Global Warming

The List: 10 Oft-Confused Environmental Terms

Here’s a little help for understanding the difference between similar terms.

Eco-related words are entering common usage at a dizzying pace — am I the only one who has trouble keeping track of what they all mean? And then there are the terms that seem like they mean the same thing… but do they?

I researched some of the more confusing term pairs to see if they really can be used interchangeably, or if they actually mean completely different things. Here’s a cheat sheet to help you navigate the lingo.

Surge Protection: The Basics on Rising Sea Levels

World Environment Day highlights a rising issue around the world.

You don’t have to live in New York, Venice, or the Maldives to worry about the flooding, erosion, ecological damage, and contamination caused by rising sea levels. From the food we eat to the economic strain the damage causes, rising sea levels affect all of us everyday. Although you might not realize it, you don’t have to live in coastal communities to make a difference either. Find out why.

First Carbon Neutral School in Miami-Dade County

JustGreen Makes Donation to Winner of the Green Schools Challenge
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Miami, Florida, June 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ – On May 22, Dream in Green together with JustGreen honored the winners of the 2013-2014 Green Schools Challenge (GSC) and Water and Energy Learning and Behavior (WE-LAB) programs. JustGreen was proud to present the first place GSC award together with a donation of carbon credits to Robert Russa Moton Elementary.

Climate Change Already Affects Every American—Report

by RP Siegel

There is an area in the southeastern U.S., running from Georgia west to Oklahoma and from Louisiana north through Tennessee, that has experienced a slight decline in temperatures over the past twenty years. Other pockets in the Upper Midwest and extreme Southwest and elsewhere have seen temperature increases of greater than two degrees Fahrenheit. The rest of the country has experienced a temperature rise of between one and two degrees.

JustGreen Offsets the South Florida Climate Action Rally

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JustGreen was proud to be the official carbon offset sponsor for CLEO's Climate Science Briefing Panel & Climate Action Rally that took place April 25, 2014 in Pinecrest, Florida.

BSR Launches Inaugural Global Forum for Business Leadership on Climate in Paris, June 11-12, 2014

Press Release

Paris, April 28, 2014 /3BL Media/ - BSR is announcing its inaugural Spring Forum, “Climate Action: The Urgency of Business Leadership,” a gathering for 150 leaders from business, civil society, international organizations, and government to catalyze bold, collective action for a low-carbon, climate-resilient economy, to be held in Paris from June 11-12, 2014.

The Keystone XL Pipeline: More Symbol Than Substance -Energy Minute

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The State Department is delaying its decision on the Keystone XL pipeline, pushing the controversy past this fall’s midterm elections. That removes it from being an election political football, but not from the front pages, where’s it’s the environmental hot topic that won’t cool down.

JustGreen Offsets 2014 Dream in Green Annual Fundraiser

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JustGreen was the proud official carbon offset sponsor for Dream in Green's 2014 Annual Fundraiser, 'Setting the Standard" recently held at the Standard Hotel in Miami Beach. The carbon neutral event celebrated DIG’s eight years of building a greener world. Over 150 guests bid on silent auction items and enjoyed a green fashion show during a cocktail reception held at The Standard dockside under the stars. Guests were also encouraged to offset their travel to and from the event with offsets from JustGreen.

Transitioning to Low-Carbon Fuel: A Business Guide for Sustainable Trucking in North America


BSR's Future of Fuels initiative has produced a guide that outlines strategies for companies to accelerate the transition to climate-friendly fuels while improving the sustainability impacts of all fuels.


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