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Interested in trying to eat local? Intimidated by buying fresh for the first time? Check out our guide to buying at your local farmer's market.
Affiliation:
The George Washington University
July 24, 2014
Overall Score of
0
Kathleen Merrigan explains how using solar in the city is helping open up new opportunities out on the farm.
Affiliation:
The George Washington University
July 02, 2014
Overall Score of
8
How do you get solar in a city? You build in the country, in a move that could become a trend for urban campuses.
Affiliation:
Planet Forward
July 01, 2014
Overall Score of
11
John Motter, farmer and director of the United Soybean Board, thinks we can replace petroleum products with biobased materials.
Affiliation:
Planet Forward
June 26, 2014
Overall Score of
10
It turns out you can do a lot with a little bean. Hear from the experts on how biobased products can replace petroleum and break new ground.
USDA Deputy Secretary Krysta Harden: Beyond Food
Affiliation:
Planet Forward
June 23, 2014
Overall Score of
17
Biobased alternatives to petroleum products are numerous but not everyone is aware of them yet - read up on the Biobased Stakeholders Dialog, where creators and consumers came together to discuss... Read More
Affiliation:
Planet Forward, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
June 19, 2014
Overall Score of
11
Close to 50 percent of children don't get the right nutrition at the start in Guatemala, but a groundbreaking partnership between national and local actors is aiming to change that.
Edited by Anahi Ruiz and Eric Osman
Affiliation:
The George Washington University
June 18, 2014
Overall Score of
15
Proper nutrition in the first 1,000 days of life are absolutely essential to a child's development - see why and what one country, Guatemala, is doing about it.
Affiliation:
Planet Forward, GWU School of Media and Public Affairs
June 16, 2014
Overall Score of
19
Back in February, we posted about keeping warm during the winter months while saving energy. Now that summer has arrived, there are plenty of things you can do to enjoy the warmer months and reduce... Read More
Affiliation:
The George Washington University
June 12, 2014
Overall Score of
36
Are genetically engineered foods safe to eat? Have they had environmental impacts? Greg Jaffe cuts through the myths in this Planet Forward lecture.
Affiliation:
Planet Forward
June 09, 2014
Overall Score of
12
Two undergraduates minoring in Sustainability at GWU made extraordinary contributions for their capstones.
Affiliation:
Planet Forward
June 06, 2014
Overall Score of
13
Distinguished fellow Tara Sonenshine gives her take on how the Obama Administration needs to communicate their new plans for coal regulation
Affiliation:
GWU School of Media and Public Affairs
June 04, 2014
Overall Score of
15
Get an up-close look at how Mary Njenga's briquette formula can produce cheap, clean fuel and a sustainable business for women in Kenya for about two cents each.
Affiliation:
Planet Forward
June 02, 2014
Overall Score of
15
Hear from the experts on how to square agricultural production with climate change at the Chicago Council Global Food Security Symposium.
Howard W. Buffett on Making Farming More Resilient
Affiliation:
Planet Forward
May 30, 2014
Overall Score of
25
Passive solar building design works year round to save on utilities. It is a cost-effective way to take a home or building 50% or more off the grid, thus making the addition oif PVs a much more... Read More
Passive solar in summer
Affiliation:
Sustainable Architecture
May 29, 2014
Overall Score of
21