Why stay in a hotel when you can mingle with like-minded travelers in an eco-friendly environment? From city centers to the great outdoors, we pick a dozen of the best places in North America for backpackers to lay their heads in sustainable style.
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Capital's DOT Director Discusses "Leveling the Playing Field"
As I said in my post about the San Francisco intersection turned park, the best thing about StreetFilms videos is that they don't just show you cool things - but
"I think we're doing great things right now," says Ray LaHood, the Obama Administration's Secretary of Transportation. A former Republican Congressman from Illinois, many advocates of sustainable transport were initially
Never heard of Stanley Greenberg? Probably means you've been living under a rock for the last, say, twenty years. He's a political mastermind — akin to being described as the world-champion of public opinion
It's a party for the planet and for just USD$25 you too can get in on the action at DC's First Annual Earth Ball. Mark your calendars for June 19, 2009 and be prepared to be amazed by all the green in the district. The event is
Trayless? Really? When I started hearing that colleges were going trayless all I could think was, "how is saving plastic by not using a couple of trays going to cut down on the environmental footprint of a campus that is the
Apparently one of the dirty little secrets of fighting for a clean energy future (beginning right now, please : ) is that the pursuit can be downright fun. Although we couldn't make it to the State Department yesterday, the goings on in the photos sure
Clean American Dream Ad from MoveOn.org
Last week, the Obama administration offshore regulations for energy production were announced and during an Earth Day speech, President Obama held forth on the virtues of renewables (and clean coal?). Well a
If you happen to be passing by the State Department today around 12:45pm-1:30pm, or after reading this decide to intentionally stop by to lend your voice, you'll be greeted by a sea of green-hardhat-wearing campaigners calling for a environmentally
TreeHugger loves having voices from all over the globe, especially on big green days like Earth Day, when a bunch of us can chime in and give perspectives from all over the planet. We gathered up a few from earlier this week -- Earth Day and the Green
The USDA ain't what it used to be. Ever since Earl Butz was charged with creating a highly efficient ag sector under Nixon and Ford the USDA has been about production of cheap calories through industrial agriculture. Enter the
With all the hype surrounding the recently unveiled American Clean Energy and Security Act, it seems appropriate to reflect upon the policy framework Amory Lovins and his colleagues at the Rocky Mountain Institute put together a few months ago.
There's something of an irony in this press release from the US Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC), explaining that "the child development center at its headquarters has been awarded a Gold-level Leadership in Energy and Environment Design (LEED )