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Michael Branch — a desert-dwelling and award-winning environmental essayist who "writes like a drunken professorial hillbilly" — shows us that humor can, and should, have a place in communicating conservation's weightier issues. (Photo courtesy of Michael Branch)

Planet Forward Correspondent | University of Wisconsin-Madison
Michael Branch — an award-winning environmental essayist who "writes like a drunken professorial hillbilly" — shows us that humor can, and should, have a place in communicating conservation's weightier issues.
Glendale Community College
Glendale Community College, home of the Glendale Gaucho, has been decreasing its carbon footprint with traditional and innovative initiatives since the early 1990’s.
Researchers from the California Institute of Technology have created a prototype for a solar-powered sanitation system that can be used in remote parts of the planet that are not currently served by municipal sewage systems. Caltech's prototype,... Read More
Elon University
Last summer, I lived in a sustainable treehouse community in Finca, Costa Rica and filmed the experience. As it turns out, I ended up filming a celebrity bulldog named Kimbo Slice. Check out Kimbo's quest! More videos coming soon!
The George Washington University
Did you know beer could be green? Neither did we. At first when my partner and I set out to do this project, we thought our innovation was the fact that a local brewery, DC Brau, reused their waste by paying farmers to take it to their farms and... Read More
Planet Forward
THIS WEEK: Holy cow! This week Planet Forward got up close and personal with some Virginia livestock. DC Brau, the first local brewery in D.C. feeds their organic waste to livestock in the Virginia area. Take a look!
Elon University
A plea from a turtle named Chuck Norris for you to save the Rainforest.
SCIArc & Caltech
What will the homes of the future look like? How will we live in them and how will they occupy space and use precious resources? CHIP has a vision, watch and see how it works!
SCIArc & Caltech
All mechanical systems in our house design have been selected to optimize the tradeoff between energy savings and cost of added photovoltaic (PV) energy generation. The HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) and DHW (domestic hot water)... Read More
SCIArc & Caltech
CHIP'S Architectural concept is driven by the two sides of the net zero equation: energy production and energy consumption. Watch to find out how Team California makes the two sides meet!

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