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Philippines: Climate Focus - Time to act is now on energy transformation (tags)
What could possibly be so urgent and life-threatening to drive leaders of people from a small and barely reachable island off the coast of Mindoro to leave their homes and travel 285 kilometers by land and sea over the period of five days just to reach Metro Manila? On November 27, a day before the biggest climate justice march in the country, they have reach the Presidential Palace.
Philippine climate activists expose risks of dirty coal. (tags)
300-strong climate activists and anti-coal advocates stormed the Department of Energy to voice out their opposition to coal mines and coal-fired power plants promoted by the government and to launch the group’s Campaign Against Dirty Energy and for People’s Access to Safe, Renewable and Democratic Energy Alternatives.
The Shortwave Report 12/21/12 Listen Globally! (tags)
A weekly 30 minute review of international news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 3 files- Highest quality broadcast, regular broadcast, and slow-modem streaming. China Radio International, NHK World Radio Japan, Radio Deutsche-Welle, Radio Havana Cuba, Spanish National Radio, and the Voice of Russia.
Renewable energy solution to oil price hikes (tags)
Manila, Philippines: Akbayan Party today urged the Aquino administration to push for renewable energy as a long term solution to oil price hikes. Akbayan lawmaker Walden Bello said that the spiraling cost of fuel should send alarm signals to the government and stress the urgency of pushing for renewable energy to address the country’s energy needs.
BTL:Fossil Fuel's Damaging Effects on Human Health, Reason Enough to Demand Renewable Ener (tags)
Interview with Riki Ott, marine toxicologist, activist, author and former commercial fisher, conducted by Melinda Tuhus
Renewable Energy is a Reality and not a Vision (tags)
Germany gains more energy from solar technology than Japan gains from all its nuclear reactions. Development in this area occurred much faster in the last years than many expected. Ten years ago no one would have believed we would gain 17% of our supply from renewables.
Our Solidarity with the People of Japan (tags)
PHILIPPINES: The Partido Lakas ng Masa (Party of the Laboring Masses, PLM) expresses its deepest concern and sends its condolences to all the families and victims of the earthquake and tsunami that hit the North-Eastern coast of Japan last Friday. Our thoughts are also with all our Japanese friends and comrades and we pledge our solidarity and support to them in these dark hours.
Gulf Oil Spill: A Hole in the World (tags)
The Deepwater Horizon disaster is not just an industrial accident – it is a violent wound inflicted on the Earth itself. In this special report from the Gulf coast, a leading author and activist shows how it lays bare the hubris at the heart of capitalism
Thousands to Demonstrate for Green Power! (tags)
Become a revolutionary agent of change!
California Proposition 7: Redefining Renewable Energy to Concentrate Power (tags)
The control of scarce resources is a time-tested method of concentrating wealth and power. Although renewable energy resources are not scarce, the paradigm shift in public understanding about the fundamental differences between renewables and fossil fuels is only beginning. By subsidizing the building massive permanent infrastructure to control the collection and distribution of renewable energy, Proposition 7 will starve investment in distributed renewables needed to democratize the energy economy. Meanwhile, that centralized, permanent infrastructure will provide profit centers for a few corporations at the expense of everyone else.
Two coal burning energy plants planned for NV (tags)
Should additional coal plants be constructed in Ely, Nevada? What are the risks to the ecosystem, and contributions to global warming from burning coal?
Global Warming Destroys Maple Sugar Industry (tags)
Global warming is the most serious threat facing planet. We have an opportunity, and an obligation, to lead in solving this global crisis by investing in clean and safe electricity, efficient buildings and a less polluting transportation system.
Time for a Revolution (tags)
This is the time for a revolution, not for half-hearted actions, said retiring French presi-dent Jacques Chirac..Despite higher prices, energy still has an aura of inexhaustibility. Renewable energy has an 18% share in worldwide electricity production.
Code Pink Interrupts Bush @ Energy Conference (tags)
Received from Laurie Meier of St. Louis Code Pink:
Nuclear energy IS NOT CARBON NEUTRAL (tags)
by Simon Johnson
Is the Dollar Hegemony Ending? (tags)
The demand for dollars will fall significantly when oil is transacted in euros. The US must control its twin deficits and reduce its foot-print to keep the confidence of foreign credi-tors. Radical restructuring and removal of incompetent leadership could avert crash.
Renewable Energy Workshops (tags)
Introduction to Renewable Energy: Solar, wind, and hydro-electricity, solar hot water and cooking, energy efficiency. Classroom sessions & system tours. * April, 2006
2005 Warmest Year in Over a Century (tags)
The year 2005 was the warmest year in over a century, according to NASA scientists studying temperature data from around the world.
Freedom from the Oil Pirates (tags)
Review of Sustainable Technologies for Renewable Energy, Eliminating Waste, Recycling and for Real economic Progress. Many Links to sustainable technology, Recycling, organic gardening-farming, renewable energy, Permaculture and disaster relief web sites.
Energy Bill Stuffed with Fossil Fuel Industry Subsidies -- Warming Continues (tags)
Despite not being afforded the benefit of a public hearing, the massive $31.1 billion energy bill being debated in the U.S. Senate today has garnered massive public opposition, and with good reason. Call your senators today. Tell them which way you recommend they vote.
Equal Rights, Equal Responsibilities (tags)
A simple way to end slavery and save the world from the death-industrial complex....
World Summit Hears Clamour of Thousands Protesting Outside (tags)
Thousands of demonstrators have marched to the World Development Summit venue in Johannesburg, in the first mass protest to take place since it opened on Monday.
Local TEA Dollars (tags)
To presume that our lifetime has no value is to presume the legitimacy of slavery. Issuing citizens dividends directly from local treasuries is the most efficient, stable and democratic way to provide equal rights and equal responsibilities....
Solar May Be State Energy Crisis Legacy (tags)
A toehold for solar energy may be a positive and lasting legacy of California's electricity crisis.