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  • Climate Scientists Declare "We are the 97%!"

    I have no doubt that climatology is a challenging field in and of itself, but climate scientists – particularly those focused on global warming – also have to deal with consistent attempts to undermine their credibility. They’re just following the “consensus” (which, ya know, didn’t actually result from empirical evidence) because it’ll get them grants, […] More

  • sustainablog's Top Posts of 2013

    Happy New Year, everyone! I’ve been relaxing heavily during the Christmas-New Year downtime, and just finally got around to what’s become an annual activity: figuring out our top posts for the past year. I had quite a surprise this time around: efforts to create “evergreen” content over past years worked so well that all of […] More

  • The Story of a Tomato Farmer: Lester R. Brown’s Breaking New Ground

    Please note: Earth Policy Institute provided me with a free review copy of Breaking New Ground. I’ve been reading Lester Brown’s work for about ten years now, and in the process of doing so, I’ve developed a picture of the man: some of ideas gleaned from book cover jackets, but most of them from my […] More

  • Food to Fuel… the Right Way [Infographic]

    The phrase “food to fuel” often refers to production of corn-based ethanol or soy-based biodiesel… not exactly most efficient use of these commodities. But there are situations when food to fuel represents a smart use of resources: when that food will go to a landfill. While the capture of landfill gas has become more prevalent, why spend the money and other resources shipping it there? Why not just direct food waste to energy production? More

  • City 2.0: Making Urban Centers Viable, Sustainable, Livable

    Think of cities as cesspools of crime and pollution? Or vibrant hubs of economic, cultural, and social innovation? New TED book City 2.0 shares the ideas of twelve thinkers on how we make the world’s cities – now home to over half of us – viable and sustainable. More

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