NY Times: Oil Companies Operating on ‘Honor System’ When It Comes to Pipeline Safety

September 10, 2011 by  
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Photo via: TarSandsAction Flickr CC. Yesterday I posted about Randy Thompson , a Nebraska landowner who is fighting back against TransCanada and its plan to build the Keystone XL pipeline through his property and over the Ogallala aquifer. All along TransCanada and the pipeline’s supporters have asked us to believe that because it has an incentive to prevent oil spills, TransCanada should be entrusted with the right to build the pipeline. After all, even if it slips up, the federal government’s regulators will be watchi… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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End of Suburbia Director to Launch ResilientCITY – the Future of Our Cities (Video)

December 13, 2010 by  
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Image credit: Resilient Planet The End of Suburbia and its sequel, Escape from Suburbia, might just be the most influential documentaries within the environmental movement to be seen in recent years. True, they may not have achieved the mainstream success of An Inconvenient Truth , but I have met so many people whose worldview was profoundly shaken by film makers Gregory Greene and Barry Silverthorne and their uncom…

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Con.Temporary Furniture: Simple Screwless Flatpack

December 13, 2010 by  
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Images Credit DBCSC Swiss designer Colin Schaelli tells the story of John Doe, who was so tired to going to the Big Swede for cool furniture on a budget. Really, his only friend from Scandinavia is Billy. “All others appear too unappealing to him.

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