Climate Change induced problem: more dramatic and devastating floods. River Partners' solution: restore floodplains and boost habitat restoration with modern agricultural techniques.
Imagine living in a luxurious home where your carbon footprint was minimal, your groceries grew down the way in smart hot houses, and everything was designed to be beautiful and sustainable Take a look at this talk with James Ehrlich, founder of ReGen Villages. Ehrlich and his team are bringing to life a vision of … Continue reading ReGen Villages: sustainable housing of the (near) future
In a stretch of Sacramento with hardly a grocery store in sight, Chanowk and Judith Yisrael broke the yoke of corporate life and are bringing about change for themselves and their community by growing their own produce and teaching their neighbors to do the same. It started in 2008 when Chanowk realized the economic downturn … Continue reading Yisrael Family Farm: disrupting a food desert
What a cool concept- the global community of sea-steaders are dreaming up a whole new way of life that could dramatically improve the way we interact with the environment, update how we define local governance, and upend the concept of borders. Today on KQED's Forum, Michael Krasny interviewed Patri Friedman (chairman of the board and co-founder … Continue reading Seasteading, the new frontier
William (Bill) McDonough is a brilliant architect and designer focused on making sustainable buildings and products that plan for the well-being of "all children, all species, for all time." In this Ted Talk, McDonough shares some inspiring examples of his work, including the awesome, closed-system, sustainable cities he helped design in China. Take a look: … Continue reading Great Minds: Bill McDonough’s riveting insight on sustainable design