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November 8: Stepping Into Your Shoes

Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D. | Posted 11.09.2016 | Green
Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D.

Photo: I. Rimanoczy The night of November 8 was an interesting surprise, not just for us in the USA, but for people around the world. Analysts, neigh...

What's Carbon Got To Do With It? An Interview With Paul Hawken

Omega Institute | Posted 10.19.2014 | Green
Omega Institute

When you have that sense of connection and infinite permeability, that it is one system in which everything shares a body, then you have to look at climate change as something that's happening for us, not to us. It's a transformation that transforms everything, and it's a gift.

Global Warming: The Inevitability Trap

Paul Loeb | Posted 07.06.2014 | Green
Paul Loeb

Is the biggest hurdle on climate change outright denial? Or is it the sense that of being overwhelmed and too late, that there's nothing we can do?

Best Commencement Speech Ever for Environmental Hope?

Paul Loeb | Posted 07.06.2014 | College
Paul Loeb

Paul Hawken has long been one of my heroes. He was the press coordinator for Martin Luther King's historic Selma-to-Montgomery march. He turned a smal...

Best Environmental Commencement Speech Ever?

Paul Loeb | Posted 07.02.2014 | Green
Paul Loeb

Paul Hawken has long been one of my heroes. He was the press coordinator for Martin Luther King's historic Selma-to-Montgomery march. He turned a smal...

A True Radical, a Great Man

Paula Gordon | Posted 10.13.2011 | Business
Paula Gordon

Green is good for business. Not greenwash, GREEN. By working with nature rather than despoiling nature, Ray Anderson has led his company to high levels of success and profitability.

A Giant of Sustainability: Rest in Peace, Ray

Andrew Winston | Posted 10.09.2011 | Green
Andrew Winston

Watching Ray the engineer lay out the irrefutable logic for a different way of doing business was like seeing the Beatles perform their greatest hits -- it was all familiar, and we knew the tune, but it was still amazing to see it all live.

Dow Asks, What's the Business Case for Protecting Nature?

Andrew Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Winston

The business logic for protecting nature has always been a harder sell than making the case for other green initiatives. Dow is now tackling this issue, working with The Nature Conservancy to try and make the business logic clearer.

Paul Hawken: The High Cost of Cheap Food (Video)

Rebecca Gerendasy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rebecca Gerendasy

Paul Hawken eloquently explains how the price of food is divorced from its true costs, and what this really means for society, at large.

Too Green to Fail : While Environmental Policy is Stuck in Neutral, the Voluntary Green Economy Shifts Into High Gear

Tensie Whelan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Tensie Whelan

Amid a weak economic recovery and a stalled environmental policy debate, there is at least one significant bright spot: the voluntary green economy. ...

Graduating From Our Great Recession: What We Can Learn From Famous Commencement Speakers (VIDEO)

Diane Dulken | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Diane Dulken

As we climb out of the Great Recession, we are graduating into a new world. A mashup of Steve Jobs, JK Rowling and Paul Hawken's commencement insights might help us make better choices for our lives.

Cooking for Solutions Sustainable Foods Institute: a Sampling of Upcoming Talks (VIDEO)

Rebecca Gerendasy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Rebecca Gerendasy

Cooking for Solutions is a yearly event at the Monterey Bay Aquarium to raise awareness about the choices we make regarding seafood, the impact those ...

Paul Hawken's Winning Investment Strategy

Marc Gunther | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Marc Gunther

Hawken oversees the Highwater Global Fund, founded on the premise that if a small number of companies set out to do the most possible good, they will do very, very well in the long run.

The Divinity of Shoes

Sara Elizabeth Ivanhoe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Sara Elizabeth Ivanhoe

It really is a girl's worst nightmare to be caught wearing the identical satin designer sling-backs in the same week. Who will notice? Arianna Huffington will.

Global Warming: An Inspiring Opportunity

Jurriaan Kamp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jurriaan Kamp

The well-timed news is out: the 2000-2009 decade is likely to become the warmest since records began in 1850. Our special issue of Ode Magazine presents breakthrough solutions to delegates in Copenhagen.

Dust Becomes You

Christopher Gavigan | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christopher Gavigan

Many of the products inside your home, and the materials used to make the building itself, are slowly degrading and breaking down over time in small, microscopic particles that become part of your household dust.

Will Glenn Beck Bring Down Van Jones After All?

David Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Roberts

Van Jones is certainly guilty of poor judgment, but by no even mildly charitable interpretation is he "a truther," like the media is now saying.

The American Dream, Reimagined

Andrea Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrea Robinson

As Paul Hawken recently reminded the Class of 2009, "The earth is hiring."

Talking to the Graduating Class About Jobs That Matter

Stephen Elliott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Stephen Elliott

Paul Hawken's address to Portland University's class of 2009 exhorts those gathered to eschew the bank and the law firm and instead take a job with Mother Nature herself.

Good Growth, Green Growth: Are We Ready for it?

Graham Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Graham Hill

There is a certain topic that deserves, but probably will fail to get much play in the presidential and vice-presidential debates. That is how to achi...

Clinton's President's Day Green Roundtable

Paige Donner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paige Donner

Green was definitely the color of the Clinton President's Day Round Table. This was a meeting unlike any other.

Coal is Dirty From Start to Finish

Sandra Diaz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sandra Diaz

If the mining of coal is dirty, the burning of coal is dirty, and the waste left over from burning and processing coal is dirty, what's the solution?

Is the Crisis Your Fault? or, Epochal Events On the Easy Credit Plan

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard (RJ) Eskow

The root problem runs deeper than excessive personal debt. The problem lies in a value system that measures our human worth according to our net worth.