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Must Watch Animation: How We Effed Up the Earth [Video]

Seriously, this Steve Cutts video about man’s impact on the earth will leave you speechless. And hopefully motivated as heck to be more mindful.  Find Jill on Twitter @jillettinger Related on EcoSalon Jon Stewart on the Charlie Hebdo Attack: Watch It [Video] The Politically Correct Christmas Video You Have to […]

Happy Holidays, Fox ‘News’! Here’s a Leak for You!

Owned. Fox News, like every news outlet is owned and if we’re going to keep our “fair and balanced” gyroscope upright we have to continually ask the question: by whom? With that, here’s some timely irony. In last weeks’ op-ed in The Australian, Wikileaks founder Juilan Assange wrote: “In 1958 […]

We Add Up

Mother/Daughter founders Judy Pezdir and Jill Palermo of WE ADD UP WE ADD UP is a progressive global campaign utilizing organic cotton t-shirts as a tool to count you in the fight against global warming. Every shirt is printed by hand with a number representing your place in the sequential […]

6 Apps for Reducing Your Carbon Footprint

Cut back on your CO2 impact with these apps. News flash: global warming is very real, and it’s not disappearing anytime soon. While some might say that the only answer is worldwide systemic change, there are ways for individuals to make a small difference by taking steps to reduce their […]

Are Meat Eaters Mass Murderers?

Surely meat eaters have their reasons for choosing to eat animals—most humans do it—but what about looking at the bigger picture? You know, as in the thousands of animals one meat eater will consume in his or her lifetime? 7,000. That’s the number of animals the average meat eater will […]

Must Watch Animation: How We Effed Up the Earth [Video]

Seriously, this Steve Cutts video about man’s impact on the earth will leave you speechless. And hopefully motivated as heck to be more mindful.  Find Jill on Twitter @jillettinger Related on EcoSalon Jon Stewart on the Charlie Hebdo Attack: Watch It [Video] The Politically Correct Christmas Video You Have to […]

Is Vegan Fashion Sustainable?

Just as there are political and religious divisions, there are opposing groups in the world of sustainability. Each believes they are more logical and justified than the other. I experienced an unexpectedly unpleasant exchange recently that made this reality plain as day. On the phone with a friend and animal […]

Are Carbon Dioxide Levels Turning Earth into Krypton?

Carbon dioxide levels on Earth have reached an all-time high. Are we making a new planet? Can we live on it? Sitting in a packed theater on opening weekend of “Man of Steel,” I couldn’t help notice the similarities between Earth and Krypton, Superman’s home planet (I won’t ruin the […]

Emergency Kits for Treating Earth's Hurts

They’re called Eco Started Kits, but they’re more like emergency kits designed to heal what’s hurting our injured planet: greenhouse emissions, energy out the window, water down the drain. For $97.50, you get a lot more than a Band-Aid. You get essential tools for an extreme green makeover, as well […]

Berkeley Approves Global Warming Warning Labels at Gas Pumps

The biggest complaint among those concerned about global warming is that they want to be part of something larger–a collective action that makes a difference. And while individual actions certainly have an impact, it’s more difficult to get people to alter their ways independently. That’s the thinking behind the newly approved […]

Top 10 Global Warming Denier Arguments Debunked: Part 1

Snow in the South, ice gain in Antarctica and scientists seemingly fudging climate data: is the global warming debate over? Definitely. …But skeptics aren’t on the winning side. Global warming deniers have gleefully seized on recent scandals and misinterpreted data to bolster their collection of arguments, but there are these […]

Are Meat Eaters Mass Murderers?

Surely meat eaters have their reasons for choosing to eat animals—most humans do it—but what about looking at the bigger picture? You know, as in the thousands of animals one meat eater will consume in his or her lifetime? 7,000. That’s the number of animals the average meat eater will […]

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Global Warming’s Latest Victim: Medicinal Plants

Traditional medicinal plants have been used for centuries to treat local communities. From herbal and tribal medicine to the Science of Ayuveda, nearly 80 percent of the world depends on medicinal plants. And even if you think it’s some sort of pseudo science, understand that pharmaceutical drugs use these plants as direct […]

Elephants are Basically Dinosaurs: Habitat Loss, Poaching and Global Warming are Killing Our Favorite Animals

Habitat loss, poaching and global warming are spelling doom for creatures all across the globe. Imagine telling your children tales of great beasts that once roamed the earth. Big, fantastic looking creatures with incredible features beyond belief. No, you wouldn’t necessarily be talking about dinosaurs. You could be describing elephants, […]

Are Meat Eaters Mass Murderers?

Surely meat eaters have their reasons for choosing to eat animals—most humans do it—but what about looking at the bigger picture? You know, as in the thousands of animals one meat eater will consume in his or her lifetime? 7,000. That’s the number of animals the average meat eater will […]

Wisconsin’s Global Warming Gag Order Won’t Make the Problem Go Away

The Board of Commissioners of Public Lands in Wisconsin is the state’s oldest agency and it’s charged with protecting thousands of acres of forest in the northern part of the state, including controlling the state’s sustainable timber industry, protecting natural areas, and combatting forest fragmentation through development. The agency, which […]

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Global Warming in Siberia Causing Mysterious Mega Craters

Is global warming to blame for giant sinkholes in Siberia? Russian scientists are in a rush to find out what’s going on in Siberia, considered one of the youngest eco-systems on Earth, awash with gas reserves. Researcher Vasily Bogoyavlensky of the Russian Academy of Sciences is calling for an urgent investigation […]

Must Watch Animation: How We Effed Up the Earth [Video]

Seriously, this Steve Cutts video about man’s impact on the earth will leave you speechless. And hopefully motivated as heck to be more mindful.  Find Jill on Twitter @jillettinger Related on EcoSalon Jon Stewart on the Charlie Hebdo Attack: Watch It [Video] The Politically Correct Christmas Video You Have to […]

Are Meat Eaters Mass Murderers?

Surely meat eaters have their reasons for choosing to eat animals—most humans do it—but what about looking at the bigger picture? You know, as in the thousands of animals one meat eater will consume in his or her lifetime? 7,000. That’s the number of animals the average meat eater will […]