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Interactive U.S. Map Shows The Power of Wind Energy

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Wind energy is one of the fastest-growing sectors of renewable energy in the U.S. Over four per cent of the total electricity in America was generated by wind turbines in 2013, which is equivalent to the annual electricity use for about 12 million households. Now, showing the power of wind energy, the U.S.

Alarming Predictions In White House Climate Change Report

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Flooded railway lines, forest fires, hurricanes and storms are some of the alarming predictions in a draft of a White House climate change report that released last week. The report is part of the President’s broader second-term effort to help America prepare for the effects of warmer temperatures, rising sea levels and the more erratic weather.

Bloomberg Philanthropies Knows Good Things Come From Taking Risks

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Michael R. Bloomberg, founder of Bloomberg LP, has an expansive approach to philanthropy. He has donated $3.3 billion to charity, and his foundation Bloomberg Philanthropies is ranked among the most innovative organisations in the U.S.

India +SocialGood Summit: UN Foundation Program Leverages The Power of Technology And New Media

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Last year, the United Nations General Assembly passed a resolution recognising the significant role entrepreneurship can play in reaching sustainable development goals.

Scientists Debate The Anthropocene Era

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Did you know that there’s a scientific debate going on in geological and environmental circles about what to call this current time period? According to the International Union of Geological Sciences, we’re living in the Holocene epoch. Yet a growing number of scientists say we are living in a new geological epoch, the Anthropocene, because we're changing the earth's life support system.

Sub-Saharan African Leaders To Fix Sanitation and Water Issues

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Would you think that something so simple like having access to clean water and sanitation could help set you free? Having water and sanitation means a child is free of disease, a woman free of the back-breaking chore to fetch water, a girl free to attend school without fear, a village free of cholera, and a world of greater equality and dignity for all.

Concern India Foundation Creates A Stream of Success For The Underprivileged

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Charul is now 22 and lives with her family in Delhi. The eldest of three sisters, she is the only hearing impaired person within the family, which makes it difficult for her and her family to cope with the challenges of being deaf. All through Charul’s education, she studied in a normal school, where all the teachers and students would speak to her to communicate, expecting her to understand.

Buying Green on One Twine

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Today more consumers than ever are making a conscious effort to buy environmentally friendly products, including organic food, housewares, and clothes. Eco-friendly shopping is one of the biggest trends of the decade. The craze toward manufacturing, designing and buying green has been growing in recent years, giving consumers a greater choice of sustainable products.

Welcome to the World of Manresa, Can You Help Save The People Here? Are You Playing?

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Welcome to the world of Manresa—you have time to help stop the outbreak here. Use your skills and understanding to help improve the lives of others: “Save Manresa.” You don’t need any previous knowledge of health issues; your success will be based on your knowledge, reasoning, and sense of judgment. Just choose your team. Decide what actions to take and when.

Projects Abroad Offers Global Service Programs For High School Students

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - One of the first things that Prince William discovered he had in common with Kate Middleton when they first met was that they had both been on expeditions to Chile to volunteer before they started university.


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