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By Worldwatch Institute / On July 11th, 2013

On May 24

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By Jason Leppig / On June 14th, 2013

For the month of June, the eBook edition of Cooler Smarter: Practical Steps for Low-Carbon Living from...

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By Worldwatch Institute / On May 21st, 2013

The new edition of State of the World 2013 finds new ways on how we can stop having...

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By Erik Assadourian / On May 15th, 2013

Ever since directing 

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By Dominick A. DellaSala / On August 30th, 2011

Canada’s growing interest in exporting some of the dirtiest crude oil in the world is a threat to not only North America’s wildlife but also a rational energy policy and a stable atmosphere. NASA and climate scientist James Hansen called this project a...

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By David E. Naugle / On April 26th, 2011

Wind energy offers the potential to reduce carbon emissions while increasing energy independence and bolstering economic development. I am a huge proponent of harnessing wind to power our lives but this form of energy development has a larger land...

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By Admin / On March 25th, 2011

This is an excerpt of a Bloomberg article, "Nuclear Doomers Should Study Canada, Colorado: James S. Russell." James Russell, an Island Press author, recently wrote...

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By R. Edward Grumbine / On September 28th, 2010

During a trip last week to Nepal to attend a workshop on climate change adaptation strategies across the Himalaya, I experienced darkness within darkness for several hours every night. I am not talking about visiting one of the poorest and least...

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By R. Edward Grumbine / On September 7th, 2010

This is the next post in a year-long series written by Ed Grumbine, professor of environmental studies at Prescott College and author of Where the Dragon...

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By R. Edward Grumbine / On August 30th, 2010

This post is the first in a year-long series by Ed Grumbine, professor of environmental studies at Prescott College and author of Where the Dragon Meets the...

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