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Unburnable Fuels: Removing Reserves From The Balance Sheet (2013)
By Micha Tomkiewicz

Several recent reports suggest that markets are now overlooking the risk of ‘unburnable carbon.’ The share prices of oil, gas and coal companies depend in part on their reserves. The more fossil fuels a firm has underground, the more valuable its shares. But what if some of those reserves can never be dug up and burned? More…

What We Learned in the Rainforest: Business Lessons from Nature (Spring 2002)
By Tachi Kiuchi and Bill Shireman

In the rainforest, nature uses feedback to "close the loop." In the face of limits, feedback triggers adaptations that lessen or make an end-run around physical constraints. In business, companies like Coors use feedback to "close the loop," triggering innovations that lead to new products, processes, businesses, and profits.

Wind Power Capacity Jumps Almost One-Third In 2001 (Spring 2002)
By Lester R. Brown

Preliminary data show world wind electric generating capacity climbing from 17,800 megawatts in 2000 to an estimated 23,300 megawatts in 2001 - a dramatic one-year gain of 5,500 megawatts or 31 percent. As generating costs continue to fall and as public concern about climate change escalates, the world is fast turning to wind for its electricity.

Right To Know To Grow (Spring 1999)

Fulfilling Vice President Gore's 1998 Earth Day commitment to expand the public's right to know about toxic chemicals released into local communities, the EPA has proposed to increase public reporting of such releases by almost 25 percent.

Applications For Chemical Microtechnology (Spring 1999)

Chemical processing systems are undergoing a transformation - and a dramatic reduction in size - that may soon allow groundbreaking applications in biohazardous conditions, fuel-cell-powered automobiles, and waste treatment.

Earth Day 2000: Launch of the Earth Day Network (Winter 1999)
By Denis Hayes

Earth Day Network will use cutting-edge information technology and traditional grassroots organizing to enlist half a billion people around the world to challenge the power of vested interests and protect the public interest.

Citizens Want Teeth In Environmental Laws (Fall 1998)

The majority of people in the most populous countries want tougher laws to protect the environment, according to the largest-ever international survey of public opinion on the environment.

Dissatisfaction Guaranteed (Spring 2001)
By Dave Wann

It's like going into a room and forgetting what you came for, except in this case it's the whole culture, forgetting. We forget to ask, "What's an economy for?" En route to a brand new American millennium, we got detoured. Price tags and bar codes began to coat the surfaces of our lives, as every single activity became a transaction. Eating, entertainment, socializing, health, even religion - all became marketable commodities.

Promise Ahead: A Vision of Hope and Action for Humanity’s Future (Summer 2000)
By Duane Elgin

How grown up do you think humanity is? When you look at human behavior around the world and then imagine our species as one individual, how old would that person be? A toddler? A teenager? A young adult? An elder?

Environmental Stewardship Vs. Economic Devel. (Winter 2000)
By Walter McGuire

In the long term, the economy and the environment are inextricably linked. Today's economy depends heavily on the availability and cost of resources. Yet, we have built an economy that values resource consumption rather than stewardship.

Urban Living in the New Millennium (Winter, 1999)
By Jerry T. Estruth

The leaders of our cities are struggling to build transportation systems and to create communities that are livable and provide an environment friendly to people and animals. Slowly, awareness is growing and methods are being developed to enable us to build self-sufficient places to live in the future.

Plan B 3.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization (2009)
By Lester Brown

In this updated edition of the landmark Plan B, Lester Brown outlines a survival strategy for our early twenty-first-century civilization. The scale and complexity of issues facing our fast-forward world have no precedent. With Plan A, business as usual, we have neglected these issues. In Plan B 3.0, Brown warns that the only effective response now is a World War II-type mobilization like that in the United States after the attack on Pearl Harbor. More…

Building An Economy for the Earth (Spring 2002)

New P2 Guidelines Released (Winter 2002)
Ultimate Guide To Muni P2 Legislation (Winter 2002)
Putting The Pressure On E-Waste (Winter 2002)

Ecologically Sound Lawn Care (Summer 2001)
Eco-Industrial Development Strategy Guide (Summer 2001)
GEMI Publications On Free CD-ROM (Summer 2001)

Whole Systems Green Building Guide Online (Spring 2001)

Choosing The Cleanest Car (Winter 2001)
JAMsKids.com: Organic Clothes For Kids (Winter 2001)

Putting The Pressure On E-Waste (Fall 2000)
One Click Green Lobbying (Fall 2000)

Water Pollution Slide Show Online (Summer 2000)

New Report Details Energy & Water Savings (Spring 2000)

New EDF Site: Environmental Justice (Fall 1999)
New P2 Guidelines Released (Fall 1999)

Ultimate Guide To Muni P2 Legislation (Spring 1999)
New Environmental Products Catalog Online (Spring 1999)
Waste Minimization National Plan (Spring 1999)
Answers About Healthy Houses (Spring 1999)

Cities On The Rebound (Winter 1999)
1999 National Green Pages Released (Winter 1999)

News Feeds & Summaries (2014)

Includes news feeds from the Environmental News Service and the United States Environmental Protection Agency. Also links to the complete News & Events archive. More…

International Battery Recycling Congress (Spring 2002)
International Conference on Indoor Air Quality (Spring 2002)

Institute Launched To Help Build Eco-Economy (Summer 2001)

Workshop on Pollution Prevention for Sustainable Cities (Spring 2001)
Fuel Economy Progress Erased (Spring 2001)

Global Warming Policies: An Economic Engine (Fall 1999)

EPA Issues Changes To Risk Management Program (Spring 1999)

Residuals And Biosolids Management Conference (Winter 1999)
Pew Seeks 50 Problem-Solving Communities (Winter 1999)

Terrain: Journal On Built & Natural Environ. (Fall 1998)
Journal Of Sustainable Product Design Seeks Articles (Fall 1998)

Resources For Promoting Sustainability (2014)

Includes resources for conference and campus activity planners, for authors and environmental journalists, for educators, for nonprofit leaders and organizations, and for political leaders and green advocates. More…

"NICE3" Grants Available (Spring 2002)

Water Protection and Conservation Grants (Winter 2002)

Toxics, Sustainable Communities Funding (Summer 2001)

Beyond the Horizon: Predicting Future Environmental Problems (Spring 2001)
Air Quality & Global Warming Grants (Spring 2001)
Incentives for Zero Emission Vehicles (Spring 2001)

Grants Available In Minnesota (Fall 2000)
Seeds For Education (Fall 2000)
Greening The Entrepreneurial Spirit (Fall 2000)

Pollution Prevention Funding (Winter 2000)

Technology for a Sustainable Environment Funding (Summer 1999)
EDA Gives Priority To Sustainable Development (Summer 1999)

EcoScan: New Environmental Impact Tool (Spring 1999)
Location Of Radon Hazards Pinpointed (Spring 1999)

Clean Cities Program Seeking New Members (Winter 1999)
Software To Measure Environmental Performance (Winter 1999)

Sustainable Economic Development Funding (Fall 1998)

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