Your Currency for Change: How to Focus Environmental Giving

June 8, 2017 by  
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By Kate Williams, CEO of 1% for the Planet Currency is something we normally think of in narrow terms: the bills or coins we fish out of wallets and pockets to pay for our morning cuppa. But we can also think of it in broader terms: the influence…

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Amazon data centers and the Ohio energy conundrum

June 10, 2015 by  
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Samantha Williams of the NRDC argues that Ohio’s renewable energy restrictions present a difficult obstacle for Amazon’s newly proposed data center in the state.

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Lady Liberty, Uncle Sam, and 23 Others Arrested in Cove Point Civil Disobedience

August 25, 2014 by  
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Read the rest of Lady Liberty, Uncle Sam, and 23 Others Arrested in Cove Point Civil Disobedience Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “clean energy” , Atlantic Sunrise , Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline Project , Cabot , cabot oil and gas , Climate Change , climate chaos , climate justice , Cove Point , destruction , dirty energy , drilling violations , earth , energy industry , Energy Justice Network , Energy Justice Summer , engineering , Environment , environmental engineering , environmental justice , extraction , FERC , Fossil Free , fossil fuels , fracked gas , fracked gas exports , fracking , fracking well violations , Future , gag orders , gas exports , green jobs , industry , inhabitat , livable future , Maryland , methane , natural gas , pennsylvania , pipelines , renewable energy , renewables , Susquehanna , susquehanna county , toxic , Williams , Williams companies

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Students Design an Adorable Wedge Cabin for California’s State Parks

August 25, 2014 by  
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Read the rest of Students Design an Adorable Wedge Cabin for California’s State Parks Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: ACX Plywood , California State PolyTechnique University of Pomona , Cavco Industries , eco design , green design , micro cabin , off the grid cabin , sustainable design , The Wedge Cabin , tiny cabins

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Brilliant Pascal Stool Lights Up When You Sit on it!

August 25, 2014 by  
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Looking for a perfect energy-efficient gift for that special bookworm in your life? Well, you’re in luck because New Zealand industrial designer Holly Bradshaw-Clegg’s light-up Pascal Stool is perhaps the most energy-efficient stool on the market these days. Built to provide contoured ergonomic comfort, the stool has an integrated reading light that only turns on when pressure is applied to the seat, taking away that pesky chore of actually switching on the light. Read the rest of Brilliant Pascal Stool Lights Up When You Sit on it! Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) technology , ergonomic design , furniture design , Holly Bradshaw-Clegg , New Zealand Best Awards 2014 , New Zealand industrial designer , Pascal Stool , pine wood furniture

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Great Glass House Holds Mediterranean Treasures at the National Botanic Garden of Wales

August 25, 2014 by  
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Benton Farmer Near Proposed Path of Atlantic Sunrise Oil Pipeline Speaks Out

June 19, 2014 by  
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  I spent some time at Endless Mountains Farm in Benton, PA, operated in part by several members of Shalefield Organizing Committee (SOC), a group of dedicated activists created to put more focus on resources in local areas that don’t normally get funded by NGOs. While there, I sat down to interview Zora; a member of SOC who has serious concerns about the proposed  gas pipeline that may be installed near the farm where she lives and works. Read the rest of Benton Farmer Near Proposed Path of Atlantic Sunrise Oil Pipeline Speaks Out Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “sustainable agriculture” , activism , agriculture , animal rights , apathy , Atlantic Sunrise , big greens , collaboration , community , compressor station , destruction , dirty energy , drilling , earth , economic benefits , economy , Endless Mountains , Endless Mountains Farm , Environment , environmental activism , environmental movement , environmental problems , environmentalists , farm , farming , Food & Water Watch , fossil fuels , frack , fracked , fracking , Future , future generations , gas industry , government , grassroots , green energy , hydrofracking , industry , lobbying , NGO , PA , pennsylvania , pipelines , politics , propaganda , rural , shale gas , shale gas extraction , Shalefield Organizing Committee , small-town , SOC , soil , Sustainable , toxic , water contamination , water issues , Williams , Zora , Zora Acephala

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Stanton Williams’ BREEAM Excellent Sainsbury Laboratory Shortlisted for 2012 RIBA Stirling Prize

July 26, 2012 by  
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The Barnes Foundation Moves Into New Green Digs Designed by Tod Williams and Billie Tsien

June 28, 2012 by  
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Williams-Sonoma Rolls Out High-End Chicken Coops in Agrarian Product Debut

May 3, 2012 by  
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Williams-Sonoma – a company typically known for sleek interior wares – just expanded into the “agrarian” frontier by launching a line of uber-cool homes for chickens ! It’s not often you see photos of chickens that look as healthy, happy, and free-to-roam as the birds enjoying these stylish modern coops . Read the rest of Williams-Sonoma Rolls Out High-End Chicken Coops in Agrarian Product Debut Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: agrarian designs , chicken coop , garden eco design , green design , mobile chicken house , sustainable design , Williams-Sonoma

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