Posts tagged ‘energy’

I went down to the demonstration, to get my fair share of pipeline truth

Rally against Keystone XL pipeline outside the US State Department Office at 1 Market St. in San Francisco, February 3rd, 2014. Yesterday saw an unprecedented mobilization…

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Biking the Solar Roofs of Southern Germany, to See the Change You Wish to Be

My mom and stepdad live in a small village between Lindau and Wangen in the Allgäu region of South Germany, not far from the Swiss and…

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Eco triptych: Compost giveaway, corporate breakaway, and climate rideaway, in a day around the bay

Last Saturday was one of those days on the calendar that seems to magically attract all the cool happenings around town. Usually with multiple invitations on…

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Moving forward on climate!

On Sunday I went to the Forward on Climate rally in San Francisco to show my support for meaningful action on curbing greenhouse gas emissions and…

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My Interview with Bill McKibben

Last Saturday I found myself sitting across the table from Bill McKibben on the outdoor patio of a San Francisco pub, interviewing him about the modern…

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“You just spent a gallon of gas to get a gallon of milk.”

This innocuous-sounding quote from the recent SF Chronicle article Transportation boosts cost of living in suburbs very poignantly describes not only the structural problems of suburban…

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USPS Releases Go Green Stamp (An Ode to the Letter)

Last week the US Postal Service released its newest stamp series, Go Green. It’s a series of 16 stamps designed by Eli Noyes, a 68-year old…

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Leading German climate scientist on Fukushima: “A new basis of our coexistence is needed”

In a just published interview under the title “We Are Looting the Past and Future to Feed the Present” with German news magazine Der Spiegel, leading…

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“Nuclear? What nuclear?” Richard Register on why we don’t need all that power in the first place

Let’s face it: The way our modern oh-so-advanced society is using energy is like pouring water into a bucket with holes in it. The whole fight…

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