Originally posted on GreenSource. Amory Lovins is an American environmental scientist who serves as chairman and chief scientist of the Rocky Mountain Institute. He is widely considered among the world’s leading authorities on energy efficiency. Harvard and Oxford University-educated, Lovins has worked in the field of energy policy for four decades, briefed 19 heads of […]Read More..
March is Women’s History Month, paying tribute to the generations of women whose commitment to nature and the planet have proved invaluable to society. In honor, we have put a selection of titles by Chelsea Green women authors on sale. Whether you want to learn more about saving heirloom seeds, mastering the how-to of sustainable […]Read More..
Reposted from our friends over at NORML, here’s a rundown of eight progressive states that are set to stand up for sensible marijuana laws in the coming year. We know Marijuana is Safer, and so do many of you, our readers. If you’re lucky enough to call one of these states home, we hope you’ll […]Read More..
Reposted from the Winnipeg Free Press. Valentine’s Day is the second-busiest day of the year next to Mother’s Day for florists like the family owned Winnipeg business McDiarmid Flowers. But when the holiday of romance falls on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday, there seems to be a lot more love to give — at least […]Read More..
A new post from Shannon Hayes, author of The Farmer and the Grill, perfect for Valentine’s Day! I wonder if the butcher has any filet mignon left at this late hour… In the fifteen years Bob and I have been together, we’ve figured out how to orchestrate the perfect romantic evening. Flowers and chocolates were […]Read More..
This Valentine’s Day, we’d like to share one of our favorite sorts of love story — one that involves food! Enjoy this tale of budding turophilia (that means “cheese-loving”) from one of our fun, recent titles, Cheesemonger: A Life on the Wedge by Gordon Edgar. I was called to jury duty last year. When we […]Read More..
Last week The Atlantic featured Paul Connett and The Case Against Fluoride: How Hazardous Waste Ended Up in Our Drinking Water and the Bad Science and Powerful Politics That Keep It There. Although most countries abandoned the practice of forced fluoridation years ago, the debate is still a lively one here in America, where cities […]Read More..
Review reposted from FoxNews.com What the heck is a slow wine? Is it a vino you portion out drip-by-drip? Is it anything like a sloe gin? Well, no. It is none of those things. But it is a new set of guidelines that might help you drink a little bit better, a little more easily. […]Read More..
Reposted from LivingEconomies.org, by Michael Shuman Even though these are tough times for tens of millions of Americans, there’s reason for hope. That’s the message of my new book from Chelsea Green, Local Dollars, Local Sense: How to Shift Your Money from Wall Street to Main Street and Achieve Real Prosperity, which showcases dozens of […]Read More..
Check out this exciting new venture from Anya Kamenetz, author of DIY U: Edupunks, Edupreneurs, and the Future of Higher Education! The Peer 2 Peer University is a grassroots open education project that organizes learning outside of institutional walls and gives learners recognition for their achievements. P2PU creates a model for lifelong learning alongside traditional […]Read More..