The best example of sustainability in action I know is the social network that is the bicycling community in my hometown of Pittsburgh.
The George Washington University
The 11th Street Bridge Park is a unique development project that is focused on the community and the preservation of the Anacostia River.
Climate change is a big issue, but everyone's got issues to deal with - does the average person have time to think about climate change, and time to act?
Victoria University of Wellington
New Zealand: Victoria University of Wellington is the first team from the Southern hemisphere to compete in the US Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2011. They have made a series of video blogs which follow their progress in the lead up to the... Read More
Middlebury College; U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon Competition
Congratulations Middlebury Solar Decathlon Team! They won our popular vote and will be featured on PBS in a few weeks. See why they won!
If each community is self-sufficient in one staple - oil (e.g. avocado, macadamia, olive, canola, non-pungent mustard), sweetener (sugar cane, beet sugar, honey, pear concentrate, grape concentrate etc), some kind of starch or carbohydrate (e.g.
The news that residents in Eastern Oregon are trying to halt production of a new wind farm because of health concerns over noise, lights, stress reminds me of similar, community-related issues occurring around the country related to wind energy.