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Will the Next Big Thing Be Green?

October 19, 2012


Earlier this week, much of the world witnessed an amazing human and technological feat when Felix Baumgartner – an Austrian Skydiver, daredevil and Base jumper – broke the sound barrier at Mach 1.24 (834 m.p.h) during his skydiving freefall from an altitude of over 128,000 feet (~24 miles) [see video]. Sixty-five years earlier on the […]

SXSW Eco Keynote: The Story of Change (with video)

October 8, 2012


One of the best finales to a series of SXSW Eco Keynotes (Oct. 3-5) was  Annie Leonard’s session titled “The Story of Change.” With a career devoted to improving the environment, Annie is the Director of the Story of Stuff Project and the author of “The Story of Stuff.” This keynote focused on her latest […]

SXSW ECO: How to Make a Difference (incl. brief video)

October 6, 2011


Today marked the final day of SXSW ECO, the inaugural event for fostering sustainability among corporations, consumers and communities that was held in Austin, Texas. This event was headlined with an important keynote speaker who told a story about how a journey of exploration led to the pursuit of conservation. A young man in France […]