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Mumbai: Jenn Goes Jain

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 04.10.2013 | Travel
Jennifer Schwab

As a person of East Indian descent, but an American through and through by birth and upbringing, I have always wanted to journey to the motherland to explore my Jain heritage.

Sundance Film Festival Highlights Best-In-Class Green Docs

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 05.13.2012 | Green
Jennifer Schwab

It so happens that several particularly memorable environmental documentaries were screened this year at Sundance and I was lucky enough to see a few of them.

PHOTOS: Going Back In Time At A Remote Eco-Resort

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 04.04.2012 | Travel
Jennifer Schwab

One of the most memorable experiences of my life, reminiscent of Marty McFLy traveling in his "Back To The Future" DeLorean, my visit to Nihiwatu in Sumba, Indonesia was truly a trip back in time.

The Great Downsizing Debate Continues

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 09.18.2011 | Green
Jennifer Schwab

What is an appropriate number of square feet per person to live comfortably yet sustainably?

Downsizing -- A Thousand Square Feet Per Person, A New American Standard

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 08.09.2011 | Green
Jennifer Schwab

I know many successful boomers who are now moping around their 8 to 12,000-foot monuments to capitalism. But has America's long-standing love affair with this type of -- not very green -- home finally run its course?

New York Times, Take This!

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 07.23.2011 | Green
Jennifer Schwab

A recent New York Times article, in classic "all the news that's fit to print" fashion, declared that the bevy of green consumer products introduced o...

Nonprofits Get Creative to Keep the Donations Coming

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jennifer Schwab

Many previously flush donors have been forced to cut back on their generosity. Asking the remaining contributors to dig deeper is not the answer in most cases. What's a nonprofit to do?

Gotta Start Small to Go Big

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Schwab

Instead of having each city in America try to work on a full sustainability plan, why not assign a specific area of focus, and then share the solution in the form of a best practices template?

We're Still Light Years Away

Jennifer Schwab | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Schwab

A recent experience tells me that we have a long way to go before even the top level of architects and developers really understand how to design and build a sustainable property.