Rob Hopkins, author of The Transition Handbook: From oil dependency to local resilience, was recently quoted in an article in the Irish Times. From the article: Stress, excess and environmental damage are just some things we might usefully jettison in leaner times, writes Breda O’Brien. ROB HOPKINS, in his new book, The Transition Handbook – […]Read More..
Dr. Bruce E. Levine, author of Surviving America’s Depression Epidemic: How to Find Morale, Energy, and Community in a World Gone Crazy, posted a new article to AlterNet examining the unethical treatment suppression tactics of the big pharmaceutical companies. Congress is taking a closer look and not liking what they see. From the article: American […]Read More..
The Wall Street Journal recently reviewed Farm Friends: From the Late Sixties to the West Seventies and Beyond by Tom Fels. From the review: While campaigning, Barack Obama has criticized the politics of baby boomers who are still “fighting some of the same fights since the sixties.” Such a criticism must resonate with many Americans, […]Read More..
Bees are in danger. It’s been covered widely in the news. Colony Collapse Disorder is devastating hives across North America. The collapsed hives are not full of dead bees, the bees are simply gone. A few theories for the cause of this disaster are the heavy use of pesticides in plants, or the use of […]Read More..
Simran Sethi, environmental journalist and co-author of Ethical Markets: Growing the Green Economy, just sat down for an interview with our friends at the Elephant Journal. The interview appeared on the magazine’s Elevision video channel. Here it is for your enjoyment. Elevision at LOHAS Boulder – Simran Sethi: The Face of Green Media from Evan […]Read More..
Simran Sethi, environmental journalist and co-author of Ethical Markets: Growing the Green Economy, tags along on a “toxic tour” of the Los Angeles area. These tours are hosted by Communities for a Better Environment (CBE) and lead participants through area neighborhoods where they point out the toxic release facilities in the area and detail the […]Read More..
The Food Not Lawns concept is catching on. As gas and food prices skyrocket, people are turning to the food-producing patch of land laying dormant beneath their lawn. As Heather Flores points out in her book, Food Not Lawns: How to Turn Your Yard Into a Garden and Your Neighborhood Into a Community, growing your […]Read More..
Riki Ott, author of Not One Drop: Betrayal and Courage in the Wake of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill, posted an editorial on The Huffington Post asked Congress to overturn the Supreme Court’s decision to cut ExxonMobil’s liability for the Exxon-Valdez disaster by nearly 80%. From the article: Cordova, Alaska. When the Supreme Court slashed […]Read More..
On July 17th, Al Gore issued a bold challenge to our nation to commit to producing 100% of our electricity from cheap, clean renewable energy sources within 10 years. It may sound like a daunting task, but the good news is that we know how to do it! Since 1984 Chelsea Green has been publishing […]Read More..
triplepundit.com is reporting today about the UK’s Green New Deal to combat economic depression and climate change. It seems that invoking the FDR legacy adds weight to the movement. From the article: Inciting the rhetoric of FDR during the days of the Great Depression, several economists, politicians, and environmentalists in the UK have made news […]Read More..