Closet Environmental: Carnival of the Green #117! by Alina
"Today, we’ll be touring the internet jungle, looking for the most interesting specimens of environmental blogging. Please feel free to admire the diversity of the wildlife. You are also encouraged to feed the bloggers with ideas."
DeSmogBlog: Denial-a-Palooza is a Media Hit by Richard Littlemore
"Mainstream media seem to have caught up with climate change denial (caught up with reality, really), just in time to humiliate the assembled "sceptics" at the Heartland Institute's 2008 International Conference on Climate Change."
EcoStreet: Turn your garden into an eco-friendly food garden by Tracy Stokes
"If you’re into sustainable living, or getting into it, the best way to green your food is to start growing your own vegetables, herbs and fruit. You may think that’s not possible if you live in a flat in the city. Well, not only is it possible, but it’s a great stress-buster and a good way to cut food miles."
Grist: The natural resource curse is such a bitch by Nathan Wyeth
"Speaking today at Brown University's Watson Institute, Ross emphasized that when developing economies are dominated by oil and don't diversify into things like textiles and manufacturing, women don't go into the labor force, their social status remains low, and -- because women are stuck at home or in informal employment -- their political movements remain nascent."
The Greener Side: Why not having a car stinks by Elsa
"Car-sharing is great. I use rent-by-the-hour Zipcar and live in a small big city where I can get around on two feet or two wheels for most things. Most Americans probably can't imagine getting by without a car in unsustainable subdivision land."