Category Archives: Youth

Greenpeace USA activist training

image: activists today are creative everywhere for all sorts of causes. From Greenpeace; Greenpeace is now accepting Fall 2009 applications for the Greenpeace Organizing Term, a semester of intense activist training for college undergraduates, ages 18-24. The Greenpeace Organizing Term … Continue reading

Posted in Campaigns, Media, Nature & Conservation, Nuclear, Oceans, Politics, Protest, US, Youth | 2 Comments

‘Velib extreme’ – the Paris cycle scheme update.

BBC Article JCDecaux, the company that runs the cycle hire scheme, says it can no longer afford to operate the city-wide network. Over half the original fleet of 15,000 specially made bicycles have disappeared, presumed stolen. They have been used … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Design, EU, Funding, Politics & Policy initiatives, Sustainablity, Technology, Thinking outside the box, Transport, Youth | Tagged , , | 10 Comments

A UN Parliamentary Assembly – democratizing globalization by globalizing democracy.

On November 5th, the Senate of the Republic of Argentina became the first national parliament in the world to adopt a declaration unconditionally calling for the establishment of a United Nations Parliamentary Assembly (UNPA) “in order to strengthen the effectiveness, … Continue reading

Posted in Biodiversity, Campaigns, Climate change, Desertification, Development, Economics, Education, Energy, EU, Food & Agriculture, Forests, Politics, Sustainablity, Thinking outside the box, UN, Water, Wildlife, Youth | Tagged , | 4 Comments

Good One!

Goodone is, in their own words, an award-winning, sustainable fashion design company with an edge. They design and produce innovative, quality, one-off clothing made from hand-picked, locally-sourced, recycled fabrics. And another principled feature of this company is that one of … Continue reading

Posted in 'Green' investments, Buying Green, Campaigns, Charities, Design, Fashion, Recycling, Sustainablity, Thinking outside the box, UK, Youth | 1 Comment

Our climate, our children, our responsibility

Unicef UK has produced this report warning of the possible dangers to the most vulnerable people in society -the children. It warns that climate change could cause an additional 40,000 to 160,000 child deaths a year in South Asia and … Continue reading

Posted in Climate change, Youth | 1 Comment

Bulgarian govt censors environment bloggers

Article: Internet.artisans The above linked article to which I will lay out below is dated from August last year. I have only just found it on the internet but believe it important because it highlights the work of a new … Continue reading

Posted in EU, Information portal, Media, Nature & Conservation, Politics, Protest, Youth | Tagged , , | 3 Comments

China’s netizens create environmental protests

  image: Chinese blogger conference. Wangjianshuo’s blog Guardian article  Competing public opinions, unheard of 10 years ago, are becoming familiar in China these days as the world’s biggest censor struggles to cope with the explosive growth of the internet. With … Continue reading

Posted in China, Information portal, Media, Protest, Youth | 3 Comments

An Iranian conversation.

The following conversation comes from this Free Thoughts on Iran; Somayeh Sadat at March 23, 2004 01:35 PM [permalink]: I very much liked your article and see your point in how each of us can help. But in practice, I … Continue reading

Posted in Development, Economics, Education, Forests, People, Politics, Pollution, Thinking outside the box, Youth | Tagged | 8 Comments

Apple’s new ‘Personal Environment Device’.

It has been hailed as the greatest product since the bicycle allowed wealthy Victorians to venture freely out into the pollution free country side. The PED or Personal Environment Device is so clever it even has tech reviewers dumb founded. The … Continue reading

Posted in 'Green' investments, Business, Carbon footprint, Fashion, Religion, Technology, Thinking outside the box, UK, US, Youth | Tagged | 2 Comments

Focus on Canada

Canada, under the present government, sided with the US in opposing the demand for CO2 emissions reduction targets at the recent Bali conference. Yet this is a country from where Greenpeace was born and treehuggers will quite literally go to … Continue reading

Posted in Climate change, Education, People, Politics, Sustainablity, Thinking outside the box, Youth | Tagged | 4 Comments