John de Graaf: Buying less is more for social sustainability

March 3, 2017 by  
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The “Affluenza” director discusses decoupling economic growth from consumption and reaching out across the political aisle.

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RMI scales community solar across the U.S.

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How the organization enabled PPAs at prices 40 percent below median bids and plans to unlock a 5-30 GW market by 2020.

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U.S. Congress to Turn 90% of its Trash Into Energy

October 13, 2011 by  
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Photo credit: Abeeeer via Flickr / CC BY The policies that Congressmen and women adhere to in their everyday lives occasionally act as a useful reflection of the political trends pulling at the nation in general. Consider earlier this year, when invigorated, Tea Party-backed Republicans did away with the biodegradab… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Affecting Behavior Change in the Slow Adopters of Sustainability

November 20, 2009 by  
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In yesterday’s Sustainable Industries Economic Forum, keynote speaker Paul Hawken discussed the political will it would take to avert global catastrophe.

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Aptera’s Troubles: Get the Full, Inside Story Here

November 20, 2009 by  
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[Editor’s Note: Karen Pease has developed many personal relationships with people inside and out of Aptera over the years. She’s been able to get the best picture we’ve seen so far of the quirky EV manufacturer’s troubles from her inside sources. In most cases names and identifying specifics have been withheld at the source’s request to protect their livelihood.] How did a woman who the Securities and Exchange Commission says planned one of the largest accounting frauds in US history end up as Chief Financial Officer of Aptera Motors?

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Best Counterargument to Price on Carbon Hurting Jobs?

November 20, 2009 by  
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At yesterday’s Sustainable Industries Economic Forum, keynote presenter Paul Hawken was asked, “What is the best counterargument to the argument that carbon caps will raise energy costs and hurt our economy?”  In typical Hawken style, his earlier speech was well done, inspiring and insightful.  In typical Hawken style, his off-the-cuff answers to audience questions was where he really shone.  And this answer was perhaps his shining moment of the day. Read more of this story »

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The TH Interview: Frances Beinecke, President of Natural Resources Defense Council

November 17, 2009 by  
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No matter if you’re a climate activist or a firm believer in the political process, there’s no getting around that the negotiations leading up to next month’s COP15 conference have been tough of late. The need to keep pushing for strong and immediate climate action has never been greater — something which NRDC President Frances Beinecke ‘s just-released book Clean Energy, Common Sense does compellingly — so, when over the weekend it w…

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SF Green Festival 09 – Reclaimed and Eco-Art Speaks to Minimizing Waste

November 17, 2009 by  
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Attendees at the San Francisco Green Festival weren’t lacking for beautiful things to look at. This display used found materials including flowers and edibles

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