Maybe some of you also envision frustrating conversations like how I do. (And yes, they’re usually about sustainable agriculture or energy…). Here’s how this hypothetical conversation in my head normally goes….
[Jill (me)]: Hey America! How about more renewable electricity generation? Also, I think we should have some good ol’ carbon policy so [...]
The last couple of weeks have looked a little something like this for tar sands companies: spill in Minnesota, apologies and clean up; spill wreaks havoc on Arkansas, profuse apologies and intense clean up.
This photo was taken by theKalamazoo Gazette‘s [...]
Job creator? One stop shop to push us over the climate edge? With all Americans in mind? Single fossil fuel interest?
Many differing perspectives surround the Keystone XL Pipeline project, but one thing is clear: it is taking on more significance than the pipeline itself. We are at a crossroads in our energy infrastructure [...]
Divest Music Video! What: The first public informational meeting of the Divest & Invest Campaign at the University of Michigan – to divest all university money from fossil fuel stocks, funds, and direct and indirect investments. Who: The Divest & Invest Campaign is a student/faculty/community coalition of: Ann Arbor 350, Students for Clean Energy, [...]
We Did the Math. Solution = Divestment Do the Math Tour wraps up, but work is just beginning
350.org has toured around the country spreading the message about terrifying math associated with fossil fuel reserves ready and waiting to be extracted and billowed into our fragile atmosphere. Climate change has an enemy, and that enemy is [...]
Press Release – “Do the Math” November 12, 2012
Oakland — Today the International Energy Agency released its World Energy Outlook and confirmed estimates that the overwhelming majority of known fossil fuel reserves (75-80%) will have to be kept in the ground to avoid 2 degrees Celsius temperature rise. 350.org founder Bill McKibben, who is [...]
Although Prop 3′s defeat on election day was disappointing, there were also many victories to celebrate. For those of you that called voters at Proposal 3 phone banks or volunteered in other ways:
Your work was appreciated and is part of a momentum that was NOT stopped on election day. You contributed to [...]
Shopping season is upon us! And we’re starting a brand new segment for the eco-shopper, entitled Our $3.50.
Consequences of E-waste (Time.com CHIEN-MIN CHUNG / REPORTAGE BY GETTY)
Windows 8 was released last Friday with a plethora of new tablets, laptops, and tabtops. Apple just announced the new iPad Mini and iPad 4. Of course, [...]
Maria Gunnoe is the 22nd recipient of the Wallenberg Medal, awarded to outstanding humanitarians whose actions on behalf of the defenseless and oppressed reflect the heroic commitment and sacrifice of Raoul Wallenberg, the Swedish diplomat who rescued tens of thousands of Jews in Budapest during the closing months of World War II.