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by: Heather on 09/10/2007
Posted in: New Books

Can David really slay Goliath? You bet! Michael Conroy shows how in Branded! - a fascinating account of how activists are able to leverage a corporation's valuable brand in order to encourage them to behave more responsibly and ethically. Check it out!

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The Twelfth Hour

by: Heather on 09/07/2007
Posted in: Peak Oil

Here at New Society we pay a lot of attention to Peak Oil and the decline of our reliance on fossil fuels. Author John Michael Greer (also known as the Grand Archdruid) regularly writes about these and related issues on his blog The Archdruid Report. Recently he posted a thought-provoking entry on our resistance as a society to accepting that we …

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Avaaz to APEC - Tackling Climate Change

by: Heather on 09/06/2007
Posted in: Activism

Avaaz.org is an online global civic advocacy group who aims to ensure that the world's people have a say in global decisions. With hundreds of thousands of members in more than 170 countries, their goal is a powerful coalition of citizens without borders.

Over 400,00 people have already signed the current Avaaz petition seeking binding global …

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Guest Video Post - Chris O'Brien

by: Heather on 09/05/2007
Posted in: Events

Today we have our first ever video post, featuring Chris O'Brien, author of Fermenting Revolution speaking about "Sudstainability", otherwise known as how to drink beer and save the world. Bottoms up!


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Green Building A to Z

by: Heather on 09/04/2007
Posted in: New Books

LEED certification, Platinum Buildings, eco-effectiveness, low-VOC paints, xeriscaping, microturbines and more... Jerry Yudelson's brand new Green Building A to Z cuts through the jargon and makes sense of the bewildering array of terms and ideas involved in the green building movement. Just off press!

Green Building A-Z

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