Send A Green Mom to Copenhagen!

The potentially monumental climate talks in Copenhagen are upcoming, and it's important to have a real person there to represent the interests of "regular" people who care about the environment. My friend, author, green blogger, fellow Green Moms Carnival member, and environmental activist is taking part in the 's contest to send one citizen ambassador to Copenhagen, and I am happy to give her … [Read more...]

Girl Scouts Go Green!

The girl scouts are handing out more than cookies this year, at least in northern California. Thanks to a new program called Cool the Community, more than 1,300 girl scouts in over 100 Bay Area troops will be handing out cookies as well as energy-saving coupons and eco-tips and pledges.   The program is a joint effort between Girl Scouts of Northern California and Cool the Earth, a nonprofit that … [Read more...]

A Call to Action from Bill McKibben

On October 24, we will stand together as one planet and call for a fair global climate treaty. United by a common call to action, we'll make it clear: the world needs an international plan that meets the latest science and gets us back to safety. This movement has just begun, and it needs your help. Here's the plan: we're asking you, and people in every country on earth, to organize an action in … [Read more...]

Will President-Elect Obama Head to Poland?

Have you been reading the news? The newspapers are filled with articles wondering what Obama's first steps will be as President-elect. A few days ago, I posted Bill McKibben's letter to the upcoming President, urging him to get his presidency started on the right foot by attending the UN Climate Meetings in Poland that will be held in December. Now it's our turn.  If we can fill papers around the … [Read more...]

Welcome to Reality, Mr. President-Elect

by Bill McKibben Our eight-year interlude from reality draws to a close, and the job of cleaning up begins. The trouble is, we're not just cleaning up after a failed US presidency. We're cleaning up after a two-century binge. Barack Obama won an historic victory this week, and with it the right to take office under the most difficult circumstances since Franklin D. Roosevelt during the Great … [Read more...]

Step It Up…Did You Miss It? You Can Still Be A Part Of History…

This past Saturday marked another historic Step It Up 2007 event with hundreds of demonstrations going on across the country to raise awareness about climate change and the steps needed to reverse it. Across the nation, tens of thousands of Green Parents and Eco Kids of all ages gathered to learn more about climate change, how we can halt it, and what we can and should expect our elected officials … [Read more...]

Step It Up This Saturday

Are you going to be a part of this weekend's historic Step It Up 2007 events? The Step It Up 2007 campaign was launched on April 14th of this year in an effort to draw national and international attention to climate change; calling on Congress to enact legislation that will cut carbon emissions by 80 % by the year 2050. Click here to learn more about the Step It Up initiatives. In April, tens of … [Read more...]

Mark Your Calendar…07/07/07

Love music? Love the earth? Then mark your calendar for 07/07/07 to take part in this global mega-concert to raise awareness about climate change. read more | digg story … [Read more...]

Mark Your Calendar…07/07/07

Whether you are a music lover, an environmentalist, or both, you will definitely want to mark your calendar for July 7th (07/07/07). This is the day that Live Earth will host a 24-hour, 7-continent concert series that will bring together more than 100 musicians and 2 billion people around the world to raise awareness about climate change. Live Earth was founded by Kevin Wall, the Worldwide … [Read more...]