We've only got one planet, and it makes our lives possible. We can no longer take it for granted.
Defending the Commons, Defending Life
by Jonathan Roweposted Aug 31, 2006
- The commons is emerging in the issues lexicon. We Americans own together our air and water, our public lands, our Main Streets and public spaces, and our public domain of culture and knowledge.
Making Life Possible
by Somnath Baidya Royposted Aug 31, 2006
- A clinic in Bhopal serves survivors of the 1984 Union Carbide chemical explosion.
A Tree Sitting -- In South Central LA?
by Van Jonesposted May 30, 2006
- Protesters climb trees in South Central Los Angeles in an attempt to block the construction of a warehouse at the site of an urban farm that serves hundreds of area residents.
Time to Get Smart About Energy
by Fran Kortenposted May 30, 2006
- The debate regarding global warming and peak oil is moving into a different direction, from "is it happening" to "what do we do now?"
It Takes Energy to Make Energy
by Doug Pibelposted May 11, 2006
- Biofuel creation graphically explained.
The Great Turning as Compass and Lens
by Joanna Macyposted May 10, 2006
- The Great Turning invites us to lift our eyes from the cramped closet of short-term thinking and see the larger historical landscape.
Cleveland: Community Action Turns the Rust Belt Green
by Ed D'Amatoposted May 10, 2006
- The collective power of individual efforts has helped the entire community realize its potential to thrive by, as Eco-City Cleveland’s director David Beach says, "creating a green city on a blue lake."
Peak oil preview: North Korea & Cuba
by Dale Jiajun Wenposted May 05, 2006
- Cuba survived much more comfortably than North Korea after the collapse of the Soviet Union and the consequent diminished oil supply. The government reaction of both countries is examined as a precursor to Peak Oil throughout the world.
YES! But How? :: Eco-friendly Party
by Daina Saib, Lilja Ottoposted May 04, 2006
- How to throw a sustainable party, finding grass-fed beef and the real, environmental cost of transportation.
Picking Up the Pieces
by Miriam Axel-Luteposted Apr 16, 2006
- Housing groups find extra strength to serve communities in Gulf Coast after Katrina.
Economic Rebirth After the Storm
by Meizhu Luiposted Feb 24, 2006
- United for a Fair Economy helps the devastated Houma Nation organize a new economic model for itself.
Hopis and Greens Win
by Carolyn McConnellposted Feb 21, 2006
- Hopi fight use of spring water for coal mining and win. A solar installation will also be built.
Food Revolution: Americans Lose their Appetite for Anonymous Food
by Brian Halweilposted Feb 19, 2006
- Why are farmers’ markets, community supported agriculture, direct farm-to-household marketing, organics, and humanely raised meats all on the increase?
Bioremediation in New Orleans - Part Two
by Starhawkposted Feb 17, 2006
- Lots of people have worked on bioremediation in the lab. New Orleans offers a low-budget opportunity in the real world.
Europe Cleans Up Its E-Waste Act
by Lilja Ottoposted Feb 16, 2006
- Quick guide to new European initiatives on e-waste