Monthly Archives: January 2012

Changing the way we eat

This summary of ways to change the way we eat was posted on http://www.tedxmanhattan.org/change-the-way-you-eat/  This site is a terrific resource and is highly recommended. Change the Way You Eat Based on The Glynwood Institute’s Guide to Good Food http://www.guidetogoodfood.wordpress.com 1. … Continue reading

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Top environment stories of 2011

http://www.abc.net.au/environment/articles/2011/12/22/3396578.htm As chosen by Sara Phillips, ABC environment journalist and editor 1) Fukushima First there was an earthquake, then there was a tsunami. Then the nuclear power plant at Fukushima melted down after it was swamped by the sea. Thousands … Continue reading

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Western watersheds polluted by mining

@mongabay (http://mongabay.com/) claims 40 percent of Western watersheds are polluted by mining: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/01/12/opinion/a-mining-law-whose-time-has-passed.html   recently published this important oped A Mining Law Whose Time Has Passed By ROBERT M. HUGHES and CAROL ANN WOODY Published: January 11, 2012 IN 1872, President … Continue reading

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Germany and Renewable Energy

Over Half of Germany’s Renewable Energy Owned By Citizens & Farmers, Not Utility Companies http://summify.com/story/TwpQ8C7Xr1KNWu8N/www.treehugger.com/renewable-energy/over-half-germany-renewable-energy-owned-citizens-not-utility-companies.html Written by: Matthew McDermot          January 6, 2012 Germany’s promotion of renewable energy rightly gets singled out for its effectiveness, most often by me as an … Continue reading

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Bolivia, Pachamama and Climate Change

A beautiful piece by the brilliant young Chloe Maxim on how the issue of climate change is viewed in Bolivia. With young people who understand as deeply as this, one would like to think the planet is in good hands. … Continue reading

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