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  1. Green Blog
    Our members regularly publish good and interesting blog posts here in our community. And we often feature some of the best posts. Featured blog posts gets highly visible on both the Green Blog frontpage and the Community Blogs page, as well as next to all our regular environment news. Simply put: if your blog post gets featured it will be seen by a lot of people.

    We tend to feature posts that are topical, interesting and thought-provoking. Here are some friendly tips on how you can make your post even better, and more likely to get featured:

    We cannot stress this enough. References are important! Add links to news sites, Wikipedia entries, blog posts, etc., that supports the claims you make in your blog post.

    Everyone likes photos! So add an Entry image on your next blog post. You can also upload and add individual images as well as photo albums to your blog post using our Green Blog Gallery.

    Label you post with a category and tags, tags, and more tags! Different categories for your posts are also useful. While you can use several tags that are relevant to your blog post's content, we recommend you to only use one category per post.

    Good luck and maybe we'll feature your blog post next time! :)
  2. Green Blog
    We're looking forward to the release of the 2013 World Nuclear Industry Status Report tomorrow. The Greens-EFA in the European Parliament (EP) will host the international release of the World Nuclear Industry Status Report, elaborated by a team of six experts from France, Japan and the UK under the direction of renowned nuclear expert Mycle Schneider.

    “The Report sets forth in painstaking detail the actual experience and achievements of nuclear energy around the world”, writes Peter Bradford, former commissioner of the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) in his foreword to the 140-page reference document. In addition to the careful assessment of the global industry, this year’s report also contains chapters on nuclear economics and an overview of the status of the ongoing Fukushima crisis.

    Key findings of the 2013 edition include:
    A record drop of nuclear electricity generation in the world in 2012.
    Rapid aging of nuclear power plants: almost half of the world fleet has operated for at least 30 years.
    In 2012, for the first time, China, Germany, India and Japan generated more power from renewables than from nuclear plants.
    Water management at the Fukushima site is critical, with an estimated 400,000 tons in precarious storage, containing many times more radioactivity than was released to the air in the weeks after 11 March 2011.

    The report will be released on Thursday, 11 July, 4:30 a.m. EDT. A livestream will be available here:
  3. Green Blog
    Barbara Haws lives in Brooklyn, but was raised in Nebraska. The proposed TransCanada Keystone XL pipeline would pass through her home state, and she’s not happy about it. Her cousins — Nebraska farmers — are so unhappy about it that they chained themselves to the White House fence in protest and were promptly arrested.

    But Haws herself chose a simpler form of protest: she took her protest sign out of her window, and now carries it where she goes. She documented her travels and her cause in this video, which just might inspire others to take the extra (foot)step:

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  4. Green Blog
    This infographic highlights the environmental impact of holding events and how you, as an event organizer, can reduce the carbon footprint of your event.

    The infographic details some interesting facts relating to the environmental impact of holding events, such as the London Olympics which generated 3.4m tonnes of CO2 emissions which requires 6,800,000 trees to be planted to replace the damage caused to the environment. It also provides some useful tips on how you can ensure that your event is as eco-friendly as possible.

  5. Green Blog
    You can now create your own blog here on Green Blog! It’s totally free and the setup only takes a minute or so. The only requirement is that you are a registered member of our community. You can easily create a free member account here, or sign in to our community using your Facebook, Twitter or Google account. Once you’re logged in to the community just go to the Manage Blogs section and create your new blog.

    All community blogs comes with standard blog features such as RSS-feeds, comments, trackbacks as well as ping blog tracking, multiple authors, customizable theme and more. Our community blogs even support XML-RPC, which allows you to post blog entries using external blogging tools. If you want, you also have the option of importing posts to your new blog from RSS-feeds or just link to your externally hosted blog.

    Our also applies to community blogs. This Community has a strict no-spam policy. So if you are only here to advertise your business, or whatnot, then maybe this Community isn't for you.