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Cities For All: An Interview with Angela Glover Blackwell
by Sarah van Gelder
Angela Glover Blackwell is founder and CEO of PolicyLink, a national organization working for economic and social equity. Her work has centered on revitalizing low-income communities and communities of color and public-interest law. She recently co-authored Searching for the Uncommon Common Ground: New Dimensions on Race in America (2002, WW Norton & Co).
Book Review: The Boiling Point by Ross Gelbspan
by K C Golden
The science of global warming, and the dream of the "World Energy Modernization Plan" are two issues covered in the book
Resource Guide for Just, Green, Beautiful Communities
by Lisa Kundrat
Websites, books and organizations providing sustainable design tools, networks for change, resources for advancing equity, and improving schools.
YES! But How? :: Toxic Cosmetics
Toxic Cosmetics, Septic Tank vs Sewer, Recycling CDs, Microwave Safety
The Green Belt Movement :: The Story of Wangari Maathai
by Mia MacDonald
Wangari Maathai, founder of Kenya's Green Belt Movement, recently won the Nobel Peace Prize. Her message: Peace is founded in healthy ecosystems, access to natural resources, and democracy.
Questions for Students: Bringing Biodiesel from Colorado to Colombia
by YES! for Youth Education Program
Questions for reflection and discussion from the article "Bringing Biodiesel from Colorado to Colombia"
YES! But How? :: Broken Office Equipment
Recycling office equipment, Microwave vs conventional ovens, Radioactive smoke alarms, Socially responsible investing
Questions for Reflection: The Lake and the 'Hood
by YES! for Youth Education Program
Questions for Students: When Youth Lead
by YES! for Youth Education Program
Questions for students: Seeds of Justice, Seeds of Hope
by YES! for Youth Education Program
Making it Last
by Hunter Lovins
Hunter Lovins helped found and manage the Rocky Mountain Institute, famous for turning conventional wisdom about energy on its head. She’s still changing minds in the worlds of business, nonprofits, and government, showing a more sustainable path to prosperity.
Cool Technologies
Ten of our favorite simple ways to cut oil dependence.
Getting There on Less
by Guy Dauncey
How might we get around with less oil? Here’s a 12-step program to kick our addiction to gas guzzling.
Educating for Eco-Justice in an Era of Ecological Uncertainty
by Chet A. Bowers
The following paper was written by Chet A. Bowers, Adjunct Professor of Environmental Studies, at the University of Oregon. Professor Bowers’ most recent books include The Culture of Denial (1997); Let Them Eat Data (2000); and Educating for Eco-Justice and Community (2001); and Detras de la Apariencia: Hacia la Descolonizacion de la Educacion (2002).
Resource Guide: Can We Live Without Oil?
Books and website listings that deal with alternatives to oil, and conservation. energy efficiency and renewable energy/fuels, alternative transportation, understanding the problem with oil