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Student YouTube Videos Save Trees

Ted Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ted Wells

We made the videos as we canceled unwanted sales catalogs for 30 days to save trees, water, energy, and climate. Our school canceled over 3,000 this year saving 40 trees!

Ten Green & Non-New-Agey Spiritual New Year's Resolutions. [Contribute Your Number One Aspiration]

Waylon Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Waylon Lewis

So what can you do, if you're concerned 1) about being truly happy inside and 2) helping everyone else and the outside world to be happy and healthy?

This Year Make The Resolution To Start Your Urban Homestead

Jenna Woginrich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jenna Woginrich

It feels good to get your fingernails dirty, even on the 34th floor, and you can finally start walking the walk so many of us have been talking.

Recycled Light Has Never Been So Beautiful...

Hillary Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Hillary Newman

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Nip, Tuck, Gas a Car with Human Fat

Suzette Standring | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Suzette Standring

Bio-diesel fuels derive from vegetable oils or animal fats and can be used to run vehicles outfitted with special fuel tanks and engines. But using human fat? Creepy.

Red vs. Green Infrastructure

Amitai Etzioni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amitai Etzioni

Obama is preparing a Christmas list for us in the form of a massive stimulus package but his promises of support for green industries are not included in the infrastructure package.

Five Comics Giving (Anti) Environmental Messages

Mairi Beautyman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mairi Beautyman

All of these five cartoonists arguably give a negative jab to the green movement -- but does that makes them less green?

Ray LaHood at Transportation, What is Obama Thinking?

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Josh Nelson

A Republican with a consistently bad record on environmental issues has just been nominated to run the Department of Transportation.

A Climate Plan for the New Administration

Richard Ayres | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Ayres

Obama has said he plans to move forward with legislation to address global warming. But he needn't wait to get started. Laws already on the books provide authority for swift Presidential action.

Energy Efficiency is the New Oil

Stephen Cowell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Stephen Cowell

Reduced consumption has sent the price of oil plummeting from record highs. In other words, energy efficiency is the gift that keeps on giving.

Speed, Greed, and Sustainability

Arthur Rosenfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Arthur Rosenfeld

While the rest of the world goes through resources at an unprecedented rate and people starve in gigantic numbers, people on the Hawaiian Islands are beginning to do things differently.

Massively Efficient Path to Save the Economy

A. Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
A. Siegel

Here is a path for desperately required short-term stimulus that also will help in meeting our desperate need to change our course: Stimulate the economy. Save money. Help stop Global Warming. Works for me.

The Great Depression, The New Deal, World War II and the Crash of '08

Larry Beinhart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Larry Beinhart

Let's start with what everyone can agree on. There was a Great Depression, then the New Deal, then World War II. Also, that America emerged from tha...

A Clear Policy Signal for Renewable Energy

Jigar Shah and Willett Kempton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jigar Shah and Willett Kempton

To create jobs, U.S. development policies must change. It's not enough to install wind turbines and solar panels. We also need to manufacture them here.

3 Ways To Go Green This Holiday Season

Jodi Lipper and Cerina Vincent | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jodi Lipper and Cerina Vincent

The holiday season is typically a very wasteful time of year, so we want to encourage you to start making some little changes that will help make this...

Red Hot Business For Green Lobbying

Wall Street Journal | BRODY MULLINS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Lobbying for green energy has become a red hot business here. From electric cars to "green" roofs, companies that produce renewable fuels and energy-...

Stimulate Greening in the Public Square II

Amitai Etzioni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Amitai Etzioni

We should focus on public facilities -- one can expect much bang for the buck and much quicker results than if one deals with the private sector.

Automakers: Apology Accepted

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jim Wallis

If we are honest with ourselves, we realize that the very mistakes the leadership of GM, Chrysler, and Ford have made are all too recognizable in ourselves -- even if there are drastic differences of scale.

Dispatches from Poznań: Change in the Weather, the United Nations in Poland

David Foster | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David Foster

Civil society representatives have grasped that environmental investments are at the core of any viable strategy to reinvigorate the collapsing global economy.

This Just In: Adults Put Back in Charge at DOE

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josh Nelson

For the past eight years our energy and environmental policies have been run by children. All of that is set to change with the welcome news of Obama's apparent new Energy Secretary, Steven Chu.

Obama: Rescue Detroit and Buyout Gas Guzzlers

Diane Francis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Diane Francis

The U.S. and Canadian governments should devise a scheme to get the gas guzzlers off the highways.

Sustainability, Any Way You Want It

Isabel Cowles | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Isabel Cowles

Sustainability is partly about the environment, and wholly about the way we choose to live. It is a new way of referring to a very old thing: a trendy...

Facebook and You Tube Helped Obama and Can Help Clean Energy, Too

Brian F. Keane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brian F. Keane

The clean energy industry may lack the donations that flooded into the presidential campaign, but that doesn't mean we can't take advantage of the online social networking systems utilized.

Each Of Us Must Help Make America Energy Smart

Brian F. Keane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brian F. Keane

Americans must be proactive and do everything we can right now to support clean energy and energy efficiency -- without waiting for a new president, a new law or a new anything.

W. To US: "Drop Dead to You All, and to All a Good Night"

Jessica Catto | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jessica Catto

Every outgoing administration writes a last minute Santa list, but for sheer nastiness and mean spiritedness, the Bush wish list takes the prize.