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I'm Climbing Everest for a Cause

My name is Kuntal Joisher and I am about to climb Mt. Everest. Yes, I know hundreds of people attempt to summit the highest point in the world every year, but I'd like to think my journey is special. I'm climbing in honor of my father,...Show More Summary

How I Eat Meat

by Emily Peterson When I was a kid, before I realized culinary school was an option, or that I'd end up a chef and a culinary instructor myself, before I even gave too much thought to food beyond that I enjoyed it, my aunt showed myShow More Summary

Why This Is a Dark Time For the Field of Climate Science

These are dark times for science -- in particular, climate science and related fields of study. Hate mail, harassment campaigns, accusations of scientific fraud and threats of lawsuits have become the new normal for climate scientists and researchers who study climate change denial. Show More Summary

Inner Sustainability: A New Concept for Earth Day

As the world spins round and round, as the years go by and by, as governments have meeting after meeting, where do we stand with respect to taking care of our planet? Some moments it feels like the world is spinning out of control -- tornadoes are bigger, hurricanes more powerful. Show More Summary

Mobeam Technology Inserted Into New Samsung Galaxy S5 Smartphone

Tired of cutting out coupons from the newspaper or printing from websites to save money at the supermarket? Tired of seeing paper going to waste in the name of saving money? One game-changing smart phone app could offer an answer. Mobeam...Show More Summary

Hatred is the New Wolf Management Plan in Idaho

What's wrong with Idaho? The state demanded from the federal government the opportunity to manage wolves within their borders and they are now completely blowing it. Instead of continued recovery, what we're seeing is no less than a war on wolves. Make no mistake: its Idaho's elected officials who are leading the charge against wolves. Show More Summary

Coral Reefs: Going, Going... Gone

The Latest United Nations Climate report is deeply disturbing because coral reefs may not be here tomorrow. Join Earth Dr Reese Halter along Southern California's beach as he talks about the unintended consequences of burning more and more fossil fuels: Dying coral reefs, globally. Let me tell you why they are so vital. Show More Summary

Trends & Changes Around Performance Based Design In 2014

Originally published on SEFAIRA. By Carl Sterner 2014 promises significant changes in the architecture industry. As the economy recovers, the pace of change around Performance Based Design continues to accelerate. In this blog we explore...Show More Summary

We Are All Malala

"We are all one," a slight, sixteen-year-old with a quiet, present smile began. She is Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani girl whose advocacy for girl's education in her transcendent if traditional-bound Swat Valley led the Taliban to gun...Show More Summary

Living Dangerously

It's happening again, a TV presentation intended to wake people up to the challenge of the age. n 1983 ABC screened a movie called The Day After. It depicted the results, in the region of a heartland city, of a nuclear exchange. This week, Showtime features the first of a 9-part series on climate change. Show More Summary

NYC’s Citi Bike Data Visualized — Like Beautiful Choreography

Beyond all other experiences of the Big Apple, the positively stunning images I see when I think about it is the vision of bicycles as they weave in and out of traffic, bike lanes, and any tiny space available. Forget the Olympics — watch the prowess of the New York City bicyclist. Show More Summary

'The Great Invisible' Wins Full Frame's Best Environmental Film

'Great Invisible' focuses on the human ecosystem that was caught up in the disaster caused by the blowout and explosion of the Deepwater Horizon. Included in this web are survivors like Steven Stone (above) who points to where he was...Show More Summary

Years of Living Dangerously: An Interview With Showtime Producer Joel Bach

Pictured: Correspondent Harrison Ford from the segment "Last Stand." All photos courtesy of: Showtime Networks/Joe Schram-Director of Photography As a soil lover, compost queen, plantaholic and full-throttle garden nerd, I've been witnessing the weather changing over the last decade, in my own backyard. Show More Summary

Manilla Makeover: Green Kitchen Edition

Do you need a kitchen makeover? Transform your kitchen into a lean, green, eco-friendly space with these tips from Lori Alper, green living expert and founder of GroovyGreenLivin.com. Watch the video here >>

Green to Clean to Smart: 13th Annual Wall Street Green (Trading) Summit On Fire

Peter Fusaro, of Global Change Associates, was ahead of his time 13 years ago, when he first launched the Wall Street Green Summit and he still is. Instead of a summit for traders looking for "green companies," the intimate ColumbiaShow More Summary

Coal Rush Kids! Illinois Votes to Keep Big Coal in Schools

While coal mining families in West Virginia and across the country mourned the fourth anniversary of the tragic Upper Big Branch coal mine disaster last week, hailed by US Attorney R. Booth Goodwin II as "a conspiracy to violate mine...Show More Summary

VIDEO: How to Switch Your Light Bulbs And Get Ready for the Federal Light Bulb Phase-Out

You may have heard some buzz about the light bulb phase out - but do you know the details of what is actually happening and when? The Federal Energy Independence and Securities act began in the U.S. in October of 2012, and 40 and 60 watt incandescent light-bulbs

Watch the world's largest rooftop garden grow in Brooklyn...in 3 mins

On top of this Brooklyn building the world's largest rooftop garden is flourishing. 65,000 square feet of urban greenery grows atop the roof of Building no. 3 at the historic Brooklyn Navy Yard. Watch the incredible transformation unfold with this 3 minute timelapse. Show More Summary

Festo Uses Biomimicry to Design an Energy Efficient Bouncing Bionic Kangaroo

The prospect of a bouncing robotic kangaroo may seem crazy, but German-based engineering company Festo discovered that basing robot motion on the kangaroo’s hop is incredibly energy efficient. Known for other successful biomimetic creations such as flying

Teslamondo — New Must-Follow Tesla Site

One of our readers recently let me know that he had started a new site, Teslamondo. I absolutely love it. It packs Tesla news in short but useful and insightful posts that are framed with great humor and originality. Furthermore, the posts often integrate multiple stories, including stories from years back. Show More Summary

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