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5 Ways to Reuse Your Old Nalgene Bottles by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living The water bottle that (kind of) defined a generation…is really a killer. Last year, toxic plastic struck close to home. In April 2008, the FDA deemed Nalgene water bottles—tho ... Read on »
5 Ways to Save Water While on the Can by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Here I sit, broken-hearted, because we’re using up too much of our supply of clean water unnecessarily. One of the worst offenders is the way in which most of us flush away ou ... Read on »
6 Reasons Why You Need to Plant Perennials…Like Now by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living If you’ve ever debated about whether perennial plants are right for your landscape, author Ben Falk is here to help. And, as a recent winner of an American Horticultura ... Read on »
6 Shocking Revelations About Wall Street’s “Secret Government” by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Top officials willfully concealed the true extent of the 2008-’09 bailouts from Congress and the public. By Les Leopold for AlterNet We now have concret ... Read on »
7 Ways to Green Up Your Office by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living You’re a green and responsible citizen of the office. You took the time to set up and label those recycling bins in the break room for metal, glass, plastic, and paper. Your “ ... Read on »
700 French Men and Women Pose Nude to Save Organic Wines by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living GreenPeace is serious about climate change. And they know that one of the best—or maybe easiest—ways to bring attention to a cause is to put naked people on it. Naked people + ... Read on »
9 Environmental Boundaries We Don’t Want to Cross: Wired by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Remember the good old days, when all we had to worry about was a rapidly warming planet and its associated climatological disasters? Well, sure, we still need to work on trans ... Read on »
9 Simple Steps for Sheet Mulching, An Excerpt from Perennial Vegetables by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Learn about a simple, ecological way to fight weeds in this excerpt from Perennial Vegetables: From Artichokes to Zuiki Taro, A Gardener’s Guide to Over 100 Del ... Read on »
9 Simple Steps to Sheet Mulching by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living The following is an excerpt from Perennial Vegetables: From Artichokes to Zuiki Taro, A Gardener’s Guide to Over 100 Delicious, Easy-to-Grow Edibles , by Eric To ... Read on »
A “Fluoride” Cake for Dr. Paul Connett by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living At a speaking event at Brave New Books in Austin, Texas on November 6th, Dr. Paul Connett got a sweet surprise related to his book, The Case Against Fluoride: How ... Read on »
A Benign Extravagance by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Simon Fairlie, author of Meat: A Benign Extravagance , wrote the following piece, which appeared originally online at Global Food Security . I recently spen ... Read on »
A Call to Action: The 350 Home & Garden Challenge by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living We’re proud to partner with and support the efforts of Transition U.S. by encouraging you, our readers, to take part in the 350 Home & Garden Challenge this May. ... Read on »
A Case Study in Community Wind: Denmark by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living With wind power jobs now outnumbering* coal mining jobs for the first time ever (probably with good reason: you never hear stories of workers getting trapped in wind-mines) we ... Read on »
A Chilling List of Nuclear Meltdown Near Misses by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Three Mile Island, the nuclear plant in Pennsylvania that melted down on this day in 1979, is synonymous with nuclear disaster. The meltdown was stopped before an ... Read on »
A Citizen-Powered Energy Grid in 2009: A Case Study in Geothermal by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living The following is an excerpt from The Citizen-Powered Energy Handbook: Community Solutions to a Global Crisis by Greg Pahl. It has been adapted for the web. Luther College, loc ... Read on »
A Congressional Plug for Wind Power by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living From The Browser , a site that is “creating a 21st century library of Writing Worth Reading”: One of their sections is FiveBooks , in which an editor interv ... Read on »
A Conversation with Gene Logsdon by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Author Gene Logsdon appears to be picking up steam as he rolls into his ninth decade. He has developed a prolific body of work as a writer, novelist, and journalist on ... Read on »
A Conversation with Slow Food’s Josh Viertel by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living From The Faster Times : When Josh Viertel took the helm at Slow Food USA in 2008, the organization had a reputationat least in this countryas a club for ... Read on »
A Decade of Wall Street Hubris by Chelsea Green Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living MSN Money presents an overview of the ups and downs (mostly downs) of a decade of Wall Street hubris. They lied, they cheated, they traded their way to wealth and glory while ... Read on »