Thoughts at “100% Renewables” in San Francisco

Last week, I went down to San Francisco’s Fort Mason, a former military pier turned into a bright, scenic conference center, for some inspiration at the first “Pathways to 100% Renewables” conference. The new event attracted such speakers as SF Mayor Ed Lee and the Small Planet Institute’s France Moore Lappé. Sponsored by a variety …

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Crowdfunding for a New Wave of Sustainability

Take a second and consider what the following things have in common: –       A documentary on the decline of the honeybee –       Bamboo bicycle frames –       Mapping green sea turtle routes –       A solar powered backpack –       A rooftop edible garden If you’re still stumped, these ideas are now budding projects that are currently being …

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