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Chelsea Green Blog


November 2006

Why should I care?

Because it’s there. (You have to scroll down a bit to see the article, at least that’s what happened on my browser.)

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Shopping crossed your mind?

The good folks over at Green Trust have launched a review site for products with a green tinge. I’m pretty sure they’re not getting eco-corporate payola, just describing what they find worthwhile.

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More political firsts

You already know that we’re about to have our first woman Speaker of the House, and you already know that Massachusetts has its first-ever, and the county’s second-ever, African-American governor. Did you also know that one of this week’s winners, Rep.-elect Jerry McNerny (D-California), must surely be the first member of Congress to be an […]

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You were wondering what came next?

War Crimes Filed Against Donald Rumsfeld Michael Ratner, the president of the Center for Constitutional Rights, is currently flying to Germany to file a new case charging outgoing Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld with war crimes for the authorization of torture at Guantanamo Bay. The Center for Constitutional Rights previously filed a criminal complaint in Germany […]

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Teenage blood and urine

Have you got any? The Environmental Working Group would like a sample–with your parents’ permission, of course–to study for the presence of toxic ingredients that might have gotten into you from your cosmetics. It’s part of their Skin Deep project. If you’re interested in participating, here’s a pdf of their flyer. (And if the topic […]

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More small farms?

Now that’s good news, the kind of news that has a good chance of representing longer term positive change than today’s transitory election news. Vegetables are rapidly becoming my favorite breakfast food.

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“an elegantly written look at an easily overlooked place and a significant contribution to the nature writing genre.”

You don’t get reviews like that every day. Tim, my friend, congratulations on making yet another reader very happy with Sippewissett.

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Dept. of Homestead Security tour

I knew that Sandy, Linda, and Jessica were going to tour together, but didn’t realize they’re already out there shaking things up. Vegetables for Breakfast, however, is in the know. Hooray for veggies!

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Congrats to Simran and Treehugger TV

Co-author of our upcoming book Ethical Markets, Simran Sethi, is the head of Treehugger‘s video division–which just was named as one of the “green vloggies of the year” (translation: “environmental video-blog of the year”). Nicely done, Simran!

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Annals of unexpected consequences: gay escort to halt global warming?

I’ve been double-dipping in the blogosphere, so to avoid unnecessary retyping, please see: Annals of unexpected consequences: gay escort to halt global warming?

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