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A Conversation With Director Robert Stone of Pandora's Promise

Govindini Murty | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Govindini Murty

Nothing symbolizes this more in the modern age than nuclear power. Robert Stone's provocative new documentary Pandora's Promise takes a surprising look at this most controversial of energy technologies.

Will "Pandora's Promise" Start A New Environmental Movement FOR Nuclear Power?

David Ropeik | Posted 08.11.2013 | Green
David Ropeik

The last line in Pandora's Promise, Robert Stone's new documentary about the environmental advantages of nuclear power, comes from Michael Shellenberg...

Dialogues on the Environment: Q&A With Stewart Brand

Mark Tercek | Posted 06.24.2013 | Green
Mark Tercek

"In short, we should bring back extinct animals for the same reasons we protect endangered species: to preserve biodiversity, to restore diminished ecosystems, to advance the science of preventing extinctions and to undo harm that humans have caused in the past."

The Future of Food Series: Exponential Solutions to Transforming Our Food System

Christiana Wyly | Posted 02.12.2013 | Green
Christiana Wyly

By 2050, we need to figure out how to not only feed but also nourish the three billion new people who will be joining the seven billion of us who are already here on the planet. And we need to figure out how to do this as effectively, ethically and as environmentally sensibly as possible.

Seventies DIY Pioneer Publishes Book on Tiny Homes

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 07.10.2012 | Books
Kirsten Dirksen

Lloyd Kahn's Tiny Homes: Simple Shelter is a nod to the current "grassroots movement to scale things back," and in it he profiles about 150 builders who have created homes under 500 square feet.

Steve Jobs' Google of the 60s: Whole Earth Catalog Revisited (VIDEO)

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 01.04.2012 | Green
Kirsten Dirksen

In this video, Shelter editor Lloyd Kahn shows us a rare first issue of the Whole Earth Catalog, takes us for a tour of his homestead and gives us a sneak peek of his upcoming book Tiny Homes: Simple Shelter.

Literary Twitter: @DadBoner

Aaron Belz | Posted 08.23.2011 | Technology
Aaron Belz

So, again, how permanent are digital media? Just about as permanent as we want their contents to be. Whole dynasties may be lost, as Shelley's "Ozymandius" illustrates, but @Dadboner is an example of a literary artifact worth preserving.

Theatre of the Long Now -- World Theatre Day 2011

Lauren Gunderson | Posted 05.27.2011 | Arts
Lauren Gunderson

What distinguishes Theatre most is its rebreathing. A movie is replayed, a TV show is re-watched, but a play is rebreathed with the simplest technology -- people.

Does Nuclear Energy Make Sense?

Andrew Winston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Andrew Winston

Between basic economics, security, national competitiveness (the push to a clean economy creates jobs), the logic for a distributed, non-nuclear, non-fossil-fuel grid and transportation network seems very strong.

Stewart Brand: Nuclear Power Could Save The World

Inhabitat | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Stewart Brand is an author, environmentalist, and above all, best known for his work as the founder of the Whole Earth Catalog. [...] Recently, our ...

PHOTOS: Is Nuclear Power The Solution To Our Energy Needs?

The Huffington Post | Alden Wicker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

To some, nuclear energy is a ticking bomb. To others, it represents the future of an energy-independent and carbon-free America. Is nuclear power a ...

Electoral Reform: 1 Page 9 Points

Robert David Steele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert David Steele

Since the year 2000, when I watched in horror as Al Gore took the dive and played dead in Florida (the theft was exposed three months before the fact ...

Announcing The HuffPost Spotlight Series On Energy

Katherine Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Katherine Goldstein

I'm pleased to announce The Huffington Post Spotlight series on energy that will feature Vokle video debates with leading experts exploring tough questions of our time.

WATCH: Stewart Brand And Erich Pica Debate Nuclear Power

Huffington Post | Katherine Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

UPDATE: Scroll down for highlights from the debate, edited by HuffPost's Ben Craw, with the full exchange available below that. Is nuclear power the ...

Stewart Brand is Wrong About Nukes -- And Is Losing

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Harvey Wasserman

Stewart Brand has become a poster boy for a "nuclear renaissance," but we have cheaper, safer, cleaner, more reliable and more job-producing green alternatives.

Stewart Brand On Colbert (VIDEO): Is Nuclear Power Green 'Because That's The Color We'll Glow?'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Stewart Brand has been around since right around the inception of the environmental movement. He's best known for the Whole Earth Catalog, published b...

Russian Arms Reduction Could Mean More U.S. Nuclear Energy

Blaise Zerega | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Blaise Zerega

The news of the United States and Russia agreeing to slash their nuclear weapon stockpiles could mean a boost for a little known energy program. Calle...

The Hidden Costs of Nuclear Power

Alec Baldwin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Alec Baldwin

Often when discussing the advent of a new era in nuclear power generation, advocates for nukes tread lightly over certain subjects, such as waste disposal and security issues.

This Week In Art: Art for All, All for Art

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Museums must adapt -- as MOCA's dire financial straits a year ago proved -- but at the same time must not forget their missions.

What? Stewart Brand, Creator of The Whole Earth Catalog, Now Endorses Nuclear Power, Genetic Engineering and Big Cities!

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jesse Kornbluth

Cities innovate faster as they grow bigger. They create enormous problems, but they also create solutions faster. Cities seem to know how to get out of their own way.

Earth Days: Dare To Care

Kerry Trueman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kerry Trueman

Earth Days, the new film that opens this weekend from acclaimed documentarian Robert Stone, is being promoted as a history of the environmental movement in the United States. But it's more of a road trip, really.

Earth Days Probes the Roots of Environmentalism

Robert Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robert Stone

Earth Days is framed around the personal narratives of nine Americans who awakened us to the environmental crisis and gave birth to a political movement to confront it.

Ted@State: A Trip To The Nation's Capitol

Adriana Dunn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Adriana Dunn

The U.S. political system is no longer inaccessible and shrouded in secrecy. The prime example of this new attitude was yesterday's TED@State talk.