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New Society's Dan Chiras Opens Renewable Energy Educational Center

by: Heather on 02/17/2009
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Dan Chiras, author of the upcoming Power from the Wind, recently announced the opening of a new educational center in east-central Missouri. The Evergreen Institute offers hands-on instruction in solar electricity, wind energy, passive solar design, residential energy efficiency, green building, and natural building.

The courses are taught …

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Eco-municipality Leadership Training

by: Heather on 02/10/2009
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This just in from Sarah James and Torbjörn Lahti, co-authors of The Natural Step for Communities: How Cities and Towns can Change to Sustainable Practices

Citizen & Planner Leaders for Local Sustainability
Eco-municipality Leadership Training
May 29-June 2, 2009
Tufts University, Medford, MA

This coming spring in 2009, a 4-day national training …

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Commonway Tele-Seminars Begin Next Week

by: Heather on 01/28/2009
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This just in from Sharif Abdullah, author of The Power of One and founder of the Commonway Institute. Thanks Sharif!

Commonway Institute Tele-seminars

Ever since the beginning of our current financial crisis, as the wave of bad financial news threatens to engulf us (and other dangers await), I have heard a steady, quiet, but insistent question: …

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Integral City Event

by: EJ on 01/23/2009
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The Ginger Collaborative and Cadboro Bay Books invite you to a public dialogue on creating healthy cities at the Queenswood Centre in Victoria, BC on January 28th. Your host for the evening will be Dr. Marilyn Hamilton, author of Integral City: Evolutionary Intelligences for the Human Hive. A "meshworker" and founder of Integral City movement, Dr. …

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Biofuels for Barack

by: on 01/16/2009
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The excitement over the Barack Obama presidency has brought the first glimmer of hope many Americans have felt in a long time. His oft-stated commitment to renewable fuels is all the encouragement the folks at Small is Possible's Piedmont Fuels needed. They are heading up to Washington with a load of biodiesel to help fuel the Inauguration! As …

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