This past weekend marked one full month since protesters began camping out in Zuccotti Park, occupying Wall Street in exchange for Wall Street’s long occupation of our so-called democracy. Saturday, October 15th, was a day of global solidarity with the Occupy Wall Street group, and the Spanish “acampadas” (who have been protesting in a similar […]Read More..
Chelsea Green is proud to announce the availability of Reinventing Fire: Bold Business Solutions for the New Energy Era, by Amory Lovins and Rocky Mountain Institute. Reinventing Fire (October 2011) shows how to run the 2050 U.S. economy with no oil, coal, or nuclear energy, one-third less natural gas, a $5-trillion lower present-valued cost (ignoring […]Read More..
Permaculture: The Growing Edge is an antidote to environmental despair, a hopeful and practical look at a path to a viable, flourishing future. The film introduces us to inspiring examples of projects, and includes a visit to David Holmgren’s own homestead, tracking deer with naturalist Jon Young, sheet mulching an inner-city garden with Hunters Point […]Read More..
Health Care Without Harm Announces 2011 Sustainable Food in Health Care Awards Awards Recognize Fletcher Allen’s Diane Imrie and Richard Jarmusz for Implementing Sustainable Food Programs Washington, DC — The Health Care Without Harm (HCWH) Healthy Food in Health Care (HFHC) Program is pleased to announce the inaugural winners of its Annual Sustainable Food Awards. The awards […]Read More..
We are donating 1500 copies of our books to the OWS protesters in NYC for use in their education centers and to hand out to the 99%! For 27 years, Chelsea Green has been the publishing leader for books on the politics and practice of sustainable living. We are a founding member of the Green […]Read More..
This article was reposted from Grist. I’ve been watching the protests on Wall Street for the past few weeks with some interest. I’m all for speaking out and, on occasion, for putting your feet to the pavement and taking to the streets in peaceful demonstration. There is more than a little to demonstrate about today […]Read More..
“The gathering was life changing!” – Paul Tryba, The Farm, Longbeach, CA “We need Slow Money, fast.” – Mardi Mellon, Union of Concerned Scientists “One of the Top 5 Trends in Finance for 2011.” – Entrepreneur.com Slow Money national gatherings are quickly emerging as a significant new venue for field building, investing and social change. […]Read More..
Want to know breakthrough solutions to the world’s most pressing problems for both people and the planet? Then check out the 2011 Bionneers Conference! The main conference is in San Rafael, CA on October 15th but it will also be transmitted to more than 18 locations nationwide–acting as a hub of information for people who are hungry for change […]Read More..
This article was originally posted on Permaculture magazine’s website. Over the past few months, Permaculture magazine’s website has attracted a record number of visitors. There are an increasing number of people coming to permaculture, wanting to know more about the solutions, texts, teachers, courses and contacts which are out there globally. Since the start of […]Read More..
Are you inspired by the Transition movement? Do you have a burning question for its founder, Rob Hopkins? Or do you simply want to find out more? Join us for a Twitter launch with Rob Hopkins on Thursday, October 13, 2011. Rob will be available to answer questions about himself and the Transition movement between 9am […]Read More..