2012 Fortune Brainstorm Green

In April 2012, Fortune will once again team up with its program partners—Conservation International, The Nature Conservancy, NRDC, and the Environmental Defense Fund—to gather “the smartest people we know” in sustainability from business, government, and NGOs. The Brainstorm GREEN community is a diverse cross-section of Fortune 500 CEOs, leaders from the environmental movement, senior government officials, and provocative thinkers.…

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Call to Action for Energy Democracy

  Solar Done Right is a coalition of activists, scientists, and solar energy experts for the purpose of enacting policy changes to the current plans to build large-scale solar plants on public lands. Our public lands contain vital habitat for disappearing species and protect our planet’s diversity.   Solar Done Right contends that better placement…

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Update on the Fracking Debate

  For those of you readers who have been tracking the fracking (extraction of shale gas) debate here is the latest news on the issue brought to you by The Huffington Post: “Dimock, PA Water Testing Results Expected To Impact Fracking Debate” by an unknown author. “DIMOCK, Pa. (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s testing of scores of…

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Green Business in Action: EcoDentistry

Article by Jeff McIntire-Strasburg on Sustainablog   Almost exactly five years ago, I took at look at Transcendentist, a Berkeley based “green dentistry office” that combined environmental responsibility with a very different approach to patient care. Rather than the typical clinical approach, the founders of Transcendentist created a spa-like atmosphere… complete with foot massages. Even then, the…

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