Archives: June 2008

Micahel Pollan on biofuels

Posted by: Adam Aston on June 30

Let me begin by saying that Michael Pollan is one of the best environmental writers at work today. As one toiling in many of the same fields, I admire Pollan’s...

How will high energy prices change day-to-day life?

Posted by: Adam Aston on June 29

Sunday's New York Times Op-Ed section has a thought-provoking round up of think pieces, drawn from ten smart social, political and economic thinkers, all musing on some of the second-,...

Reverse Graffiti

Posted by: Adam Aston on June 16

Check out this mesmerizing film short about an artist who works by etching away grime from public surfaces. In the way a painter daubs pigment on a canvas to...

US climate policy, what now?

Posted by: Adam Aston on June 13

No one I know expected last week's Senate climate debate to go anywhere, but the sense of disappointment over the utter lack of meaningful discussion is still discouraging. The question...

Jeff Sachs: Why we need GM seeds tool help fight food shortages

Posted by: Adam Aston on June 12

In this week's issue, my colleague Brian Hindo talked with Jeff Sachs, an expert on the interplay between global development and the environment at Columbia University. Here are his comments...

Two times more oil exists than producers report

Posted by: Adam Aston on June 09

Peak, shmeak. Fact is, says Richard Pike, a former oil industry man and now CEO at the UK's Royal Society of Chemistry there's plenty more where the last century's...

For big energy savings: Behavior first, high-tech second

Posted by: Adam Aston on June 09

One of my favorite green blogs, Environmental Lovins, from the Rocky Mountain Institute, has a thought-provoking post that makes the point that even in the greenest homes -- bristling with...

The Revolutionary Power of Bikes in Paris

Posted by: Heather Green on June 04

(Photos from zheem) Paris is known for revolutions. And right now, I have never seen anything as revolutionary as Velib', their system of bikes. It truly is a transit...

Best Buy tests free e-waste recycling program

Posted by: Adam Aston on June 02

Slowly, slowly, big manufacturers and retailers of electronics goods are coming round to a proactive approach to recycling. After years of resisting state mandates that they bear responsibility for the...

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