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Green Imperative
Taking steps to live sustainably may be the best solution to the environmental issues that face us. Sustainable, or ‘green,’ policies can be pursued in nearly any field, including agriculture, energy, architecture, and the design of products that we use. Discover the steps that others have taken, and ideas that have been proposed, to live within our environmental means.
 
 
Agriculture
Organic Farming in India Points the Way to Sustainable Agriculture (2015)
The Next-Generation Greenhouse (2014)
Eco-Friendly Agriculture Puts Down Roots in Spain (2014)
New Initiative Aims to Integrate Agriculture and Conservation (2013)
Biochar Could 'Turn Back Clock' on Climate (2013)
Indonesia's Recurring Forest Fires Threaten Environment (2013)
Fastballs and Rising Heat (2010)
Willows: As They Grow, Pollution Shrinks (2009)
Growing Solutions to the Energy (and Climate) Crisis (2006)
Biotechnology Applied to Microbes: Taking Agricultural Sustainability a Step Forward (1994)
Saltwater Agriculture (1994)
The Rediscovery of Agroforestry (1987)
 
Design
Green Roof Movement Goes Domestic (2012)
“CoolRoofs” Program a Success (2012)
In Mexico, Fuel Efficient Stoves Offer Health Benefits (2010)
Fashion Finds Green Style in Chile (2009)
Reducing Consumption: It's the Architecture, Stupid! (2003)
The Living Building (1999)
Designing Green Goods (1995)
Plastics From Potato Waste (1991)
Can Technology Change Africa's Climate? (1991)
 
Recycling
The Dirt on Plastic Waste (2013)
Ocean Conservancy: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle (2009)
Treasured Trash: The Art of Recycling (1995)
Recycling: The Garbage-Go-Round (1989)
 

Opportunities

A Life Reserve for Sustainable Development in Chile's Patagonia (2014)
Environmental Opportunities in Economic Downturn (2009)
In Search of a Green Economic Stimulus (2009)
Meeting Energy Challenges in the Western Hemisphere (2008)
South Asia: A Disaster, an Opportunity (2005)
 
Solutions: Global vs. Local
How Can MIT Be a Game-Changer on Climate? (2015)
Africa’s Accidental Environmentalists (2014)
Women Warriors Take Environmental Protection into Their Own Hands (2014)
Deserts Can Save Forests (2013)
If You Want to Conserve Biodiversity, Protect Latin America (2013)
Small Changes Jumpstart Greener Lifestyle (2010)
The Growth of Citizen Science (2010)
Brazil's Two-Pronged Energy Policy (2009)
Formalizing Community Adaptation to Climate Change (2009)
Calling for a Green Revolution: An Interview with Tom Friedman (2008)
Promoting Environmental Conservation, without Preaching (2008)
A Village Tries New Ideas to Beat Climate Change (2008)
How Not to Repeat the Mistakes of the Kyoto Protocol (2008)
Gaining Power by Thinking Small (2002)
Back to Nature (1990)
How to Clean Up the Mess (1989)
Needed: A Global Response (1989)
 
 


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