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Lessons from leaving town

What we do today creates the future.

Posted: 5:27PM October 5th, 2012 | Comments | Read On »

 

Inspiration with a view

Green Roofs are growing

Posted: 1:29PM June 7th, 2012 | Comments | Read On »

 

What we can learn about building community resilience from single mothers

Rick Santorum recently disparaged single mothers as ripping the fabric of society.  Gayle Tzemach Lemmon, contributing editor-at-large for Newsweek and The Daily Beast, and deputy director of the Council on Foreign Relations’ Women and Foreign Policy program, reminds us of what we have to learn from their ability to build networks of resilience. 

Posted: 4:59PM May 15th, 2012 | Comments | Read On »

 

Five Smarties Who Are Making the World a More Livable Place

That’s right, we are featured on this webinar!

Posted: 12:41PM March 29th, 2012 | Comments | Read On »

 

Getting the story right

SD Director of Communications chastises Cap Times for its sloppy reporting on high speed rail.

Posted: 4:17PM January 17th, 2012 | Comments | Read On »

 

Let’s get loud about transit

Bust out the bullhorns and soapboxes!

Posted: 4:21PM January 6th, 2012 | Comments | Read On »

 

New EPA Stardards = Big Step Forward

The release of the EPA’s Mercury and Air Toxics Standards usher in a new year.

Posted: 5:13PM December 22nd, 2011 | Comments | Read On »

 

Visionaries

Utne Reader’s new list gets it right; come see what the fuss is about.

Posted: 10:05AM October 20th, 2011 | Comments | Read On »

 

Why Knoxville, when It could be us?

What is Knoxville doing to expand its number of green jobs more rapidly than other other metropolitan area in the country?  And why isn’t Madison even on the map?

Posted: 4:14PM October 4th, 2011 | Comments | Read On »

 

Next steps for public transportation

Be heard on public transit for Dane County

Posted: 2:27PM July 12th, 2011 | Comments | Read On »

 

Madison’s Sustainabilty Plan - Why You Should Care

I recently had the privilege of hearing Alder Satya Rhodes-Conway speak about our City’s new Sustainability Plan.

Posted: 1:35PM May 11th, 2011 | Comments | Read On »

 

TED Review - Dave Meslin: The antidote to apathy

Dave takes an entertaining and to-the-point approach in outlining seven obstacles that can be overcome to combat apathy.

Posted: 1:18PM April 21st, 2011 | Comments | Read On »

 

A Dose of Inspiration

I had the good chance to visit three models of community-based sustainability in action this past weekend ...

Posted: 1:25PM April 13th, 2011 | Comments | Read On »

 

Madison becomes an EPA Climate Showcase Community

Madison becomes an EPA Climate Showcase Community

A group of 15 Madison businesses lead the pack.

Posted: 11:46AM March 17th, 2011 | Comments | Read On »