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Obamas will Plant a Vegetable Garden at The White House

Monday, March 23rd, 2009

 Michelle Obama will  plant a vegetable garden, the first at the White House since Eleanor Roosevelt’s victory garden in World War II. It will be an organic garden : no pesticides will be used in this garden.

While the organic garden will provide food for the first family’s meals and formal dinners, its most important role, Mrs. Obama said, will be to educate children about healthful, locally grown fruit and vegetables at a time when obesity and diabetes have become a national concern.

“My hope,” the first lady said in an interview in her East Wing office, “is that through children, they will begin to educate their families and that will, in turn, begin to educate our communities.

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The Carbon cost of wars

Sunday, January 11th, 2009

Armies are one of the worst polluters. You can read more about this issue in The Guardian, a British quality paper.

The Interactive Carbon Atlas

Monday, December 15th, 2008

Watch on this interactive map the Carbon emissions per country. New figures published confirm that China has overtaken the US as the largest emitter of CO2. This interactive emissions map shows how the rest of the world compares

Climate change is man-made

Saturday, November 1st, 2008

In this article published in The Independent (a British daily paper), the journalists states that scientists have finally proven (for th first time) that climte change is linked to human activity and not, as sceptics who tend to beleive that climate change is only part of the climate’s natural variability.

To read more, follow the link !

An Inconvenient Truth

Friday, August 29th, 2008

This is the trailer of the movie by Al Gore “An Inconvenient Truth”, watch it ! YouTube Preview Image