The High Cost of Cheap Coal
by Brooke Jarvis
More and more people are recalculating the true price of coal and deciding it’s simply too high to pay.
No Car, No Problem
by Orion Kriegman
Car-free living not only cuts back on your greenhouse gas emissions. It also builds local community, brings families closer together, and helps support local economies.
Climate Game Changer
by Sarah van Gelder
Can Cochabamba pick up where Copenhagen failed?
Bringing it to the Table
by James Trimarco
Wendell Berry on Farming and Food. Pragmatic and passionate insights appear in each of the 24 essays in Bringing it to the Table by Wendell Berry, reviewed here by James Trimarco.
Gaviotas: Village of Hope
by Seth Biderman, Christian Casillas
Two activists discover the secrets of a Colombian community’s success—surprise and imagination. Getting to Work in 2010
With a weak climate "agreement" coming out of Copenhagen, the campaign urges citizens to get to work in 2010—whether politicians are on board or not.
Economic Recovery, Hawaiian Style
by Lurline Wailana McGregor
What indigenous economies can teach us about abundance.
Bottled Water Costs 2,000 Times More than Tap—You Don't Have to Drink It
by Madeline Ostrander
Should you be worried about your tap water? Yes, but not for the reason you expected.
As Glaciers Melt, Bolivia Fights for the Good Life
by Jessica Camille Aguirre
Rural Bolivians—whose way of life may be an early casualty of a changing climate—want the rest of the world to reevaluate what it means to "vivir bien."
Can a Video Game Teach Sustainability?
by Rik Langendoen
In an entertainment subculture famous for violence and resource exploitation, one video game offers lessons for urban sustainability.
Plug In Your Ride
by Rik Langendoen
Networks of electric charging stations—key to the acceptance and use of electric vehicles—are starting to appear around the world.
A Greener Blue Cheese
by Christina Rebuffet-Broadus
French dairy farmers have turned their attention to farming practices that can sustain not only the future of the emblematic Roquefort cheese, but also the future of their work and their land.
Green-collar Jobs in Newark, New Jersey
A weatherization program in Newark, New Jersey, is creating jobs and helping low-income residents save money.
African American Farmers Go Organic, Bring Healthy Food to Southeast
by Mark Winne
The Southeastern African-American Farmers Organic Network (SAAFON), helps members convert to organic agriculture, and organizes a farmers market in a park that was once off-limits to them.
A Future for Agriculture, A Future for Haiti
by Beverly Bell
Haiti's way forward is tied to food sovereignty and a renewed focus on local agriculture.