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Thousands of dollars in prizes are up for grabs for cause-minded web designers and developers! Take the Change the Web Challenge and create a web application that brings people together to find and share opportunities to take action. Deadline April 3rd.Want to change the world online?
Social Actions is asking cause-minded web designers and developers to create a web application that brings people together to find and share opportunities to take action.
The Change the Web Challenge is looking for innovative applications that will collect and share information on various opportunities to popular websites that people visit every day.
President Obama announced a $2.4 billion boost for electronic car development today, while predicting that there will be more than a million plug-in hybrid cars on the road within six years.
This is not only wonderful for the environment, but will hopefully put us neck-and-neck with foreign nations in the race to lead the world in renewable energy.
March 22nd is a very important day - World Water Day. It is an international day of observance and action to draw attention to the plight of the more than 1 billion people around the world that lack access to clean, safe drinking water.
World Water Day grew out of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Earth Hour 2009 is fast approaching. Be part of this historic event beginning March 28, at 8:30 pm local time.
World Wildlife Fund is asking individuals, businesses, governments and organizations around the world to turn off their lights for just one hour – Earth Hour – to make a global statement of concern about climate change and to demonstrate commitment to finding solutions.
Apple is taking another great leap towards sustainability. They’re officially eliminating plastic bags from their stores! Instead of automatically bagging customer’s products in that familiar plastic drawstring bag, Apple’s retail stores are now offering help carrying large purchases to customer’s cars.Apple is taking another great leap towards sustainability by officially eliminating plastic bags from their stores.
Instead of automatically bagging customer’s products in that familiar plastic drawstring bag, Apple’s retail stores are now offering help carrying large purchases to customer’s cars.
If you’re in the Washington, DC area, head over to the Environmental Film Festival from March 11th-22nd. It's a massive environmental festival in its 17th year running, with 52 venues, 141 films, and 24,000+ attendees this year. The festival has quickly become the leading showcase for environmental films in the United States, as it is completely devoted to the awareness of environmental issues.
The South by Southwest 2009 Music and Media Conference is underway through March 21 in Austin, Texas. This amazing festival is filled with tons of movie screenings, concerts and panel discussions.
Since its creation in 1987, SXSW has been at the epicenter of all the latest and greatest in online media, music and movies. So it's not surprising that, amid highly increased public awareness of environmental issues, the festival is hosting lots of green themed panel discussions.
In 1987 Brazilian-born Canadian, Marcelo da Luz saw a news clip about the World Solar Challenge race and it inspired him to design a super cool solar vehicle of his own - XOF1, which he calls The Power of One.
When Jimmy Fallon took over NBC's "Late Night" show at the beginning of the month, he had one of the first studios on television that is entirely eco-friendly! "Everything is recycled," he told the The NY Post. "We are building everything with recycled metals and using all green lighting.”
Fox's hit series 24 is also going green! They have announced they are going carbon neutral, according to an announcement before the show earlier this week.
Global climate change is severely intensifying water scarcity problems around the world, yet there seem to be very few businesses paying attention to this growing financial and environmental threat, according to a recent report issued by Ceres and the Pacific Institute.
Water is crucial for the global economy on every level. So not only is water scarcity detrimental to the environment, but it has massive effects on the economy.