Three Quarters of the US Thinks Nation Not Making Enough Progress on Renewable Energy

October 20, 2011 by  
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Official US Navy Imagery / CC BY 2.0 Some telling stats from a new poll by the University of Texas on how people in the United States feel about current national energy policy (h/t Yale e360 ): Just over 3400 people were surveyed, with 76% of them think the country isn’t making adequate progress on renewable energy and energy efficienc… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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From Arid, Salty Desert to Permaculture Garden: Greening the Desert Revisited (Video)

December 19, 2009 by  
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Image credit: Permaculture Science Many people were inspired by Geoff Lawton’s original permaculture mini-movie on greening the desert in Jordan –an effort that turned 10 acres of arid, salty Jordanian desert into a lush productive garden. But how has it stood the test of time? As I noted in my post on volunteerism as the cheap oil of permaculture , many demonstration projects seem to b…

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Spring/Summer 2010: Lina Rennell

December 19, 2009 by  
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Lina Rennell spring/summer 2010. Credit: Lina Rennell With snow in the forecast for this weekend in New York, I’m dreaming of Big Sur-based Lina Rennell ‘s spring/summer 2010 collection. “Triangle Gardens” exudes comfort with its seaside-essential designs executed with silk screen prints in metallic golds, lilacs, pale blues, and browns, and organic cotton and linen textiles

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Kindle Outsells Everything on Amazon…and Other e-Reader News

November 30, 2009 by  
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Photo via TheCreativePenn On Black Friday and Cyber Monday, we leaned instead towards Buy Nothing Day as a way to get through the mad consumerism of the holiday season. However, there are some relatively greener gadgets out there that, if people were going to rush out and get the latest and greatest devices, we’re glad they were on the list instead of un-green options

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MAD Architects Call Their Project an "Urban Forest"

November 30, 2009 by  
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We have shown vertical farms before, why not vertical urban forests? That is what MAD architects call their new project in Congqing, China.

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