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The conscience of a graphic novelist

Given the imperative of fast action on climate, 2018 must be a year that prioritizes decisions rather than simply adds more detail to a story…

Marshall Saunders

Citizens Climate Lobby aims to price carbon, solve climate change, and to do it in a way that crosses Amer­i­can polit­i­cal bar­ri­ers. Founded by a Texan, after the creek behind his childhood home dried up.

The power of local governments to plan for climate change

In a country where the president has been forced to work around Congress on climate strategy, the onus may be on local governments to take the challenge of long-term climate planning into their own hands. And local governments around the U.S. and the globe seem to be attempting just that, according to the results of the Urban Climate Change Governance Survey.

Manhattan, coffee island

Although no coffee beans are grown in Manhattan, for many reasons it is truly the coffee island. Rachel Northrop brings us on a big apple tour behind the bean.

Collaborative Consumption hits NYC

The Sustainability Practice Network (SPN) organized an event that took place yesterday at Green Spaces to discuss the trend of collaborative consumption, which was identified by Time in 2010 as one of the 10 ideas that will change the world. The talk was moderated by Roo Rogers, founder of Ozolab and panelists included the entrepreneurs Jen Abrams, Our Goods; Ron J. Williams, SnapGoods; Paul Steely White, Transportation Alternatives;