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Amazon's rising air shipments fly in the face of climate plan - Reuters
‪Do you really need that @amazon package next day? “A standard package flown on a plane in the United States creates an estimated 6-10 times more CO2 emissions than one traveling by truck” #environment #climate #change > Flying counter to climate plan
environment  climate  change  amazon  co2  Statistics  Q4  2019  package  delivery  logistics  distribution 
5 days ago by csrollyson
Keystone pipeline spill hardens landowner opposition to proposed expansion - Reuters
Shocking: #Keystone #spills much higher than projected. Why I don’t trust management of any project like this. Too much self interest, bias
dakota  pipeline  environment  spill  Q4  2019  opposition  estimate  trump  oil  keystone  canada  usa  texas  farm  land  pollution 
5 days ago by csrollyson
Leaked FDA Documents Reveal Dangerous 'Forever Chemicals' in Meat, Poultry, Milk, and Chocolate Cake - VICE
Lawsuits against 6 #PFAS makers by #NewHampshire #NewYork: "manufacturers knew the risks and failed to inform the public" #environment #plastic #chemicals
PFAS  lawsuit  new  hampshire  york  q2  2019  dupont  3m  carpet  fastfood  pizza  cookware  lettuce  cabbage  milk  health  environment  pollution  plastic 
june 2019 by csrollyson
People eat at least 50,000 plastic particles a year, study finds | Environment | The Guardian
Growing data shows consumers are eating more #plastic than they know: No.1 culprit is bottled water/beverages. Processed food also contains plastic waste; uncertain #health risk [but can't be good] for #humans #animals #environment
plastic  particles  food  research  statistics  study  uk  canada  environment  supermarket  grocer  ocean  air  soil  river  fish  bottle  water  beverage  package  big  processed  recycling  incentive  government  tax  2019  Q2 
june 2019 by csrollyson
Bisphenol: what to know about the chemicals in water bottles and cans | US news | The Guardian
Another #health #hazard #plastic chemical linked to cancer, reproductive problems, and #child behavior abnormalities (avoid plastic and processed foods/beverages)
Toxic  chemical  plastic  furniture  water  bottle  infant  children  cup  study  environment  Q2  2019  EPA  can  beverage  baby  reproduction  estrogen 
may 2019 by csrollyson
Human society under urgent threat from loss of Earth's natural life | Environment | The Guardian
Unprecedented UnitedNations environmental report details human destruction of Earth’s wildlife on which human life depends. Not “nice animals”; our lives depend on them
unitednations  environment  study  report  ecosystem  international  global  earth  Q2  2019  species  human  impact  soil  river  ocean  meat  exploitation  farming  fishing  wildlife  extinction  government 
may 2019 by csrollyson
5 Questions with Health Care Without Harm - Emerson Collective
#Healthcare without Harm uses #data #analytics to guide curtailment of #hospitals' impact on #climate #change
healthcare  usa  industry  environment  climate  change  toxin  incinerator  gas  harm  data  analytics 
april 2019 by csrollyson
Joel Salatin - Wikipedia
Pioneer in sustainable farming, customers, ecosystems: doesn't sell to anyone who lives further away than 4 hours away
sustainability  farm  pioneer  virginia  local  entrepreneur  author  community  decentralization  philosphy  chicken  pig  beef  cow  reference  biography  agriculture  customer  environment  green  economy  debunk 
march 2019 by csrollyson
Home | Transportation Alternatives
"Take back the streets" org in NYC #cycling #public #transport #environment
cycling  transport  Newyorkcity  nonprofit  organization  empowerment  green  environment 
february 2019 by csrollyson
Survival of the Richest – Future Human – Medium
Sobering must-read: insight into fabulously wealthy hightech investor fears—and what they mean to you and me
hightech  billionaire  fear  security  apocalypse  climate  change  environment  professor  Q3  2018  csrblogcomment  imsight  reflection 
july 2018 by csrollyson
Now you can 3D print an entire bike frame
The ultimate custom: 3D printing super-strong light composite bike frames #cycling
additive  manufacturing  bicycle  california  3D  printing  composite  frame  green  environment 
july 2018 by csrollyson
The Rise of the Beer Can - The Atlantic
Brief history of the can as beer (and other) packaging + the environmental impact of bottles v cans
aluminum  can  beer  history  environment  impact  mineral  china  Q3  2018  australia 
july 2018 by csrollyson
This New Tiny Electric Car Comes With Five Years Of Free Solar Charging
#Uniti is a new electric car that has a carbon fiber frame & is designed for #urban #commuting & comes w 5 years of free charging
electric  vehicle  car  autonomous  2018  Q2  Sweden  launch  power  battery  startup  model  carbon  fiber  frame  spare  environment  city  urban  manufacturing  cycling  comparison  walking 
may 2018 by csrollyson
Seven Generations Ahead
Broad sustainable development platform mostly focused on Oak Park & west burbs
oakpark  sustainability  drivetotrust  environment  recycling  farm  waste  ecology  education  development  food  compost  alternative  energy  solar 
april 2018 by csrollyson
EPA’s war with California proves America needs a carbon tax | Dana Nuccitelli | Environment | The Guardian
USA gasoline prices artificially low and half other “developed countries,” which invents Americans to buy large carbon polluting cars and trucks
analysis  carbon  tax  efficiency  standard  environment  policy  Q2  2018  trump  california  suv  gasoline  price  comparison 
april 2018 by csrollyson
California says will block crude oil from Trump offshore drilling plan
Yay: California won’t allow oil from new offshore drilling to pass its territory
california  protest  oil  drilling  trump  Q1  2018  permit  opposition  policy  environment  protection 
february 2018 by csrollyson
Sustainable development - Wikipedia
Basically designing human systems so they don't interfere with Earth's environment
sustainability  sustainable  development  reference  definition  environment  ecology  economy  politics  culture 
january 2018 by csrollyson
Center for Neighborhood Technology
Improves Chicago's livability: upgrade built envt, transit, walkability, real estate development, public spaces...
chicago  economy  development  organization  agency  transit  urbanism  planning  research  architecture  policy  advocacy  housing  environment  wastewater  walkability  drivetotrust 
january 2018 by csrollyson
35 Food Education Organizations – Food Tank
Curated programs worldwide that help people counter environmental and wellness destruction by #BigFood
food  politics  big  empowerment  community  organization  program  global  list  directory  obesity  health  nutrition  environment 
october 2017 by csrollyson
Al Gore Wants You To Have “Realistic Hope” About Solving Climate Change
#AlGore interview about "Inconvenient Truth" sequel, #Trump, business & grassroots impacts
climate  change  algore  Q2  2017  interview  film  sequel  government  business  wind  solar  energy  trump  policy  grassroots  Paris  global  environment  green 
june 2017 by csrollyson
First 90 Kangaroos released in Wyoming – County 10™
Messing with the environment: releasing kangaroos in the USA west #wyoming
kangaroo  wyoming  usa  australia  2017  environment  west  species 
april 2017 by csrollyson
The Ocean Cleanup
MUSTsee: New approach to #ocean #garbage - let the current move trash to capture barricades
movement  environment  ocean  trash  current  crowd  funding  garbage  patch  plastic  green 
march 2017 by csrollyson
The Global Spiritual Crisis – Jessica Davidson
[comment] Synthesizing spiritual and earthly parts of global destruction and potential healing
disruption  environment  csrblogcomment  corruption  globalization  economy  society  government 
december 2016 by csrollyson
Israel Proves the Desalination Era is Here - Scientific American
Israel's breakthrough #water supply & agriculture due to innovation in #desalination + #conservation
water  desalination  israel  innovation  q3  2016  desert  policy  conservation  plant  science  filter  syria  farm  agriculture  jordan  climate  change  middleeast  2ghcj  2csrollyson  environment 
july 2016 by csrollyson
Salmon caught near Seattle proven to be inundated with antidepressants, cocaine and more - NaturalNews.com
Prescription & recreational #drugs not removed by #water
treatment, poison #food, oceans #pharma
drug  water  treatment  plant  environment  ocean  seattle  salmon  ecosystem  Q3  2016  pharma  Ethics  2ghcj 
july 2016 by csrollyson
Value-action gap - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Summarizes research of the gap between buyers' purported support for "the environment" & refusal to buy green products
environment  green  social  society  motive  behavior  research  contradiction  science  reference  2ghcj 
july 2016 by csrollyson
The Current | Coalition Coworking | New York, Chicago, Boston
Network with #green #energy #engineers #policy makers #government & #entrepreneurs
energy  green  environment  engineer  power  community  cowork  global  innovation  transformation  event  meetup  2ghcj  2csrollyson 
june 2016 by csrollyson
Fungi: Key to tree survival in warming forest -- ScienceDaily
Another example of how trees & fungi in their roots share nutrients + trees w fungi in roots are more resistant
tree  forest  fungi  drought  interdependence  insect  resistance  arizona  bacteria  research  pine  resilience  environment  nature  science  botany 
january 2016 by csrollyson
"Mother Trees" use fungal networks to feed the forest
Short post on how trees share nutrients and communicate using fungi in their interconnected roots
tree  forest  fungi  social  network  pioneer  botany  canada  environment 
january 2016 by csrollyson
Fox Creek fracking operation closed indefinitely after earthquake - Edmonton - CBC News
"Highly probable" that fracking caused unprecedented #earthquake in Canada Thx @jobsworth
news  q1  2016  fracking  canada  earthquake  geology  environment  oil  2ghcj  2csrollyson 
january 2016 by csrollyson
Hold My Beer GIFs (@HoldMyBeerGif) | Twitter
FUNNY bloopers by animated GIF, mixed w occasional sobering images
humor  image  video  Photo_galleries  environment  exceptional 
december 2015 by csrollyson
These 5 Facts Explain Why China Is Still on the Rise | TIME
Argues the obvious: China is becoming a world power w growing influence [links]; overlooks other growing power sources
china  pointofview  world  usa  q3  2015  analysis  economy  influence  finance  AIIB  infrastructure  investment  environment  latin  america  africa  asia  leadership  corruption  politics  2ghcj 
august 2015 by csrollyson
SOCAP Conversations: Transforming the System | SOCAP15
Organization aims to nurture the debate for profound #system #transformation in economic & political systems USA
environment  green  economy  system  change  transformation  activism  Usa  2ghcj 
august 2015 by csrollyson
The Deadly Global War for Sand | WIRED
Another example of humans plundering Earth: illegal "mining" produces sand needed for concrete, glass
construction  india  china  australia  usa  france  building  concrete  glass  exposé  q2  2015  development  mafia  corruption  environment  2ghcj 
august 2015 by csrollyson
A bad week for fracking, another black eye for natural gas
Replete with links documenting severe environmental and health costs of fracking/hydrofacturing
fracking  petroleum  gas  oil  Q2  2015  reference  environment  green  usa  health  report  research 
july 2015 by csrollyson
High-rate injection is associated with the increase in U.S. mid-continent seismicity
An unprecedented increase in earthquakes in the U.S. mid-continent began in 2009, many of which have been documented as induced by wastewater injection
fracking  usa  research  paper  earthquakes  study  Q2  2015  wasterwater  petroleum  gas  oil  environment  green 
july 2015 by csrollyson
Working Paper | Shale Gas Development and Infant Health: Evidence from Pennsylvania
This research exploits the introduction of shale gas wells in Pennsylvania in response
to growing controversy around the drilling method of hydraulic fracturing.
Using detailed location data on maternal address and GIS coordinates of gas wells,
this study examines singleton births to mothers residing close to a shale gas well from
2003-2010 in Pennsylvania.
fracking  environment  human  health  infant  baby  newyork  university  cornell  2013  Q4  oil  gas  petroluem  green  petroleum 
july 2015 by csrollyson
New Fracking Studies Sum Up Pope Francis on Climate
Replete with university research that strongly ties fracking to adverse health (low birth weights, baby health)
fracking  reference  2015  Q2  pope  francis  study  research  pennsylvania  texas  university  birth  mother  baby  environment  green  petroleum  gas  oil 
july 2015 by csrollyson
Laudato si' (24 May 2015) | Francis
Pope Francis global call to action to save the Earth from environmental destruction
environment  pope  francis  q2  2015  green  global  pointofview  religion 
july 2015 by csrollyson
C40 | Global Cities Acting in Concert to Combat Climate Change
Glocal initiative of cities working together to significantly reduce their contribution to climate change
climate  change  city  urbanism  collaboration  global  environment  green  initiative  government  local  energy  transport  water  waste  management  NGO  website  2ghcj 
may 2015 by csrollyson
Los Angeles River: From Concrete Ditch to Urban Oasis
Large project to transform the "LosAngeles River" into a large urban park
losangeles  river  design  transformation  q2  2015  project  history  water  city  urban  environment  green 
april 2015 by csrollyson
Why Testing Drugs on Our Dogs Is Good for Our Health | WIRED
Pet dogs share human environments, effective testers for science
dog  human  science  testing  environment  pointofview  q2  2015 
april 2015 by csrollyson
The Hottest New Thing in Energy This Year? Wind Power | WIRED
Kind-of infographic ranking leaders in wind power globally, on-share, off-shore
wind  power  q1  2015  infographic  global  comparison  environment  green  innovation 
march 2015 by csrollyson
The Next Big Thing in the Food Industry: Flies | Inc.com
Fantastic idea: Entrepreneur raises high-protein, high-fat larvae for livestock feed, feeding them waste #green
veteran  military  entrepreneur  ohio  agriculture  feed  livestock  fish  chicken  pig  insect  farm  fly  industry  plant  prototype  regulation  environment  green  q4  2014 
march 2015 by csrollyson
Meant to Keep Malaria Out, Mosquito Nets Are Used to Haul Fish In - NYTimes.com
Big Aid treats mosquito nets as sacred cow w/o researching how people are using them—to fish—creating 2 big dangers
malaria  africa  lake  tanganyika  q1  2015  fish  environment  pesticide  ngo  aid  policy  research  design  2ghcj 
march 2015 by csrollyson
Scientists Weigh in on Plans to Hack the Weather and Cool the Earth
Working on 2 approaches for intervening to stop #climatechange, no breakthru
climate  change  science  report  usa  carbon  environment  2ghcj  atmosphere 
february 2015 by csrollyson
A look inside China's most notorious e-waste town - InfoWorld
INTERESTING slideshow/commentary on how "e-waste" is recycled in China; hesitate to think how it's done in USA
china  hightech  device  recycling  waste  toxic  presentation  q3  2014  environment  smartphone  computer  laptop 
september 2014 by csrollyson
The Array of Things
GREAT IoT example: Chicago's "smart city" initiative uses sensors to measure weather, human & environment #bigdata
IoT  news  chicago  smart  device  monitor  Urban  pollution  exhaust  noise  mobile  transport  big  data  digital  city  innovation  privacy  environment  open  weather  temperature  traffic  air  quality 
september 2014 by csrollyson
Fruits and Vegetables Are Trying to Kill You - Issue 15: Turbulence - Nautilus
Finally! Science shifts health research focus from ingredients to the interactions they invoke within the ecosystem #fb
science  nutrition  Research  exercise  longevity  Q3  2014  plant  vegetable  fruit  environment  interaction  2csrollyson  stgr 
july 2014 by csrollyson
CRYPTIK - HOME - The Consciousness of Trees
MUSTsee: how forests are neural networks, how trees warn each other of danger #kudos cc/ @jhagel
forest  environment  science  video  exceptional  Q3  2014  network  ecosystem  brain 
july 2014 by csrollyson
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