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Go EPA!

Posted by Ethan on Friday, November 12, 2010,
Hey Neergs!

If you don't know, EPA stands for Environmental Protection Agency. Their mission is to protect human health and the environment. Unfortunately, Big Oil, Dirty Coal and conservatives that align with them don't always see eye to eye with the EPA. The good news for us is that the Supreme Court actually made a really good ruling in 2007 giving the EPA the power to act on harmful gases like carbon dioxide emissions as provided under the Clean Air Act. The Republican party isn't happy ab...
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No on Proposition 23: Spread the Word about the Koch Brothers

Posted by Wendy Wercion on Thursday, October 21, 2010, In : Breaking News 
Hey Neergs-- 

I know I'm going a little crazy about this Proposition 23 ballot issue, but I need to make sure everyone knows this isn't just about California. This is a precedent setting vote. All eyes are on the outcome of this issue. Please see our homepage video with Al Gore. He breaks it down very simply. Big Oil is funding Prop 23, and this is all about stopping California's Global Warming Solutions Act. Big Oil wants to win in California and then move on to attack similar clean energy pl...

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350.org Global Work Party Today!

Posted by Ethan Poole on Sunday, October 10, 2010, In : Global Work Party 
Happy Global Work Party Neergs!

This is a day to remember! 350.org has rallied more than 7000 events in 188 countries. It has been called the singled largest day of carbon-cutting action in the planet's hstory. And you are here for it! You can experience it first hand. You can go to 350.org and search for a local event in your area, and you can take carbon-cutting measures at home today (and from here on out!) to celebrate with your friends and family. You can also take an important step right...
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350.org Takes Action--Gets Results!

Posted by Ethan on Thursday, October 7, 2010, In : Global Work Party 
Hey Neergs--

If you don't know who Bill McKibben is, listen up!  He is the founder of 350.org and the Global Work Party coming up this Sunday, promoted as 10/10/10. The reason we applaud Bill McKibben is that he walks the walk! Last month Bill and some of his students traveled to visit President Obama in Washington D.C. to ask him to reinstall solar panels on the White House roof. The last solar panels had been installed during President Jimmy Carter's administration and were taken down by Pre...
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Green Kids Rock with 350.org for Global Work Party

Posted by Ethan on Tuesday, October 5, 2010, In : Breaking News 
Go Neergs, Go Neergs!

I have amazing news to share today. We submitted our plan to hold a virtual event for 350.org's Global Work Party on 10/10/10. The event is Green Kids Rock for Climate Legislation. It was time to stop talking and time to start doing.  I hope you share my enthusiasm because I now need you to walk the walk!  We are revamping our "Take Action" page for the virtual event, asking kids to "electronically" sign a petition that supports meaningful climate change. This isn't about...
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Ocean Warming

Posted by Ethan on Tuesday, September 21, 2010, In : Global Warming 
Hey Neergs--
 
Don't miss our
Neerg News page today where we feature an article, Live Climate Science from the High Arctic,  by Beth Kapusta from the Huff Post. The accompanying video (which can be seen below) with Dr. Simon Boxall is mind-blowing. Dr. Boxall says that our oceans cover 70 percent of our planet and are affected by climate change the most. The polar ice cap is melting quickly, and we are seeing the lowest ice-cover ever on human record. What does this mean? Well, the melting pola...
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Eco Lessons from Katrina

Posted by Ethan on Friday, August 27, 2010, In : renewable energy 
Hey Neergs!

Hope you enjoyed yesterday's our coverage of the Catalog Canceling Challenge. Please email us with your inspirational eco-action stories. We want to hear all about it!  Speaking of inspirational stories, did you know that it has been five years since Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Region and New Orleans? If you have time, check out our sister site, "The Guardians of Neerg Hall" and read our first E-Chapter. You'll notice that the kids live in New Orleans! My family lived the...
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Kids take eco-action!

Posted by Ethan on Thursday, July 29, 2010, In : Breaking News 
Greetings Neergs!
I'm so jazzed today.  It's a really good day to be a Neerg!  For those of you who are joining us late, a Neerg is definitely not a Nerd! In fact, it's about the coolest thing you can be.  Neergs (Greens spelled backwards) are motivated to make a difference.  We don't just talk about global warming and how to combat climate change, we do! Keep reading and I'll share our big plan with you.

Well, like all of you, I got so mad at our Senate for taking a recess (vacation) without p...

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Hi, I'm Ethan. I like learning about the environment, science, reading and competitive swimming. I love being with my friends and working on ways to save our planet.

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