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House Republicans Scrap ‘Unnecessary’ Global Warming Committee

The new soon-to-be Republican Congress is so unconcerned with global warming that their leader, Speaker-in-waiting John Boehner, has announced that they’re throwing an entire House committee dedicated to the topic out the window. The Select Committee on Global Warming, created … Continue reading

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Free cartoons vs. commissioned cartoons

The cartoons on this blog are available for free – for your personal use. Contact me, if: you want a privately-commissioned cartoon (a.k.a. social object) you want to license the commercial use of one of my existing cartoons Remember: These … Continue reading

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Cartoons are for sharing

I believe in sharing. Feel free to download the cartoons on this blog for your personal use. You can print them out and put them to your wall, post them in your blog, add them to a PowerPoint presentation, print … Continue reading

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Why are there cartoons on this blog?

The cartoons (a.k.a. artwork) on this blog are social objects. A social object is a conversation starter, an idea starter, a thought virus. A social object is the reason a group comes together in the first place. It helps define … Continue reading

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My green school dream – John Hardy

Jewelry designer John Hardy co-founded the extraordinary Green School in Bali, where kids get a holistic and green education.

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A house with geothermal heating and cooling

After a dozen years in the construction business, Bob Burnside wanted to build a house that would symbolize his commitment to energy efficiency. “I wanted it to be on the leading edge of what we do…(read more)

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Japan's Lessons on the Economy and the Environment: Our Pollution Experience

In less than 60 years Japan was able to convert its war-torn economy into a world class economy. But this rapid economic growth came at a price. The price was pollution which impacted the environment and public health. Some of … Continue reading

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Thomas Berry Speaks

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Appraisers Are Ignoring Energy Efficiency

If Realtors are banking on green house features, why aren’t lenders doing the same? Read about banks’ roadblocks to building better homes. Read more

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Japan as ground zero for no-waste lifestyle

Also watch Creating a Zero-Waste City.

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