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New York City Organic! Gust Organics Restaurant, ABC Home Organic Products, and Funky Subway Man!

So, my singer/actress/teacher sister Susannah, (seen above amidst terrifying gang of stuffed animals), and I took a trip to New York City recently on our usual starving-artist-style, shoestring budgets! We are so grateful for wonderful friends who offered us beautiful, cozy accommodations and a delicious breakfast! We stopped by ABC Home which must be the biggest indoor … Continue reading

(Video) Watch Al Gore’s Climate Reality Project! Streaming Wed 7PM! 24 Hours of Reality. 24 Presenters. 1 Mission. Gore is back! Worldwide Event Tomorrow.

Please spread the word! The Climate Reality Program will be broadcast via USTREAM starting 7PM EST Tomorrow, Wednesday, August 14th, right here climaterealityproject.org Read their fantastic blog here Climate Reality Project Blog Related articles The Denial Ends Sept. 14 (osocio.org) Join Al Gore for 24 Hours of Climate Reality, September 14 2011 (treehugger.com) Al Gore’s ‘Climate Reality … Continue reading

(TED Video) Majora Carter: Greening the ghetto !

http://www.ted.com In an emotionally charged talk, MacArthur-winning activist Majora Carter details her fight for environmental justice in the South Bronx — and shows how minority neighborhood suffer most from flawed urban policy.  http://www.majoracartergroup.com/ Majora Carter on Twitter http://twitter.com/MajoraCarter The following bio is from Majora Carter’s page at Ted: Majora Carter is a visionary voice in city … Continue reading

‘Skeptical environmentalist’ Bjørn Lomborg reverses his climate skepticism | Grist

Great article by Jonathan Hiskes at http://www.grist.org! Bjørn Lomborg — Danish statistician, self-styled “Skeptical Environmentalist,” shrewd self-promoter — is updating his long-held position that climate change isn’t much of a problem, the Guardianreports: The world’s most high-profile climate change sceptic is to declare that global warming is “undoubtedly one of the chief concerns facing the world today” and “a … Continue reading

350.org’s Bill McKibben on David Letterman: Put Solar on the White House on 10/10/10

Learn more at: http://www.350.org . Bill McKibben, 350.org founder, appears on the David Letterman Show to talk about our campaign to put solar back on the White House and the upcoming 10/10/10 Global Work Party this October 10, when millions of people around the world will get to work on climate solutions. Follow our effort … Continue reading

Green Product Innovation Institute, Inc. and Cradle to Cradle™ in Action

Ahhh, how do I love thee… The Cradle to Cradle framework is like the left hand in a Chopin, Nocturn, Opus 27 #2 piano solo. The right hand is the sound of a healthy planet. Together they make the most beautiful music. From their About page: The Green Products Innovation Institute Inc. (GPII) is a … Continue reading

(video) Sulha Peace Project and the Dalai Lama

The Sulha Peace Project is a grassroots organization for the healing and reconciliation of the Children of Abraham, rooted in the spirit of the prophetic voices from the Holy Land.  This video is from October 2005. Our goal is to build trust and restore dignity, from heart to heart and from village to village, moving beyond … Continue reading

(video) White Gold: The True Cost of Cotton

Uzbekistan, a central Asian republic, is the 2nd largest exporter of cotton in the world. cotton irrigation and pesticide use have caused environmental catastrophe teachers take their children to work in the fields as ordered by the state adult and child workers drink out of the tainted irrigation canals they are forced to sell the cotton … Continue reading

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