We Need to Get Moving for Our Planet (VIDEO)

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A day to put our demands for climate action into motion.

Photo by Aaron Escobar

WHY: For too long, our leaders have denied and delayed, compromised and caved. That era must come to an end: it’s time to get moving on the climate crisis.

WHERE: All over the world. Find an event near you or register your own.

WHEN: September 24, 2011

WHO: You, your friends, your family, your neighbor, your school

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A man, a bike and a food fight

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Determined to raise $50,000 for the Nature Conservancy, Nathan Winters  spent 5 months pedaling 4,300 miles across the country. I met Nathan on twitter of all places—where he’s been touted as one of “The Top 20 Real Food Advocates to Follow”—and was intrigued by what could possibly motivate a man to set out on such a journey.

Nathan Winters

Nathan explains in this excerpt from his book, An Unconventional Harvest

Why did I spend 5 months pedaling 4,300 miles across the country to rediscover our food system? Before I answer that question, I must point out Continue reading

Bicycling: Not Always Eco-Friendly


One would think that choosing to ride a bike instead of driving a car would be the biggest no-brainer eco-friendly move of the day. What mode of transportation could be more “green”? Calories are the only fuel needed and your breathing–which you would be doing anyway–is the only CO2 emitted. Cut and dry. Done deal.

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