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Project Drawdown

Their mission is to help the world reach “Drawdown”— the point in the future when levels of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere stop climbing and start to steadily decline, thereby stopping catastrophic climate change — as quickly, safely, and equitably as possible.

Encyclopaedia of EarthEncyclopaedia of the Earth

The EoE is an electronic reference about the Earth, its natural environments, and interaction with society. With expert-reviewed content contributed by scholars, educators, professionals, experts and practitioners who collaborate and review each other’s work.


Homestar™ helps you improve the performance of your home. Homestar™ has an online application that asks the right questions, rates the performance of your home and inspires people to take action. It also has links to great information about sustainable homes.


New Economic FoundationNew Economics Foundation

nef (new economics foundation) is an independent think-and-do tank that inspires and demonstrates real economic well-being. Aiming to improve quality of life by promoting innovative solutions that challenge mainstream thinking on economic, environment and social issues.

A History of Electric Scooters

The eco-friendly nature and convenience of electric scooters have seen an explosion in their popularity in recent years. With the fast proliferation of these electric scooters, one may think that electric scooters are a relatively recent phenomenon, but they aren’t. (Thank you Mason for the link!)

TNS_logo_symbolThe Natural Step

TNS has been at the forefront of international research and dialogue about sustainable development. They have a proven, science based model that helps communities and businesses better understand and integrate environmental, social, and economic considerations.

Inhabitat logoInhabitat is a weblog devoted to the future of design, tracking the innovations in technology, practices and materials that are pushing architecture and home design towards a smarter and more sustainable future.