See what the fuss over #PalmOil is about: http://j.mp/1c7H1Hs #infographic explains why we need deforestation-free & peat-free solutions. Palms Oil 2 6 14 2216Px Jpg, Concern Scientists, Oil Supplies, Infographic Explain, Deforestation With Serious, Tropical Deforest, Drive Deforestation With, Serious Consequences, Oil Infographic
Glenn Hurowitz of Grist to the rescue. He wrote a great op-ed in the LA Times about the omnipresence of palm oil in everything from shampoo to cookies, finding rhino-killer in Oreos, Chewy Chips Ahoy!, Orville Redenbacher's popcorn, Hershey's Kisses "Hugs," Twix and more. And not just the mainstream stuff: it's in products from Burts Bees, Trader Joes, Whole Foods and other "green" sources.
Types of Renewable Energy. The United States currently relies heavily on coal, oil and natural gas for its energy. Fossil Fuels are nonrenewable, that is, they draw on finite resources that will eventually dwindle, becoming too expensive or too environmentally damaging to retrieve, In contrast, renewable energy resources are constantly replenished and will never run out.
Infographic WIN. Five years into the Gulf oil disaster, scientists are still studying its impact on birds, whales, sea turtles, and other marine life—and the critical ecosystems beneath the waves. This infographic shows what we know, and it’s not encouraging, for either the Gulf or future plans for offshore drilling.
Each year, oil refineries dump more than 20,000 tons of toxic air into our communities. Earthjustice is fighting back in court and on Capitol Hill to hold dirty industry accountable and regulate this deadly pollution, but we need you by our side!
"We need to hold BP fully accountable to send a clear message to every other oil company that this kind of negligence will simply not be tolerated."