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Public Energy Art Kits Push Back Against Consumerism

Blog   |    by Marissa Mommaerts   |    July 29, 2014

A new series of posters is helping illustrate the dangers of excessive consumption.


Save Energy; Take a Long Weekend!

Blog   |    by Michele   |    July 7, 2008


Do We Need to Sacrifice Communities in the Name of Progress?

Blog   |    by Addison Del Mastro   |    February 12, 2013

As environmentalists, we sometimes forget that a green energy company is just that—a company.


ACTION KIT: More Fun, Less Stuff Starter Kit

Resources   |    by New Dream   |    May 6, 2011

A fun, easy-to-use booklet packed with practical tips on how to simplify your life; free up time, money, and personal energy; and protect the environment.


Beat the Heat, Wash in Cold!

Blog   |    by Hanaa   |    November 5, 2007


WEBINAR: Community Solar 101

Webinars   |    by Wen Lee   |    January 10, 2013

Go solar — together! Through community techniques such as cooperatives, bulk purchasing, and group net metering, solar energy can be more affordable for everyone.


How Electricity Cooperatives in the U.S. Are Paving the Way for a Renewable Future

Blog   |    by Kevin Stark   |    July 17, 2017

Emerging co-op programs are keeping costs down and stimulating the economy while reducing energy use and benefiting the environment.


Reality Strikes Back: A Review of Richard Heinberg’s "The End of Growth"

Blog   |    by Chris Stratton   |    January 10, 2012

Bad news: Economic growth is gone for good. Good news: Maybe we don’t need growth to be better off.


America the Possible: A Revolution Cookbook for a More Decent Society

Blog   |    by Chris Stratton   |    November 14, 2012

In his new book, Gus Speth tells us the hard, necessary truth about the mess we’re in here in the United States—but he also offers hope.


Tips for a Greener, Simpler Halloween

Blog   |    by Lisa Mastny   |    October 11, 2017

Halloween is big business. Avoid the hype and direct your energy, $$$, and creativity toward a greener, simpler holiday.


"Greatest Board Game of All Time" Launches Environmental Spin-Off

Blog   |    by Jeffrey Steuben   |    December 15, 2011

New oil-consumption scenario for The Settlers of Catan brings eye-opening lessons about resource consumption and our impact on the world.


Phantom Loads: The Vampires in Your Home

Blog   |    by maryjo   |    June 26, 2008


WEBINAR: Bag the Plastic Bag

Webinars   |    by Taraneh Arhamsadr   |    September 24, 2015

Want to eliminate plastic bags in your community? Watch this webinar recording to learn how to get started, with examples from Washington, D.C. and Chicago.


Musicians at the Cutting Edge of Eco-Awareness

Blog   |    by Amy Curtis   |    August 8, 2011

Some bands are working hard to lighten the heavy environmental footprint of their performances.


Small Steps to Help Your Child’s School Be More Healthy Today

Blog   |    by Terra Wellington   |    September 25, 2012

Parents, teachers, administrators, and students can work together toward improving a school’s health and sustainability.


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