Filed under: Deep Green, Stop climate change | Tags: Deep Green, Ecology, Global Warming, Rex Weyler
Global warming is a symptom of human overshoot: the consumption and waste that exceeds the biophysical capacity of the Earth. If we attempt to reduce the fever, but ignore the disease, we will, at best, extend the suffering.
Filed under: Stop climate change | Tags: Cisco, Cool IT Challenge, Dell, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Information Technology, Intel and Fujistu. You too - Sharp, IT Industry, Nokia, Sun Microsystems, Toshiba
If saving our climate was a game of poker and all the various stakeholders – our heads of state, the energy industry, environmentalists, etc – were players, there would be one player at the table who hasn’t yet shown their cards. The hold-out in this particular game is the Information Technology (IT) Industry, a player who is sitting on a lot of chips in a high stakes game, despite holding a winning hand.
Filed under: Stop climate change | Tags: Climate Change, Exxon, Global Warming Denyers, Junk Science
From Making Waves
Kert Davies, over at the ever-vigilant Exxon Secrets site, writes:
Finally. After years of denying its role in the campaign of climate denial, Exxon has revealed a dirty secret, that it has and likely still is DIRECTLY funding junk scientists.
Filed under: End the nuclear age, Life at work | Tags: Bike Ride, Congress, Mark Cojuangco, No To BNPP, Nuclear Power, Nukes, Philippines
“Was it worth it?”
A day after the activity at Congress’ gate, I find myself asking this question.
After two days of traveling, was it worth it?
I find it weird that somehow after stepping out of my routine for the weekend I somehow find myself asking whether what we did made a difference.
Well, I suppose it did.
Because for a week and for the weekend we were able to step out and actually do something, and in some ways it was doing something that most of us are already fond of doing. We pedaled with cyclists who for the who rode bicycles most part of their lives. We had people sign petitions. Some of them decided to forward our appeal to their friends, while some eagerly put the petition on their profile status in Facebook, while some wrote blogs or followed Tweets.
Filed under: End the nuclear age | Tags: Bataan, Bataan Nuclear Power Plant, Bike Ride, Congress, No Nukes, No To BNPP, Nuclear, Philippines
The bike ride that began in the far flung town of Morong, Bataan concludes with thousands of concerned Filipinos sending a clear message to the House of Representatives to reject any proposal for nuclear power in the country and instead enable massive uptake of renewable energy.
Filed under: Protect ancient forests | Tags: Beijing, China, Forests, Indonesia, Sinar Mas
China, the country that just held the most spectacular Olympic Games in History, and country with large new economy power. With almost two billion people, China is the most important market for Indonesia. Couple years ago we heard that China was a large receiver of woods that came from illegal logging activities in Papua Forests.