Vice Admiral Michele Howard, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations, who was interviewed at ARPA-E by The Atlantic's Steve Clemons, gives us hope that diversity could be a secret weapon to shift calcified -- and white-male-dominated -- industries into innovation overdrive.
The company way ain't gonna take us where we gotta go. Only emotional intelligence and peer pressure will help us breach the delta between today's business as usual and a radical rethink of sourcing, operations, profits and products.
Before I started farming, I had little idea that non-profits like Berkshire Grown existed all over the nation, supporting small farms in ways that, unfortunately, state and federal governments are currently not set up to do.
The issue of nuclear energy has been particularly contentious in the Czech Republic. The plant at Temelin, which was planned by the Communist government, originally had the same design as the one at Chernobyl.
As clothing manufacturers and governments address waste in both the pre-consumer and post-consumer stages of the global textiles lifecycle, what can we easily do to reduce clothing waste -- and save money?
We stand before an extraordinary challenge that requires extraordinary solutions. The current initiatives are still short of what is needed. However, compared to where we were 10 or 20 years ago, we have not taken baby steps. We have taken significant steps in the right direction.
I am actively recruiting conspirators to take part in a plan to save the world. There are no clandestine meetings, no high-risk behaviors, and no financial investments required. No special equipment is needed.
Still, Americans use hundreds of gallons of water every day without thinking. (Especially in drought-stricken California.) I think that if we can learn to love our water, it just might save our lives. So I decided to give a talk about it.
It seems that despite whatever statistics are presented to show evidence of climate change, a vocal contingency continues to question the findings. It has become an ongoing source of contention and debate.
"Organic" has been the buzzword of significance over the past decade in the food industry, and while it hasn't gained popularity in the fashion industry as quickly, it's on its way to becoming a mainstay, thanks in no small part to the rise of organic cotton.
Much of the furniture that they have restored was found in Hurricane Sandy garbage dumps. The resulting furniture looks terrific, and you can shop around on Pivot's online store if you're looking to get something for yourself.
Why should sports venues be green? Their very size and scale make it a no-brainer. By the very nature of their mission, they are going to use a LOT of energy, especially if some of it is needed to keep people warm.
In the end it is not a movie about the end of men. It's about breaking the man trance. It frees us all from everything we thought a relationship should be and uplifts us toward a higher state of living called "joy."