Dec

28

2012

The Doha Climate Conference 2012

Abgelegt in  Climate Change

The eighteenth annual United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) held each year in Doha, Qatar, concluded on December 8 without making any measurable progress in its effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions into the environment. The climate conference did succeed in extending the Kyoto Protocol that was due to expire at the end of 2012 to 2020. It was also agreed to extend the development of a new protocal until next year. (more…)

Aug

17

2012

Wildfires in Europe

Abgelegt in  Mother Earth

Wildfires in Europe have been spreading, fueled by the hot, dry climate and exceedingly hot summer. A resort area on the Atlantic coast of France, known for its 3 meter waves and pine forests is now burning. Two hundred firefighters are battling to save this coastal resort area. Already over 550 hectares of forest have been destroyed near the town of Lacanau. Around 200 firefighters have been deployed to tackle this wildfire close to a popular surfing resort on France’s Atlantic coast. People who want to flee the devastation are hampered by blocked roads. (more…)

Jun

14

2012

How to save energy?

Abgelegt in  energy

Due to the current state of the economy, many consumers are trying to find ways to cut costs. They are searching for more frugal shopping techniques and better ways to cut down the household bills. An individual attempting to budget can start by making efforts to save energy. Since the energy bill is one that fluctuates every month, a consumer can very easily cut corners and incorporate the following intelligent strategies to lower the monthly bill: (more…)

Apr

18

2012

Water Pollution on Earth

Abgelegt in  Mother Earth

Despite the fact that this natural resource is essential for life, most people don’t actually think much about the importance of water. It’s also easy for many to ignore the dangers of water pollution, especially when those people live in areas where the resource is plentiful. Unfortunately, not everyone can enjoy an environment where drinking, cooking and bathing water are always clean and easy to get. This resource is one of the most threatened and most ignored on the planet. (more…)

Mar

29

2012

Eco Friendly Homes

Abgelegt in  sustainability

The environment is becoming a bigger and bigger concern to many people as we continue to learn about global climate change and the possibilities for the future. Eco friendly homes are one of the fastest growing sectors of the building industry, and for good reason. We have had tons of technological advances that have made sustainable houses more efficient, built with high tech and common sense technologies. (more…)