Oil refineries: Sustainable communities for the post-oil world?
February 16, 2012, 1:19 p.m. by Matt Hickman
A '100% self-supporting housing solution for the post-oil world,' the Oil Silo Home concept makes use of the thousands of oil storage units that will inevitably be abandoned after the oil era.
Senators take note... 500,000 petitions in 8 hours means you're being watched
February 13, 2012, 9:48 p.m. by Karl Burkart
Senators tried (again) to sneak a last-minute approval for the controversial Keystone XL pipeline into a new transportation bill. But a record-setting 500,000 signatures in 8 hours means business as usual is over in Washington.
Imagine a world without oil: Infographic
February 6, 2012, 6:09 p.m.
Thanks to our oil addiction, such a world would include rolling blackouts, minimal transportation, dwindling food supplies and possibly war.
Kyra Sedgwick urges president to reject Keystone pipeline
October 3, 2011, 4:02 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Actress partners with Natural Resources Defense Council, asking people to join her in opposing the $7 billion project.
As Greenpeace turns 40, the eco-movement aches for another wave of innovation
September 19, 2011, 3:07 p.m. by Chris Turner
In 1971, a ragtag gang of committed activists unleashed the first 'mind bomb,' and it set the environmental agenda for decades to come. Today, with campaigns by Al Gore and Bill McKibben preaching to the converted, it's time for another strategy.
Stability in Libya could be economic stimulus for United States
August 22, 2011, 2:05 p.m. by Andrew Schenkel
There's a lot to sort out in Libya's post-Gadhafi era, but there should be good news for the American consumer.
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