The Post Carbon Institute see their task as "leading the transition to a more resilient, equitable, and sustainable world." And one of their current projects is the upcoming publication of a 540 page book, The Post
Nearly a million Americans (ranging from eco-purists to gun-toting isolationists) live off the grid, unplugged from the sprawling infrastructure that the rest of us have learned to both love and hate. But how green is it, really? This week we pit our
Last night, the cast of "The Sound of Music" reunited on "Oprah" for the episode billed as the first time in 45 years that all the actors -- including Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, and the seven actors who played the Von
Guest blogger Caroline Chisholm, head of marketing and communications globally for Earthwatch Institute, a non-profit organization dedicated to a sustainable environment, is swimming the English Channel in August to raise funds for
Just over a year ago, my wife gave birth to our beautiful baby daughter. At the time, it prompted some musings on the awesome power of women, nature and intuition. Now that Lilia is a year old, all I can think about is sleep.
Attracting car enthusiasts from all over the world October 2-17, the 2010 Paris Motor Show, had a lot of highlights -- every major automaker, and many more smaller ones, had their best work on display. But walking through the show's
Yesterday my fellow TreeHugger Sami posed the question 'Does Telecommuting Encourage Travel?' To which I respond, so what if it does? Travel is good. From the act of movement itself, to the experience of new
This past Thursday, at the business conference Opportunity Green, one panel entitled Next Generation Carbon Mapping: Radical Transparency and Truth in Advertising captured the attention of the standing room only audience at
As the American market for electric cars grows, a new competitor is ready to enter the fray. It's the 2011 Coda Sedan, the opening bid from fledgling Coda Automotive, a company dedicated entirely to building electric
Guest blogger Caroline Chisholm, head of marketing and communications globally for Earthwatch Institute, a non-profit organization dedicated to a sustainable environment, is swimming the English Channel in August to raise
TreeHugger is no stranger to fancy new LEED platinum residences, but the fact remains that we must do something about our existing housing stock if we are ever going to get CO2 cuts on the scale needed. Luckily,
I asked before why so many people hate environmentalists, and concluded that it might have something to do with green living as passive aggressive preaching, disasterbation, not to mention the ever-familiar but oh-so-annoying pious
Domestic compost bins come in many shapes and sizes, for indoor and outdoor use, tumbling or not, to help you turn organic waste into delicious hummus for garden and pot plants. However, if until now you haven't come across your desired shape or size,
Michael Pollan says that if you eat a typical American diet, you are made of corn. Dale Allen Pfeiffer takes it one step further, and says We are Eating Fossil Fuels. (Actually, Jaymi points out that Michael Pollan says that too.)
We're fans of e-readers. They're a way to dramatically decrease how many trees are used in the production of reading materials, especially text books, magazines and newspapers. But they have their place. While
This is the new postcard view of Toronto's CN Tower, as the downtown core of the city is surrounded by "recyclable" fencing for the Billion Dollar Summit. David Frum asks,"Couldn't the G20 meet by teleconference?"