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Will Carbon Offsetting Go Mainstream at South by Southwest?

Steve Zwick | Posted 03.17.2016 | Green
Steve Zwick

The 29th annual South by Southwest Music Festival (SXSW) kicked off in Austin, Texas on Friday, and hundreds of thousands of concertgoers are flocking to the city. Most are coming by plane, bus, and automobile - emitting greenhouse gases in the process.

How Schools Can Reduce Energy Costs and Promote a Sustainable Future

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.03.2016 | Green
Maria Rodale

Part III of a three-part sustainability series by guest blogger Larry Eighmy, Managing Principal of The Stone House Group When you think back on yo...

The Mission to Make Drinking Tap Water Easier

Pioneers for Change | Posted 05.26.2015 | Impact
Pioneers for Change

Isn't it time for a fresh approach? Rather than regulate against fountains, perhaps Local Government should plan for fountains by publishing a list of pre-approved locations and fountain specifications.

A Key to the Keystone Problem

Juli Berwald | Posted 04.05.2015 | Politics
Juli Berwald

If all the carbon that goes through the Keystone pipeline is captured and stored, it's about 2.5% of the annual US energy-related emissions, a toenail on the nation's carbon footprint. But it's a reasonable, feasible start.

A Zero Emissions Manifesto for the Climate Justice Movement

Tom Weis | Posted 11.11.2014 | Green
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Tom Weis

Top military experts and government institutions like the U.S. Department of Defense and National Intelligence Council warn that climate destabilization threatens our national security, yet global emissions just keep going up.

When Different Cultures Unite on Climate Crisis...

Asif Iqbal | Posted 11.11.2012 | Impact
Asif Iqbal

Anusha Sherazi and Dave Finnigan are the two examples of people who, although they belong to the different cultures of Pakistan and the U.S., come to volunteerism in climate action; they have no difference in thoughts and ambition for a common cause.

Microsoft Taxes Itself to Go Carbon Neutral

Andrew Winston | Posted 07.15.2012 | Green
Andrew Winston

It's innovative and committed, but it also points to a massive global failure of leadership on climate policy. We should put a price on carbon across the entire economy.

My Carbon Neutral Sunday Drive

Christine Negroni | Posted 04.11.2012 | Travel
Christine Negroni

In a country of $7-a-gallon fuel and high taxes, electric cars are making inroads -- and I wanted to take one for a test drive.

Lynne Peeples

SXSW Eco: Sustainability And The Carbon Zero City, By The Numbers | Lynne Peeples | Posted 12.06.2011 | Green

AUSTIN, Tex. -- Replacing fossil fuels with clean energy alternatives such as wind and solar is an important aim. But if the end goal is sustainabilit...

Can NYC Achieve Carbon Neutrality By 2030?

Jacob Slevin | Posted 06.21.2011 | Arts
Jacob Slevin

Ed Mazria is a preeminent leader in sustainable design. He closed his practice in 2006 to start Architecture 2030, a nonprofit that challenges designers to achieve carbon neutrality in buildings by 2030.

Ryan Grim

Rupert Murdoch: Fox News' Parent Company Is Now Carbon Neutral | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

WASHINGTON -- The corporate parent of Fox News, the cable network most closely associated with denying the dangers of climate change, has achieved its...

Carbon Neutral Cupcakes With Little Cupcake Bakeshop

EconomyBites | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Welcome Economy Bites readers and viewers! We're so happy to be back RIGHT in time for Valentines Day! Single or coupled, Valentines day is a time for...

Buildings Come to Life And The Challenge of Existing Ones

Jonathan A. Schein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jonathan A. Schein

A living building supplies its own energy needs through geothermal and photovoltaic energy and is carbon neutral.

Go Wild and Green in Costa Rica!

Lauri Lyons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Lauri Lyons

In Costa Rica I got a real sense of what the planet may have been like before humans destructive behavior.

Folk-Rocking Sustainably

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

Crossposted with www.thegreengrok.Branding with a sustainable theme is becoming more common. Last month, Duke's Nicholas School was visited by Roz Sav...

News Corp Aims To Go Carbon Neutral While Fox News Promotes Climate Change As A Hoax

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Special From Mother Jones By Kate Sheppard In the Fox News universe, the world is definitely not warming. Quite the opposite: Climate change is "bunk...

Organic Olive Oils Go Carbon Neutral

Mother Nature Network | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Extra virgin olive oil evokes images of pretty olive groves. Eco-foodies, however, know all too well that not all EVOOs are environmentally-friendly. ...

A University's Steep Path Towards Carbon Neutrality

Huff Post Citizen Reporters | Andrew Gallo | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Sitting on top of the former College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation building at Arizona State University is a peculiar sight for new visitors on...

New York Fashion Week Goes Carbon Neutral For First Time

Treehugger | Emma Grady | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Mercedes-Benz New York Fashion Week may be bidding a final farewell to Bryant Park and for the last hurrah, IMG Fashion, Tetra Pak, and natural bevera...

Nuclear Energy: Toxic, Expensive and Not Carbon Neutral

John DeCock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
John DeCock

People, corporations and even environmental groups want to ignore the carbon emitted from nuclear power because to do otherwise makes the challenge of reducing carbon harder.

The Carbon Neutral Town

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

One community that is trying to become the first zero carbon village in England is Ashton Hayes, Cheshire....

Fourteen Changes Barack Obama Could Make in His First 30 Days

Stephen C. Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen C. Rose

If he can infuse the huge federal engine with bite-sized, doable tasks that all link together somehow, he will be a mystery reformer -- a relatively low-key, undramatic force that renews and redirects an ineffective establishment.

What Does It Mean When A Company Says It Is Carbon-Neutral?

Fortune | Marc Gunther | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

But what, exactly, does becoming carbon neutral mean? It turns out that there's no agreed-upon definition of carbon neutral, even as rock groups like...

Five Eco-Friendly Funds | Kelsey Abbott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Al Gore won the Nobel Peace Prize, the Vatican is going carbon neutral and Australia is phasing out incandescent light bulbs. So what can you do to ...

The Greening Of CNN And TimeWarner

Portfolio | Jeff Bercovici | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Watching Anderson Cooper stomping around on a shrinking glacier last night, a question occurred to me: What's Time Warner doing about its carbon emiss...