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To Save the Planet, Change Yourself First: The Pope’s Moral Case for Climate Warriors, Made to Oil Execs

I like this pope. Speaking to invited oil industry leaders in the Vatican in early June, Pope Francis reminded them of the moral argument for fighting the emerging climate crisis, as well as ethical principles that should be followed by…

To Save the Planet, Change Yourself First: Climate-friendly Plant-based Meat Substitutes are Becoming Widely Available

Who knew fighting global warming could taste so good? Yummy plant-based meat substitutes are a rapidly growing new market, not just saving the planet but in the process also creating great new jobs as well as a solid business opportunity. …

To Save the Planet, Support New Technologies: Carbon Fiber Saves a LOT of Gasoline, is Stronger Than Steel

Soon it will be time to get in on the emerging carbon fiber industry… especially now that researchers can make the ultrastrong, ultralight steel-replacement out of plants instead of petroleum, as explained in this article in Popular Science by Jeremiah…

To Save the Planet, Use Our Voices: Michael Bloomberg Gives $50M to Replace Coal with Clean Energy

Billionaire businessman Michael Bloomberg certainly used his voice in an awesome way this week, by giving $50 million of his own money to advocate internationally to replace filthy coal with cleaner energy.  This is in addition to $165 million he…

To Save the Planet, Use Your Voice: Like Paul McCartney, in His Film on Protecting Our Fragile Planet

There aren’t many with as fine a voice as Paul McCartney’s, and his is taking the new U.S. administration to task for its weakness at fighting climate change. According to the BBC, the former Beatle criticised President Trump’s attitude towards climate…

What’s So Dangerous About Global Warming? Massive Government Report Says Climate Is Warming And Humans Are The Cause

The United States government Friday published its most-weighty report yet on the unfolding climate change crisis, drawing on over 1,500 peer-reviewed scientific papers, according to National Public Radio’s All Things Considered:  Read their article or hear the broadcast here. In…

To Save the Planet, Invest Our Working Lives: Tesla/Panasonic’s New Solar Roof Tile Factories are Hiring

Tesla and Panasonic have launched the most exciting home construction product in decades:  Attractive high-end roofing tiles that look like expensive slate, and capture the sun’s energy for home electricity use. Think of it:  We periodically need a new roof…

To Save the Planet, Invest our Working Lives: Wind Power Jobs Continue Solid Growth in the American Midwest and Mountain West

Aside from its attractive and continuing cost reductions, wind energy also provides solid local jobs as large wind farms are built.  Here is an in-depth profile of Oklahoma’s massive Wind Catcher wind farm project; it may well hold the title…