Is This the Year of the Woman Cyclist? Female bicyclists make up just a quarter of all cyclists in the U.S. That fact has spurred forums, workshops, research and a lot of conversation this year, which has led me to dub 2012 the Year of the Woman Cyclist. Since the bicycle was invented and adopted […]
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benhewitt.net Small Farmer Ben Hewitt on Why We Should Keep Food Local I had the good fortune to attend the seventh annual Connecting for Change conference in late October in New Bedford, Massachusetts. This is the East Coast version of the Bioneers Conference that’s been held for many years in San Rafael, California. Each of […]
Josh Fox, writer and director of the Emmy award-winning Gasland discusses the ongoing fight against fracking—and what to expect from Gasland 2.
Top environmental groups have withdrawn their support for natural gas as a “transition” fuel to renewables.
Melinda Tuhus I took the train from New Haven, Connecticut, to New York City on October 5, for the big rally called Occupy Wall Street (OWS) that’s supported by labor unions across the city. On a picture-perfect fall day, thousands gathered in Foley Square near City Hall. While OWS organizers and union leaders exhorted the […]
Melinda Tuhus I Was One of More Than 1,000 People Arrested to Prevent the Expansion of the Keystone XL Pipeline It began raining in Lafayette Park just as 243 of us crossed Pennsylvania Avenue to sit in front of the White House fence and risk arrest. We were urging President Obama to veto the proposed […]
appalachia rising Nearly 800 People Hiked Up Blair Mountain In West Virginia to Stop Coal Companies From Destroying ItWhen most of the campsites that had been arranged for the 200-300 participants on the five-day March on Blair Mountain in West Virginia fell through, a monumental organizing effort became a lot more complicated. Still, to this […]
A midlife crisis—with its depression & desire to break out of old patterns and even long-standing relationships—often leads to a bigger carbon footprint.
The Question of LEED Why the Country's Leading Green Building Certification May Be Inherently Flawed
The country’s go-to green building certification allows for the highest rating — platinum — without accounting for indoor air quality…