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Bll McKibben, Wendell Berry, Gus Speth, Adrienne Maree Brown + many more planning to get arrested

According to the twitter record
http://twitter.com/climateaction
Today there is supposed to be a huge climate change demonstration.

Added by Sandi Brockway on March 2, 2009 at 6:13am — No Comments

Ask Obama to Plant a Vegetable Garden on the Whitehouse Lawn







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Added by Sandi Brockway on February 9, 2009 at 11:28pm — No Comments

Why An A**Hole is Always in Charge

Why An A**Hole is Always in Charge.





Greg Palast for SuicideGirls.com

Sunday 25, 2009



John Thain is the guy that looks like a Clark Kent doll you saw grinning from page one of your paper Friday morning. Thain was just fired by Bank of America because the square-jawed executive demanded a $30 million bonus after losing $5 billion in just three months at the bank's Merrill Lynch unit. In addition, Thain spent over a million dollars redecorating his office -… Continue

Added by Sandi Brockway on January 26, 2009 at 2:14am — No Comments

Post Carbon Institute Announces Partnership with Transition US Network

Submitted by Andrew Calvo on January 15, 2009 - 10:29am. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

Post Carbon Institute Announces Partnership with Transition US Network



(January 15, 2009, Sebastopol, CA) Post Carbon Institute today announced a partnership with Transition US to inspire and support communities across the United States to shift quickly away from dependence on fossil fuels.



"The enormous challenges our communities and ecosystems face as a result of peak oil and… Continue

Added by Sandi Brockway on January 17, 2009 at 11:17pm — No Comments

Alternative Energy

Zacks.com

Alternative Energy

Tuesday January 13, 2:49 pm ET



By Jon Kolb



Assuming that GDP growth is slightly negative for the next 3 to 4 quarters while the credit markets gradually strengthen, let's consider the outlook and opportunities for the Alternative Energy industry over the next 6 to 12 months. Many companies engaged in the solar power market offer profitability with strong average long-term annual earnings growth expectations of… Continue

Added by Sandi Brockway on January 14, 2009 at 7:46pm — No Comments

100% Wind & Solar powered websites offered FREE to nonprofits

An activist oriented webserver powered by Wind and Solar energy, ThinkHost has been offering free websites for qualified nonprofit organizations for ten years. Even if you are a groups providing a community service you can benefit from their discount programs. They have very good support and many free services and programs.





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Social responsibility extends… Continue

Added by Sandi Brockway on January 11, 2009 at 1:23am — No Comments

An interesting map possiblity for Transition Networking

The company showed an interest in customizing something for us. When adding your group or yourself, please note there is a scroll down choice for INDIVIDUAL, EVENT, and ORGANIZATION, use the later for groups or websites.



There is another eco mapping nonprofit that also showed interest in customizing a map for us.…



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Added by Sandi Brockway on January 11, 2009 at 12:00am — 2 Comments

Poznan - Climate Change Conference Overview

An overview of the Climate Change Conference (also known as COP 14),

held in Poznan, Poland, at the beginning of December, 2008. As with

past conferences, this too was not without its controversies. For

example, while the Adaptation Fund was launched the funding of it

caused lots of disagreements. The conference came at a time when

Europe seemed to weaken their usually strong stance on… Continue

Added by Sandi Brockway on January 4, 2009 at 10:20pm — No Comments

Build a Rideshare Program that Works

DIYcity Challenge: Build a Rideshare Program that Works



Sarah Kuck

December 11, 2008 11:30 AM



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Using computer and communication applications to improve the rate and ease at which we work is something we write about often at Worldchanging (see more stories here, here and here). Applications like Twitter and Facebook not only help us stay connected within our networks; they are also… Continue

Added by Sandi Brockway on December 18, 2008 at 8:56am — No Comments

American meat eaters yearly responsible for 1.5 more tons of carbon dioxide per person

Humans' beef with livestock: a warmer planet

American meat eaters are responsible for 1.5 more tons of carbon dioxide per person than vegetarians every year.

By Brad Knickerbocker | Staff writer of The Christian Science Monitor



from the February 20, 2007 edition



As Congress begins to tackle the causes and cures of global warming, the action focuses on gas-guzzling vehicles and coal-fired… Continue

Added by Sandi Brockway on December 17, 2008 at 5:16am — No Comments

Transition Towns movement: Premature Triumphalism?

Premature Triumphalism



In last week’s post, I mentioned in passing that a presentation at the 5th Annual Peak Oil and Community Solutions Conference at the beginning of the month had left me with hard questions about the Transition Town movement. A good fraction of the comments I received in response to that post centered on that one brief reference. This probably shouldn’t have surprised me; these days, the Transition… Continue

Added by Sandi Brockway on December 17, 2008 at 1:30am — No Comments

Honda's Zero Emission Hydrogen Fuel Cell Sedan - Now leasing

Whenever anyone tells you that we will have to build an infrastructure for hydrogen, just remember, it can be harvested and stored anywhere from any source of electricity or fuel, and is a lot more landfill friendly than batteries. This car is getting good reviews, BTW. Honda has been in the lead. About 8 years ago they started setting up solar powered H2 stations around the world, in particular LA where… Continue

Added by Sandi Brockway on December 16, 2008 at 8:06pm — No Comments

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