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BlogNews ( ) Want to create a greener world that works for all people? One of the most important things you can do is vote with your dollars.
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BlogNews ( ) On June 1, President Trump pulled the United States out of its voluntary commitment to the Paris Climate Accord, a decision that sent shock waves around the world. As the nation that is the second largest emitter of CO2, and the greatest cumulative…
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BlogNews ( ) Dear Commissioners of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission,   Green America, with outreach to 200,000 individual members and 3,000 business members, is writing to comment on the proposed Eastern Panhandle Expansion Project, Docket number CP17-…

BlogNews ( )   When Donald Trump signed an Executive Order this week to roll back the Obama Administration’s Clean Power Plan, he did so surrounded by coal miners and executives. The event was deliberately staged at the EPA just to make clear his complete…
BlogNews ( ) Do Better, Darden! Olive Garden, LongHorn Steakhouse, and other franchises should improve labor practices and use the Good Food Purchasing Policy
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BlogNews ( ) This Valentine’s Day, Green America is encouraging all Americans to take a close look at one of their most important relationships – the ones with their banks. It may be time to break up.
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BlogNews ( ) By Beth Porter, Better Paper Project Director It’s no secret that the “most wonderful time of the year” leaves behind massive piles of trash. Waste1 in the U.S. increases 25 percent between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day – that’s an additional 1…
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BlogNews ( ) Go fair trade with your Halloween chocolates to protect farmers and children.
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BlogNews ( ) Editorial fellow Ilana Berger investigates why and how to buy recycled eyeglasses.
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BlogNews ( ) By powering its data centers with unsustainable fuel sources, Amazon is missing out on key innovations in the field of renewable energy.
BlogNews ( ) by Anna Meyer, Food Campaigns Associate The organic sector is one of the fastest growing segments of the food industry with over $30 billion in annual sales. Consumers are increasingly willing to pay a premium price for food that is grown in a more…
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BlogNews ( ) The biotech industry is in the process of developing genetically-engineered trees, but are they worth the risks?
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BlogNews ( )    The following guest blog post is from Sandra McCardell, President, Current-C Energy Systems, Inc. Albuquerque NM. The Clean Energy Victory Bond campaign is a Green America project advocating for this new solution to climate change.…
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BlogNews ( )  Green America and our allies are ramping up our Good Food Now campaign targeting Olive Garden. Help us make Olive Garden’s phones ring off the hook, and tell the restaurant to pay fair wages and serve Good Food Now! Here's how you can help: 1.…
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BlogNews ( ) In 1931, the world’s first latex mattress was introduced as an alternative to horsehair, kapok and cotton batting. The features were appealing.
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BlogNews ( ) Choosing to drink from reusable water bottles instead of plastic water bottles can make a huge difference for the environment.
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BlogNews ( )   Green America technology director Hans Bauman (left) with two of his three children. by Hans Bauman Don’t get me wrong: I used to love a juicy steak as much as the next guy. But when my wife and I realized the impact our diets…
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BlogNews ( ) Solar power is one of the best ways to combat climate change, but is usually out of reach for those with the most at stake.
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BlogNews ( ) Green America staff has been meeting with Campbell’s about a transition to non-GMO and organics across their main product lines.
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BlogNews ( ) By Kegan Gerard Emails: Tiny Climate Bombs Email may have done a great job improving productivity and reducing the amount of paper we waste, but those little messages can pack a carbon punch. An average email accounts for 4 grams CO2e (carbon…
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