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Role Of The Private Sector

Kate Williams | Posted 01.30.2017 | HuffPost Home
Kate Williams

Our Network in Action: Europe 2016. Photo credit: 1% for the Planet What is the most effective way to catalyze and sustain change toward a more posit...

Breaking Ground on a Bold New Vision to Address Climate Change: Restoring North America's Amazon

P.J. Marshall | Posted 10.17.2016 | Green
P.J. Marshall

On November 4, the historic Paris Agreement for global action on climate change will enter into force, catalyzing collective action by governments, ci...

Why the Sustainable Development Agenda Matters to the USA

Jenny Darroch | Posted 09.13.2016 | Business
Jenny Darroch

In my last post, I discussed the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and why they matter. In this post, I want to focus more on how the agenda applies to the USA.

Forty-five years of people power

Bunny McDiarmid | Posted 09.14.2016 | Home
Bunny McDiarmid

After forty-five years, countless campaigns and stories - one thing remains central to the Greenpeace identity, and that is people. People are at the ...

What is Sustainable Development and Why Does it Matter?

Jenny Darroch | Posted 09.12.2016 | Business
Jenny Darroch

In September 2015, the United Nations achieved international agreement for its 2030 Agenda on Sustainable Development. The agenda identifies 17 Goals ...

Louisiana Floods: Restoration Will Help Us Build Back Better

P.J. Marshall | Posted 08.31.2016 | Green
P.J. Marshall

In Baton Rouge these past weekends, the "Cajun Navy" was out in force cleaning up after the devastating Louisiana floods that killed 17 people and for...

Trippy NASA Video Lets You Land A Rocket On Pluto's Icy Plains

The Huffington Post | David Freeman | Posted 07.15.2016 | Science

Pluto is really, really far away from Earth ― 2.66 billion miles, and that’s when the dwarf planet and our planet are at their closest. But a dram...

ETs Could Reach Out To Us With Interstellar Laser Designs

The Huffington Post | Lee Speigel | Posted 06.17.2016 | Science

For decades, the search for extraterrestrial intelligence has looked and listened for evidence of another civilization in our galactic neighborhood. T...

Our Badass Solar System Stole A Planet... Maybe

The Huffington Post | Jenna Amatulli | Posted 06.01.2016 | Science

There's an alien in our midst. An alien planet, that is. A new theory published this week suggests that the much-debated "Planet 9" isn't just a new m...

The Journey to Becoming Whole Again

Ayelet Baron | Posted 05.11.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Ayelet Baron

Each of us is meant to be whole. Fortunately, more and more people are starting to remember our bold voice t and that our voices count as much more than abstract statistics. When we become whole again, we heal the world. What's your story?

Saving the Planet From Governments And Markets

Henry Mintzberg | Posted 05.09.2016 | Home
Henry Mintzberg

Governments imagine that pledges and plans will deal with the problem while markets barrel ahead with business as usual, namely the consumption of goods, and of this planet. We are hooked on a malignant model of more.

Who Do You Think You Are?

Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D. | Posted 05.03.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D.

Photo: I.Rimanoczy We have heard all these "ifs" before. If this candidate wins, it will be a catastrophe. I may consider moving to another country....

8 Fashion Brands That Are Dedicated to Saving the Planet

Teen Vogue | Posted 04.27.2016 | Style
Teen Vogue

For Teen Vogue, by Emma Sarran Webster. Photo: Courtesy of Amour Vert As Earth Day approaches, we're reminded that there are plenty of ways to show...

The Bridge From Judgment to Nurturance: Considering the Pope's Message

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 04.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Recently, Pope Francis surprised much of the world by advising that the Catholic Church nurture rather than judge single parents, gay people and unma...

NASA's Celebrating Earth Day With Mind-Blowing Photos Of Our Planet

The Huffington Post | Chris McGonigal | Posted 04.22.2016 | Science

Earth Day gives us a chance to reflect on the amazing planet we live on and how we can work together to preserve it. And there's no better way to see ...

8 Ways to Make Every Day Earth Day and Why It Matters

Kathleen Ventura | Posted 04.22.2016 | Green
Kathleen Ventura

In my world, it is Earth Day every day. Every choice I make is a conscious one, with my own health and the longevity of the planet in mind.

Je Suis Earth

Kate Williams | Posted 04.20.2016 | HuffPost Home
Kate Williams

Happy Earth Month to all of you! While we of course want to prioritize our amazing planet every day of the year, a designated time to celebrate and c...

17 Best Earth Day 2016 Freebies, Deals and Discounts

GOBankingRates | Posted 04.21.2016 | Green
GOBankingRates

By Michelle Smith, Contributor April 22 marks the 46th annual Earth Day, a global event that celebrates the birth of the modern environmental movemen...

Redefining Environmentalism: The Paradox of Wealthy Environmentalists

Aletta Brady | Posted 04.08.2016 | Green
Aletta Brady

People with less money have significantly lower carbon footprints than people with more money.

Fallout From Fukushima: A 100,000-Year Hangover

This Planet | Posted 04.05.2016 | Green
This Planet

It's the fifth anniversary of the Fukushima nuclear disaster; the damaged power plant is still leaking 150 tons of water into the ocean every single day, and radiation continues to wash up on the far shores of the Pacific Ocean.

NASA Has High Hopes For Powerful New Telescope

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 02.19.2016 | Science

There's a new telescope on the horizon -- and it's huge. NASA is planning to launch the Wide-Field Infrared Survey Telescope, or WFIRST, in the mid-20...

Asteroid's Upcoming 'Brush' Past Earth Is Nothing To Worry About

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 02.08.2016 | Science

Don't panic. Earth isn't going to be hit by a basketball court-sized asteroid early next month. The 100-foot wide space rock named "2013 TX68" could s...

It's About Time, My World

Lydia Canaan | Posted 02.03.2017 | Home
Lydia Canaan

It's about time you realize that I am you and you are me, that we are all intertwined and connected in humanity. Whether you are from the East or from the West, aren't you aware that we share a planet and not a world? And, what is a world?

The Planet Is Sending Us a Message

Jamie Scanlon | Posted 01.28.2017 | Green
Jamie Scanlon

Whilst we humans may not all be aware of this, we often forget that the house we live in, the Earth and it's other residents in nature do not miss a beat and are constantly sending us messages.

There May Be A Giant New Planet In Our Solar System. Where Is It?

Singularity University | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 01.25.2016 | Home

The possible ninth planet is thought to be quite substantial with a mass around ten times that of Earth and a radius that’s two to four times bigger...