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John Hockenberry on How Skeptics Changed the Politics of Climate Change

Posted by admin on October 24, 2012 in Global Warming with 4 Comments

For more on this story visit The PBS NewsHour at http://www.pbs.org/newshour or Frontline at http://www.pbs.org/frontlineworld

NewsHour’s Hari Sreenivasan talks to John Hockenberry about Frontline documentary “Climate of Doubt,” which examines how the political climate around Global Warming has changed in the last four years.

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Chair’s Corner – Environmental Protection and Water Conservation

Posted by admin on October 24, 2012 in Environment Protection with 4 Comments

During the summer months water use increase significantly. Halton reminds its residents about the importance in conserving water.

Regional Chair Gary Carr shares some insightful tips on limiting indoor and outdoor water use and the important role everyone has in reducing water consumption.

To learn more please visit Halton.ca/waterconservation

Duration : 0:2:42

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A Paradigm Shift in Clean Energy

Posted by admin on October 24, 2012 in Clean Energy with No Comments

In this entertaining video a group of sustainability professionals learn the majority of the world economy is powered by solar energy – but the wrong kind. Luckily, they find out saving the planet costs less than a cup of coffee and actually makes money – if only we can bring the right investments into play.

Is the world powered by solar energy, but the wrong kind?

Duration : 0:6:46

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America’s Energy Future

Posted by admin on October 23, 2012 in Renewable Energy with 1 Comment

Oil dependence and the fragility of our electric power grid are national security issues. Physicist and environmental scientist Amory Lovins on meeting the challenge of replacing our inefficient electrical system and moving toward Renewable Energy.

Watch more at http://www.linktv.org/earthfocus.

Duration : 0:6:55

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1988: VP Candidates Debate Global Warming

Posted by admin on October 23, 2012 in Global Warming with 3 Comments

http://climatesilence.org 1988 was the first year climate change was raised at the presidential debates, in the vice-presidential debate between Lloyd Bentsen and Dan Quayle.

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After the Storm

Posted by admin on October 23, 2012 in Environment Protection with 10 Comments

After the Storm – Envionmental Protection Agency 2006 – EPA 841-C-06-001 – After the Storm: Co-Produced by the U.S. EPA and The Weather Channel. The show highlights three case studies—Santa Monica Bay, the Mississippi River Basin/Gulf of Mexico, and New York City—where polluted runoff threatens watersheds highly valued for recreation, commercial fisheries and navigation, and drinking water. Key scientists and water quality experts, and citizens involved in local and national watershed protection efforts provide insight into the problems as well as solutions to today’s water quality challenges. After the Storm also explains simple things people can do to protect their local watershed-such as picking up after one’s dog, recycling household hazardous wastes, and conserving water. The program is intended for educational and communication purposes in classrooms, conferences, etc.

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Triple bottom line benefits of clean energy

Posted by admin on October 23, 2012 in Clean Energy with 2 Comments

Watch Environmental Defense Fund’s new video to see how Clean Energy is strengthening our economy, creating American jobs, allowing for energy independence and lessening our carbon footprint. Learn more at http://www.edf.org/energyinnovation.

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Interior Dept Approves Renewable Energy Projects; SmartWay Award to SC Johnson – Energy Min 10/18/12

Posted by admin on October 21, 2012 in Renewable Energy with No Comments

The Department of the Interior has approved 10,000 megawatts of renewable energy projects on public lands. The approval meets the goals of the Energy Policy Act of 2005. Since 2009, Interior has authorized 33 Renewable Energy projects, including 18 utility-scale solar facilities, 7 wind farms, and 8 geothermal plants. When built, the projects will provide enough electricity to power more than 3.5 million homes and support 13,000 construction and operations jobs.

SC Johnson has received a SmartWay Excellence Award from the EPA for leadership in freight supply chain environmental performance and energy efficiency. SmartWay is an EPA program that reduces transportation-related emissions by creating incentives to improve supply chain fuel efficiency. SC Johnson was one of only 40 companies, chosen from 3,000 SmartWay Partners, to earn the award.

The 2012 Sustainable Disaster Recovery Conference will take place in St. Louis on October 29th and 30th. The event will focus on the principles of sustainability and energy efficiency in recovery, and how towns can incorporate green design into efforts to renovate their communities. The two-day conference brings together leaders in the fields of disaster recovery, government, urban planning, design, green building, and public and private enterprise. The Conference is sponsored by Saint Louis University’s Center for Sustainability, Greensburg GreenTown, and GreenTown Joplin.

For more information on these and other stories, go to http://www.csrminute.com.

The Energy Minute is produced for 3BL Media by Video4Good: http://www.video4good.com

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Protect Our Environment

Posted by admin on October 21, 2012 in Environment Protection with 1 Comment

Protect Our Environment

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Gary Delong Joins Global Warming Deniers

Posted by admin on October 21, 2012 in Global Warming with No Comments

Gary Delong, Republican Candidate for CA-47, denies Climate Change at a public forum hosted by a home owners association.

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