Our Weekly Newsletter - 10 July 2014


In this week's newsletter: solar is rapidly catching up to coal in economic viability, Japan creates a new council to promote whale watching as alternative to whale hunting, and new report reveals urgency of declining coral reefs in Caribbean.

Also: We explain the "lag" effect and why it is critical to mitigate climate change now, and explore steps you can take at home that are as easy as a walk in the park!

Discover more climate-friendly products, including an organic carbon-lowering laundry detergent made entirely of dried fruit!


Whale done, Japan! Whale-watching has potential to replace whale hunting.

Bright Forecast - Clean solar power could be cheaper than coal as early as economically viabale by 2018!

Unexpected impacts in Canada: a story of melting permafrost and rising sea levels.

Powerful supertyphoons, like Neoguri, are not atypical – the stormy facts.

Reef Grief: New report explores why coral reefs, the rainforests of the ocean, need help fast.


The curious "lag" effect: Why CO2 is the gift that keeps on giving and why it's a call to action.

Being climate-friendly is a walk in the park. Literally!

What is a carbon footprint?

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ClimateStore offers great products to help you reduce your carbon footprint!

Put 4-5 soap nuts in the included drawstring bag and toss in with your laundry. Soap nuts are an organic, hypoallergenic, and highly effective laundry detergent.

Made from upcycled materials, the Must-Stash mounts right behind the stem of the bike and is perfect for stashing your keys, phone and wallet while you're enjoying your ride.

By switching to a pro-grammable thermostat it is easy to have your home at the temperature you want, whenever you want. And, you'll save on energy!

With 10 Watts of solar power and an included battery, use this Solar Laptop Charger to juice up your notebook, phone, tablet, or camera on-the-go.

Make your own flower pot! It’s fun family project and a great way to show kids how to reduce, reuse, and recycle! Assembly and planting instructions are included.

This LED night light uses 98% less energy than the average incandescent night light. It comes with a photosensor so it can be left plugged in 24/7.