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A Green Tax for 'Binge' Flyers

A Green Tax for 'Binge' Flyers

By guest-blogger C. Tenz When the publisher of a guidebook series says people fly too much, we know we’re in deep CO2 trouble. But that’s […]

by × May 9, 2007 × 1 comment

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Local Economy: Lost In Translation

Local Economy: Lost In Translation

Plato: Eco-Hunk When I was an undergraduate at the University of Massachusetts, I wiggled into a two-semester Greek class at Smith College. Although I had […]

by × April 16, 2007 × 2 comments

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Sea of People Takes Lower Manhattan

Sea of People Takes Lower Manhattan

by guest-blogger Olivia Zaleski Yesterday I went to my first global warming rally, which was part of the Step It Up 2007 campaign (check out […]

by × April 15, 2007 × 5 comments

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Augusta and Elliott

Augusta and Elliott

My paternal grandmother, Leslie, called the West Indies home from 1948 until she died. We had a house in Antigua, with an open courtyard, that […]

by × April 14, 2007 × 6 comments

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E.O. Wilson Wins TED Prize

Us Eco Chicks love E.O. Wilson; his books include Biophelia, The Future of Life, and his latest, The Creation: An Appeal to Save Life on […]

by × April 11, 2007 × 1 comment

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Deep Economy: Q&A with Bill McKibben

Deep Economy: Q&A with Bill McKibben

When Bill McKibben wrote The End of Nature in 1989, it was the first popular press book to address global warming in a meaningful way. […]

by × April 5, 2007 × 1 comment

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Luminous Fish

Luminous Fish

This afternoon I managed to catch MR2, the radio show of the Massachusetts Review, broadcast from WMUA at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst. The guest was […]

by × February 19, 2007 × 1 comment

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The Good in Goodwill

The Good in Goodwill

One of the advantages of living in a city where the distribution of wealth is so disproportionate and patently unfair is that lots of rich […]

by × February 18, 2007 × 4 comments

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Bush Misses the Boat

Bush Misses the Boat

By Guest-Blogger Brian Howard In his 2007 State of the Union address, President George W. Bush told Congress and the country that “nothing is more […]

by × January 29, 2007 × 1 comment

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Creative Reuse Centers— An Artist's Dream

Creative Reuse Centers— An Artist's Dream

As an artist, finding new places to obtain cheap and interesting materials is always a challenge. Fortunately creative reuse centers are a great way to […]

by × January 27, 2007 × 5 comments