How does adaptation differ from mitigation? And what is REDD? The jargon of climate change can be hard to grasp. Use this glossary to decode it.

protect_our_environmentFor we are the caretakers of our planet earth, we must be the first one to conserve and protect our environment.

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Check out this powerful presentation… It has a ton of information that should be used to educate Bermuda and the world about the future of global water supply.

Pretty scary stuff… BOYCOTT BOTTLED WATER! Trust in the rain!

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Every piece of plastic ever made still exists today, and much of this plastic has traveled from our hands to our oceans. The most important thing you can do is use less plastic.

storyofbottledwater.jpg Why drinking tap water makes more sense

The Story of Bottled Water, released on March 22, 2010 (World Water Day) employs the Story of Stuff style to tell the story of manufactured demand—how you get Americans to buy more than half a billion bottles of water every week when it already flows from the tap.

holiday-lights-incandescentHoliday lights brighten up everything except your electricity bill. They're so twinkly and tiny, you probably string them up without giving much if any thought to how much energy they use.

The Story of Stuff A 20 minute educational documentary

From its extraction through sale, use and disposal, all the stuff in our lives affects communities at home and abroad, yet most of this is hidden from view. The Story of Stuff is a 20-minute, fast-paced, fact-filled look at the underside of our production and consumption patterns. The Story of Stuff exposes the connections between a huge number of environmental and social issues, and calls us together to create a more sustainable and just world. It'll teach you something, it'll make you laugh, and it just may change the way you look at all the stuff in your life forever.

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The Bermuda Government Department of Health have produced a useful food label guide in the style of traffic lights. This is designed to help children (and adults) differentiate between foods that are a 'great choice'; 'OK but not too much' or 'Only eat sometimes'.

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Turn off Your Car if You are Stopped for More Than 10 Seconds

It may seem easier to leave the car running as we sit and wait for our kids, but most of us are unaware of the harm we are doing to our cars, kids, wallets, and the environment. Most voluntary idling is pure waste. It wastes gasoline, and therefore money, impairs the operating efficiency of our cars, and emits additional greenhouse gases. So why do we do it?

GOOD Magazine warns about your household appliances that suck energy just by being plugged in, even if they aren't turned on. We call this wicked waste of power "Vampire Energy."

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veggie_conversion.jpg “Vegetable Oil…it runs on vegetable oil?” I get that question alot lately. And the answer is yes, or at least 99% yes. Often lost in the discussion of a ‘green’ future are the steps and technologies that we can utilize today, as in right now, and this is just one such technology.

About Greenrock

According to The Footprint Network, which measures the ability of the planet to produce resources and absorb waste, our resource use and waste production is 60% more than the earth can produce or absorb annually.

This overshoot is the result of decisions that we each make every day. We seek to generate debate and to influence people to change their behaviour.We strive to be catalysts: Success for us is when we can Change the Mindset so that sustainable use of resources is included in decision-making for individuals, government or businesses. ... read more


Where to find Us

Suite 324, 48 Par-La-Ville Rd,
Hamilton HM11, Bermuda

Telephone: 1-441-747-ROCK (7625)
Email: info@greenrock.org
Website: www.greenrock.org