Published on August 13th, 2003 | by

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California clean cars mandate gets a chance Encouraging news from California that has nothing to do with recalls or Ahhhnold. According to this Associated Press report, GM, DaimlerChrysler and Isuzu are dropping their lawsuits against California’s “clean car rule.” I find this particularly encouraging as it recognizes that hydrogen fuel cell cars are still a […] read more

Published on August 10th, 2003 | by

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Green Building in St. Louis I was pretty excited to see this article in the Business section of this morning’s St. Louis Post-Dispatch. I see Alberici’s name almost anywhere there’s construction around town, so it looks like green building is in the mainstream rather than getting there. read more

Published on August 9th, 2003 | by

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“This Old Barn, This New Money” As “totalitarian agriculture” (to borrow Daniel Quinn’s term) seems to lay at the foundation of our current enviromental messes, this article, first published in World Watch seems particularly important and hopeful. If tobacco farmers can shift to organic vegtables, does anyone have an excuse for maintaining unsustainable ways because […] read more

Published on August 9th, 2003 | by

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Energy Plan from ThirdWorldTraveler.com Doug– Clearly, you’re doing a better job of keeping this up than I am… end of the term business gets in the way. Here’s the article you sent from ThirdWorldTraveler.com on a sustainable energy plan. If you’re interested in this, check out Lester Brown’s Eco-Economy, which is available for free online. read more

Published on August 5th, 2003 | by

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From Der Spiegel, 8/03 The Desecrated Beauty” Mediterranean: Over 220 million holidaymakers are heading southwards again this year. But some parts of the world’s most popular holiday region are in a pitiful state. Industry and agriculture are flushing toxic residues into the water, the pressure to build new settlements is increasing. Experts describe the situation […] read more

Published on July 25th, 2003 | by

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Jeff: Regarding the Northeast revolution against the Bush stance on the un-Greening of the world, Mr. Cheney says that the reason we had to take out the Saddam regime was because somewhere in the future they might have developed nuclear capabilities. Then why aren’t the administration worrying about the global ecology? At least “somewhere in […] read more

Published on July 23rd, 2003 | by

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A Green Revolt Against Bush I’ve been meaning to link this article from Monday’s Salon since I read it — certainly some of the most heartening news I’ve read recently (yes, even more so than the killing of Uday and Qusay). Even George Pataki “gets it” on global warming… read more

Published on July 21st, 2003 | by

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Now, what sort of “sustainability” is this? (http://www.philly.com/mld/inquirer/6340472.htm) It sounds rather from “The Deserted Village” of the eighteenth century, crushing the very life out of our offspring with the stones of the fences, refusing to allow them breathing room. But from a privileged buffoon like Mr Bush, what more to expect? And his minions, the […] read more