Sprawl overruns open space, jams up roads, degrades air quality, and leaves center cities without jobs and services. Policies that fight sprawl could bring new life to cities and suburbs, diversify our neighborhoods, and save the environment.
Wangari Maathai’s Nobel Peace Prize brings trees, women, democracy, and the continent of Africa into the center of global discussions of peace.
Questions for reflection and discussion from the article "Bringing Biodiesel from Colorado to Colombia"
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
Some of the most effective ways to cut our dependence on oil are startlingly simple. Here are 10 of our favorites
Americans are addicted to the joys of the open road. But the joys come at too high a price and we’re about to hit bottom. We can get around without oil. Here’s the 12-step program to do it.
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).