Food

Eat better, smarter. Grow cleaner, more sustainable food. Great bumper stickers, but how do you do it? PF members offer their solutions on how use science and good practice to feed ourselves more sustainably.

Hemp Technologies, Green Building Council, Hemp Industries Association, VoteHemp, International hemp Builders Association
Our company has built the first 3 permitted Hempcrete homes in USA and an office extension in Canada in 2010 with many more iHemp/Lime building projects coming in 2011/12 2.5 acres of IHemp will provide the insulation for an average size home and... Read More
In the world-wide race to develop energy sources that are seen as "green" because they are renewable and less GHG intensive, sometimes the most basic questions remain unanswered. Michal Moore, Senior Fellow, School of Public Policy at the University... Read More
George Washington University
By Andrea Vittorio and Miranda Green How many times a week do you take out the garbage? That sticky, icky, smelly trash leaves your home and heads for the landfill. But what if you could turn that waste into energy? Biogas digesters work like a... Read More
George Washington University-School of Media and Public Affairs
Lauren Hoenemeyer and Kimberly Kroll produced the crowd favorite at GW's Student Film Festival with GW President Steven Knapp, White House Environmental Executive Michelle Moore, Jeff Nesbit of the National Science Foundation and Michelle Williams... Read More
Casey Trees is a non-profit committed to restoring the tree canopy in the District. They recently moved from the hustle and bustle of K Street to an extraordinary new headquarters in the residential Brookland neighborhood of North East Washington.... Read More
Duo Ou, a green company in China, recognizes that conventional paper production is detrimental and hazardous to the environment. Therefore, Duo OU has developed technology that reduces these effects by managing sediment and using clean "pulp... Read More
My “idea” is quite idealistic in its self. In order to solve the efficiency problems of our daily lives, multiple solutions must be addressed simultaneously. To do so, my idea provides a possible solution to filter sewage/waste water, while... Read More
Schengchang, a new Chinese clean air company, recognized that China had become the largest CO2 emitter in the world by 2008. Because of its rapid development, China had become dependent on coal, which was detrimental for the environment and... Read More
We follow our produce from the farm to the table. “Think of the pollution and the global warming caused by its transport. Think of the ascendancy of corporate agribusiness over family farms. Think of the loss of nutrients during a weeklong journey... Read More
Planet Forward
At the National Press Club meeting November 29th, Energy Secretary Steven Chu explained the risks the United States is facing as it continues to lose its footing as a world leader in science and energy.  In this segment, Secretary Chu takes audience... Read More

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