Listen up, CEOs: Pro-sustainability policy requires a megaphone

December 6, 2013 by  
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To gain government support for sustainability, execs need to engage in the sometimes uncomfortable business of advocacy.

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Thousands of Starlings Perform Stunning Feat of Aerial Acrobatics (Video)

November 12, 2011 by  
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Sometimes, good ol’ mother nature just up and blows your mind.

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Greens Celebrate Keystone XL Delay, But Biggest Fight Still Looms (Video)

November 11, 2011 by  
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Let’s not get overly gushy here …

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Cyclists Paint 5 km of Guerilla Bike Lanes Outside Congress in Mexico City

November 11, 2011 by  
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In an act of public protest, cyclists took to the streets in Mexico to paint their own network of bike lanes outside the city’s congress building.

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Humpback Whales Go On a People-Watching Tour (Video)

August 2, 2011 by  
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Once in a while, I like to post videos of pictures of various living things, not because they are particularly threatened, but rather because they are beautiful and remind us why we are treehuggers in the first place. E.O Wilson’s concept of biophilia can use some help once in a while, because most of us aren’t very exposed to the wonders of this world. For example, let’s take a second to consider our distant cousin, the humpback whale. This sometimes playful 80,000lbs mammal who’s population had decline by over 90% back when whaling was at its peak is now reconquering the ocean. And once in a while, a few humpback whales take a holiday and go on a peopl… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Weekday Vegetarian: An Extremely Satisfying Spaghetti with Olives

October 20, 2010 by  
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Photo: Kelly Rossiter Sometimes the simplest dishes with clear flavours are the best. This pasta sauce was tangy and piquant with a little bit of heat.

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Can Natural Gas be Responsible?

October 20, 2010 by  
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Image credit: danielfoster437 / Creative Commons Out of all the issues on which the Sierra Club Allegheny Group in Pennsylvania urges people to take action, few have gotten as huge a response as natural gas drilling. While in Pittsburgh last month, I spoke with Claudia Kirkpatrick of the Sierra Club Allegheny Group about Pennsylvanians finding themselves at the center of a fight over

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Join 350 EARTH: A Global Satellite Art Project

August 19, 2010 by  
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Image courtesy of 350.org We need help from artists—we need them to help with an artwork bigger than humans have ever built before, the first global-scale group show. It’s going to be slightly wild, and very beautiful. Details in a moment, but first the rationale: Sometimes the work of artists is to remind us of things we’ve forgotten , things we know in our bones but that slip our minds….

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Could Going Green Mean Trashing Our Landscape?

August 19, 2010 by  
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Image credit: Centre for Alternative Technology Environmentalists may spend a lot of time battling against the fossil fuel lobby , but the awkward truth is that there is plenty of fighting between “green” groups too—perhaps most notably when it comes to what constitutes ‘sustainability’, and how do we manage the sometimes competing demands of clean energy and conservation. From

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IKEA Kitchen Of The Future Looks Pretty Much Like The Present

August 19, 2010 by  
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They just don’t do kitchens of the future like they used to. IKEA in the UK commissioned a study by The Future Laboratory, who claim “is recognised internationally for its innovative approach to trend forecasting, consumer insight and brand strategy.” They came up with three visions of the kitchen in 2040, that really don’t look all that innovative. This is, I believe, the INTUITIV

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