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Good morning, gardeners. How is the weather treating you? My yard is a slug buffet. It's a freak show, seriously. We had a little rain this week in the Pacific Northwest. That made me happy, ...
by rb137
Comment Count 285 comments on Sat Aug 17, 2013 at 06:00 AM PDT with 64 Recommends
Thanks for having me here today. I read Saturday Morning Garden Blogging often -- but I live on the west coast, so I usually read it late compared to when it posts. I am a great fan of this series,
by rb137
Comment Count 427 comments on Sat Jul 13, 2013 at 06:00 AM PDT with 73 Recommends
Well, there couldn't be a better symbolism of yesterday's shareholder meeting at Chevron's San Ramon headquarters than today's headliner in the business section of the San Jose Mercury News: a bunch ...
by citisven
Comment Count 67 comments on Thu May 30, 2013 at 04:13 PM PDT with 64 Recommends
Tomorrow bright and early a bunch of Bay Area cyclists and I are going to bike the math of climate change to Chevron's shareholders and call for the company to be a part of the renewable energy ...
by citisven
Comment Count 40 comments on Tue May 28, 2013 at 05:47 PM PDT with 50 Recommends
Feeling a need for community? Cohousing can provide affordable space and neighbors to share it with. Temescal Creek cohousing community in North Oakland. I wrote a feature about cohousing for ...
by citisven
Comment Count 96 comments on Sun Apr 28, 2013 at 04:16 PM PDT with 114 Recommends
This just in! San Francisco Board of Supervisors Unanimously Pass Fossil Fuel Divestment Resolution urging the city’s retirement system to divest over $583 million from the fossil fuel industry ...
by citisven
Comment Count 64 comments on Tue Apr 23, 2013 at 04:33 PM PDT with 113 Recommends
Last Saturday was one of those days on the calendar that seems to magically attract all the cool happenings around town. Usually with multiple invitations on the same day you end up having to make ...
by citisven
Comment Count 21 comments on Tue Apr 09, 2013 at 08:15 AM PDT with 31 Recommends
This isn't my usual reading material, but after reading *citisven*'s diary, The Good Food Revolution Goes Vertical , I knew this was a book I had to read. I brought it on the bus to my class at ...
by Dave in Northridge
Comment Count 13 comments on Sun Mar 31, 2013 at 09:00 AM PDT with 33 Recommends
From the Department of Putting Your Money Where Your Mouth Is , last week the city of London announced one of the largest cycling transportation development budgets in the history of the bicycle , ...
by citisven
Comment Count 134 comments on Tue Mar 12, 2013 at 05:31 PM PDT with 174 Recommends
This is a story about something that is right in this world. It's a story of inspiration and real world solutions, a down to earth celebration of the most basic yet profound connection we have to ...
by citisven
Comment Count 36 comments on Wed Mar 06, 2013 at 09:49 AM PST with 61 Recommends
Welcome to the Forward on Climate blogathon on Daily Kos, a week of action diaries by an amazing lineup of Kossacks and a who's who of eco guest writers leading up to this Sunday's #ForwardOnClimate ...
by citisven
Comment Count 24 comments on Mon Feb 11, 2013 at 11:00 AM PST with 85 Recommends
A couple of months ago I was asked to do an assignment for Alternet about the future of cardboard as a viable renewable alternative to other, less renewable packaging, building, and common use ...
by citisven
Comment Count 114 comments on Fri Dec 28, 2012 at 10:18 AM PST with 192 Recommends
About a month ago I got a snapshot of what it might be like to live in a less fossil-fueled and growth-driven world. I had been working on an assignment for Shareable Magazine on How to Bring ...
by citisven
Comment Count 71 comments on Wed Jan 16, 2013 at 04:32 PM PST with 102 Recommends
DARA International, representing 20 nations, has released a new report on climate change estimating 6 million annual deaths and 3.2% of GDP lost from climate change by 2030. The news is lighting up ...
by UltraAyla
Comment Count 30 comments on Mon Oct 01, 2012 at 09:35 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
Originally posted at BrightSpot Social I recently wrote about why consumer behavior matters in response ...
by UltraAyla
Comment Count 11 comments on Fri Sep 28, 2012 at 11:15 AM PDT with 5 Recommends
Sven, "Soil is the Solution" might be the most important environmental story you'll ever write. It is part of the solution to our environmental challenges. The story belongs on the front of the NY ...
by citisven
Comment Count 248 comments on Tue Aug 21, 2012 at 04:00 PM PDT with 474 Recommends
Ecocity Builders and the United Nations NGO Major Group's proposal 'Global Standards of Sustainability for Cities' has advanced to the final round of the Rio+20 Dialogues . Please support us so that ...
by citisven
Comment Count 47 comments on Fri Jun 08, 2012 at 01:26 PM PDT with 60 Recommends
Today Sunday Streets returned to my neighborhood in San Francisco's Mission District. Sunday Streets is an event organized by the City of San Francisco, MTA , and Livable City that creates a large, ...
by citisven
Comment Count 24 comments on Sun Jun 03, 2012 at 07:19 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
This is Part 2 of my trip last week to Vancouver, B.C. to meet up and exchange ideas with some of the leading thinkers in sustainable urban design and planning. ( Carless in Vancouver, Part 1: Boots ...
by citisven
Comment Count 18 comments on Fri Feb 17, 2012 at 03:26 PM PST with 37 Recommends
A few of days ago I arrived in Vancouver, B.C. for a week of urban planning and playing. On the official schedule are presentations about leading practices in resilient urban systems, a workshop to ...
by citisven
Comment Count 35 comments on Sun Feb 12, 2012 at 09:25 AM PST with 56 Recommends