Monthly Archives: January 2012

Green Solutions lead to “Peace” in the Middle East — Students lead the way

By Marcus Nobel UnitedEarth.us Jan 7, 2012 One of the main premises of Earth Ethics is that we need a new set of “values” to deal with our current set of problems… and some of these problems are ancient. Recently … Continue reading

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A green tailgate in the land of orange and white

By Mike Ellis independentmail.com October 8, 2011 CLEMSON UNIVERSITY — It’s built to be an inviting front “porch” to be pulled out at Clemson University football games. It can be compacted down to a width of two-and-a-half feet so it … Continue reading

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Students Create Green Club to Promote Recycling, Saving the Earth

By Stephanie Rex patch.com October 6, 2011 Students from Edgewood and Forest Hills started a club at Sacred Heart Elementary in Shadyside to encourage others to recycle every day. Two students at Sacred Heart Elementary School are determined to make … Continue reading

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Is Organic Agriculture Bad for the Environment? Another Reason to Eat Locally

Written by Rachel Cernansky www.care2.com January 4, 2012 The New York Times ran an important story about a growing shift in the organic agriculture industry away from sustainable practices. There are still no synthetic chemicals, but large farms growing organic … Continue reading

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RIO+20: Toward a new green economy—or a green-washed old economy?

By JIM THOMAS grist.org 24 MAR 2011 I’ve got good news and bad news about the future of the planet. Good news first. Next year, a honking big global Earth Summit is coming our way — one with a proud … Continue reading

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Transit as Catalyst for Improved Quality of Life

By Marcus Nobel unitedearth.us Jan. 4, 2012 This video shows how transit is a catalyst for positive change in the community, creating walkable mixed-use neighborhoods around station locations. It was created for Kansas City Public Television as part of their … Continue reading

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