As Earth Day heads our way—April 22—bringing with it promises of green bulletin boards festooned with recycling arrows in elementary school hallways across America, larger school greening projects are afoot.
Innovative Solutions Bloom in India GreenSpaces is on track to be the greenest large commercial building in the world.© greenspaces.in When doctors told Kamal Meattle that his lung capacity had dropped to 70%, and it was Delhi’s air that was killing him, he had two choices: leave friends, family and the life he had built […]
The ousting of former green jobs czar Van Jones amid much right wing radio outcry was considered a victory for the fledgling "tea party" movement six months ago. As the founder of the organization Green for All and author of The Green Collar Economy, Jones has been a tireless advocate for a new renewable energy economy that provides a future for poor, minority and underserved communities.
Like many people, I’ve been tuning in to coverage of the Olympic Games—from luge, to moguls to figure skating—captivated by what feats of strength and grace the human body is capable of. With such worldwide attention and grand-scale showmanship, it seems almost inappropriate to calculate the emissions and "sustainability" of the Vancouver Olympics.
The story of Toyota cars having accelerator-pedal and brake problems, causing out-of-control speed and death, is a near perfect allegory for something far more serious: the burning of the planet with fossil fuels including gasoline for cars.
I grew up in rural northeast Pennsylvania where wildlife was part of my backyard. When the bears took our garbage and messed up the yard, we didn’t consider having them killed, trapped or moved. My father merely hiked into the woods to retrieve the overturned cans.