McKibben Sends a Special Invite, Winning Architects travel to Ecuador, Sustainablog Goes to the Carnival, and More

Collage of green blog graphics image Presidential Invite Campaign Launch by Jamie
"We've just launched a new campaign to send McCain and Obama thousands of invitations to the UN Climate Meetings this December in Poland. Get in on the action by watching the video below and visiting our special campaign page to send an invitation of your own:"

Designing for Humanity: One month to go... by Heather Worrell
"Teo and Heather are traveling to Ecuador to finish a design on a chocolate factory for Kallari, thanks to a grant from Architecture for Humanity and the support of RATIO Architects. In less than a month we will be packing our bags (as light as possible), and boarding the plane to head to Quito and Tena."Next Billion: Water and Sanitation Discussions at the Clinton Global Initiative by Francisco Noguera. "Luckily there are live webcasts for the rest of us who were not able to sit at the sessions and ask questions during the sessions at this year's Clinton Global Initiative. I have spent a handful of hours during the last few days browsing around the content of this year's CGI, listening to some of the panel discussions and trying to get a feeling of the venue's commitments, which are its cornerstone and measure of future accountability."

Sustainablog: Carnival of the Green #148 by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg
"Welcome back to the Carnival of the Green, the weekly showcase of all things good and green around the blogosphere! And welcome back to sustainablog, carnival-goers: this is our third time hosting the CoG! We’ve got a wide variety of green bloggy goodness to share with you this week."

WorldChanging: The Candidates and Climate - A Persistant Air of Surreality by Alex Steffen. "Watching the U.S. presidential debates felt like an exercise in describing the problems of another planet altogether...neither candidate, both supposedly standard-bearers for straight talk and change, puts the planetary crisis in anything like the proper perspective...Now, of course, being an armchair candidate is the easiest thing in the world, but still, I wish one of them had said something more like this:"

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