Climate Change

Cape Town’s first Eco-Film Festival (and win a green home hamper)

by EcoStreet March 21, 2014 Climate Change

The Cape Town Eco Film Festival will be the first of its kind in the city. The festival will take place at the Labia Theatre on Orange Street in Cape Town, and will run for five days from the 27th to the 31st March. It will bring together the best local and international documentary films […]

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Save water

Make Every Last Drop Count

by EcoStreet February 27, 2013 Climate Change

Did you know it takes 20,000 litres of water to manufacture 1kg of cotton? Now think about how many items of cotton clothing you have in your wardrobe… And the next time you sip on a cup of coffee, remember that’s used up about 130 litres of water before it ends up being savoured by […]

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Rooftop Films and BBC America Present “Planet Earth”

by EcoStreet April 21, 2012 Climate Change

Come celebrate Earth Day under the stars. Rooftop Films and BBC America present a free screening of the original uncut Sir David Attenborough-narrated version of “Planet Earth,” followed by the World Premiere of “The Making of Planet Earth.” Don’t miss the earth friendly fun and food trucks! This is a free event. The first 250 […]

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Infographic: Power Consumption Facts for the US

by EcoStreet November 22, 2011 Climate Change

Click to view the full size graphic on the Power SuperSite Source: Power SuperSite

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Plastic, or food?

by EcoStreet February 7, 2011 Climate Change

A close up of an ocean sample from the North Atlantic Gyre (slow rotating whirlpools in which plastic trash can accumulate), showing both pieces of plastic and zooplankton. You’d be hard pressed to tell the difference. Fish and other marine organisms often can’t. We currently recover only 5% of the plastics we produce. What happens […]

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Greenpeace release 1970 concert recordings of Joni Mitchell, James Taylor and Phil Ochs

by EcoStreet January 28, 2011 Activism

This is a piece of environmental history… recordings of the concert in 1970 that launched Greenpeace. Recorded in Vancouver in 1970, the album has been remastered and available from the Amchitka Concert website.

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The CoolClimate Art Contest: call for entries

by EcoStreet August 8, 2010 Climate Change

Photo credits (clockwise from top left): beautiful world by purplepixie;  Nature’s Humor by DarkFireLotus; Green house effect by inmc; Climate change on canvas by Ashley Cecil; Off Shore Eco Farm I by MG Williams Global climate change is the largest threat to sustaining life on Earth, but despite overwhelming evidence — species extinction, dwindling water […]

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