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Are You Going Green or Going for the Green?

Tony Greenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Tony Greenberg

In our pious zeal to feel better about the mess we're collectively making of the planet, many of us have settled on personal steps to green things up a bit. But are those steps really worthwhile, or just sops to make us feel less guilty?

The Stewardship Report on Connecting Goodness Announces Editorial Calendar

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Read More: Romeo and Juliet, Film, Chicago, Bono, Literature, Carolyn B. Maloney, South Africa, Nelson Mandela, The Luce Index, Life Style, Mu Sochua, Photography, SOS Children’S Villages, Josh Silverman, Cancer, HIV & AIDS, Heal the World, Valentines, Performing Arts, Orphan Care, Social Change, Palitha Kohona, Bangladesh, Oprah Winfrey, Social Gospel, Jamaica, Jimmy Carter, India, Hillary Clinton, Human Rights, Huffington Post, Hinduism, Skype Interviews, Judaism, Economy, Novels, Washington, Gay Rights, South Asia, Better the World, New Delhi, Gay Immigration, Stewardship Report, Jlsr, Port-Au-Prince, John Lee, Women’S Issues, Love, Bill Clinton, Michelle Obama, Dalai Lama, Wal-Mart, Health, New York City, Muhammad Yunus, Haiti, Orphans Interntional Worldwide, Cambodia, New York Times, Relationships, Going Green, Museums, Buddhism, Dance, Helping the Unfortunate, Europe, Puerto Rico, Human Rights Watch, Jim Luce Stewardship Report, Sri Lanka, West Virginia, Universal Human Rights Declaration, Chinese, Episcopal Presiding Bishop, Child Care, Jim Luce, Unions, Dr. Steven Becker, Humanism, Alaska, Food Stamps, Holiday Season, Unsung Heroes, Bettering Humanity, Americas, Los Angeles, Barack Obama, Education, Care, Shyam Selvadurai, Christianity, Arianna Huffington, Connecting Goodness, Worldvision, World Affairs, George Bush, Finance, Children, Nhat Thich Hanh, Music, Thought Leaders, United Nations, Arts, Foster Families, Intergenerational Romance, Desmond Tutu, Goodness, Environment, Elie Wiesel, Travel, Federico & Co., Conflict Resolution, Fine Arts, Katharine Jefferts Schori, Religion, Islam, Developing World, Africa, Unicef, Politics, Theater, Mid-East, Global Citizens, Interracial Love, Connectivity, Culture, Gay Marriage, Tikum Olem, Aga Khan, Jon Sirota, Poverty, Asia-Pacific, Media News
Jim Luce

A bright new face has been added to the crowded Web, drawing a large readership and uploading more than 900 stories in its first twelve weeks. Still ...

Anna Getty's Easy Green Organic Cookbook Offers Delicious and Economical Fare

Mary Hall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mary Hall

I never know what to expect when I hear the label organic cooking. Will that mean tofu that is overly flavored and dry or just lots of leafy greens in a salad? I'm happy to report that Anna Getty makes organic cooking delicious and flavorful.

Snarclight: A Portrait of a Hollywood Usher

Ali MacLean | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Ali MacLean

We appreciate you choosing Arclight. And may I add that I personally appreciate you choosing to see this fine piece of cinematic history. I trained at RADA and now I wear a polyester vest. Keep it up, folks.

Go Green, Stay Sane

Meredith Lopez | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meredith Lopez

An email conversation with author Robyn Harding on going green without breaking your brain or the bank. Our green choices can fit within our lifestyle and budget.

Don't let BP sink us: Eight Easy Ways Consumers Can Spare Our Seas

Mindy Pennybacker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mindy Pennybacker

Why should individuals bother when villains like BP do damage beyond measure in one fell blow? The answer: We can't afford to despair. Our collective consumer muscle, which represents 70% of the U.S. economy, matters more than ever now.

Is Integrated Reporting the Future of Corporate Transparency?

Caleb Newquist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Caleb Newquist

Transparency is fast becoming the most important tool corporations can use.

China's Green Leap Forward

Peter Bosshard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Peter Bosshard

Improving its energy intensity by one fifth would be a proud achievement for any country. Yet in China, such gains are not sufficient to outpace growing demand.

Empowering a Climate Change Movement, Part 3: Instead of Cursing the Dark, Light a Candle

David Gershon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Gershon

The purpose of a Cool Community campaign is to empower residents through local organizations across all sectors to reduce their carbon footprint by 25 percent through participation in the Low Carbon Diet program.

Longing For a Paperless Existence

Chris Brassington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Chris Brassington

I did a little research to find out the effects of direct mail on the environment. The stats astounded me.

Al Gore's Our Choice: Progressive Book Club Review

Progressive Book Club | Bill McKibben | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Bill McKibben Progressive Book Club Our Choice: A Plan to Solve the Climate Crisis By Al Gore Rodale, 2009 There's been a certain amount of debate ...

Can Local Farmng Save The Suburbs From Itself? | Forrest Fulton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

I believe suburban farming, like urban farming before it, can begin to bring back a more civic, sustainable economy. After urban renewal we need a sub...

Engaging With Health Care: How A 'Going Healthy' Movement Can Save America

Erica Jain | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Erica Jain

A "going healthy" movement would synergize an individual's relationship with the health care system -- empowering individuals to take control of their health instead of delegating issues to governments.

How to have a Slow Holiday: Re-learning How to Play

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kirsten Dirksen

Polls show that 90% of Americans feel anxiety around the holidays. So I'd like to propose a solution: Don't shop, play. In my family that involves jumping into snowbanks in our bathing suits.

High Tech Food: Cocoon Cooker Grows Meat In Your Kitchen (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

**See photos and video below** The Cocoon Cooker is the weirdest way to go green yet. The controversial cooker could 'grow' meat and fish in ...

One Stop Shopping for Greening Your Home: Green Depot Has It All

Marissa Bronfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Marissa Bronfman

Find out how Sarah Beatty, a determined new green business woman, has earned Green Depot's moniker as America's leading one-stop shop for building solutions.

Top 7 Startups That Will Save The World (VIDEO, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

In this video slideshow, we feature the top 7 hottest new tech startups that are pioneering new ways of using the Internet and technology to make the ...

Cleveland Aims to Go Green After Years Of Steep Decline | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Orchards and vineyards may soon spring from the blight of thousands of abandoned buildings in Cleveland, a city struggling to rise from years of decli...

Woodstock's Green Bands: Past and Present

Treehugger | Blythe Copeland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Woodstock may have been a one-of-a-kind concert, but the artists and bands that performed there didn't let their commitment to global, political, and ...

Geothermal Heat Pumps: Are They Right For Your Home?

Climate Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Baseload geothermal power gets all the attention because it has such enormous potential for delivering low-carbon 24/7 power. But geothermal heat pu...

4 Hottest Green Jobs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

One of the quickest ways into a green collar job is through the burgeoning field of green building. ...

That's Right Folks, Lunchables are Going Green.

Abby Caran | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Abby Caran

While the world seems to have embraced certain green ideals, it is still clinging hard to the idea of convenience above all else, and to disposability.

Online Organic Shopping Just Got Easier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Want the latest on organic sellers? Check out Etsy Organic, a team that brings together the organic sellers and promotes organic, sustainable living....

Germans and Their Scornful View of Tap Water

Mairi Beautyman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mairi Beautyman

Germans are brainwashed into drinking bottled water, and requests for tap water at a restaurant are often met with scorn, sour expressions, or downright refusal.

How to Fill Yankee Stadium's Pricey Empty Seats

Dave Astor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Dave Astor

Given that the team's super-rich owners used taxpayer subsidies to help finance their gilded ballpark, it serves them right that they're losing some revenue.