Miscellaneous Green Archives

By Chris Tackett

Ryan Patrick Griffin performs “live projection painting” on boulders to create the video above. …read more
Source: Tree Hugger

By Jaymi Heimbuch

Think you don’t have time to make a healthy meal at home? Think again. These recipes are just what you’ve been looking for, for breakfasts, lunches, dinners and dessert. …read more
Source: Tree Hugger

Local food – put a sticker on it!

By Lori Rotenberk


The Windy City is about to roll out a new local food label designed to support the city’s burgeoning urban farming movement. “Chicago Grown” will soon appear on signs around the city and on stickers on fruit, veggies, and herbs, and eventually on processed items in which they’re included, such as salsa, jams, and even kombucha.

Backers believe Chicago Grown will be the first label issued by a major city specifically to promote its urban ag culture. “We really want the label to both increase demand for foods grown through urban agriculture and celebrate that so many people are growing food …read more
Source: Grist

By Stephen Messenger

No one can say for certain how many millions of years African rhinos roamed within the borders of Mozambique — but now there are none. …read more
Source: Tree Hugger

The medium chill, revisited

By David Roberts

Dude Chilling Park petition

A little less than two years ago, I wrote a post called “the medium chill,” about efforts by my wife and I to step off the “aspirational treadmill” and accept some material constraints in exchange for lives with more free time, relationships, and experiences. It has gone on to be my most popular post ever. I don’t know if it got the most hits, but it has solicited the most feedback, by a wide measure. It is one of very few posts I’ve ever written that is regularly …read more
Source: Grist

By Michael Graham Richard

“Three years ago, we thought wind and solar would be cheap as chips, and they’ve even gone below that.” …read more
Source: Tree Hugger

By Monica Tanaka

From June 24 to June 27, Margaret Atwood and Graeme Gibson will tour Saskatchewan’s southern grasslands in the company of other international conservation advocates. The group, all prominent figures in BirdLife International, a worldwide partnership of conservation organizations, is hoping to draw attention to the global significance of conservation programming and bird habitat at risk on federal community pastures now being transferred to Saskatchewan.
The event is called “Prairie Passages.” Ms. Atwood, who will be communicating with the media and her 392,000 Twitter followers during and after the tour, has a great love for Canada’s birds …read more
Source: Nature Canada

By Michael Graham Richard

Oslo, the capital of Norway, has a strange garbage problem. Too much? No, not enough. …read more
Source: Tree Hugger

By Tim McDonnell

James West/Climate Desk
Excess gas flares off at a well site outside Williston.

At 7:00 a.m. local time this morning, Lonnie’s Roadhouse Cafe in Williston, N.D., was already bustling, packed to the gills with truckers and roughnecks tanking up on coffee and omelets for another day in that town’s ongoing fracking boom.

“It’s continuous, it doesn’t stop,” says manager Lonnie Iverson. “Busy, busy, busy.”

It’s become a typical scene here in the last several years, as new drilling technology has unleashed massive deposits of oil from the Bakken Shale, in the process slashing unemployment to the …read more
Source: Grist

By Derek Markham

New water and energy sensor technology from Belkin analyzes home water and electricity consumption and helps save both money and resources. …read more
Source: Tree Hugger

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