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Blimps for Freight on the Way!


A Plurilateral Climate Agreement: We Need to Recognize Our Humanity Over Our Nationality and Show Some Guts!


Planetary Boundaries, a Successful Top-Down Policy, and the Concept of Inclusive Wealth


Geoengineering Books


Microalgae for Cleaning Coal and the 12 Principles of Green Chemistry


Living Infra-Glacially in an Imaginary Antarctic Metropolis


The Emergence of a Biosphere Economy


Counting Greenhouse Gases, Stabilizing at 350ppm, and Citizen Broadcasting


How to Power the Energy Innovation Lifecycle


A Climate-Neutral China


Movie Review: Human Footprint


Renewable Energy, Sustainable Development in Africa, and Bioprospecting


Developments in Energy for the BoP: From PlayMade's Energee-Saw to the Pot in Pot Cooler


Airspace Activism: Compelling New Art and an Interview with Nelly Ben Hayoun and Dr. Alison J. Williams


'Mangal City': A Mangrove Inspired Skyscraper Design by Team Chimera


We Need Bold Public Innovation, Values-Based Approaches to Sustainability, and Phytoplankton


Paper Industry is Waking Up to the Size of its Water Footprint


Design for Digital Inclusion, a Geekalicious Greenhouse Gas Graphic, and the Fallen Fruit Project


3 World Water Wins


A Carbon Counting Billboard and an Introduction to Physical Computing


Two New Studies on Density and Driving


IPBES – A New Assessment of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services


Interview with Yvo de Boer: Optimism from the UN's Outgoing Chief Climate Negotiator


From Working Less to Playing with DNA


A New, Bold Plan for a Carbon-Neutral UK by 2030


Growing Zimbabwean Resilience: The Strength of Traditional Food Crops


Closing Health Care Gaps with Simple Tech, Proving Walking is Best, and Wishing for Moon Power


Energy Headlines: Exciting Developments Around the World


OneBusAway: An Open Source Tool for Finding a Bus Fast


Enclosing Silence, Studying Resilient Salmon, and Sharing Inventions


MIT's IDEAS Global Challenge: Launching an Incubator for BoP Innovation


Seeing Past the BP Spill


Post-Ownership Living Tech Support, Dismantling Clean Coal, and Learning from the Tsunami


Apologies for Pause in Blog Posting: Holding a Retreat


Remember Small Businesses, Plan for Both Peak Oil and Climate Change, and Listen to Bruce Sterling


Post-Auto Uses for Lithium Car Batteries Improving


BP Oil Spill Crisis Reveals Past/Present 'Short-Termism' and Future Opportunities


Engineering, Art, and Globes


Lighting Africa: Outstanding Products and Distribution Issues


Sebastien Ramirez's Windscreen Greenhouse: Scrap Recovery over Recycling


Electricity (Feed)back: "Kill A Watt" and "Inlet-Outlet"


A Recycling Village, How to Build a Village, and Shadow Cities


Growing Biking in America: Look to Immigrants and Sushi?


Tiny Homes, Foldable Furniture, Walkable Futures and Our Brains on Time


Human Power at Home, on the Go, and at Play


Innovation in Wireless Light Monitoring to Slash Energy Use from Office Lights


From Muck to Riches: Waste-Chain Innovation in India


Concrete Cartoon, Geoengineering, and Leapfrog Lighting


2010 Goldman Environment Prize Winner Humberto Ríos Labrada Leads Cuba to Organic Revolution


HABITAR: Explorations of Emerging Scenarios in the City


Travel and the Built Environment: A New Source of Data on How Land Use Affects Transportation Choices


Parking, Common Sense, and Seeds


Buses, Kegs, and Cranes: Visions of Radical Reuse from Architect Aristide Antonas


Resilient Tech: Michael Yon on Gobar Gas


FreakAngels and SEA-LABS


New Emissions Measurements Show "Green" Consumerism Failing


Raspberries, Pears and Chocolate: A Fresh Understanding of the Bee Crisis


Systemic Solutions for Toxic Threats to Babies and Mothers


Two Calls for Change in Product Design


Roundup: The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity


Rural Center of Excellence: Closing a Gap in the Health Care System in Tanzania


Acara Challenge 2010: Eight Social Business Ideas


Skunkworks, Ninjas, and Space


Life-Cycle Study: Burials


Incredible Edible: Supporting Food Independence in Todmorden, England


Trashy Bags: Cleaning Up Ghana's Streets and Creating Jobs


Community Food and Art that Explores Privacy


David Benqué's "Fabulous Fabbers" Project: Imagining New Industry in Future Cities


A Green Chemistry Primer: "Benign by Design"


Global Voices: Love and Money


What Do You Think the Defining Infrastructure Project of the 21st Century Will Be?


BoP Opportunities in China


Solar Sisters: The Avon Lady of African Renewables


Cities of the Future and Climate Lawsuits


UNEP's Green Economy Initiative Report Makes the Case for Sustainable Fisheries


The Remix Project: An Arts + Cultural Incubator in Toronto


More Bikes and Less Oil


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