Browsing the "Environment" Tag

Solar Sheep to the Rescue!

August 24th, 2016 | by Carolyn Fortuna

Many solar farm designers didn’t plan for the high grasses that would grow up and block precious sunlight from solar panels.  The solution? Solar sheep!  Here’s an eco-business that’s new, different, and in demand.

A Contest to Fight Urbanisation

July 30th, 2016 | by Carolyn Fortuna

What can a bunch of grad students do to try to combat urban sprawl? We'll find out as the entries for The Geneva Challenge arrive on July 31,

North Carolina Moral Mondays: Playbook for States Suffering from Extremist Agendas

July 10th, 2013 | by ecolocalizer

Political and social discontent continues to grow in North Carolina as the 10th Moral Monday grew to an estimated 3500 people on July 8th 2013. Moral monday is a movement that is organized by civil rights leaders, faith organizations, education leaders, environmental groups and women's rights advocacy groups who oppose North Carolina's new extremist legislation

Help the Yes Men Activists Create a Climate Change Public Revolution

November 17th, 2012 | by Rhonda Winter

The Yes Men are brilliant satirical social activists who are adept at political impersonations, hoax interviews and using humor to highlight the absurdity of entrenched destructive corporate influence. The group is now making a documentary entitled: The Yes Men are Revolting. The movie chronicles some of the group's clever disruptive actions, focusing on impending climate change disasters in store for our planet if we all continue to do nothing.

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