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Talking Energy Reality

Read on to learn about Leslie Moyer’s work with artists and energy, the undeserved un-sexiness of energy conservation and a particularly mind-blowing uphill car ride.

Climate, politics & money - headlines

•Climate Risks as Conclusive as Link between Smoking and Lung Cancer •The New 400ppm World: CO2 Measurements at Mauna Loa Continue to Climb •Official prophecy of doom: Global warming will cause widespread conflict, displace millions of people and devastate the global economy …

Embodying the DIY Spirit in Our Creative Projects - Part 1: Eco-Friendly Ethos

When you hear the words “do it yourself,” what comes to mind?

The United Kingdom’s ‘This is Rubbish’ Calls for Food Waste Prevention in the Food Industry

The United Kingdom's (UK) This is Rubbish (TiR) is currently seeking funding to help pilot the Industry Food Waste Audit Proposal (IFWAP), its first research project on food waste in the UK's food industry.

Yarrow tea with Rosie

Activism and creativity lie the heart of Transition Initiatives. Most function as inspiration within traditional communities, but some of them also pioneer another way of being.

“We Must Care About our Public Spaces”

(We) must care about our public spaces to help encourage others to care about them too.

That Oilsands-Inspired Creation that Looms in Washington

Reviewers alternatively call the Washington, D.C. exhibit dystopian, eerily beautiful, or a "nightmarish manifestation" of environmental ruin.

Permaculture's artistic side

No matter your homestead reality, permaculture can help you move closer to the space of your dreams. Permaculture is a design system that mimics nature in a way that is aesthetically pleasing while also functional, productive, and sustainable.

Public art unites the community

Public art is one of those things that’s more than the sum of its parts. Here in my neighborhood, the humble traffic signal box—a four-foot-tall aluminum cabinet that had never before registered on my radar—seems to be the start of something big.

Ecological Artist Basia Irland and Her “Ice Books” Engage Communities and Restore Rivers

Basia Irland is a sculptor, poet, and installation artist who has focused her creativity on rivers for thirty years.