With Migrant Workers in Short Supply, a Farmer Looks to MachinesScores of Jim Bittner’s cherry trees are now just heaps of roots and sticks, piled in his fields here along Route 18. Some of the branches lying on the ground are dotted with small
In his New York Times article Ben Stein said we had to have a moon-shot scale drive to drill everywhere and turn coal into oil into gasoline. After our previous post commenter RC said "Only a numbskull treehugger could argue with this logic."
Today's New York Times profiles young families joining the "voluntary simplicity" movement (Chasing Utopia, Family Imagines No Possessions), where they leave consumerism in an organic food and truth-seeking roam about: a Gen-Y redux of Kerouac's "On
Time to buy a bike: Gasoline prices in North America will soar over the next four years to $7.00, causing a massive jolt to the continent's manufacturing base not seen since the oil shocks of the 1970s, a leading economist is warning. Jeff Rubin of
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If recent years are any guide, 40 kilograms, (88 pounds) of petroleum jelly will be used during today's London Marathon to prevent chaffing, blistering and "runner's nipple."
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Survivalism used to be the preserve of wingnuts who believed in black helicopters and the New World Order; now it has gone positively mainstream. John wrote previously about Survivalist Green; Now the New York Times picks up the story. Cormac
Which will end the world first: peak oil or global warming? In the spirit of apocalyptic competition, the team at ESPN The Magazine recently put the question to the test. "We thought it might be fun to run the two doomsday scenarios head to head, based
Mayor Livingstone (pictured) is spot on with his insight linking Peak Oil and Climate Action: leverage the first to drive action. Like everything else he has done, such as promoting a flight tax, imposing a carbon tax on city drivers, or sponsoring
Freshtopia: Valentine's Day pt II by Tanja Andrews + Oscar Grimm
"This Valentines day, we've gone buck-rogers with a racy show about aphrodisiacs! For the occasion we've concocted a pulse-pounding chocolate sauce chock-full of sensuous spices like
Much of what we read about 'green tech' or 'green lifestyle' trending heads toward a slightly modified version of Business/Life As Usual. If we project this ahead a decade, it assumes rather small cumulative changes in human culture: a bit more E85,
In a rare moment of candor, Jeroen van der Veer, the chief executive of Royal Dutch Shell, acknowledged what many have long considered a forgone conclusion: the end of the oil era is almost upon us, and sooner than
We are really at an incredibly important fork in the road: either we continue spending on roads and runways, and see our mobility decrease and get more expensive, or we could refocus our priorities on sustainability, mobility, prosperity and national
Back in November, Design Glut promised "When and if crude hits $100/barrel, Design Glut will produce 100 limited edition Crude Necklaces with a high gloss black surface finish." Most thought it would be a long wait.
Jeremy Leggett, CEO of UK-based Solarcentury (makers of the C21e complete solar tile, pictured above), is becoming somewhat of a regular on TreeHugger. We’ve written about his appearance on CNN International’s Principal Voices, we’ve covered his views