Archive for Environment

Sustainable Solutions: Water in the Walls

People who study ecological design and live sustainably off the grid understand the importance of thermal mass for keeping places cool in the summer and warm in the winter. This energy efficient thinking shouldn’t be limited to off-the-grid living [...]

Essencia Makes Walls Talk

Art changes the way we perceive the world. It’s no wonder that large companies spend millions of dollars littering our urban landscapes with billboards. Public murals, in contrast to advertisements, have the ability to teach, inspire, and [...]

First Nations Lead Way at Climate March

When the wisdom of the heart meets the power of the mind we will see peace upon the land. -Prophecy of Eagle and Condor This is the common sentiment in many versions of the popular prophecy/folk-story [...]

Religions for the Earth Conference

There are many lenses through which humans see the divine and interpret what is sacred. It is an act of courage to accept that all beings have their own unique connection to the sacred. It is a powerful [...]

A Gathering of The Tribes

From the Cowboy Indian Alliance (CIA) to Neil Young touring with a message to Honor the Treaties we have witnessed an unprecedented wave of indigenous activism. With good reason, First Nations Peoples are building alliances with environmentalists, [...]

The Solutions Project, Your Personal Invite

What do you get when you put together a scientist, actor, banker, and filmmaker who are passionate about renewable energy? You get The Solutions Project. There really is nothing quite like being engaged in real solutions. The joy [...]

Cuba: Why We Don’t Need to Fear the End of Fossil Fuels

For most of my life I have had a mildly ominous sense that the future could be problematic if we continue to pollute the water and the air, deplete the soil, and kill off bees with [...]

Honoring Sacred Sites, World Peace & Prayer Day

June 19, 20, 21, 22 2014 – World Peace & Prayer Days will take place in The Hudson Valley, New York in conjunction with a globally synchronized meditation with communities around the planet. All nations around the world honor sacred [...]

Sustainable Man & The Renewable Energy Revolution

“What happens when an Internet revolution merges with a renewable energy revolution?” -Jeremy Rifkin Facebook sensation, Sustainable Man, continues to release inspiring and educational content. This video, starring Jeremy Rifkin, is no exception. It centers around [...]

Permaculture, Changing the Narrative

In ancient times our worldview was shaped by our relationship with nature & stories told around council fires. Today our world is shaped by stories shared through film & social media. We still live within the natural [...]