Quick Green Reads For The Weekend Volume 217

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On Monday, July 4, at its annual Fourth of July Pignic, Farm Sanctuary, the nation’s leading farm animal protection organization, will celebrate a nation’s nobler principles and demonstrate how their extension to farmed animals – the largest group of abused animals on Earth – is in keeping with the true spirit of America.

Climate skeptic Willie Soon received $1 million from oil companies, papers show. Documents obtained by Greenpeace show prominent opponent of climate change was funded by ExxonMobil, among others.

“Put the idea of whether global warming is real aside,” said Sir Richard. “Recognize that we are depleting resources. Demand for oil in 5 years will exceed supply. Even in the recession, the demand for oil hardly dropped. Energy is critical for society, so the demand for clean energy will be enormous. We must invest in alternative fuels.”

Fourth of July is almost upon us. Millions of people will be enjoying their weekend by spending some time at local parks, beaches, lakes and even enjoying the great outdoors found right in their own backyards. Here are a few eco-friendly tips to help you enjoy this Fourth of July even more.

Those little boxes that usher cable signals and digital recording capacity into televisions have become the single largest electricity drain in many American homes, with some typical home entertainment configurations eating more power than a new refrigerator and even some central air-conditioning systems.

Two recent papers detailing future climate scenarios for Joshua Tree National Park and the Joshua tree’s natural range are projecting tough times for this venerable Southwest icon. Global Warming may push Joshua Trees Out of Namesake National Park.

Have a great weekend and be safe!

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