Meet Pittsburgh's Food Rescuers

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On a Wednesday night in Pittsburgh’s East Liberty neighborhood, Warren Wilson is eating a Twinkie. Wilson says when he has the means to, he tries to eat “less meat, less ...

Andhra Pradesh, India, Targets 25% Renewable Electricity Share By 2022

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September 30th, 2016 by Smiti MittalOriginally published on Planetsave. The state of Andhra Pradesh in India has proposed the most ambitious renewable energy target among all the nation’s states. The ...

How the Obama administration led an American food movement

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He was the first person to successfully cut in line at famous Franklin Barbecue in Austin, Texas, where the wait for brisket runs three hours. Her culinary garden inspired budding ...

Smart cities: The 5-year outlook

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Friday, September 30, 2016 - 1:09amI was recently asked by a client where I thought smart cities would be in five years’ time, by the end of 2021. Here is ...

Solar Dominates In Mexico’s Second Renewable Energy Auction

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September 29th, 2016 by Saurabh MahapatraOriginally published on CleanTechies. The preliminary results of the much-awaited second renewable energy auction for Mexico were declared last week. According to the state power ...

L’Oreal Going Forward With 2 New Solar Power Installations

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September 29th, 2016 by Jake RichardsonL’Oreal USA is having two new solar arrays installed at its manufacturing facilities in Kentucky and Arkansas. The array in Kentucky will be 1.5 MW ...

Should the US ban single-use plastic cutlery?

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As part of their climate change efforts, France just passed new legislation that requires all plastic plates and cutlery to be biodegradable by 2020. Many believe America, the world's second ...

Vegan Healthy Pumpkin Pie Pinwheels

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Just wanted to let you know that these easy, pie-inspired pinwheels are sponsored by my friends over at Flatout! These healthy pumpkin pie pinwheels are only 6 ingredients, under 200 ...

China’s Citizens Overwhelmingly Want Renewable Energy

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September 29th, 2016 by Cynthia ShahanThere are many places in China that are “worst-case scenarios” of the Industrial Age and its wastes. It is no wonder that many Chinese citizens ...

NBTY Promises Genetic Testing of Its Herbal Supplements

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NBTY, one of the nation’s largest makers of popular supplements like ginkgo biloba and ginseng, has agreed to conduct advanced genetic testing to help ensure that its herbal products actually ...

Six Steps Back to the Land

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Printer-friendly I am a great fan of Colin Tudge, not least because he is an original thinker, as amply demonstrated in his latest book, Six Steps Back to the Land.

Heading Upstream: Addressing the Plastic Pollution Problem

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By Rebecca Prince-Ruiz Rebecca Prince-Ruiz, founder of Plastic Free July, was awarded a Churchill Fellowship to research innovative programs for raising awareness, management and solutions to the plastic pollution problem.

More than half of all businesses ignore UN's sustainable development goals

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Businesses are failing to work on the UN’s sustainable development goals (SDGs), according to two new surveys, despite being billed as having a key role to play in achieving the ...

Smart cities: why now?

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The US Department of Transportation’s Smart Cities Challenge was just the latest event to expose the growing interest for cities using technological solutions to solve pressing transportation problems like reducing ...

Your Laundry Is Worse For The Environment Than You Think

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New research shows that as many as 700,000 microscopic fibres are released into the environment each time we do the laundry. It’s a problem with no easy solution in sight.

Couple converts garage into mortgage-free 480 sq. ft. modern industrial home (Video)

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Increasing numbers of people are finding more meaningful alternatives to the 9 to 5 cubicled existence, the fetters of a mortgage, or the burden of debt accrued from the pursuit ...

Chickpea Frittata With Purple Potatoes and Thai Basil [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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Frittatas are so wonderfully versatile – you can simply use whatever vegetables are in season in your local area. This particular frittata is made from chickpea flour and is studded ...

The Eco-Salon Warrior Revolutionizing NYC Nail Care

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In a city that's home to more than 1,000 salons, Van Court's nontoxic, gel-free, and fair-pay model is resonating. With two outposts in New York City and an expansion into ...

Episode 46: Steelcase and the circular economy; Compass Group's recipe for food success

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Friday, September 30, 2016 - 2:33amWelcome to the latest GreenBiz 350 podcast, where we bring you the news you need to know about sustainable business. Click play on the track ...

Why ShopRite and Compass Group have a taste for urban farming

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Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 2:18amWill the U.S. urban agricultural movement become mainstream? It’s certainly about to garner far more visibility, thanks to legislation proposed this week by Sen. Debbie ...

Teaching students about real-world wind power

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A Kansas science instructor focuses on wind turbinesBy Wendy BecktoldName: Eryn Norton Moland Location: Lawrence, Kansas Contribution: Used a Sierra Club grant to build wind turbines with sophomores at Perry ...

How Satellite Technology Is Helping End Illegal Fishing in Our Oceans

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Published on Friday, 02 September 2016 21:04 Print or Email Satellite tracking technology aids analysts to prevent illegal fishing. By Tony Long The Pew Charitable Trusts Apprehending criminal fishers often ...

Farmed fish could solve pending population crisis, food experts say

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MONTEREY - Farmed fish has gotten a bad rap, but it’s the only way the world is going to feed the additional 2.4billion people expected to be added to the ...

Nineteen Magazines for People Who Eat, Cook, or Grow

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When it comes to deciding what is for dinner, eaters’ decisions can be determined by more than taste alone. Food choices affect the environment, the economy, health, social justice, politics,

Electric Vehicle Charging Gets A Boost Throughout SF Bay Area

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September 26th, 2016 by Pamela CrouchBay Area EV drivers now have access to 152 more Electric Vehicle (EV) charging stations with the completion of the Bay Area Charge Ahead Project ...

Pumpkin Spice Pastry Log [Vegan]

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This moderately healthy breakfast or dessert is sure to become a seasonal favorite. Flaky pastry dough is filled with a date sweetened pumpkin purée, crunchy walnuts, and decadent cream cheese.

Read This Post Before Raking Up Those Fall Leaves

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Bring the beauty of fall into your home with these easy DIY decor projects. Ahh Fall Foliage…so beautiful but also SO messy! For those who live in parts of the ...

Our synthetic clothes are quietly polluting the oceans

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Polyester and acrylic fabrics are used for all sorts of clothing, from dresses to gymwear. But they could be leaching upward of 700,000 tiny plastic fibers into the environment for ...

Vegans embrace the idea of changing the name of vegan cheese to 'Gary'

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There's nothing vegans love more at a dinner party than a nice slice of Gary. "Gary" is a relatively new term the vegan community seems to be adopting following one ...

Wait, Why Is The World Trade Organization Attacking Renewable Energy?

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Graphic by Courtenay Lewis With the Paris Climate Agreement on the brink of entering into force and 2016 well on its way to being the hottest year ever recorded, you ...

Permaculture experts bid farewell to Bolinas home

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The founders and co-directors of the Regenerative Design Institute, James Stark and Penny Livingston-Stark, recently announced their plans to leave Commonweal Garden in Bolinas. The site has been their home ...

Equity 101: Bikes v. Bodies on Bikes

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“You’ve Been Whitesplained!” “Maybe you didn’t catch that you jumped into a convo specifically about transportation/police issues?” the self-described “police/community relations specialist” and bike advocate tweeted at me. “You’ve been ...

Zagster + Zipcar = Zipbike

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September 26th, 2016 by Cynthia ShahanMost urban environments don’t need more cars. Most times, they need fewer cars. Zipcar has joined the solution to problems of space, parking, congestion, and ...

Community-scale solar can power corporations, too

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Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 12:33amA new option for corporations interested in fueling their operations with clean energy is arising: community-scale solar. An insight brief (PDF) from RMI’s Shine initiative,

Coalition launches fierce attack against wind and solar after blackout

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The Coalition government launched a ferocious attack against wind and solar energy after the major South Australian blackout, even though energy minister Josh Frydenberg and the grid operators admit that ...

Wait, Why Is The World Trade Organization Attacking Renewable Energy?

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Compass Pointing the way to a clean energy future With the Paris Climate Agreement on the brink of entering into force and 2016 well on its way to being the ...

Egypt Changes Solar Power Scheme To Attract International Investors

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September 30th, 2016 by smiti Egypt plans to change regulations for the next push of solar power expansion following concerns raised by some international project developers. The Egyptian government has ...

What Food Policy Questions Would You Ask During Tonight's Debate?

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In advance of tonight's first presidential debate at 9 P.M. EST, the Food52 editorial team jotted down a few food policy-related questions we'd like to see Clinton and Trump address.

Chickpea Chocolate Chip S’mores Blondies [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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There are some recipes where each ingredient is so delicious, you really can't make a mistake. These s'mores blondies, for example, are made with chickpeas, almond butter, chocolate chips, marshmallows,

Bill Mollison, co-originator of permaculture, dies

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I remember when I first heard about permaculture. Flicking through a London counterculture zine at the age of 14, I came across a short article describing a vision for nature-inspired,

Writing off a flu the permaculture way

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When the dreaded lurgy heads for your house, and the kids start sniffling, coughing, and sneezing, do you reach straight for the medicine cabinet? Or do you, instead, take a ...

Hydrogen Economy Gets Real: Renewable Power for Rail Transportation

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Just a few years ago the sustainable hydrogen economy seemed a long way off, but things are moving along at a rapid clip. In the latest development, French mobility company ...

What do a band-aid, plastic bag, and balloon have in common? I saw all three in my 3.3km swim across the Strait of Messina.

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Photo by William Winram + Lukas Lukas Müller Just a few short months ago on World Oceans Day, Sir Richard Branson challenged me to swim 3.3km in open water across ...

Bill Mollison passed away on September 24, 2016 – Co-originator of ‘Permaculture’

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000So, in answer to the complex question “what is permaculture?”, perhaps the most concise response is to say with others that “permaculture is a revolution disguised as organic gardening”. By ...

Stabenow bill aims to expand federal help for urban farming

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U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow is pushing for an urban agriculture bill that would allow federal support for the growing industry in which Detroit is a national leader. Stabenow, D-Mich., today ...

Urban Ag May Get a Chunk of Farm Bill Cash

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While the Senate won’t consider the next version of the farm bill until 2018, there are signs the omnibus legislation that sets the budget for all agricultural and nutrition-assistance spending ...

Will car drivers ever learn to share the road with bikes?

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Looking around at our streets, it’s startling when you first notice it: like waking from a dream and forgetting where you are. A moment of disorientation as your eyes make ...

Australian politicians blame wind turbines for statewide power outage

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In the wake of an unprecedented blackout that cut off an entire Australian state from electricity on Wednesday into Thursday, some politicians are vilifying renewable power sources, particularly wind turbines.Had ...

It's Time to Speak up About Noise Pollution in the Oceans

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Ask most people about pollution, and they will think of rubbish, plastic, oil, smog, and chemicals. After some thought, most folks might also suggest noise pollution. We’re all familiar with ...

They Dreamed Of Sheep (Farming): Peek Inside An Alabama Dairy

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The chuga-chuga sound is one any dairyman would want to hear — daily. It's the sound of milking machines collecting the white liquid, which is turned into edible products that ...

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