Headlines from Worldchanging Canada (August 2009)


Japan's Yukio Hatoyama and Climate Change


The Lessons of Katrina: Global Warming Adaptation is a Cruel Euphemism and Prevention is Far, Far Cheaper


Why Bicycles Are a Must-Have for Modern Civil Disobedience


Now That’s What I Call a Neckdown!


Science on the Risks of Climate Engineering: Optimism About a Geoengineered Easy Way Out Should Be Tempered by Examination of Currently Observed Climate Changes


Solar Power from Space: Moving Beyond Science Fiction


BIKE-O-RAMA: A Roundup of the Best in New Bikes, Bike Infrastructure, Blogs, Books and More


Ideas to Roll With: Bike-Related Innovations We'd Like to See Flourish


Bike-frastructure 101: Sharrows, Street Parking, Superhighways and More


Bicycle Reading List: Of Books and Blogs


New Bikes (bling!)


Agroforestry Found On Nearly Half The World’s Farms


Wanted: Cool Roofs For Hot-And-Bothered Town


The Case Against Organic Food Does Not Stand Up


Videos Of Chu, (Bill) Clinton, Gore, Pickens, Reid, Van Jones, Villaraigosa, Wirth, And Zoi At The National Clean Energy Summit 2.0


Turning Charcoal Into Carbon Gold


In Defense of High-Speed Rail


Enhancing Our National Security By Reducing Oil Dependence And Environmental Damage


Money (And Jobs) On The Table


Summer of Solutions 2009


Pret-a-Rouler? Paris to Launch Electric-Vehicle Sharing Program


China Will Sign Global Treaty If U.S. Passes Climate Bill, E.U. Leader Says


See it Before it Disappears: Reconciling and Regulating Disaster Tourism


The Bioluminescent Metropolis


City of Fees And Services


Islay To Be Entirely Powered By Tides


Global Warming Is A Medical Emergency


Too Much Cash For Clunkers?


Climate Change Politics Floods Australian Parliament


Senator Edward M. Kennedy (D-MA), A Champion Of The Environment And Clean Energy, Dies At Age 77


Pachauri Supports Goal Limiting Atmospheric CO2 to 350 ppm


Fish Systems and Design


Even Fantasy-Filled American Petroleum Institute Study Finds No Significant Impact of Climate Bill on US Refining


The GSBI Video Blog, Part 3: Yugandhar Mandavkar from the State of Gujarat, India


My Fridge Could Power the World


Fighting Back, Several Senators Are Working to Strengthen the Climate and Clean Energy Bill


Transparency, Accountability and the "dot eco" Debate


Graphic Series: Earthly Ideas, White Roofs


VIDEO: Block Parties Bring Long-Term Neighborhood Benefits


A Global Climate Deal Must Be Simpler, Fairer, and More Flexible Than Kyoto


Efficiency Retrofitting in Northeast Seattle


Wanderlusting No. 3: Lego Power


U.S. Government Seeks To Limit Federal Energy Use


ReneSola Awarded £425m Contract To Build Solar Power Station In China


Eyes On The Street: Try A Bixi Bike On For Size At Union Square


The U.S. Health Care Debate, Simply Put: An Original Animated Short


World Water Week Ends


China's Growing Appetite for Climate Action


Australian Parliament Adopts 20 Percent Renewables Standard By 2020


What's Your Company's Water Footprint?


Wanderlusting No. 2: Livability


Ambitious Solar Project to Use Recycled City Wastewater


Worldchanging Essay: Creating Responsible Voluntourism


On Big Day for Bike-Share, Boston Mayor Envisions World Class Cycling City


Web Apps For Transpo Planning: Share Your Insights


VIDEO: Colbert Report Presents Primer On Climate Change


Get Ready To Participate: Crowdsourcing And Governance


Book Review - Experimental Geography: Radical Approaches to Landscape, Cartography, and Urbanism


Big Support for Senate Climate Action


The Golden Institute for Energy in Colorado


Walkable Neighborhoods Are Worth More


Wanderlusting No. 1: The Welcome Mat in Copenhagen


VIDEO: A New Sound


Steady at the Helm to Stop Carbon Freewheeling


The most crucial missing element in U.S. media coverage of climate change: The ethical duty to reduce GHG emissions


Vacation Matters


Sticker Shock: Walmart’s labeling scheme will be costly, but will it be effective? Two views.


Travel Matters: Paid Vacation Law & Sustainable Tourism


Obama’s Science Adviser Urges Leadership On Climate


Vacation Matters: Resources for Further Reading


The Truth About Green Business


Take Back Your Time


LessCarbonMoreJobs.com


The Green Collar Economy


The Business and Human Rights Resource Centre


Resources from the Worldchanging Library


Worldchanging Resources: BUSINESS


Collaborative Services: How to Have More By Owning Less


Transmaterial 2: Tracking Emerging Sustainable Materials


Shopping Our Way to Safety


Basel Action Network


Antiques of the Future


iCommunityTV


Emerald City: An Environmental History of Seattle


Global Fund for Women: Advancing Human Rights


Gapminder: Interactive Graphics


Worldchanging Resources: STUFF


Worldchanging Resources: COMMUNITY


The Green Report Card: Rating University Policies and Programs


Nature's Benefits in Kenya: An Atlas of Ecosystems and Human Well-Being


VolunteerMatch: Helping Everyone Find a Place to Volunteer


Film: Democracy in Dakar


SERVEnet: Mobilizing the Volunteer Community


Rebel, Rebel: The Protestor's Handbook


Serviceleader.org: Virtual Volunteering


Idealist.org: The Interactive Site for Change Makers


The Open Society Institute


Netsquared: Connecting Nonprofits to Technology


Rising Voices’ Projects Propel Citizen Media


Biodiversity Hotspots: Certain Places Are Richer Than Others


The EDGE of Existence


Encyclopedia of Life: A Comprehensive Guide to the World's Species


OpenStreetMap: Collaboratively Mapping the World


The Atlas of Hidden Water


Atlas of the Real World


Under a Green Sky: Exploring the True Magnitude of the Climate Crisis


An Atlas of Radical Cartography


Verb Crisis: An Urban Transformation Boogazine


Blue Gold: The Fight to Stop the Corporate Theft of the World’s Water


Big Box Reuse: The Book


Deadmalls.com: Tracking Closings and Developments


ThetaNoon: Renewable Energy Calculator and Community


Rails to Trails Conservancy Transforms Old Rail Lines into Routes for Walking


Architecture 2030's 2030 Challenge


U.S. Green Building Council: Creating LEED Ratings and Better Informed Builders


ICLEI's STAR Community Index


ICLEI: Helping Communities Prevent and Deal with Global Climate Change


PlaceMatters: Cutting Edge Software for Community Planning


The Chinese Dream


Global Green


The Concrete Dragon


The Great Neighborhood Book


Energy and Global Warming News: World’s Poorest Women Set To Suffer Most From Climate Change; American Psychological Association Examines the Behavior Behind Climate Inaction


The Captain Ahab of Neighborhood Design


Controlling the Ranching Boom That Threatens the Amazon


New Yorkers to Create PreFab Parks for Park(ing) Day


Worldchanging Resources: POLITICS


Worldchanging Resources: PLANET


Worldchanging Resources: SHELTER


Worldchanging Resources: CITIES


Create Your Own Bike Lane, For Real


eSolar Launches First Solar Tower in US


No Impact Man (the movie): A Sneak Peek


Dead Pool -- Imagining the Future of the American Southwest


Proposal Toward Visual Eco-Criticism


Architecture for Humanity Joins Forces with Yéle Haiti


Portland’s Transport Research Guru Headed to Obama Administration


Indian Government Opens Climate Debate To Youth


Plane To Train: The Ultra-Fast Route To A Travel Revolution


Unscientific America 2: Buy The Book - And Read It


Use Your Body and Your Brain Will Thank You


Can We Give Fish a Chance?


The Four-Day Work Week Works


Solar Into Space


Hi Honey I'm Home – The New Hobby That's Creating A Buzz In Britain's Towns And Cities


The Struggle Over Local Media: An Interview With Eric Klinenberg (Part One)


Sorry, Out Of Gas: Architecture's Response To The 1973 Oil Crisis


South Korea, A ‘Developing’ Country, Embraces 2020 Emissions Cap, With Important Implications For A Global Deal In Copenhagen


Are You a Vegetarian, or Just Vegcurious?


Bloomberg Tests Free-Transit Waters


India Sets Out Ambitious Solar Power Plan To Be Paid For By Rich Nations


Shoe Brands Get Tough On Leather Suppliers To Save Amazon Rainforest


Free Parking Isn't Free


Ofgem Plans 'Smart Grid Cities' As It Gears Up To Go Green


Obama's Green Credentials Tested By Battle Against Mountaintop Mining


Separating Myth From Fact on “Cash for Clunkers”


Study Finds Rich U.S. Energy-Efficiency Potential


Island of Future Airships


First Comes Global Warming, Then An Evolutionary Explosion


Miliband Delivers Message To Forest Tribes Deep In The Amazon


Big Polluters Turn Tree Huggers


The Ruins of the Unsustainable: Searching For Answers to the Suburbs


For Kids’ Sake: Designing a Healthier Snack Cart


Graphic Series: Earthly Ideas, Wastewater Bioremediation