Posts tagged ‘Environmental Justice’

Postcard from Medellín: A Big WUF for Urban Equity

“Is this your first WUF?” is a question commonly asked at the World Urban Forum, a gathering for, by, and about city people that was first…

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How I Learned to Stop Wasting and Love the Trash

Each year, Americans generate 389.5 million tons of municipal solid waste, 69 percent of which gets landfilled. As Edward Humes breaks it down in his eye-opening…

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Pope Francis: “Thou shalt not frack!”

Pope Francis holding up anti-fracking t-shirts following a meeting with a group of Argentinian environmental activists to discuss water and fracking issues. The shirts read “No…

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Sunday Streets SF: Love me Tenderloin Edition

Two weekends ago, San Francisco’s migrating street party known as Sunday Streets found itself a warm spot right smack in the middle of the city’s Tenderloin…

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We’re taking it to Chevron!

Tomorrow bright and early a bunch of Bay Area cyclists and I are going to bike the math of climate change to Chevron’s shareholders and call…

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Don’t just count the carbon, BIKE THE MATH!

If you’re in the Bay Area and want to do something exciting, fun, and meaningful to voice your concerns about climate change and the fossil fuel…

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What’s the matter with “The Google Bus?”

Yesterday I went to a panel discussion entitled A Story of Shuttles at SPUR, the San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association. For those of you…

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The Good Food Revolution Goes Vertical

This is a story about something that is right in this world. It’s a story of inspiration and real world solutions, a down to earth celebration…

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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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GMO OMG WTF are we eating?!?!

So there’s a proposition — Proposition 37 — on the ballot in California that would make the state the first in the nation to require the…

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