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To some, perhaps the idea that they should look to the Bronx for true inspiration likely seems foreign. Here are three examples of Bronx institutions and people who take my breath away and inspire ...
by A Siegel
Comment Count 6 comments on Tue Mar 10, 2015 at 04:11 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
I am being absolutely serious, it proposes real solutions and benefits . [pdf] The New Climate Economy Report The Global Commission on the Economy and Climate was set up to examine whether it is ...
by LaFeminista
Comment Count 25 comments on Tue Sep 16, 2014 at 01:41 AM PDT with 26 Recommends
Two bits of moderately good news this morning. First, President Obama is issuing an executive order raising the minimum wage for federal contract workers to $10.10 an hour on future or ...
by TomP
Comment Count 12 comments on Tue Jan 28, 2014 at 07:10 AM PST with 34 Recommends
The dot-com boom seems like a lifetime ago, doesn't it? Pre-financial collapse. Pre- real estate collapse. Pre-9/11. Pre dot-com collapse. Pre-election 2000. And yet even after all those things, ...
by Words In Action
Comment Count 21 comments on Sat May 25, 2013 at 10:26 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
A few weeks ago, my friend Katie Della Terza, who writes an eco-friendly lifestyle blog called Shades of Green , asked me to write a blog entry on why progressive and environmentally-conscious ...
by AlexPalombo
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Nov 01, 2012 at 02:07 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
From a Repulican to the mitt and representatives! businesses supporting clean energy have become a target for disparagement for politicians, some of whom are Republicans like me. I knows, I have a ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 3 comments on Sat Oct 20, 2012 at 10:38 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
I'm looking forward to this year's Blogathon, Reports of Climate Change From Your Backyard, which started collating posts today on the local impacts of global warming. Depending on what state you'...
by HannahMiller
Comment Count 11 comments on Sun Aug 19, 2012 at 09:59 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
As Bay Area representatives of Rio+20 NGOs, major negotiating blocs and civil society participants prepare to report in at tomorrow's RioRaps, pre-meeting reading materials present conflicting ...
by boatsie
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Jul 09, 2012 at 08:20 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Vandana Shiva "The Earth is the Biggest Employer"
by boatsie
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue Jun 19, 2012 at 09:21 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
A fabulous event Friday night in San Francisco as environmental superstar Paul Hawken spoke about the state of the world 100 days out from Rio+20. Hawken was on hand to introduce UK Barrister and ...
by boatsie
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Mar 12, 2012 at 05:17 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
W ith just 106 days remaining in the Countdown to Rio, the internet is percolating with discussions and strategizing on the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD). Rio+20 aka ...
by boatsie
Comment Count 16 comments on Mon Mar 05, 2012 at 06:16 PM PST with 17 Recommends
The news and reports on are finally growing rapidly, thanks mostly to this technology as it pushes the mainstream into the need to follow, most reluctantly, as facts are facts that can't be denied. ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun Feb 12, 2012 at 05:52 AM PST with 0 Recommends
The MIT Climate Colab has officially announced the results of its 2011 contest "How should the 21st century economy evolve bearing in mind the risks of ...
by boatsie
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Nov 17, 2011 at 01:41 PM PST with 15 Recommends
Two Daily Kos eco writers, beachbabe in fl and gmoke are finalists in the final ...
by boatsie
Comment Count 23 comments on Sat Nov 05, 2011 at 02:46 PM PDT with 69 Recommends
By Gary Gardner and Jenna Banning Crossposted from the Worldwatch Institute . Entire sets of assumptions, beliefs, and ...
by NourishingthePlanet
Comment Count 1 comments on Thu Sep 15, 2011 at 06:53 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
(Also at Nevada Progressive ) My member of Congress appeared at a "public event"
by atdnext
Comment Count 21 comments on Tue Aug 09, 2011 at 03:02 PM PDT with 88 Recommends
Leo Hindery Jr., Chairman, U.S. Economy/Smart Globalization Initiative at the New America Foundation, joins me here in writing about our fear that just as catastrophic as the jobs crisis is ...
by Leo W Gerard
Comment Count 17 comments on Tue Jul 26, 2011 at 02:03 PM PDT with 24 Recommends
(Also at Nevada Progressive & The Nevada View )
by atdnext
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Jun 16, 2011 at 03:30 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
I was going to post these two reports in an open thread, actually just the first, which is posted second here, that while posting up on my site NPR started playing a report that brings in more ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Jun 13, 2011 at 05:15 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
(Originally from Nevada Progressive) Before I hear any more about "
by atdnext
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Jun 03, 2011 at 04:00 PM PDT with 9 Recommends