Archive for March, 2010

U.S. Dept. of Transportation Embraces Bicycles

March 30, 2010
U.S. Dept. of Transportation Embraces Bicycles

From Green Inc: Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has announced a “major policy revision” that aims to give bicycling and walking the same policy and economic consideration as driving. “Today I want to announce a sea change,” he wrote on his blog last week. “This is the end of favoring motorized transportation at the expense of […]

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The Long March to Clean Energy Development

March 29, 2010
The Long March to Clean Energy Development

The PEW Environment Group recently published a report showing global investment in renewable energy in the last 5 years. One important conclusion,  China has a significant lead on the U.S. in the world of clean energy. Of other significance in the report: Globally, clean energy investments have increased 230 percent since 2005. Investment by nearly […]

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Health Care and Food Revolutions

March 25, 2010
Health Care and Food Revolutions

In more than one place in cyber-space people are talking about what the health care bill means for the question-your-food-system era we find ourselves living in.  Essentially, the idea is that if health insurers are required to be more invested in the health of their member-patients, they might be more interested in their diets. And […]

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The Carbon Atlas

March 24, 2010
The Carbon Atlas

This is sort of an older graphic. It is from the Winter of 2009, but I thought it was a lovely visualization and worth a share. The map is interactive so get into it.

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Painted Rivers for World Water Day (and other things you may have missed)

March 23, 2010
Painted Rivers for World Water Day (and other things you may have missed)

 Today I would like to share a few links to stories that you may have missed amongst all the health-care coverage of this past weekend.  First up, did you know that yesterday was World Water Day?  If you happened to be passing through Buenos Aires (or keeping close tabs on Treehugger in your RSS feed) you might have […]

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