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  • Meat Consumption: Environment's No.1 Enemy?
    EVER since “An Inconvenient Truth,” Al Gore has been the darling of environmentalists, but that movie hardly endeared him to the animal rights folks. According to them, the most inconvenient truth of all is that raising animals for meat contributes more to global warming than all the sport utility vehicles combined.
  • Global Warming: Science Or Politics?
    When millennial climate change patterns are mentioned, many people point to the "2,500 scientists from 130 countries" who have agreed that global warming is caused by the greenhouse effect. Yet not even the International Panel of Climate Change to which these people refer presents definitive scientific proof that the present warming is mostly caused by the greenhouse effect.
  • Natural Born Survivors
    For three years, my husband has talked about taking to the hills. About buying a smallholding on Exmoor where, with our four-year-old daughter, we can safely survive the coming storm - famine, pestilence and a total breakdown of society. I would wait for his lectures to finish, then return to my own interests. I had no time for the end of civilisation.
  • U.N. Chief Tells World: We Need a Green New Deal
    The world must avoid backsliding in fighting global warming and work out a "Green New Deal" to fix its twin climate and economic crises, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Thursday. "We must re-commit ourselves to the urgency of our cause," Ban told a December 1-12 meeting of 100 environment ministers in Poznan, Poland, reviewing progress toward a new U.N. climate treaty meant to be agreed at the end of 2009.
  • Give Up Meat to Save the Planet
    People will need to turn vegetarian if the world is to conquer climate change, according to a leading authority on global warming. In an interview with The Times, Lord Stern of Brentford said: "Meat is a wasteful use of water and creates a lot of greenhouse gases. A vegetarian diet is better."
  • Nigeria Tackling Climate Change Through Religion
    The effects of climate change particularly in sub-Saharan Africa are increasingly taking toll on the social and economic well-being of people of the region. Having realized these, some top faith leaders in the region have resolved to explore religion in tackling the menace.
  • Inconvenient Beef: Go Vegetarian, Gore
    "If Al Gore really cared about the environment, he would give up meat." This was the major beef of animal rights advocate People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) about the former US vice president and environmental advocate, during their protest near the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City, where Gore delivered a talk Tuesday.
  • UN Urges Global Move To Meat And Dairy-Free Diet
    Lesser consumption of animal products is necessary to save the world from the worst impacts of climate change, UN report says.
  • The Environmental Sustainability of Indian Spirituality

    I had arrived at New York's JFK Airport and was immediately struck by the hundreds of cars all around the airport.I asked my friend who had come to pick me up, "How exactly are all these cars be sustained once the fuel supply is over?"

  • "CHASING ICE" Captures Largest Glacier Calving Ever Filmed

    On May 28, 2008, Adam LeWinter and Director Jeff Orlowski filmed a historic breakup at the Ilulissat Glacier in Western Greenland. The calving event lasted for 75 minutes and the glacier retreated a full mile across a calving face three miles wide. The height of the ice is about 3,000 feet, 300-400 feet above water and the rest below water.

  • Warmer Hearts Can Cool Warming Planet

    "We have borrowed the future from our children instead of inheriting it from our ancestors." This African proverb vividly describes the contemporary use of natural resources.

  • The Age of Stupid

    The Age of Stupid is a 90-minute film about climate change, set in the future. Oscar-nominated Pete Postlethwaite (In The Name of the Father, Brassed Off) stars as a man living alone in the devasted world of 2055, looking back at archival footage from 2007 and asking: why didn't we stop climate change when we had the chance?

  • Are We In The Age of Stupid?

    The Age of Stupid is a documentary-film set in 2055, a time distinguished by derelict buildings, burning plains, and poverty-stricken, war-ravaged people.Why had people ignored the signs when they “could have saved themselves”?

  • China's Plan to Cut Meat Consumption by 50% Cheered by Climate Campaigners

    The Chinese government has outlined a plan to reduce its citizens’ meat consumption by 50%, in a move that climate campaigners hope will provide major heft in the effort to avoid runaway global warming.

  • Before the Flood Trailer - A Film by Leonardi DiCaprio about Global Warming

    Before the Flood Trailer 1 (2016) Leonardo DiCaprio Documentary Movie HD

  • Paris or No Paris, Can't Snatch from Our Kids Their Right to Have a Clean Earth

    Says Narendra Modi.

  • Parliament of World Religions on Climate Change

    Recently, the Parliament of World Relegions issued a statement.