. It provides a very unique change to share with children your appreciation for the earth. In fact, with a few simple lessons or experiences you can help your children learn to value the earth too. Use this celebration to make a positive impact on your children and …

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Water Pollution and Control Act History And Future

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The Federal Water Pollution and Control Act (Clean Water Act) was originally made into law June 30, 1948 as statute (Ch. 758; P,L. 845), which authorized the U.S. Surgeon General of the Public Health Service, in cooperation with other Federal, state and local entities to prepare comprehensive programs with the intention of either reducing or …

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