YES! But How? :: Green Burials, Plastic Bags, and Rain Barrels
by Brooke Jarvis, Margit ChristensonFeb 03, 2008
- Practical tips on green burials, rain water collection, and vegetable storage without plastic.
Climate Solutions Resource Guide
Feb 01, 2008
- How To Save the Climate: Organizations, Grassroots Action, Climate Crisis Library, and more ...
Welcome to a Different Planet
by Sarah van GelderFeb 01, 2008
- Sarah van Gelder introduces the "Stop Global Warming Cold" Issue. Our Climate Solutions Special Issue lays out what it takes and where to find the technologies and policies that can get us there. And we look at the movement that is building around the climate crisis.
The Greatest Danger
by Joanna MacyFeb 01, 2008
- In the face of global warming it is hard to escape a sense of outrage, fear, despair. Author, deep-ecologist, and Buddhist scholar Joanna Macy says that speaking the truth of our anguish for the world brings down the walls between us, drawing us into deep solidarity.
Unions, Churches, & Schools
by Doug PibelFeb 01, 2008
- Two new groups in the state of Washington are melding an awareness of the urgency of climate change with the organizing tools of the Industrial Areas Foundation to produce jobs that employ young people and can’t be moved overseas.
Communities in Transition
by Doug PibelFeb 01, 2008
- The Transition Town movement brings neighbors together to prepare their communities for a post-carbon world. And finds that "the future with less oil could be preferable."
Mayors Stand Up
by Madeline OstranderFeb 01, 2008
- 800 mayors sign the Mayors Climate Protection Agreement, and followup with citywide programs to reduce carbon emissions.
Youth Feel the Power
by Shadia Fayne WoodFeb 01, 2008
- Young people are creating the Youth Climate Movement, the Campus Climate Challenge, PowerShift 2007 and more, organizing to create a future that they will be living in.
Climate First Responders :: Leading the Way
Feb 01, 2008
- Grassroots Climate Solutions: Youth organize and get ready to vote :: The Evangelical Climate Initiative merges faith and climate science :: Cities lead with climate-friendly legislation :: The Green Collar Revolution brings social justice into the picture :: Transition Towns build resilience :: Unions push for green buildings
How to Get Carbon-Free in 10 Years
by Brooke Jarvis, Doug PibelFeb 01, 2008
- Meet the Joneses. They are your average U.S. energy consumer. And they decide to do their part. Watch how they go carbon neutral in a decade… and then try it yourself.
Claim Your Piece of the Sky—It's Going Fast
by Peter BarnesJan 31, 2008
- A descending economy-wide carbon cap can become the single best tool to fight climate change. But not if it can generate large private windfalls. Peter Barnes on how to cap carbon right.
Connect and Engage :: Consumption
by Jing FongJan 30, 2008
- Resources to accompany the January/February 2008 Education Connection newsletter on The Story of Stuff and Consumption: Facing the Future, The Center for Ecoliteracy, UNESCO, and Redefining Progress.
Appalachia—Down a Greener Road
by Madeline OstranderJan 29, 2008
- In Appalachia people have learned that going green isn't all about what you have to give up, but it can make your life richer. The Central Appalachian Network hatched hundreds of new businesses, and inspired many more to a shift to local, organic sales.
The Solution on our Dinner Plates
by Guy DaunceyJan 29, 2008
- Farm industries create 18% of global greenhouse gases, the solution to lowering that lies in eating vegetarian, eating local, and more.
The Secret Life of Plug-In Cars
by Sherry BoschertJan 29, 2008
- Plug-in hybrids and electric cars can run on wind or solar power, and driving an all-electric vehicle cuts greenhouse gas emissions by up to 65 percent. A cool car review from Plug In America.