Category: Sustainability and Climate Change

Just Doing It: A Journey To The Philippines

Just Doing It: A Journey To The Philippines

Ten-year HeadCount veteran Laura Scalet got involved in relief work after Hurricane Sandy. Late last year, she gave up everything to head to the Philippines in the wake of the horrific typhoon there. Here is her story. Read More

Greenpeace Activists Sitting in a Russian Jail for Trying to Hang a Sign

Greenpeace Activists Sitting in a Russian Jail for Trying to Hang a Sign

Last month, 30 members of a Greenpeace activist crew were arrested by the Russian Coast Guard after trying to stage a protest against the first-ever oil drilling in the Arctic. They’ve been sitting in a Russian jail ever since. Read More

Craziest News Week Ever

Craziest News Week Ever

If you’re head is spinning from everything that went down this week, you’re not alone. This is the week when the Trayvon Martin trial and the arrest of a New England Patriot weren’t even the top stories! So just in case you aren’t caught up and want to know what all the commotion has been about, we’ll try to break it down for you… Read More

Mickey Hart’s Nostalgic Single Benefits the Jersey Shore

Mickey Hart’s Nostalgic Single Benefits the Jersey Shore

As the dust settles and the news coverage of the Sandy Storm starts to wane, many of Americans who were not affected by Super Storm Sandy will go back to their normal lives. But Mickey Hart, member of the legendary Grateful Dead and friend of HeadCount, decided this would be the perfect time to release a song entitled “Jersey Shore” which will benefit the storms’ victims. You can download the song and help rebuild the shore at MickeyHart.net/Jersey. Read More

Sustainability & Climate Change Issue Update: The Candidates on Drilling and “Clean Energy”

Sustainability & Climate Change Issue Update: The Candidates on Drilling and “Clean Energy”

Wondering where President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt Romney stand on energy and environmental issues? We’ll attempt to break it down for you. Read More

Remember Climate Change?

Remember Climate Change?

You may have heard how some people like to play a drinking game during the Presidential Debates. If you haven’t, the rules of the debate drinking game work like this: You make a list of words that each candidate is likely to say and drink whenever the candidates say those words. The effectiveness of this game depends on what words are on your list beforehand. You shouldn’t choose a word that would be used too frequently. If you use the word “taxes,” you might as well call your “game” what it is, “a blackout waiting to happen.” The opposite is true for words that wouldn’t be used at all. Read More

The Battle over GMO Labeling

GMO labeling

Guerilla GMO-labeling, innovative apps to find GMO-free foods and how California is leading the charge to keep consumers in the know about what is, or isn’t, in their food. Read More

‘Last Call at the Oasis’ Soundtrack Not Watered Down

‘Last Call at the Oasis’ Soundtrack Not Watered Down

Dave Matthews, My Morning Jacket, Blind Pilot, Gomez and Primus team up for water on the soundtrack of a new documentary. Read More

Turning Sh*t Into Gold

Flushing for a cause! Here’s how one company is turning sh*t into gold for people and the environment. Read More

Sustainability & Climate Change Issue Update: The GOP, Sustainability and Climate Change

Sustainability & Climate Change Issue Update: The GOP, Sustainability and Climate Change

Coming into Iowa, candidates stumped on a range of issues, including sustainability and climate change. Here’s where the 2012 hopefuls stand on the issue. Read More

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