Green Twitter Movers and Shakers

Twitter is a great place to learn, interact and stay up to the minute on local, regional and national news, events or just connect to the people and issues you care about. Here is a list of some of the …

Car Free Vancouver – June 20th

Heads up all Vancouverites and nearby Canadians! I know you’re probably all pretty tired out from the winter Olympics and the traffic related joys that inspired, but guess what? Something arguably even better is coming to town. June 20th is …

Green Festival Seattle 2010

My favorite thing about eco-friendly products and green living is that there are so many expos, conferences, and events that provide fun and easy ways to learn more about green companies. I was really excited when I saw a flier …

Release, React, Recycle

This is awesome! There are many ways to alleviate anger and frustration and many ways to recycle. Combine them and you get Glassphemy! I a new project in New York by the creative David Belt to encourage fun recycling. Glassphemy! …

Gulf Oil Spill Disaster

So by now everyone who doesn’t live in a cave has heard about the oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. Since the April 20th explosion of the offshore oil rig, Deepwater Horizon, an estimated 210,000 gallons of crude …

Understanding Sustainability Conference – Portland

It seems that it’s conference season these days. Another interesting Green event that would definitely be worth checking out is the Understanding Sustainability: Perspectives from the Humanities Conference. The event takes place May 20th through the 22nd in Portland, Oregon. …

Fun At The Eco-Chic Expo

I hope many of you had a chance to visit the Eco-Chic Expo yesterday at the Ravenna-Eckstein Community Center that Rachel posted about last week.  Featuring many different local sustainable living companies, the expo was definitely a great and interactive …

Trees, Habitat Restoration and Arbor Day

Arbor day brings mixed feelings for me, which may sound strange because who doesn’t like trees? Having worked some time as a restoration ecologist, I may be privy to the dark secrets of habitat restoration or ‘enhancement’, that many well-meaning …

Platinum For Fuel Cells Gets Cheaper

The DOE laboratory I work for recently published some promising results of one of our fuel cell experiments. Researchers with the Department of Energy’s SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and the University of Houston recently found a way to get platinum …

The Case Against Whaling: Whale Feces

With the International Whaling Commission considering legalizing whaling with quotas, Australian scientists have found more reason than before not to – the positive effect of whales against the impetus of global warming.

Rethinking Green Attitude

Maybe I’ve just been looking for them these days, but I couldn’t help but marvel at the swarm of hybrids on the roads these days, in particular the very popular and well known Toyota Prius. It seems like every car …

UW’s Earth Day Fair

Is the day after this Earth Day called Green Friday as opposed to Black Friday? Either way, I learned a lot on Thursday while at the University of Washington’s Earth Day fair on the HUB lawn. With many booths, people, …

Eco-Chic Expo Seattle

Now for a local, small business and community centric alternative to the Seattle 2010 Go Green Conference. Seattle’s Eco-Chic Expo is being held on Saturday, May 1st, at the Ravenna-Eckstein Community Center located in Northeast Seattle. A self described “interactive …