There is little mindfulness about how the way in which we communicate our message comes across to people beyond the bubble.
To see beyond the hype to urban agriculture's true potential to meet the growing need for healthy food in cities, a recent study published by IOPScience looked at how much food (specifically vegetables) the world's “urban clusters” could actually produce.
Chuck tells all on making the new economy real, bridging race and class divides, and more.
“Querencia,” as it is used in the ordinance, means both a respect and love of place, and a safe haven from which one draws strength.
In crises, anxiety focuses attention. I am continuing to focus on the growing Ebola epidemic, which has no real restraints to keep it from becoming a global pandemic.
Most, but not all, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons are toxic.
Genuine communities place members in a circle of support rather than in a pyramid powered by interpersonal competition for external rewards.
The authors ran their observations through a mathematical model and provided proof of an environmental maxim: a diverse ecological community is a strong ecological community.
On Sunday, September 21st, a huge crowd will march through the middle of Manhattan. It will almost certainly be the largest rally about climate change in human history, and one of the largest political protests in many years in New York.
For most small-scale farmers and producers, the local farmers’ market is the engine of their business.
When we think of Iceland, thoughts of sustainable fisheries and renewable energy come to mind. Is that really an accurate picture?
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There are many challenges in communicating about climate change and its best solution, a carbon price. It needs to be simple, allay economic fears, and convey universal fairness.
Three more years? That’s pretty scary! Surely there must be a mistake in that headline.
Researchers are finding that the business-as-usual scenario in the 1972 "Limits to Growth" study is unfolding before our eyes. Will reality follow that scenario further into the beginning of industrial decline this decade?
Cooling people by increasing local airflow is at least ten times more energy efficient than refrigerating the air in a given space, and it also adds the benefit of a personally controlled thermal environment.
In the early days of the US civil rights movement, Martin Luther King Jr. used the phrase “Beloved Community” to describe the kind of change he was working towards.
...each Tiny Textiles piece embodies the fibershed, from the soil of the pastured wool, to the seeds of an urban dye garden, and the spirit of the artist herself.
A roundup of the news, views and ideas from the main stream press and the blogosphere.
Some scientists and analysts are touting carbon capture and storage as a necessary tool for avoiding catastrophic climate change. But critics of the technology regard it as simply another way of perpetuating a reliance on fossil fuels.
A mid-week update. So far this week, oil prices in New York and London continued the collapse that has been going on since mid-June.