Unilever’s Thomas Lingard: What we can learn from James Bond

July 16, 2018 by  
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Agent 007’s playbook might be useful when it comes to taking on the global nemesis called climate change.

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How sustainability saves America

July 3, 2017 by  
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By taking on the cause of “global unsustainability” America can achieve its highest ideals while restoring its prosperity, security and environmental and social well-being.

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How Organic Farmers and Ethical Consumers are Taking on the Mafia

October 25, 2011 by  
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UK In Italy / CC BY-ND 2.0 A few years ago, a friend of mine attended a Slow Food event in Italy. She recounted how one farmer had stood up and desperately pleaded for the artisan food movement to take on organized criminals. Without loosening their grip on farm supply and produce distribution, the farmer argued, it was impossible to make a sustainable living working on the land. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Another Reason To Move To Buffalo: The Architecture Is Amazing

October 25, 2011 by  
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image credit Kayla Jonas A year ago I wrote If You Really Want To Get Off Oil, Move To Buffalo , about its incredible infrastructure. What I didn’t know at the time was that its architecture is absolutely extraordinary, and that the city is going through and exciting rebirth and revitalization. I visited last week for the National Trust for Historic Preservation’ s conference and was blown away; not only does this City have w… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Oprah’s Vegan Challenge, Miranda Kerr’s Green Fashion Tips, and More

February 4, 2011 by  
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Photo: Oprah.com If there’s any A-lister in the world that could bring veganism to the masses, it’s Oprah — and with a full show this week dedicated to meat-free diets , she’s taking on the challenge. ..

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Mike Brune Takes Over The Sierra Club, Lays Out His Agenda

March 16, 2010 by  
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Former Rainforest Action Network Director Mike Brune has begun his tenure at the Sierra Club, the country’s most effective campaigning organization on coal. Brune has a strong background taking on the country’s biggest polluters and now he joins a team already taking the wood to the country’s biggest polluting industry, coal

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Linda Loudermilk’s Luscious ‘Water is a Human Right’ Jewelry

October 29, 2009 by  
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Linda Loudermilk necklace and bamboo scarf. Image courtesy of Linda Loudermilk Linda Loudermilk , one of our favorite Sustainable Designers– we recently previewed her Spring 2010 collection, here –is doing what she does best: highlighting environmental issues through fashion. This time she’s taking on the water crisis with her “Water is a Human Right” campaign–can’t you picture fellow

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There is a Garden Climbing the Stairs in Bilbao’s Public Space!

October 29, 2009 by  
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Photo: Iwan Baan/courtesy Balmori Associates The New York based landscape and urban design office of Balmori Associates is busy; after the High Line in New York (view slideshow) amongst many projects, the studio recently designed the “Garden That Climbs The Steps” in Bilbao, Spain. An elegant mass of different colours and textures is literally climbing up the stairs leading to Santiago Calatrava’s footbridge. And the mass is alive, made up of a colourful mix of local and …

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Could Wind Powered Factories Make a Comeback?

October 29, 2009 by  
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Low tech magazine One of my favourite websites is Low-tech Magazine , where Kris De Decker looks at simpler technologies that have been around forever, worked really well, and asks why they shouldn’t be used again. Kris always goes into extraordinary detail, producing essays rather than posts. A good example is the recent article on the traditional windmill , where energy from the wind is converted directly into mechanical energy, with…

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