For those who aren’t yet familiar with PRT JPods, now is a very good time to learn. Read this perspective from JPods. This is a way to take aim at urban traffic congestion and “mad-driver” syndrome! How such a system can be successfully funded remains to be seen. The company has a good perspective for […]
Reverend Billy and the Church of Stop Shopping were in San Francisco recently; they spoke of a yawning deadly silence surrounding climate change, why it is so very important to engage with one another and loudly address this life threatening issue in public now.
At Ecolocalizer we are always looking for the ways that the spirit of humanity is continually find its way back to nature. I ran across this article today, and was very inspired to read about how the people in Mexico City are bringing green back to a city that has been notoriously dangerous and polluted for decades.
The Yes Men are brilliant satirical social activists who are adept at political impersonations, hoax interviews and using humor to highlight the absurdity of entrenched destructive corporate influence. The group is now making a documentary entitled: The Yes Men are Revolting. The movie chronicles some of the group’s clever disruptive actions, focusing on impending climate change disasters in store for our planet if we all continue to do nothing.
Climate Change town crier and leader of the Church of Stop Shopping, Reverend Billy, describes the enormity of Sandy’s death and destruction in New York neighborhoods. He also explains that the global warming tipping point has already been reached, and that NOW is the time for radical change.
A visit to Alaska is an eye-opener for the environmentally sensitive. Its immense natural beauty is also a reminder that we humans have pretty much destroyed many such regions around the world. We all — not just environmental groups or nature lovers — must wake-up and initiate immediate action if we want to preserve what is left of such wilderness.
During the 20th century our average temperature rose 1.3°F, and since 1970 the increases have become even more intense. The planet is getting hotter, despite what a few wing nuts are still trying to claim, and tremendous amounts of scientific data exist to prove this. The folks at Climate Central have compiled some of this compelling information into easy to understand maps, which illustrate, state by state, just how much temperatures have risen in our country over the last hundred years.
Ecolocalizer belongs to an interconnected community of blogs called Important Media, which covers a wide range of topics. Here are a few articles from some of our sister blogs in our network, such as Cleantechnica, Eat Drink Better, Gas2, Feelgood Style, Crafting a Green World and Planetsave.
There are certain books that are essential for any library about world sustainability issues. Marc Reisner’s “Cadillac Desert: The American West and Its Disappearing Water” is a title that must be included on the library shelves.
The USDA has released a new plant hardiness zone map that reflects a warming climate.
For those facing water shortages, there is much to be thankful for when it comes to the inventive spirit. Thanks to young Australian inventor Edward Linacre, there may one day be no such thing as a water shortage for Australian farmers.
I am looking out my frozen window, watching flurries of wet flakes continuing to fall, as Western Washington becomes completely engulfed in thick blankets of snow. Nearly everything is closed, as local residents marvel at the white winter wonderland. It does, however, feel a bit like being permanently trapped inside of a tiny frosty snow globe.
Want to learn more about what it is like to live in an Ecovillage? Read on to learn about Dancing Rabbit Ecovillage’s Food Co-ops.
Reverend Billy connects occupying banks and #OccupyWallStreet