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May 2008

Sandor Katz Fermentation Webinar

Sandor Katz, author of Wild Fermentation: The Flavor, Nutrition, and Craft of Live-Culture Foods and The Revolution Will Not Be Microwaved: Inside America’s Underground Food Movements, is taking his ancient food technologies to the modern digital age by teaching a webinar on June 7th and 8th. Come and learn some great fermentation recipes. Sandor’s invitation: […]

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NYC’s Bicycle Experiment

Bicycling to work is more popular than ever–especially in urban areas where people tend to live only a few miles from their jobs. washingtonpost.com has an article detailing NYC ‘s recognition of that fact and the city’s rather dramatic steps to protect their biking population from the roaring traffic of the city streets. From the […]

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WWF Study Finds Electric Cars to be Most Eco-Friendly

Even though electric cars rely on electricity from our dirty, antiquated (usually coal-fired) electric power grid, a new study by the WWF finds that even despite that fact, electric cars are the greenest option for the future. From the article: Dramatically expanded use of plug-in electric and hybrid vehicles would be a way to a […]

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Are you our next author?

Win $1,000 and a publishing contract with Chelsea Green by submitting one of the best proposals for the next book in our Green Guide Series! Think you’ve got what it takes to become our next author? Have a good idea for the next Green Guide to Technology, Green Guide to Travel, Green Guide to Remodeling, […]

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Biomimicry and the “Evolution” of Tidal Energy

The Oil Drum just posted a great article about the “evolution” of tidal generators and the rise of biomimicry in general. Essentially by mimicking the design of plants and sea-swelling creatures that have adapted to an underwater environment for millions of years, we are able to build systems and devices that are more likely to […]

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Soldiers Flee After Saddled with a Second 4 Year Commitment

Rich Droste and Josh Randall are two of the most recent additions to the growing list of American soldiers turning their backs on the war in Iraq. The aggressive stop-loss policy, longer tours of duty, poor governmental support, and the fully-debunked reasons for going to war in the first place are hard on the moral […]

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Nuclear River of Money

Yes, I admit, we folks here at Chelsea Green have a certain crazy love for all things “green” and renewable. A bevvy of us ride our bicycles to work every day, we have a worm bin under the kitchenette sink, we print any book we can on post-consumer recycled paper, and you won’t find an […]

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Nature: Now THERE’S an idea!

Zero Emission Research and Initiatives (ZERI) and the Biomimicry Guild have teamed up to create The Nature’s 100 Best Initiative, a study focused on discovering the environmentally-friendly solutions that will enable our future by studying the systems that exist in nature today. The Initiative has already found ways to improve many items and processes that […]

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Environmentalist Diane Wilson to appear in NH

Diane Wilson, author of An Unreasonable Woman: A True Story of Shrimpers, Politicos, Polluters, and the Fight for Seadrift, Texas and Chelsea Green’s forthcoming Holy Roller: Growing Up in the Church of Knock Down, Drag Out; or, How I Quit Loving a Blue-Eyed Jesus will be giving a free public presentation at the Howe Library […]

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Four Future Scenarios

As announced by Eat the Suburbs!, David Holmgren, author of Permaculture: Principles and Pathways Beyond Sustainability, has launched Future Scenarios at www.futurescenarios.org. The site is a long essay from David that has been broken down into informative micro-chapters, each detailing what David sees as a possible future. In the essay, Holmgren has outlined the following […]

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