Aside from discussing a small project in greening a retail store, (and the old connection to Esprit’s Ecollection and Parque Pumalin in Patagonia) we haven’t made much mention of outdoor clothing and equipment company, The North Face, on these pixels.
It's the 200th anniversary of Darwin's birth, an event that calls for a big celebration if you are a natural history museum--and London's has risen to the occasion. They have commissioned a new Darwin-inspired artwork for one of the museum’s ceilings.
Just in time for the next round of college applications, the Princeton Review announced its latest round of college ranking guides, but this year the guides will include a green ranking of universities, among the other rankings like
The HoveFestival – a rock event in late June that featured Beck, Duffy and rapper Jay-Z, and the jazz and blues festival Canal Street going on this week with acts such as John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers, and the Waterboys,
Robert "Chip" Beam built his own wood-powered pickup truck. The wood-burning, or rather wood-gas burning truck is now a sort of mascot for Beaver Energy, the Williamsport, Pennsylvania based startup company Beam and partners Larry Shilling and Aron
Offsets Must Be Matched With Reductions
As we've said many times, from our guide on How to Green Your to Carbon Offsets to our coverage of Eurostar's eco-efforts, offsets are only a small part of the answer when it comes to fighting climate change.
Environment Month and Environment Day 2008 have seen a variety of festivals around the globe, and Japan was not to be outdone. This weekend saw the Ecolife Fair burst into life with a veritable smorgasboard of all things environmental, not to mention a
Masdar City, the United Arab Emirates' ambitious project to build the first zero-emissions city in the Middle East, is already spawning similar initiatives in the region. According to Abu Dhabi newspaper The National, Jordan is interested in building its
The challenge is a rather simple one: set up a life that is local and low-carbon without sacrificing the beloved creature comforts. The kicker is not getting electrocuted, shot, burned, crushed, bitten, or driven insane. Doug Fine has assumed this
We love it when architects and designers get green building right. So what projects are rising to the top this year? Today, the American Institute of Architects announced the 2008 COTE Top Ten Green Projects. Judges were keen on sustainable principals
"As I watched my Subaru Legacy slide backward toward my new ranch's studio outbuilding, the thought crossed my mind that if it kept going at least I would be using less gasoline." Thus begins what journalist Doug Fine calls his "epic
Kylie Kwong is a well known Australian celebrity chef. What is probably less well known is her passion for the environment. A commitment well demonstrated via her Sydney chinese restaurant, Billy Kwong.
It happened two days before Earth Hour everywhere else and true to their promise, cyclists were out powering the rock concert in Tel Aviv that brought out some 40,000 people at Rabin Square last night. Karen Chernick from Green Prophet reports that "As