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What Do You Want for the World?
Clean water? Check. Renewable energy ? Check. Snow leopards and sea turtles? Yes, please. And while we're taking care of the planet, couldn't we also be taking care of each other? We're looking at all the connections between Earth and her people.
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7 Ways to Spend Less on Gas (and 3 Ways Not To)
benefits of driving under the speed limit, but that's just one golden rule. A report this year by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory says fuel-efficient drivers limit the amount of time their car spends idling as well as the frequency
Ice Cream Entrepreneurs Bring Sweetness—and Jobs—to Rwanda
old co-owner of Brooklyn's socially conscious Blue Marble Ice Cream shops (they use local organic milk and renewable energy ), met Rwandan drummer and playwright Odile Gakire Katese at a theater workshop. Inevitably, they got to talking
What's Holding You Back? 9 Ways to Spark a Breakthrough
a decade. There would be less money...or even no money for a time. On the plus side, she'd be developing renewable energy . "My kids were captivated," says Warner. "My son said, 'That's so cool, Mom; you've got to do it
100 Things That Are Getting Better
giant is making good on its recent promise to recycle, use fuel-efficient delivery trucks, run its stores on renewable energy , and force suppliers to cut wasteful packaging and bad manufacturing practices. 18. Dads The aloof breadwinners
Energy Hogs (and Heifers)
loved ones and myself healthy. My mentor Hunter Lovins of Natural Capitalism Solutions calls efficiency our first renewable energy resource. She's right—and I should have been a lot more discriminating in the tips I rattled off about
The Transformation Decade
family. Most of us are feeling this already. Energy and energy use will be completely transformed. Alternative and renewable energy development will create great new wealth and transform landscapes and how we live every day. Education is no longer
Cool It Now
me of what I needed to do and how I needed to do it. First, I took another look at the federal tax credits for renewable energy efficiencies. You should too. The information—available online at EnergyStar.gov —is convoluted, but checking
Our Oily Lives
to encourage our elected officials to build a cleaner, greener economy by supporting legislation that increases renewable energy resources and halts offshore drilling to ensure we never face a disaster like this again. For more updates, follow
Write a Letter to the Editor
some examples of ways you might begin a letter... "Your newspaper's article highlighting the need for more renewable energy in our city was right-on [article title, date]..." "My family and I were encouraged to read that Senator