The French connection: What France’s Yellow Vest protests can teach the United States about sustainability

January 16, 2019 by  
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We must reimagine programs so the folks who are hurting the most right now get the most help.

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3 things to know about Malta, the Google-incubated and Bill Gates-backed startup

January 16, 2019 by  
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The energy storage technology company is proving that batteries aren’t just for backup anymore.

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Liberty Plaza Owners Have Extensive Ties To Fossil Fuels, Tar Sands Industry

October 14, 2011 by  
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Mat McDermott / CC BY-NC-ND 3.0 Some big thanks to the folks at Desmogblog for doing the digging on this one: According to their research the company owning the quasi-private park , renamed Liberty Plaza, now being occupied by Occupy Wall Street, Brookfield Asset Management , has… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Join TreeHugger at SXSW Eco! Coupon Code for TreeHugger Readers

August 25, 2011 by  
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Global problems like climate change are so complex it’s appropriate to think one solution may be to just get everyone important in one room to figure it out. SXSW Eco may that moment. Organized by the folks behind the massively popular South by Southwest (SXSW) Music, Film and Interactive conferences , SXSW Eco intends to be an important gathering of the best thinkers in business, government, non-profits and academia, as well as passionate people interested in learning more. TreeHugger will be at SXSW Eco and we’d like to invite you to join us with a special discounted ticket price… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Woven Straw & Wood Create A "Thrive Hive" For Bees

August 25, 2011 by  
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Photos: Tom Back, Thumb Designs More and more bee enthusiasts are taking on small-scale, natural beekeeping , whether it’s in dense urban areas like New York City , Tokyo and Hong Kong , or in more open spaces like

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The Ultimate in Car-Sharing: Tiny, Electric ‘Box’ Mobiles

July 18, 2011 by  
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Images via Brooks & Bone Car-sharing is getting plenty of green-minded folks excited these days. The rise of ZipCar , carpooling apps , and so forth have been heralded as signs that people are beginning to see the merits of spending less time driving solo and more time sharing, cutting costs and pollution in the process. Well, the folks at the “progressive industrial design studio” Brooks & Bone h… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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drive me up the wall.

May 27, 2011 by  
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White walls got you down?

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drive me up the wall.

come to the front.

May 26, 2011 by  
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Did your washer or dryer recently bite the dust?  Looking to spice up your tired laundry room?  Consider investing in front loading machines as opposed to those traditional top loading beasts. Front loaders use nearly 40% less water – crazy! They also require less detergent and spin faster so there’s hardly any moisture left in the clothes at the end of the cycle, cutting down on dryer time.  And front loaders are stackable which leaves more space for dirty laundry piles .

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Volcano Vs. Planes – The Emission Equation

April 21, 2010 by  
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Chart by David McCandless & Ben Bartels @ Information is Beautiful Admittedly it’s pretty tough to gather reliable data from an erupting volcano, but we’re suckers for a graph and the folks over at Information is Beautiful have been busy crunching numbers to give us the image above. They’ve taken a crack – OK three cracks actually – at graphically comparing the daily CO2 output of the Eyjafjallajökull eruption and the CO2 savings from all the grounded flights. Yes, we know, i…

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