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A Tale of Two Highways

Dan Turello | Posted 09.07.2016 | Travel
Dan Turello

One week, two major roadway systems, bear paws on my car, a cabin in the woods, I saw stars and flickering fireflies, surrounded by long-legged spider...

Startups - Designing for Triple-Bottom-Line Innovations

Soren Petersen | Posted 04.26.2016 | Business
Soren Petersen

Co-written by Dr. Ab Stevels Startups tackling sustainability are now in vogue, with organic farming, clean energy and mediation platforms for the sh...

What We Can Learn From the 'Dumbest Town in the U.S.'

Brian F. Keane | Posted 01.05.2016 | Green
Brian F. Keane

The North Carolina community of Woodland voted to put on hold three solar farms planned for the area after a few vocal citizens raised some far-fetched concerns about what solar would do to their town.

Help Women and Climate: Unite to Prevent Unintended Pregnancies Worldwide

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 10.24.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

A population explosion, a drought, and a draining aquifer. Add uncaring leadership, and this is the tragedy of Syria, from which refugees flee into a reluctant Europe, the latest example of how ever more people and extreme weather are creating resource conflicts and refugees worldwide.

Why I Became a Midlife Activist

Ronnie Citron-Fink | Posted 08.27.2016 | Fifty
Ronnie Citron-Fink

Gee, I love my kids. You would think that as children grow up and fly away from the nest, one would get over the initial infatuation. Not so.

Public Private Partnerships: No Silver Bullets

Michael Curley | Posted 05.19.2016 | Politics
Michael Curley

Public Private Partnerships (P3s) are the new rage inside the capital beltway. They are the new buzzword of officialdom.

Top Environmental Agencies Release Diversity Data

Andrew Lam | Posted 06.23.2015 | Green
Andrew Lam

On April 22, 2015, which marked the 45th anniversary of Earth Day, Green 2.0, an initiative dedicated to increasing racial diversity across mainstream environmental agencies, released the names of over 25 of America's leading environmental advocacy organizations that voluntarily submitted their diversity data to GuideStar.

How to Change the World... and Make a Profit

Rebecca Fishman Lipsey | Posted 06.22.2015 | Impact
Rebecca Fishman Lipsey

Calling all aspiring founders of social-impact organizations: You don't have to become a nonprofit in order to lead positive change.

Goldman Prize Winners 2015: When Art Empowers Society, and So Much More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 06.21.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Once again, Goldman Prize awardees embody how single, determined individuals across the world can mobilize enough groundswell to conquer industrial Goliaths. Hailing from diverse backgrounds, these 2015 superheroes form a fountain of inspiration for all of us, and their weblinks show how we can act.

We Are Earth Walking

Amanda Hessling | Posted 05.26.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Amanda Hessling

Dearest Friends -- Now is the time to remember who we are. We are not as the corporations would have us. Our value is not in our ability to consume ...

The View on Climate Change Is Different From 4.5 Feet

Kelly Chang | Posted 01.23.2015 | Green
Kelly Chang

While the top climate university professors disparage about our future, youth seem to remain hopeful, even excited to take on the challenge of climate change, despite being the generation that will likely be most affected.

Cutting Back on Meat but Not Exactly Vegetarian? There's a Word for That, Says New Group

Martha Rosenberg | Posted 03.23.2015 | Healthy Living
Martha Rosenberg

Many people are cutting down on the meat in their diets for several reasons: their health, the health of the environment and the treatment of animals ...

Sec. Of The Interior: Millennial Voters Can Turn The Tide On Climate Change

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 10.29.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Despite the partisan squabbles that seem to be consuming Congress these days, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell has faith that millennials can ma...

Extinction Machine: User's Guide

Joseph Carlisi | Posted 12.13.2014 | Green
Joseph Carlisi

The one universal law or rule that seems to hold constant in nature is the seeking of balance. All natural systems are in a continuous state of change...

The Hummingbird and the Climate Summit

Mia MacDonald | Posted 11.23.2014 | Green
Mia MacDonald

Climate change will not be mitigated, let alone stopped or reversed, unless all the countries of the world become serious about systemic, total, and orchestrated reorientations of their economies and societies' ways of living on the Earth.

Eyes Wide Closed

Joseph Carlisi | Posted 07.06.2014 | Hawaii
Joseph Carlisi

In a recent post appearing in MARKETPLACE, Morning Report, entitled, "Climate change: how to talk about bad news", Sarah Gardner presents the views of...

Seeds of Intimacy -- The Jane Goodall Effect

Frances Moore Lappe | Posted 06.11.2014 | Books
Frances Moore Lappe

What I'd never fully gotten before this book is how knowledge could awaken feelings of intimacy. As I read Seeds of Hope, again and again I felt appreciation, gratitude and awe. And are these not feelings we associate with intimacy and even love?

What Do You Believe?

Joseph Carlisi | Posted 05.27.2014 | Hawaii
Joseph Carlisi

A recent Gallup poll indicates that most Americans do not believe that global warming and extreme weather are connected. The March 6-9 poll included 1,048 adults selected randomly from all adults living in the United States.

See the Forest and the Trees

Joseph Carlisi | Posted 04.21.2014 | Hawaii
Joseph Carlisi

A hideous event surfaced in the international news last week. It touched millions of people around the world and their anger, hurt and outrage flared ...

Where Is the Exit?

Joseph Carlisi | Posted 04.05.2014 | Hawaii
Joseph Carlisi

Seventeen years ago, on a rainy day, I was sitting in a Cuban restaurant in Los Angeles with close associate and fellow traveler, Carlos Castaneda. We had been discussing the near impossibility of, somehow, freeing oneself from the mind . . . the ego centered self or me.

Terra Nova -- New Earth

Joseph Carlisi | Posted 03.25.2014 | Hawaii
Joseph Carlisi

Awakening is a topic fraught with dilemmas. It resists analysis, but is utterly basic and simple. We thirst for it intensely, yet we are afraid to lea...

10 moyens de consommer en partageant!

Fabien Baceiredo | Posted 03.24.2014 | France C'est La Vie
Fabien Baceiredo

CONSOMMATION - J'ai souhaité vous faire part de 10 initiatives qui contribuent selon moi à offrir des réponses concrètes pour consommer autrement, en se rapprochant des autres, et en réfléchissant différemment la notion de "propriété".

Living the New On-Campus Sustainability Experience

Richard Chapman | Posted 10.16.2013 | College
Richard Chapman

A major part of our new on-campus sustainability initiatives focuses on green residence halls, dining facilities and classrooms -- the places where our students spend most of their time on campus.

See a Pause in Global Warming? Take a Look at This!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 09.16.2013 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Okay, you're sunning yourself wherever on vacation, the subject of global warming comes up, and the guy next to you says something about how it appear...

Objectifs mondiaux pour le développement, 2015 et après?

Julie Wiczeck | Posted 05.18.2013 | France
Julie Wiczeck

DÉVELOPPEMENT - À deux ans de l'échéance prévue pour les huit Objectifs pour le développement (OMD), il devient urgent de prévoir l'avenir. Un Panel de haut niveau a été mis en place en juillet 2012 par l'ONU pour définir une feuille de route qui guidera les négociations intergouvernementales pour l'après 2015.