We've only got one planet, and it makes our lives possible. We can no longer take it for granted.
How to Build an Ecohome
posted Sep 08, 2005
- Build a home that conserves energy, water, and wood using components from Berea's ecovillage
West Oakland Gets Fresh
by Jodi Helmer, Carolyn McConnellposted Sep 08, 2005
- Teenagers bring fresh produce to vacant lots of West Oakland neighborhoods.
What's the matter with sprawl?
by Meredith Dearborn, Lisa Kundratposted Jul 29, 2005
- This article outlines some downfalls of urban sprawl, from environmental to psychological effects.
Just, Green & Beautiful Cities
by Carl Anthonyposted Jun 03, 2005
- Carl Anthony on the regional equity movement, and making cities work.
A Classroom in the Forest
by Kathryn Hainesposted May 25, 2005
- Children learn lessons from slugs and hemlocks, and would-be MBAs from Bainbridge Graduate Institute attend class in a treehouse
Two Crises, One Solution
by Van Jonesposted May 25, 2005
- We face devastation of the natural world and violence in human communities. There's a way to solve both these crises. A reverence movement would anchor a different economics, a restorative economics. Working with nature, we can create wealth sustainably and spread it more equitably. Solution-based, investment-driven environmentalism.
by Christopher Gutsche, Kathleen Smithposted May 24, 2005
- Campus housing goes green at Berea College.
Resources for a Sustainable Future
by Katie Billingsposted May 19, 2005
- Want to take action, but don't know where to start? Start here! The following is a list of organizations that support both teachers and students in their efforts to create positive environmental change.
The New City Beautiful
by Francesca Lymanposted May 09, 2005
- Vancouver, Seattle, London, and Chicago are getting healthier and more beautiful through "green urbanism."
Cities For All: An Interview with Angela Glover Blackwell
by Sarah van Gelderposted May 09, 2005
- 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 Goldenposted Apr 26, 2005
- 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 Kundratposted Apr 22, 2005
- Websites, books and organizations providing sustainable design tools, networks for change, resources for advancing equity, and improving schools.
YES! But How? :: Toxic Cosmetics
posted Apr 12, 2005
- Toxic Cosmetics, Septic Tank vs Sewer, Recycling CDs, Microwave Safety
The Green Belt Movement :: The Story of Wangari Maathai
by Mia MacDonaldposted Mar 25, 2005
- 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 Programposted Mar 10, 2005
- Questions for reflection and discussion from the article "Bringing Biodiesel from Colorado to Colombia"