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Thank You, Vermont

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Author: Chris Miller

There is something a bit magical about the place where we live. We like to think it's not just the beautiful mountains that give the Green Mountain State its nickname, but also our progressive approach to environmental conservation.

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Giving it All Away

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Author: sheila hollender

Last week I attended the United Nations Social Innovation Summit in New York City. As always at such conferences, there were many brilliant speakers, innovators and giant conglomerates talking about their sustainability agenda in an era when to not to do so would be a sign of immoral capitalism.

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Where Are Your Energy Dollars Sneaking Off To?

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Author: KellyConklin

Every day, every night, all year long money is slipping away from you. It is sneaking out the window one dollar at a time through lost energy.

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Here Comes the Sun

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Author: the Inkslinger

It's a simple process. Walk outside. Open a canister. Fill it with air. See what's there. And this spring, what's there in the Arctic's air is a new number no one wants to see: 400 parts per million, a milestone in atmospheric carbon dioxide levels the Earth hasn't experienced in (count 'em) 800,000 years. Here's another number: 1.

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Unleashing Economic Change, One Pad at a Time

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Author: sheila hollender

Women are spearheading the growth of the sustainable green economy across the world, not only as consumers, but also as business leaders and innovators.

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Water: What Are We Doing About It?

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Author: the Inkslinger

Summer's here and our faucets are running full bore. We're watering lawns and washing cars, filling pools and tall glasses, too. But the supplies of the water we're relying on to keep our whistles wet are shrinking each year. And that makes every drop worth saving.

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Teaching a Generation to Fish

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There's a saying you've probably heard before, it goes something like, "Give a man a fish and he'll eat for a day. Teach a man to fish and he'll eat for a lifetime." Well, there's a group called Generation Enterprise and they're teaching the world's urban youth how to fish.

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Thank You for Helping Us Save 500,000 Trees

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Author: Seventh Generation

While you always know when you've helped the environment, it can be hard to know just how much. But there's a ticker on our home page that spells it out in black and white. And sometime today, it's passing a real milestone: The 500,000th tree saved from the axe.

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Running in Circles

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Author: scienceman

Sports metaphors are hard to avoid. We're forever racing to the finish or otherwise racing against the clock to some goal.

 

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Barnes Students Visit Seventh Generation for a Lesson in Sustainability

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Author: Seventh Generation

What happens when sixty 4th and 5th graders descend on our offices?  A whole lot of fun, combined with a whole lot of learning!  Students from Mrs. Gordon's, Mrs. Smith's and Mr.

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