Our Blog | June 2010

Transport Revolutions for the Trucking Industry

by: EJ on 06/30/2010
Posted in: Renewable Energy

Anthony Perl, co-author with Richard Gilbert of Transport Revolutions: Moving People and Freight Without Oil, recently debated Rich Moskowitz, of the American Trucking Association on the CNBC show "Street Signs". Interviewer Erin Burnett reports that the CEO's of both DHL America and FedEx have been recently interviewed on her show and stated that …

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The Better World Retreat

by: Heather on 06/24/2010
Posted in: Author Events

This just in from Ellis Jones, PhD. author of The Better World Shopping Guide and co-author of The Better World Handbook.

You already recycle, give to causes you believe in, and try your best to help those around you, but do you feel like you aren't living up to your potential for creating a more just, peaceful and sustainable world? Are you ready …

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Coming Back to Life - Coping with Oil Spill Despair

by: Heather on 06/18/2010
Posted in: Events

As the oil continues to pour into the Gulf and the environmental and social impacts accelerate, we feel anger, grief, deep frustration and overwhelming despair.

Joanna Macy is a Buddhist teacher, writer, activist, and scholar internationally renowned for her pioneering work in deep ecology and the healing of our world. She facilitates workshops …

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Hands Across the Sands

by: EJ on 06/17/2010
Posted in: Activism

On June 26th, people around the world are going to the beach. They are not going just to soak up the sun, rub their toes through the sand, listen to the calming wash of waves on the shore. They are going to hold hands, and not just with their sweetie for a romantic stroll along the waves.

Hands Across the Sand is an international movement to …

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How to Plan for a Sustainable Community

by: Heather on 06/16/2010
Posted in: Author Events

This just in from Sarah James and Torbjörn Lahti, authors of The Natural Step for Communities. Sarah and Torbjörn will be leading a 3 ½ -day intensive workshop on Eco-municipality Planning & Leadership Training from September 29-October 2, 2010 in Cambridge. MA.

The aim of this course is to empower planners, citizens, and their local governments …

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