sustainable development

Can Cities Capture Too Much Water?

Returning items to circulation has more than one meaning at the Central Library in Austin, Texas. In addition to holding thousands of books (and seeds!), this much-celebrated community project captures … Read more

Montana supports Public Lands and Renewable Energy

Guest post by Hayley Connolly-Newman This week, Senator John Walsh signed on as co-sponsor of the Public Lands Renewable Energy Development Act (S. 279). This demonstrates several things to Montanans. … Read more

MI Student Groups Endorse 25% Renewable Energy Standard Ballot Proposal

On November 6, Michigan voters will have the chance to secure more clean energy for our state by voting for Prop 3. This ballot proposal is a unique opportunity for Michigan citizens … Read more

The Oberlin Project: Why We Need It Now

  I was heartened when visiting with my good friend David Orr in Oberlin, Ohio recently¬†to hear about the Oberlin Project.¬† Similar to the transformative Adam Joseph Lewis Center envisioned … Read more

Copenhagen Days 6-7 (“A Nuclear Renaissance?”)

Monday, December 14 (Day 6) When I arrived on the platform outside of the Bella Center this morning, something was noticeably different. There was a line, actually two lines, at … Read more