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Recyclebank Launches the Green Your School Year Challenge

Learn eco-friendly school year tips, make green pledges and take interactive challenges for a chance to win over 100 prizes
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) NEW YORK, NYWEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17, 2011Recyclebank®, the company that rewards people for taking everyday green actions with discounts and deals from local and national businesses, today launched the Recyclebank Green Your School Year Challenge, a nationwide effort to motivate and inspire families to make eco-friendly decisions throughout the school year.

White House Council on Environmental Quality Appoints Gwen Davidow of World Environment Center to Senior GreenGov Position

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) August 17, 2011 - The World Environment Center (WEC) announced today that Gwen Davidow, Senior Director of Corporate Programs & Operations will take a short term assignment with the President’s Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ), within the Executive Office of the President, to further the mission of the U.S. Government’s major sustainability initiative known as GreenGov. 

Is That a Fact? The Case for Abandoning Climate Change Deniers

The difficulties of changing the minds of Americans who do not consider the science when making up their own minds about the reality of climate change. And why we should give up.
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Environmentalists spend a lot of time trying to change the minds of climate change deniers, and often go about it in the wrong way: by citing the science. In an age where the controversy generates more headlines than the consensus, and few Americans can name a single renewable energy source, it's time to abandon the deniers and focus instead on solutions.

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Environmentalists spend a lot of time trying to change the minds of climate change deniers, and often go about it in the wrong way: by citing the science. In an age where the controversy generates more headlines than the consensus, and few Americans can name a single renewable energy source, it's time to abandon the deniers and focus instead on solutions.

Richard Heinberg: A Post-Carbon Conversation

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Author Richard Heinberg talks about the policies and conditions that need to be in place for our species to evolve in the face of ballooning population, dwindling resources and global climate change.

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Author Richard Heinberg talks about the policies and conditions that need to be in place for our species to evolve in the face of ballooning population, dwindling resources and global climate change.

When Being Green Can Cost You Your Home

Conservationism and Homeownership Collide as New England Homeowner Fights to Keep Home From Toppling Into Ocean
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Erosion along the coastal bluffs of Plymouth, Massachusetts threatened one couple's home within a few feet of its life.  From there a battle of wills ensued between the homeowners and Conservation Commission.  Ultimately, Mother Nature would rule unless the homeowners found a solution to her liking...which it appears they have!

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Erosion along the coastal bluffs of Plymouth, Massachusetts threatened one couple's home within a few feet of its life.  From there a battle of wills ensued between the homeowners and Conservation Commission.  Ultimately, Mother Nature would rule unless the homeowners found a solution to her liking...which it appears they have!

Climate Counts and UNH Join Forces on Corporate Sustainability

Partnership Extends Company Ranking Efforts; Recognizes Student Consumers as Priority in Driving Climate Action
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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Durham, N.H. - August 8, 2011 - The University of New Hampshire and Climate Counts have partnered to expand the effort to bring consumers and companies together in addressing the climate crisis. An independent nonprofit, Climate Counts will locate its main office at UNH to better take advantage of the university’s nationally known climate research, engaged scholarship, and campus wide Sustainability Academy.
 

Ceres Urges EPA Not to Delay Final Implementation of its Air Toxics Rule for Electric Utilities

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(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) Boston, MA - August 4, 2011 - Ceres, the nation’s largest coalition of investors and public interest groups today submitted comments to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), urging it to reduce hazardous air pollution from coal and oil-fired power plants and help transition the industry toward cleaner energy resources.

The Resurgence of the Rake

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 Anti leaf-blower advocates Gretchen Biggs and Peter Kendall

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 Anti leaf-blower advocates Gretchen Biggs and Peter Kendall

Accountability-Central.com AC Alert for August 1, 2011 Global Warming & Climate Change: Is Something Happening?

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"I've never been one who subscribed to that global warming and weather extreme hysteria, but after these recent weeks, I'm really beginning to wonder!"

That statement, articulated last week by an adjunct professor at a highly-renowned New York State university, typifies the comments our editors are hearing throughout the country and around the world, as weather events of historical, perhaps even biblical proportions continue:

Southwest Airlines Conservation Project Helps Preserve Chicago's Clean Water Supply

Volunteers clear invasive plants that erode topsoil and contaminate the city's water
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The Conservation in Action Tour, celebrating Southwest Airlines' 40th Anniversary with 40 service projects around the country, made its eleventh and twelfth stops in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Chicago, Illinois.

In Milwaukee, volunteers restored a section of Washington Park's prairie and removed buckthorn from the park's trails. 

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