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The 10 Biggest Issues with the Global Food System: Part 2 of 2

Last week we began a discussion on the biggest issues in the food system. We noted that the issues are all connected and go back to one big problem: The stranglehold that agribusiness has on our public discourse and our political system. Somehow our legislators and much of society have […]

Measuring the Eco Pawprint of Your Pets

Cats and dogs are the latest animals to fall under the microscope of green living with a new book called “Time to Eat the Dog: The Real Guide to Sustainable Living.” Written by two New Zealand architects specializing in sustainable living, this provocative book is bound to stir people up. […]

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 […]

Is it ‘Global Warming’ or is it ‘Climate Change’?

How do you describe the bizarre weather patterns and environmental issues sending our planet into a tailspin? Do you call it “global warming?” Or do you prefer “climate change?” True story: Earlier this week over on our sister website, Organic Authority I had just finished up an article about the […]

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 […]

Measuring the Eco Pawprint of Your Pets

Cats and dogs are the latest animals to fall under the microscope of green living with a new book called “Time to Eat the Dog: The Real Guide to Sustainable Living.” Written by two New Zealand architects specializing in sustainable living, this provocative book is bound to stir people up. […]

The Air Is Sooty. We Should Clean It Up.

I’m no chemist. In fact, I get a little jittery around (and refuse to make eye contact with) the Periodic Table on my son’s closet door. But, given the subject matter here, I must do my best to understand the basic causes surrounding greenhouse gas emissions and their impact on […]

Spaced Out Green Worries for Future-Trippers

The space-obsessed were treated to a Foursquare check-in from the wild black yonder last week from NASA astronaut and International Space Station Commander Doug Wheelock. For his efforts, he was told: “You are now 220 miles above Earth traveling at 17,500 mph and unlocked the NASA Explorer Badge! Show this […]

25 Photos of Glaciers in Danger of Disappearing

Appreciate them now before it’s too late. It seems that every other day, a new study is released predicting the catastrophes that will result from a continuation of worldwide climate change. For most of us, these forecasted disasters seem lifetimes away. But one immediate effect of global warming that we can’t […]

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 […]

Heinz: When It Comes to Awards, It’s Got to Be Green

I’m sure you’ve heard of the Heinz food company. It’s been around since 1869, providing generation after generation with ketchup, baked beans and hundreds of other food products. But have you heard of the annual Heinz Awards? Set up in 1993 by the Heinz Family Philanthropies to honor the memory of […]

Climate Change Deniers in Texas Classrooms

Climate change deniers have found their way into textbooks in the Lone Star State. A sixth grade textbook leaves school children in Texas to debate the question “Is Global Warming a Result of Human Activity?” The only problem is 97 percent of scientists already agree that humans are to blame. […]

If You Can't Beat Them, Eat Them?

Camel: it’s what’s for dinner? Fraid so, mate. Aussies are being told that tossing camel steaks on the barbie can reduce global warming and save the fragile ecosystems and water resources of the desert where the wild herd is out of control. The Desert Knowledge Cooperative Research Center released a […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]