Sustainability and Climate Change

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After 8 Years, Live Earth is Coming Back

Pharrell Williams and Al Gore have announced worldwide Live Earth event happening June 15th. This will be the second Live Earth event since 2007.

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Just Doing It: A Journey To The Philippines

Veteran HeadCount volunteer Laura Scalet didn’t have a plan when she followed her heart to the Philippines after a devastating typhoon. But the purpose and community she found there would deeply change not just her life, but also those of the people she’s helped.

This image made available by environmental organization Greenpeace shows the Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise entering the Northern Sea Route (NSR) off Russia's coastline to protest against Arctic oil drilling, Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013. The sign reads "Save the Arctic!"  The environmental group Greenpeace says one of its ships has defied Russian authorities and entered Arctic waters to protest against oil drilling. Greenpeace says Russia this week denied permission for its Arctic Sunrise ship to enter the Kara Sea, a section of the Arctic Ocean off Siberia. The group is protesting offshore oil exploration adjacent to Russia's Arctic National Park, which is habitat for polar bears, walrus and other animals. The exploration is being conducted by state oil company Rosneft and ExxonMobil. (AP Photo/Will Rose, Greenpeace,) NO ARCHIVE ** Usable by LA and DC Only **

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.

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Craziest News Week Ever

If you’re head is spinning from everything that went down this week, you’re not alone. 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…


Mickey Hart’s Nostalgic Single Benefits the Jersey Shore

In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, Mickey Hart released a new single to honor the Jersey Shore and benefit the restoration of his childhood playground.

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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.

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Remember Climate Change?

“Climate Change” was not mentioned one single time in the Presidential Debates. Neither was “global warming.” Out of about four and a half hours and roughly 50,000 words, neither of those terms appeared even once. Yep, “Big Bird” was mentioned more than climate change.


The Battle over 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.


‘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.


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.

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