Daily Green Wrap-up 6.September, 2012

Obama: Climate change is not a joke, Mitt President Obama surprised and delighted climate activists by making a defense of climate action in his big convention speech on Thursday night. Is New York’s odd way of cleaning up its subway actually working? Making sure a subway station is a pleasant place for passengers is already … [Read more…]

Daily Green Wrap-up 5.September, 2012

Climate Change Will Starve the Poor Even More Than Previously Thought So here’s your ultra-depressing news of the day: a new Oxfam report indicates that we’re considerably underestimating the impact climate change will have on the world’s poor. Rising temperatures and extreme weather will cause food shocks that will hit the most vulnerable populations even … [Read more…]

Daily Green Wrap-up 4.September, 2012

RECIPE: GETTING PROBIOTIC WITH HOMEMADE KIMCHI I have a huge crush on kimchi. If I see it on the menu, chances are you can find it in my mouth several minutes later. The spicy cultured treat is a Korean staple – it is served at almost every meal and Koreans are known to pack in … [Read more…]

Daily Green Wrap-Up 1.September, 2012

How Much Money Americans Spend on Back-To-School Clothes The back-to-school season has become extremely commercialized — that much is a fact. American parents spend an average of $246.10 on clothes and $129.20 for their kids each school year, helping to make fall the second-biggest consumer-spending season of the year, behind only the winter holidays. Head … [Read more…]

Daily Green Wrap-up 31.August, 2012

Hackers bring down Big Oil’s computers at Saudi Aramco Computer hackers have moved beyond the U.S. military to cyber attack another enemy: Big Oil. Recently, hackers hit Saudi Aramco, the world’s largest oil producer, and disabled 30,000 of its workstations. A group of “hacktivists” calling themselves Cutting Sword of Justice released a statement on an … [Read more…]