SOCIAL CONSCIENCE IS KEY TO CU...

Jan 25, 2015 Posted by

[Translate]   By Tim Radford, Climate News Network   VIA TRUTHDIG     Campus buildings at the University of California, Los Angeles....

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WHY ESSENTIAL OILS COULD CHANG...

Jan 24, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Grist / Shutterstock By Madeleine Thomas   GRIST Remember the tiny vial of lavender essential oil that you dropped $35 on...

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OVER-ACHIEVING GERMANS TO GREE...

Jan 24, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Senate Department for Urban Development and the Environment By Liz Core GRIST Leave it to the Germans to be the...

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Is “resilience” the new sustai...

Jan 14, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Shutterstock By Laurie Mazur and Denise Fairchild GRIST Suddenly, “resilience” is everywhere. It’s the subject of serious...

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We have to build much smarter ...

Jan 13, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Shutterstock By John Light GRIST If we can develop better cities, we can make a big dent in future greenhouse gas...

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“Meet The New Chevy ‘Bol...

Jan 13, 2015 Posted by

[Translate]     by Ari Phillips CLIMATE PROGRESS 2015 Chevrolet Bolt EV Concept all electric vehicle – front ex CREDIT:...

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IS THIS THE ULTRA-EFFICIENT RE...

Jan 12, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] by Kristine Lofgren, INHABITAT The classic refrigerator is one of the most power-hungry appliances in the home. Phononic...

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Moyers on Climate Change, the ...

Jan 9, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] by BillMoyers.com Staff Since the launch of Moyers & Company in 2012, Bill has interviewed many notable environmental...

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10 Tips on Raising Backyard Ch...

Jan 8, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] Maintaining a coop has challenges that you might not be aware of. By Cole Mellino / EcoWatch   VIA ALTERNET Photo Credit:...

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How to Save Money & Water...

Jan 8, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] by Casey Coates Danson We all could use a little extra cash in our pockets, and saving money is even better when you...

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Kristine Lofgren Egloo heats y...

Jan 4, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] by Kristine Lofgren, inhabitat Can you heat your room for just 10 cents a day? Egloo can. Egloo is a clever little heater...

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10 Lessons from Living Life Of...

Jan 4, 2015 Posted by

[Translate] By Phillip Vannini and Jonathan Taggert / The Tyee  VIA ALTERNET     It was in 2011 that I first understood...

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Denver’s Efforts to Become a M...

Dec 24, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] Interview with William Wenk on Denver’s Efforts to Become a More Sustainable City 12/15/2014 by Jared Green William Wenk,...

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10 Ways to Support the Next Ge...

Dec 18, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] Prospective farmers face many challenges when starting out on their own: financial capital and land availability are two...

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Congress wants you to know tha...

Dec 15, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] Shutterstock By Liz Core  GRIST Every five years since 1980, a group of government-appointed nutritionists have put...

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Tweaking Thermostats In Boston...

Dec 10, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] by Katie Valentine CLIMATE PROGRESS Turning thermostats in Boston buildings up one degree in the summer and down one...

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A college isn’t green if it’s ...

Dec 7, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] Christopher Smith By Eve Andrews GRIST Vassar College is probably the most beautiful place I will ever live in my life —...

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On Smaller Farms, Including Or...

Dec 5, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] Agriculture Photo On the Farmhack.net website, enterprising farmers share tools and innovations.Credit I spent yesterday...

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Shopping tips for the eco-mind...

Nov 29, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] Robyn Lee    GROST By Ask Umbra Q. What is the most eco-friendly type of clothing? Organic cotton clothing, organic...

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How To Talk To Your Climate De...

Nov 26, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] by Ryan Koronowski   CLIMATE PROGRESS Obstreperous, argumentative, conservative relatives are often expected to be...

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Micropower’s Quiet Takeover

Nov 6, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] Rocky Mountain Institute Authors Amory B. Lovins Chief Scientist Titiaan Palazzi Special Aide OCS Small-scale, low-carbon...

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An Efficient, Sunny Family Ret...

Nov 6, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] Rocky Mountain Institute RMI’s Victor Olgyay turned his family’s 1950s ranch into a comfortable, efficient home infused...

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Positive Energy Home in Norway

Nov 5, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] Casey Coates Danson, Global Possibilities We in the U.S. should look to these inspiring designs to build homes that are...

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11 Foods That Double As Cleani...

Oct 26, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] The Huffington Post  | By Renee Jacques Ketchup is delicious, sure, but did you know that it’s also effective at...

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Applying Compost To Soil Can H...

Oct 22, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] by Katie Valentine  CLIMATE PROGRESS People stroll past a pile of organic products at Grow Compost of Vermont, Tuesday,...

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An Innovative New Way For Norm...

Oct 21, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] by Jeff Spross  CLIMATE PROGRESS CREDIT: Shutterstock On top of new storage-plus-solar deals for businesses, lease-to-own...

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This graphic novelist tells th...

Oct 18, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] Philippe Squarzoni People Look who’s changing the world. By Sara Bernard   VIA GRIST   If Philippe Squarzoni knows...

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Drop a brick, feel better abou...

Oct 14, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] bowl movement By Sara Bernard   grist If every Californian dropped a brick in the toilet, according to founders of the...

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America’s Biggest Solar Provid...

Oct 8, 2014 Posted by

[Translate]   CREDIT: Shutterstock When it comes to spreading green energy, innovation in how we pay for it can be as important...

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Going vegetarian can cut your ...

Oct 4, 2014 Posted by

[Translate] Shutterstock The thin edge of the veg By John Upton   GRIST The agricultural industry is a heavy global warmer,...

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