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Solar Is Creating Jobs Nearly 20 Times Faster Than Overall U.S. Economy

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Solar Solar installation alone added more jobs in 2014 than both the oil and natural gas sectors—jobs that can’t be outsourced. All those senators currently debating in Washington D.C., calling the Keystone XL pipeline approval bill an urgent “jobs creation bill,” are looking for jobs in all the wrong places. They should be perusing the National Solar Jobs Census 2014, the fifth ... Read More »

THE WORLD ENGINEERS SUMMIT ON CLIMATE CHANGE EVENT

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Climate Change WES 2015 is a high profile conference organised by IES to further our mission of “advancing and promoting the science, art and profession of engineering for the well-being of mankind”.  Climate Change is a subject that touches every area of engineering, a conversation that is necessary and increasingly urgent. Call for Papers A focal point for ideas, research findings and best ... Read More »

Senator Bernie Sanders Asks: Does Congress Believe Climate Change Is Real?

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Climate Change Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell promised to allow an open amendment process for theKeystone XL pipeline and yesterday Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont put his pledge to the test. Sanders introduced an amendment that would officially put Congress on record with their position on climate change. Sanders amendment will be offered to a bill that would force approval of the Keystone XL pipeline. Sanders amendment asks: ... Read More »

12 Ways to Rid the Planet of GMOs and Monsanto’s Roundup

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GMOs Hundreds of millions of pounds of Monsanto’s Roundup, the most widely used herbicide in the world, are now routinely sprayed on 160 different crops, just before harvest, including wheat, potatoes, oats, canola, flax, peas and dried beans. It is now blatantly obvious that genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are nothing more than patented Pesticide Delivery Systems (PDS) designed to increase ... Read More »

How Pension Funds Can Play Huge Role in Renewable Energy Investments

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Renewable Energy Prior to joining the Master of Science in Sustainability Management (MSSM) program, current student Janice Tran interned with the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs as well as with JPMorgan Chase as an EDF Climate Corps Fellow. She believes in managing carbon emissions without compromising economic growth and credits the MSSM program’s diverse array of courses has ... Read More »

Thousands Call On Gov. Brown to Take on Big Oil & Support Renewable Energy

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Renewable Energy Thousands of Californians will take part in the California Crossroads Tour, calling on Gov. Jerry Brown to ban fracking, stand up to Big Oil and move California beyond fossil fuels to 100 percent renewable energy. “California is at a crossroads. Our governor and our elected officials need to decide if we’re going to be a real leader on climate change (renewable energy), or ... Read More »

New Website Shows You How to Waste Less, Enjoy More (Sustainable America)

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Sustainable America Food waste is a serious problem. In the U.S., we waste 40 percent of the food we produce while 49 million Americans—that’s nearly one in six Americans—struggle with food insecurity, according to Sustainable America, a nonprofit dedicated to addressing our food and fuel crisis. That’s why they have launched the “I Value Food” Campaign website. In a world of finite ... Read More »

Solar Light Solution for 1.6 Billion People Living Without Electricity

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Solar In poor communities and developing nations, life can be dictated by the sun. When a village has no access to an electrical power grid or generator, or when power has been destroyed by a natural disaster such as an earthquake or hurricane, much work can only take place when there is daylight. It’s estimated that a quarter of the world’s ... Read More »

Two great books from Earth Day Network board members

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Earth Day Network Earth Day Network is excited to announce the publications of board members Denis and Gail Hayes’ COWED and Nora Pouillon’s My Organic Life. Denis Hayes is known for having been the National Coordinator of the first Earth Day and has since then expanded the event to over 170 nations. Time Magazine selected Hayes as one of its ... Read More »

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