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Going Green Guide
Big Fat Whale
Paint some leaves on some shit
| April 15, 2010
The 'Urban and Rural' plan
How’s this for a sobering statistic: by 2035, Mainers will be spending 50 percent more time in our cars.
| April 15, 2010
Hog wild on the farm
Perhaps because it's more difficult to do at home, perhaps because for some it's a question of ethics or squeamishness, perhaps because eating less meat is one of the top things we all could do to help the environment, but we don't talk as often about organic, eco-friendly livestock farming.
| March 17, 2010
Greasing the skids
Berklee grad ditches career at a major record label for Boston and a beat-up, vegetable-oil-fueled van.
Things could have been different for Ben Maitland-Lewis.
| March 01, 2010
Worshipping the woods
From its first sentences, Susan Hand Shetterly's Settled in the Wild: Notes from the Edge of Town drew me in with lyricism: "I leave a window open on April nights and put my pillow close to that cold slice of air because I want to hear spring come back to this small clearing," Shetterly writes, welcoming us not just to her home in Downeast Surry, but into her bed.
| February 17, 2010
| January 01, 0001
Cambridge finds it ain't easy being green
Greater Boston's Gas-House Gang
The hype leading up to the United Nations Climate Change Congress in Copenhagen last month reached near tsunami proportions, but in the end, the gathering went out like a neap tide.
| January 13, 2010
Less can be more
It's one thing to shoot for an ecologically softer lifestyle -- one that's more deliberate, and less wasteful.
| September 30, 2009
Going Green: June 12, 2009
Back when I started this column in May 2007, I sought inspiration from several blogs. Among my daily reading material was Colin Beavan's NoImpactMan.typepad.com (a New York dad's attempts to remove himself from the grid), Treehugger.com (a catch-all for eco-news and tips), and TheCrunchyChicken.com (a mom and wife's tales of cooking and living green). They all offered great insights, ideas, and analysis.
| June 10, 2009
Small state, big push for sustainability
With Rhode Island's industrial sector in its death throes and the state in desperate need of a new economic engine, political leaders are talking with new urgency about wind and solar and all things green.
| June 03, 2009
Galvanizing the troops around efficiency
"I think we had a major impact on the thinking going on in the Legislature," says Rob Brown, executive director of Opportunity Maine, the non-profit that previously focused on keeping young, educated Mainers in the state, which submitted its own energy-related bill to the Legislature.
| May 20, 2009
Really going green
According to environmental activists, traditional funerary activities such as embalming, burial in concrete liners, and cremation are anything but planet friendly.
ALAN R. EARLS
| February 25, 2009
Growing good air
What's greener than houseplants?
| February 18, 2009
Don't waste your energy
If 2009 is shaping up to be anything, it's the year that everything and its aunt are "going green" — or at least that's the meme that's being driven into our skulls for doing whatever we'd do anyway, but with green-colored packaging.
| January 14, 2009
Live through this
Printmakers consider sustainability
Sustainable living has, of course, long been a concern, but worries about global warming have pushed it to the forefront. And increasingly made it the subject of art.
| November 25, 2008
Scenes from the Forget, Forget CD release
| September 11, 2013 at 1:29 PM
State to probe missing crude-oil reports #PanAm #mepolitics #crudeoil
July 10, 2013 at 3:15 PM
The answer to this week's game
June 08, 2013 at 12:15 PM
LePage: Big company didn't ask about Maine taxes #mepolitics
May 09, 2013 at 9:59 AM
LePage uses Obamacare to achieve his own political goal #mepolitics
May 08, 2013 at 10:12 AM
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