26 Feb '12, 3pm

Nice! What LEGO can teach us about rebuilding via @grist

It is possible that we are suckers for this North Face campaign because it instructs participants to read Grist every day. But even before we noticed that part, we thought it was one of the best templates for taking green action we've come across. The Protect Our Winters (POW) pledge has seven ways to fight climate change. And, no, Jon Meacham , none of them involve composting shredded tote bags. They are: 1. Get political 2. Educate yourself 3. Find your biggest lever 4. Be vocal, bug your friends 5. Talk to businesses 6. Change your life and save money 7. Join POW What's so great about this list? It's about fighting climate change as a community and expanding that work beyond your front doors. Retrofitting your own house is great, but convincing 10 or 100 people to retrofit their houses is better. Convincing the government to incentivize retrofits so that thousands of pe...

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grist.org 26 Feb '12, 2pm

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"What ‘left’ and ‘right’ really mean on climate change (hint: nothing)" Grist

"What ‘left’ and ‘right’ really mean on climate...

grist.org 27 Feb '12, 7pm

Ezra Klein had an interesting post last week about the arbitrary nature of what gets coded “left” and “right” in today’s p...

LEGO buys $500m worth of wind power that's good...

grist.org 26 Feb '12, 7pm

The world’s third-largest toy manufacturer is going to be putting “made with wind power” labels on all those boxes of LEGO...

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via @grist

grist.org 24 Feb '12, 11am

Almost as good as a parking lot: An artist's rendering of the completed river restoration in downtown Yonkers. (Image by C...

How to feed 7 billion of us without ruining the planet

How to feed 7 billion of us without ruining the...

grist.org 28 Feb '12, 1am

It turns out converted rainforest land is neither particularly productive as farmland nor climate smart, since creating it...

Waltham warrior princesses out to #SaveTheArctic via @GPWalthamForest

Waltham warrior princesses out to #SaveTheArcti...

greenpeace.org.uk 26 Feb '12, 8pm

“Thank you,” I said to the woman who took a leaflet from me. “What’s all this about then, something to do with Shell?” she...

LEGO buys $500 million worth of wind turbines

grist.org 24 Feb '12, 6pm

The world’s third-largest toy manufacturer is going to be putting “made with wind power” labels on all those boxes of LEGO...

[NEWS]: Nice Kicks Staff Picks

[NEWS]: Nice Kicks Staff Picks

nicekicks.com 25 Feb '12, 9pm

Every week, we see a ton of great shoes, but choosing a favorite can be a bit of a challenge. This week was no exception a...

@Raspberry_Pi

canada.newark.com 29 Feb '12, 12pm

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grist.org 24 Feb '12, 5pm

For those of you who are out of touch with what the young people and Mormons are all about these days, Pinterest is this r...

Farming the ‘burbs

Farming the ‘burbs

grist.org 21 Feb '12, 12pm

Prairie Crossing is a 669-acre subdivision in Illinois with small lots, 70 percent open space and 100 acres for food produ...

My wish list #Life

iamthewitch.com 02 Mar '12, 10pm

bamboo: Haha… this wish list does not apply only on birthdays, but for any days! French manicure is described here: http:/...

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soft.com.sg 27 Feb '12, 12pm

Can recording studios be added to this list... cos i see some recording studios in the list.. you should know what i mean,...