Rob Greenfield is biking & dumpster diving his way across the United States to bring attention to all the good, edible food we throw away.
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Even the best projects, with the most talented team and the most well-intentioned backers, can effectively do only as much or as little as the amount of attention they’re able to attract, and sometimes, such as in this instance, that might mean finding…
In the days leading up to Earth Day, my inbox fills up with green-themed PR pitches. Here’s a selection of the best and the worst…
Yeah, they’re a little clunky looking, but cargo bikes have developed their own culture, and a documentary in the works, Less Car More Go, aims to share that culture with the world.
Years of Living Dangerously, Showtime’s new multi-part television event, premiering April 13, provides an opportunity to meet the people and see the places affected by climate change.
I have no doubt that climatology is a challenging field in and of itself, but climate scientists – particularly those focused on global warming – also have to deal with consistent attempts to undermine their credibility. They’re just following the “consensus” (which, ya know, didn’t actually result from empirical evidence) because it’ll get them grants, […]
On Tuesday, the Center for Media and Democracy released a new short film that sets out to debunk the many false claims — the films calls them “pipeLIES” — used by promoters of the Keystone XL pipeline. These industry…;
Happy New Year, everyone! I’ve been relaxing heavily during the Christmas-New Year downtime, and just finally got around to what’s become an annual activity: figuring out our top posts for the past year. I had quite a surprise this time around: efforts to create “evergreen” content over past years worked so well that all of […]
Please note: Earth Policy Institute provided me with a free review copy of Breaking New Ground. I’ve been reading Lester Brown’s work for about ten years now, and in the process of doing so, I’ve developed a picture of the man: some of ideas gleaned from book cover jackets, but most of them from my […]
The Rainmaker Project has something quite different in mind from the standard notion of an online game about planting seeds and crops: a global community committed to the sustainable exchange and planting of seeds… in the real world. It ain’t Farmville; rather, its more like Facebook itself, made up of people committed to expanded landscape of real, live plants, and ideas for cultivating those plants more sustainably.
Ever gotten stuck behind a garbage truck? Or heard one banging against a dumpster in the middle of the night? I’d guess that for most of us, these inconveniences/disturbances are among the few times we give any thought to the people who deal with our waste after we throw it “away.”