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A Goodbye Salute to 2007 - The Year the Earth Tipped
From Adbusters.org: Eco Global warming kicked in with a vengeance in 2007 and ecosystems crashed like never before. We finally had to admit that our fossil fuel-based way of...
Greensumption! The answer to our prayers.
A spoof praising the marvelous wonders of consuming green
The Global Impact of Meat Consumption
Growing demand for meat has become a driving force behind virtually every major category of environmental damage now threatening humanity's future, maintains the World Watch...
How the World Changed When the U.S. Wasn't Looking
The video above comes from New America Media and it features a fascina
350 ppm
From WorldChanging.com:"The evidence indicates we've aimed too high -- that the safe upper limit for atmospheric CO2 is no more than 350 ppm," says Jim Hansen. 350: That is...
The Climate-Neutral City: An Idea Whose Time has Come
From WorldChanging.com: Here's the reality: we in the U.S., Canada, Australia and (to a lesser extent) Europe need to move very quickly to make deep cuts in our climate...
Bike-Sharing Is Caring
From InTheseTimes.com: Bike-sharing programs that provide cheap access to inner-city bicycles are popular all over Europe, and Beijing, and even American cities are catching...
The News that didn't make the News.
The top 25 most censored stories of 2007, as reported by Project Censored.#1 Future of Internet Debate Ignored by Media #2 Halliburton Charged with Selling Nuclear...
Full Text of "Deschooling Society" by Ivan Illich
While a bit heady in its presentation, this book is one of my favorite books on alternative education and the need for dissembling the mass-compulsory, factory model of...
At $1 per Watt, the iTunes of Solar Energy Has Arrived
Solve Climate:A Silicon Valley start-up called Nanosolar shipped its first solar panels -- priced at $1 a watt. That's the price at which solar energy gets cheaper than coal...
Changing Climate
Adbusters: Once the preserve almost exclusively of environmentalists and scientists, 2007 was the year when climate change went big business. After years of being public enemy...
Lakota withdraw from treaties, declare independence from U.S.
Source: The Lakota Sioux Indians, whose ancestors include Sitting Bull, Red Cloud and Crazy Horse, have withdrawn from all treaties their forefathers signed with the U.S...
Action Alert: Stop Martin's gift to Corporate Media
From FreePress.net: It happened. Today, FCC Chairman Kevin Martin and hi
Join Congressman Wexler's call for Cheney Impeachment Hearings
Well you'd never hear about it from the mainstream media, but the movement to hold impeachment hearings is heating up fast. In just under 24 hours, Congressman Robert Wexler's...
Grocery Store Wars: A New Hope
Beware the dark side, organic farmers. The corporate S
It's our web, not theirs.
It's our hope that this website can provide another independent, non-commercial space for people to get news and information as this new democratic, public-interest driven...
Does the Electricity You Use Demolish Mountains?
I found out about the website from the great folks at www.worldchanging.org. Here's the first part of the article:A new Web-based tool allows U.S. residents to learn how their...
Over 100 films added to the site
We just topped over 100 films you can watch in the Online Films section. Documentaries, short films, PSAs, music videos, comedy - the works. We should have a search function...
Film Screening: What a Way to Go: Life at the End of Empire
Monday, December 3, 2007 at 6:30pm, there will be another showing of "What a Way to Go", this time at the Lawrence Library in the community room. It's free to attend and...
Film of the week: What are we waiting for?
The film is truly inspirational. Let's make it happen here in
Tell Congress: Stop Big Media
Solutions here will cut right to the root of a thousand problems. Media IS the issue. - TimKevin Martin, Chairman
Get ready! Here it comes...
Parents, friends, and teachers alike - talk to girls before the beauty industry does. A powerful and concise message that communicates
Eating Local During the Dark Days of Winter
After watching a lot of really amazing educational documentaries, and absorbing the reflection that comes from the film's main points, I've noticed how easy it can be...
Grassroots Action: Deciphera Deal Action Alert
By now, most subscribers to the Grassroots Action list know the basics about the Deciphera story: that on October 23, the City Commission awarded a multimillion dollar tax...
It's that time of the year again...
STOP SHOPPING TO GO GREEN: This November, environmentalists, social activists and concerned citizens in as many as 65 countries will hit the streets for a 24-hour consumer fast...
The new Website has Launched!
Hot blueberry pancakes! The website is finally done!! ... (!!!) As the excessive use of exclamation points must surely communicate, we're pretty excited. Along with a complete...
Creators of the Film "What a Way to Go" to speak in Lawrence Wednesday Nov 7th
Tim Bennett and Sally Erickson, the writer-director-producer team of "What a Way to Go" will be in town to talk about the movie at 8:30 pm at the ECM. In addition to hearing...
Independent News Headlines
Green Building Plays Catch-Up in the US Midwest For all the Hollywood-style pop and sizzle that green building brings to cities like Seattle, Chicago and New York, there's...
Tim Hjersted featured in "Best of Kansas City" Pitch Awards
Tim was recently dubbed "best film activist" in this year's Pitch awards. If you missed the print edition, you can read about it here. Tim Hjersted is a familiar face to...
After Watching "Oil, Smoke & Mirrors"
To the 256 people who made it to the screening Tuesday, thank you for coming out and bringing your great vibes to the show. We definitely appreciate the support. We'd also love...
What a Way to Go: life at the end of empire - Monday Nov. 5th
Described by Jan Lundberg at www.CultureChange.org as “perhaps the most important media message of our time”, What a Way to Go, features interviews with Daniel Quinn, Derrick...
What's It Going to Take to Heal the Apathy in Our Society?
With a growing awareness of mounting ecological, economic, political, and social problems, there exists many growing currents of response. On one hand, more people are...