Every year, a city springs up in the Black Rock Desert. Heavy equipment repair mechanic Rick Rea keeps the machines that keep the Burning Man equipment running, fixing generators and lifters so the festival can go on.
During the Valencia Design Week, the organisers of the FEED, the international bloggers meeting, took us to la Ciudad Fallera, the 'City of Falles'. This is an industrial area where they build the Falles all
Image Credit: Getty ImagesFestivals are not a modern day invention. The roots of the celebratory gathering go as far back as the Egyptians, who used to toast the annual overflow of the Nile, which irrigated crops. Whether it be religion (the most common
Here I am with the Tuna Crew in the desert at Burning Man 2005.
Burning Man 2008
So another year passes in the Black Rock desert, in ultra rural Nevada, where the infamous yearly Burning Man event takes place. It is the most far out city in the world
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Who: Tom Price, executive director of Black Rock Solar
Eco-resolution: My personal goal is to stop driving my petro-Honda. (I'm giving it to a friend
Last week, we revealed the winner for our Participate! contest, Vinay Gupta's Hexayurt Project. This week, we are profiling two more great entries, the Participate! runners-up. Yesterday, we showed you easy to assemble, 100 percent recycled plastic
At first it's hard to get a handle on what exactly Vinay Gupta does. Well, even after getting to know him it's still hard to pinpoint. Half Indian, half Scottish, and residing in Iceland, Vinay is an engineer at heart. Whether its software, physical
There is still time to join TreeHugger and Current TV in our quest to send you, and your best eco-idea, to Burning Man. Through our contest, Participate! , we are looking for the best open-source solutions to the world's most pressing environmental
As the Burning Man event quickly approaches, TreeHugger is teaming up with Current TV to help look for the best ideas that exemplify this year's "Green Man" theme. In the spirit of Burning Man, the event will be filled with open-source green
TreeHugger and Current TV want to give you a chance to show off your best eco-ideas at this year's Burning Man event. Through our joint contest, Participate!, we will give one lucky reader 2 tickets to the Burning Man event where said reader will be
Burning Man, the 40,000 person celebration of art and self-expression that takes place in Nevada's Black Rock Desert for one week each year, is the world's largest Leave No Trace event. This experimental city is built from the ground up - then
DeSmog Blog: A New DeSmog Feature: "In the DeSmogosphere" by Kevin Grandia
"DeSmogosphere (plural desmogospheres) noun. Definition: a collection of blogs dedicated to helping reduce carbon emissions and/or report on the activities of the global warming
For one week each year, Black Rock City becomes the tenth largest city in Nevada. The massive fully-interactive arts festival that is Burning Man attracts people from around the world to experience a temporary intentional community in the heat of the
After a tornado leveled the town of Greensburg, Kansas, architects are pondering how they can rebuild it green from the ground on up. Plus, TreeHugger correspondent Meaghan O’Neill interviews Tom Price, the man entrusted with greening this year’s