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Sustainable Living - Reduce Your Waste With The Five R's

Zac Thompson | Posted 07.15.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Zac Thompson

Activist and adventurer Rob Greenfield thinks we can manage our waste better. In his new series, "Sustainable Living", Rob shows that we can manage our trash and create an incredibly minimal impact as long as we're conscious.

Creating a Hubbub

Pioneers for Change | Posted 03.29.2016 | Impact
Pioneers for Change

By: Trewin Restorick Around 18 months ago in a belated midlife crisis I left my relatively secure role as the CEO of Global Action Plan - a charity...

Edible Utensils Make Your Mouth, Body And The Planet Happy

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 05.13.2016 | Good News

Narayana Peesapaty, of Hyderabad, India, has baked up a brilliant product. Bakeys are edible spoons, forks and chopsticks you can eat with and then ea...

The World I Want Our Children to Have: Designing for the Circular Economy

Lewis Perkins | Posted 03.10.2016 | Business
Lewis Perkins

What if we had a chance to live in a world where the carpets under our feet, rather than releasing toxic compounds, clean the air? Where carbon dioxid...

Canada Just Protected A Rainforest Twice The Size Of Belgium

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 02.11.2016 | World

Environmentalists are hailing the Canadian government's landmark deal to protect 85 percent of the Great Bear Rainforest in British Columbia from logg...

10 Types Of Fish You Can Feel Good About Eating

Grub Street | Posted 01.19.2016 | Taste
Grub Street

Great: Your New Year's resolution is to eat more fish, but which ones? Making sense of the web of fraudulent labeling, environmental concerns and the ever-changing status of various fisheries is enough to scare anyone away from the seafood counter.

Hawaii Supreme Court Invalidates Thirty Meter Telescope's Permit For Mauna Kea

Catherine Bauknight | Posted 12.14.2015 | World
Catherine Bauknight

By Catherine Bauknight The Hawaii Supreme Court's decision to invalidate a permit granted to build the $1.4 billion Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) on ...

American Embarrassment

Edward Flattau | Posted 12.10.2015 | Politics
Edward Flattau

There is little sign of the Republican congressional majority retreating from their embarrassing environmental stance. They continue to take pride in thumbing their noses at the rest of the world even as global cooperation becomes ever more crucial to overcome trans-continental environmental challenges.

Global Challenges and Blah Blah Blah

Miri Ben-Ari | Posted 08.18.2016 | Impact
Miri Ben-Ari

I've always been touched by socially relevant films and documentaries, realizing the importance of social issues and current events which is the goal and essence of Skoll's production company. However, on that very rainy day in Oxford, seated at the New Theatre, I realized that just like the film and its soundtrack, live music could turn into a very powerful tool to deliver a message about social and environmental issues.

Is It Already Over?

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 06.07.2016 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

Last week I met a young man who is about to major in environmental engineering. When he found out I blog about climate change, his first question was, "Is it already over?" Clearly he intended to be provocative.

Who and What Changed America? A 20th Century Timeline

Peter Dreier | Posted 06.04.2016 | Politics
Peter Dreier

TIME magazine just published its "25 Moments That Changed America" list, focusing on the 20th Century. I agree with most of the selections and am impressed with the essays that explain the choices.

Vegan Happy Homes and Flowers

Dylan Kendall | Posted 06.03.2016 | HuffPost Home
Dylan Kendall

For most of they year I use artificial flowers in my home to achieve the same effect as real flowers. As an animal-loving person there are two things to be aware of when buying artificial flowers: What they are made from and how they are made.

Found on a Roadside, the Future As It Used to Be

Seamus McGraw | Posted 05.28.2016 | Green
Seamus McGraw

You almost have to be lost to find it. And even then, if you don't know in your bones what you're looking at, you might not realize what you've found. The first time I saw the place, half a dozen years ago, it was hidden by scrub pines.

Developers Build for Niche Buyers

Toni Haber | Posted 05.26.2016 | New York
Toni Haber

Niche clientele. Developers of New York City's residential real estate market have been designing properties suited for buyers with a specific focus, including the health-centric buyer and the swimming buyer.

Why Attaining Sustainability Requires Us to Bridge Generational Divide

Mark Coleman | Posted 05.19.2016 | Green
Mark Coleman

Managing change while confronting the onslaught of converging social, economic, and environmental issues that challenge humanity requires all generations to work together.

Focusing Corporate Sustainability Ratings on What Matters

Jean Rogers | Posted 06.28.2015 | Money
Jean Rogers

Investors need strong signals on sustainability performance--signals that cut through the noise. Toward this end, corporate sustainability ratings must focus on what really matters, not just quantity of corporate ESG disclosure, but quality and materiality.

How Can You Attain Sustainability Results? Try Triple-A (AAA)

Mark Coleman | Posted 06.09.2015 | Green
Mark Coleman

Increasingly, governments, businesses, and consumers are trying to get there arms around complex and converging sustainability-related risks: climate, resource scarcity, food supplies, geo-political conflict, economic inequality, disease, hunger, human rights, and so on.

Three Key Lessons From São Paulo's Water Crisis

Mark Tercek | Posted 05.19.2015 | Green
Mark Tercek

Solving São Paulo's water crisis will require drastic short-term actions. But for other cities in which growth is out of sync with water supplies, one relatively simple strategy can go a long way toward avoiding a similar crisis: employing nature as an ally. Cities that invest in protecting their watersheds can achieve three goals.

Big Oil Chicanery Threatens Cap and Trade

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 05.16.2015 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

The Seattle Times ran an article whose headline was so unsurprising I almost didn't read on: "Oil industry not buying Gov. Jay Inslee's cap-and-trade plan." No surprise right?

Nylon Breakthrough: One Strand of Earth's Lifeline

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 04.14.2015 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

So many people working to battle climate change in every corner of modern life, but still, is it enough? We're long past the carbon limit over which humans cannot survive long term, and we're nowhere near burning all the fossil fuels we'll need to support our energy needs.

Alternate Universe

Edward Flattau | Posted 03.25.2015 | Politics
Edward Flattau

Since Senator Ernst failed to mention global warming, it's safe to assume Republicans will continue attempting to change the country's course by sidetracking the Obama Administration's climate change initiatives.

Will the Pope Go Vegan?

Julia Orr | Posted 03.22.2015 | Green
Julia Orr

Surprising even myself, I will be reading the encyclical on ecology the Vatican will be releasing in June or July. However, one question does loom, call it the "cow" in the room if you will.

The CEO Interview: Chad Nelsen, Surfrider Foundation

Lynda Decker | Posted 03.17.2015 | Green
Lynda Decker

Sunshine, soft sand beneath your feet, the squeals of children splashing in waves -- these are the memories of summer vacations. Chad Nelsen wants your children's children to have these memories too.

Fossil Fuel Immorality

Edward Flattau | Posted 02.16.2015 | Green
Edward Flattau

The Cato Institute has high praise for a new book contending that fossil fuels are the moral energy choice for the foreseeable future. Cato goes even so far as to suggest that the book may replace Rachael Carson's Silent Spring as the literary work with the most environmental impact. I think not.

They're Not Buying It -- Because They're Not Buying It

John Friedman | Posted 08.11.2014 | Business
John Friedman

It is a familiar lament of companies wishing to find a market for environmentally and socially responsible (such as fair trade) goods -- the majority of consumers simply will not pay a premium for these items.