Let's ditch the the 99% slogan. In these dire circumstances we must be the 100% -- not because it sounds better, but because all 100% of us are deeply intertwined. We have no choice about this, and to start from any other place will leave us missing the fundamental pieces of transformation.
The No Impact Project certainly was a challenge, but I never doubted the worth of the experiment. Deep inside of me I knew it was the right way to live.
Last Rosh Hashanah, I challenged myself to minimize the use of plastic ware and other food related disposables. Did I become no-impact woman? No. However, I made a huge paradigm shift.
On Shavuot, we are reminded that our communal effort to bring healing to the planet and fellow human beings is covenantal work imbued with the spirit of the Divine.
by Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium Blogger For the environmental community, this coming year offers a chance to regroup, rethink and regrow. Two year...
This is article 7 of 8 in the series about interviews with speakers at Cancun's "Forum on Communicating Climate Change." Click here to read the intr...
The problem is not the "American" way of life. It is that the way of life in the United States is largely under the control of corporations.
While these eco-capitalists are pouring their blood, sweat, and presumably some tears into the next great industrial revolution, Colin Beavan has a handy list of tips on how you and I can create less trash.
When an alcoholic leaves a bar and drives into his third wreck, do you blame the bartender or the alcoholic? When a society addicted to fossil fuels experiences an oil spill, do you blame the company that drilled for oil or the society that uses it?
Cathy Erway made a radical decision: in New York, this capital of restaurants, in this city of buying and spending, she was going to stay in and cook.
Copenhagen looks grim this morning. What should you do? Well, there's a surefire way to reduce your energy usage and your carbon footprint - join a ca...
Food is the focus of this fourth day of the eight-day "week" and if you find shopping at the farmer's market no challenge, take on foraging for your meals instead.
The authors of Superfreakonomics super(freaky)star status means that they and their travesty of a book will get attention despite its non-truthful truthiness and misleading mediocrity on climate-change.
Last month, Huffington Post and the No Impact Project hosted a No Impact Week to encourage readers to live better by living lighter. Colin Beavan's No...
What is intriguing about Double Duty for me is how to use the method to inspire some yummy innovations in food like caramelizing a butternut squash or smoking a pepper.
Here, then, are six fundamental rules for public speaking: Rule Number One: No matter how inadequate your speaking skills, don't tell your audience.