Category: Environmental Sustainability

Epistle to the Ecotopians

A final message of hope from Ecotopia author Ernest Callenbach (via Red Green & Blue) Epistle to the Ecotopians By Ernest Callenbach [This document was found on the computer of Ecotopia author Ernest Callenbach (1929-2012) after his death.] To all…

Ancient Amazonian Farming Technique

An Ancient Amazonian Farming Technique Could Help Save the Rain Forest (via Planetsave)     [Updated post] A team of archeologists investigating a savanna region bordering the Amazon Rain Forest has found more conclusive evidence that a low-impact farming technique…

In the News

Solar News Roundup (via Clean Technica)   Some more solar energy news from around the net to wrap up the week: SolarCity & Clean Currents have teamed up to offer fixed-price Power Purchase Agreements (PPA) for solar power with as little as…

An Act of Green

Get Schooled on Sustainability, Add an Act of Green (via sustainablog) Via SpringofSustainability.com, presented by The Shift Network and Sustainable World Coalition. By Peggy Duvette One billion is a big number. But it’s not unreachable. Earth Day Network is collecting…

Calculating Your Water Footprint

The Importance of Calculating Your Water Footprint (via sustainablog) If you consider yourself eco-minded, then you’re probably comfortable bandying about words like carbon footprint, solar panels and electric cars. “Water footprint” should be part of your green vocabulary as well.…