Positivity and vision are key to building a better future

June 17, 2016 by  
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In the light of COP21, we need to be thinking optimistically about the state of the planet if we want to create tangible, extraordinary change.

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Amazon and utility strike breakthrough renewables deal

June 17, 2016 by  
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The web services arm of the largest online retailer in the world teams up with Dominion Virginia Power to power data centers.

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Infographic: America’s water crisis – and how we can fix it

November 19, 2012 by  
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A majority of Americans are concerned about the state of U.S. water infrastructure — and are willing to pay more to fix it.

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How to change the electric market in 8 words or less

March 16, 2012 by  
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The chair of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, along with leaders from utilities and green power buyers, talked about the state of the utility business, what needs to be done to make smart grids happen, and why Enron had the right idea (sort of).

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GOP Spinmaster Teaches Stephen Colbert How to Sugarcoat Oil Drilling & Global Warming (Video)

August 17, 2011 by  
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Screen grab via Comedy Central Frank Luntz is arguably one of the biggest reasons the United States has been able to dodge taking action to address climate change for so long — in an infamous memo (which was leaked and obtained by a green group), he revealed the rhetorical tricks and talking points conservative politicians should employ to confuse the public about the state of climate science. Politicians still rely on these talking points today, and they’ve been infuriatingly effective. Today, we get a glimpse of the man behind the curtain, in this… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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6 Nations Set New All-Time High Temperature Records This Year So Far – None Set Record Lows

August 17, 2011 by  
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photo: Dionne Hartnett / CC BY Some more on global heat records so far in 2011: In the first eight months of the year six nations in the world have set new all-time high temperature records, with not a single country setting an all-time new national record low. Slightly shockingly, this is an improvement over records set by this time last summer, when 20 nations set new al… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Chris Anderson In Wired: Welcome To The Next Industrial Revolution

January 27, 2010 by  
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Wired We do go on about downloadable designs, shopbots and 3D printing, and how it will change the design, manufacture and distribution of the things we buy. Chris Anderson, editor of Wired, author of The Long Tail, and surprisingly, small manufacturer of drone controls, writes about the state of the industry and the rebirth of the garage tinkerer.

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Best of Ecouterre: Top 7 Questions Eco-Designers Get Asked

January 27, 2010 by  
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Photo credit: Sublet Clothing + Why is Eco-Fashion So Expensive? (Eviana Hartman, Bodkin ) + What is the Biggest Challenge Facing Sustainable Fashion Today

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London Restoring Water Fountains, Giving Citizens Free Drinking Water

November 20, 2009 by  
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Photo via Maurice When did water fountains become more of a novelty than an expectation in urban areas? And when did their restoration become news

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