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Filed Under:Issues & Causes / Environmentalism
Posts on Regator:15471
Posts / Week:44.6
Archived Since:March 4, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Here’s why narrower streets are safer

Turns out that wider lanes only encourage people to drive faster, with deadly results.

This killer app will change the way we eat forever

In startup-land, Carrot is all the rage. To understand why, you'll have to learn what "organoleptic" means.

McDonald’s, Coca-Cola, and Twitter are selling the green lifestyle on Collectively. Should you buy it?

For the perpetual cynic (hi!), Collectively could be seen as a very glossy marketing tool for corporate greenwashing.

Hey, Paul Krugman: Here’s the real argument about climate change and economic growth

The New York Times columnist says we can keep our economy growing even while we cut CO2 emissions. But is that true if we cut emissions as dramatically as we need to?

The divestment movement is gaining steam. What can it achieve?

Dropping shares in fossil fuel companies might not make a huge difference on its own, but it can help lay the groundwork for other types of climate progress.

Your coffee is about to get a lot more expensive

Suffering Brazilian farmers. The longest coffee slump in five decades. Skyrocketing retail coffee prices. Kind of horrifying, isn't it?

Watch the U.S. face off against China on this carbon emissions map

China is the world's leading carbon polluter today, but the U.S. held the title for decades.

The truth about Arctic sea ice melt, and its inevitable denial

Um, no, there is NOT more ice at the poles -- and other denier myths debunked.

Radical judge kneecaps clean electricity under cover of boringness

It might not sound like a big deal when a federal court nixes an obscure regulatory rule from an obscure federal agency. But it is! Why do you think that bunny is so alert?!

Behind every crumbling downtown is a billionaire who wants to save it

Detroit ponders its dependence on billionaire Dan Gilbert just as another high-profile effort to revive a downtown in Las Vegas, led by another tech CEO, hits the rapids.

Climate activist explains why going green is like coming out

Gerod Rody is a business school grad and LGBTQ activist who wants to save the planet, one Earth Gay at a time.

This Amish paradise goes beyond organic farming

Leave it to the Amish to modernize farming without harmful agri-chemicals.

Climate change’s relationship with the sea just got more mysterious

OK, so the mile-deep ocean isn't warming that much -- but that's no reason to break out the denier kibble.

Couldn’t make SXSW Eco? Watch it here

The lineup of this year's SXSW Eco reads like the who's who of environmentalism -- join in on the fun!

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