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"Spring" Into Action: Prevent Sewer Overflows and Keep the Lakes Great

Roger Germann | Posted 06.01.2015 | Green
Roger Germann

Spring on the Great Lakes is a time when the ice covering the lakes melts, snowfall is gradually replaced by rainfall, and below the surface of the lakes, migratory fish start their move towards the rivers and streams where they'll spawn.

Global Warming: Do We Have to Sit and Take It?

Vicki Cobb | Posted 06.18.2014 | Green
Vicki Cobb

Do you know the difference between the terms "climate change" and "global warming? Which of these is more ominous? They are often used interchangeably...

Researchers Are Trying To Make Diapers Out Of Jellyfish

Mother Nature Network | Bryan Nelson | Posted 06.16.2014 | Green

This story originally appeared on Mother Nature Network: They might sound like they'd be a squishy mess, but researchers promise that diapers made ...

Feeding Two Birds With One Hand

Dean Kuipers | Posted 02.20.2013 | Green
Dean Kuipers

If your Manhattan bedroom is under 6 feet of water (and can be again), or millions of cows can't find one green blade of grass because of drought, or all the polar bears die because we lose the Arctic sea ice, do we really care if the solution creates jobs?

Let's Be Solutionaries

Kevin Danaher | Posted 04.17.2013 | San Francisco
Kevin Danaher

We are now in the early stages of the first global revolution: It is a values revolution that is saying, instead of having money values rule over the life cycle, we must have life values rule over the money cycle.

Clean Water in the Amazon!

Mitch Anderson | Posted 06.12.2012 | Green
Mitch Anderson

Chevron is guilty of massive environmental crimes in the Amazon, but has chosen to spend millions on lobbyists, lawyers and PR firms instead of paying for a clean up of its mess.

Changing the Conversation: From Nature's Wonder to Nature's Value

Mark Tercek | Posted 12.25.2011 | Green
Mark Tercek

As South by Southwest has proven in the areas of technology and music, the best new thinking and creative ideas often emerge when we cross boundaries to seek out new relationships and ideas.

Simple Solutions for Planet Earth and Humanity

Patrick Takahashi | Posted 11.30.2011 | Green
Patrick Takahashi

This is my 100th posting in the Huffington Post. I've had a couple of retrospective articles, as for example at the end of 2008 with "Simple Solution...

Energy-Generating Pavement Hits The Streets | Diane Pham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Any one point on a busy street can receive up to 50,000 steps a day, so imagine if you could take all that foot traffic and turn it into something use...