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INTERNATIONAL DAY OF CLIMATE ACTION: 24th October 2009

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“You’re a part of this planet. Feel good about the rippling message now going out around the earth: if we shout it loud enough, even our leaders will hear.”  BILL MCKIBBEN The International Day of Climate Action on 24th October 2009, was a truly historic event with over 5,200 events organised in 181 countries (on […]

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November 3rd, 2009 | Posted in Carbon Footprint,Climate Change,Climate Change,Green Action | Read More »

Part 1 BLOG ACTION DAY: Social Media and Climate Change Activism

BLOG ACTION DAY

Today is Blog Action Day! Greetings to all!  More than 7500 Bloggers from 139 countries at the time of writing have signed up (with more signing up at the last minute)  to talk about Climate Change – effectively reaching an audience of over 11 million people. That’s quite an impact! Blog Action Day is another in a series of […]

October 15th, 2009 | Posted in Carbon Footprint,Climate Change,Climate Change,Green Activism | Read More »

The 10:10 campaign to reduce carbon emissions

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The 10:10 campaign has been initiated by Franny Armstrong’s team to complement the documentary on global warming, “The Age of Stupid” enabling each one of us to take action in our lives to reduce our emissions. As the 10:10 website points out, the idea of the campaign is “By committing to cut your emissions by 10% in 2010, […]

September 25th, 2009 | Posted in Carbon Footprint,Climate Change,Climate Change,Consumerism,Energy/Renewables,Green Action | Read More »

Will Earth Hour really make a difference?

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Earth Hour 2009 has a nice buzz around it, in contrast to last year, when it passed by almost incognito. Just look at the response this year to Earth Hour, a global event initiated by WWF Australia and The Sydney Morning Herald in 2007.  Compared to 35 countries who participated in 2008, today we’ll see people from […]

March 28th, 2009 | Posted in Chemicals,Climate Change,Energy/Renewables,Green Action,Green Activism | Read More »

Loss of Biodiversity: Why are we losing so many species? Part IV

Why are we losing so much of our biodiversity? To make sense of the specific reasons for the loss of biodiversity, this is one programme (“The State of the Planet”, part of BBC’s “Earth” DVD series) that hit the nail on the head. It’s always a pleasure to watch Sir David Attenborough, and of course […]

November 26th, 2008 | Posted in Biodiversity,Climate Change,Sustainable Growth/Development | Read More »

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