This Monday, April 22, is Earth Day 2013! So we thought we’d pull up this review of classic Earth Day posters from the past 43 years. Enjoy! 1970 (Pogo via Walt Kelley) ->Next Poster
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Carl Pope, the longest-serving Executive Director in the Sierra Club’s storied history, announced today that he will step down from his leadership position
From Fuming to Praising: Twitter and the Green Reaction to Obama’s Selection of Salazar as Interior Secretary
When I heard NPR report that environmentalists were “fuming” over the Salazar appointment as Interior Secretary, I decided to share my thoughts with the Twitterverse and sent out a message that kicked off a chain of events worthy of writing about.
Spoofing on the James Bond 007 brand of spy thrillers, Greenpeace has just launched a new campaign called “Coalfinger,” aimed at stopping the construction of any new coal-fired power plants.
Why would some of the nation’s top environmental leaders, activists, and academics be sharing the same stage with some of the most influential and well-known people in music? And why did a sizable portion of the audience consist of unshowered, sleep-deprived, politically active 20 and 30-somethings? In a word, ROTHBURY.
Each year, US nuclear power plants prevent 700 million tons of CO2 from entering the atmosphere. In order to equal that achievement by reducing emissions from personal automobiles, the owners of 96% of the cars on the road today would have to agree to never drive again. Why then, are so many people in the “Environmental Movement” so firm in their opposition to nuclear power?
This past spring we conducted a reader poll that concluded with some rather unexpected results. Nearly 75 percent of the respondents believe that nuclear power is good because it is a source of “abundant carbon free energy.”