27 Sep '11, 5pm

It's The Ecology, Stupid. There Are No Profits Without a Stable Planet. (Video)

It's The Ecology, Stupid. There Are No Profits Without a Stable Planet. (Video)

Wall Street Protests Have Ecological Angle Matt has already made the case, of course, for why environmentalists should care about protests against Wall Street , arguing that wealth inequality, militarism and corporate corruption all have an environmental impact. But the problem with Wall Street is deeper than individual "issues"—it is that the system of making money from other people's fortunes and misfortunes if fundamentally disconnected from one central reality: The economy is just a subset of our ecology. Trader Speaks Truth for a Change So when a forthright trader tells a dumbfounded BBC presenter that he goes to bed dreaming of a financial crisis; that the economy is only months away from a catastrophic collapse; and that he and his colleagues simply do not care—we should remember that this is not just an example of greed talking. We are listening to a representative...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/09/ecology-stupid-pr...

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A Life without Borders - VANTAN.ORG: Meanwhile,...

vantan.org 27 Sep '11, 3pm

Borders, as everyone should know by now, has closed its chapter in Singapore. Many of us took for granted that it would al...

It's Ecological Debt Day - for the rest of 2011 we are living beyond nature's means

It's Ecological Debt Day - for the rest of 2011...

neweconomics.org 27 Sep '11, 12pm

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Lonely Planet names tastiest food sites in the world

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luxuo.com 27 Sep '11, 7pm

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Moving the Planet & Occupying Wall Street, The ...

treehugger.com 26 Sep '11, 4pm

Dr James Hansen gave a much abbreviated version of the same presentation he made at the New School the previous day. Hanse...

Moving the Planet & Occupying Wall Street, The ...

treehugger.com 26 Sep '11, 4pm

Dr James Hansen gave a much abbreviated version of the same presentation he made at the New School the previous day. Hanse...

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How to Make Almond Milk (Video)

How to Make Almond Milk (Video)

treehugger.com 28 Sep '11, 3pm

Image credit: The Vegan Zombie Whether you dig Emeril's almond milk and dairy yoghurt milk shakes , or you prefer the Vega...

9 Tips For Increasing Video Conversions

reelseo.com 28 Sep '11, 12am

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The Future of Transportation on a Planet with 7...

treehugger.com 29 Sep '11, 7pm

This brings me to a short tangent: Just because there are sometimes more articles about hybrid cars and electric vehicles ...

Catalyzing economies, growing youth employment without destroying the Earth #tunza11 #greeneconomy

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unep.org 27 Sep '11, 6am

But the challenge faced by world leaders is how to ensure sustainable growth that delivers a balance in terms of economic,...

What will transportation on a planet with 7 bil...

treehugger.com 29 Sep '11, 7pm

But my realist side tells me that even if there are positive trends, like urbanisation, which will lead to more than half ...

Planet Getting Too Hot for Chocolate? Study Finds Climate Change Could Threaten Cocoa Farmers via @TreeHugger

Planet Getting Too Hot for Chocolate? Study Fin...

treehugger.com 29 Sep '11, 4pm

Image: Siona Watson via flickr The world's cocoa supply could be in danger from climate change, according to a new study f...