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Tomorrow’s Child

Tomorrow’s Child

I just posted a video in which Ray Anderson read the poem, Tomorrow’s Child, during his TED Talk about his vision for industrial sustainability. Like many of you, I live my life as sustainably as possible. This poem reinforces why it’s so important to do...
Stop Idling Around

Stop Idling Around

Did you know idling your car for longer than 10 seconds actually wastes more fuel than restarting? Just two minutes spent idling is equal to one mile of driving. Sustainable America’s “I Turn It Off” campaign raises awareness about the negative consequences of idling...

Bladeless Wind Turbine

How does a “windmill” without mechanically moving parts work? TU Delft researchers Johan Smit and Dhiradj Djairam developed the EWICON (Electrostatic Windenergy CONvertor), a windenergy convertor that transforms windenergy into electricity without...

How to Buy Happiness

At TEDxCambridge, Michael Norton shares fascinating research on how money can, indeed buy happiness — when you don’t spend it on yourself. Listen for surprising data on the many ways pro-social spending can benefit you, your work, and (of course) other...

Businesses Committed to Creating a Healthy Planet

Big or small, any business can make a comitment to a healthy planet by joining 1% for the Planet. 1% for the Planet is a growing global movement of more than 1000 companies that donate 1% of their sales to a network of more than 3000 approved environmental...