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SHFT Sampler 8-12-10

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Weekly link pile: Affordable LED bulbs, crazed collages, and getting pissed about climate change.

Home Depot announces LED lightbulb that costs under $20 -- and lasts for 30 years. Seiko Kato's collages are, how you say, AMAZING. Sea Change: Photographers respond to the BP oil spill -- with optimistic pics of sustainable farming, beekeeping, and urban homesteading. No more Mr. Nice Guy: "End of Nature" author Bill McKibben says it's time to get pissed off about climate......read more

Global Warming's Scary New Numbers

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In a sober piece for Rolling Stone, Bill McKibben shows us the simple, terrifying climate change math of today

For telling proof that something is awry with global temperatures, one need look no further than recent headlines about devastating forest fires in Colorado or severe drought across the midwestern plains. If you're still not convinced, Bill McKibben offers up some numbers that will stop you dead in your tracks.  In a sober piece written for Rolling Stone, the veteran activist and......read more

Movements Without Leaders

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Bill McKibben: What to make of change on an overheating planet

Bill McKibben for The Huffington Post: The history we grow up with shapes our sense of reality -- it’s hard to shake. If you were young during the fight against Nazism, war seems a different, more virtuous animal than if you came of age during Vietnam.  I was born in 1960, and so the first great political character of my life was Martin Luther King, Jr. I had a shadowy, child’s......read more

Free California of Fossil Fuel

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By Bill McKibben

For generations — maybe since the gold rush — California has been where our dreams gather, the Elysian coast where palm trees sway in the ocean breeze and entire industries rise to sate our fantasies and our appetites. A bite of an orange is endless summer. Now, in this scariest of seasons, California is also where our nightmares collect. At the moment, the largest fire in the......read more

Bill Maher Slams BP

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Bill unleashes -- the last item of New Rules - Thank you.

When entertainment and environmental politics collide so beautifully, as they often do on Real Time, SHFT needs to share. Nobody does it better than Mr. Bill Maher. Not only does he take the piss out of the boneheads at BP who are "trying" to curtail this messs, but he frequently lands on answers that need to be seriously considered. Van Jones has been talking about the green economy......read more

And Here's To You Bill Maher

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BP and Obama's Big Opportunity

When entertainment and environmental politics collide so beautifully, as they often do on Real Time, SHFT needs to share. Nobody does it better than Mr. Bill Maher. Not only does he take the piss out of the boneheads at BP who are "trying" to curtail this messs, but he frequently lands on answers that need to be seriously considered. Van Jones has been talking about the green economy......read more

Bill Baird, "Captain Brain"

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A Scottish surf adventure set to the sounds of fuzzy vox and scuzzy guitars

The new video for Bill Baird's "Captain Brain" takes us on a surf journey to the north of Scotland, where the water's cold but the peelers are siiiiiiiick (falsetto). Not sure if this is a fan video or what. The filmmaker is Edinburgh's Jonas Bak, who pieced it together from a trip he took with his mates. Dig the spirit and rhythm of it. ...read more

Bill Callahan "Javelin Unlanding" Video

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Singer/songwriter plays the moon in clip for 'Dream River' highlight

The artist formerly known as Smog travels through the solar system in the strange animated video for "Javelin Unlanding," from last year's excellent Dream River LP. The clip, laden with analog effects, was directed by Hanly Banks and Chris Rusch, and stars the deadpan singer as the moon, an apparent homage to the 1902 silent film Le Voyage Dans La Lune. Watch above. Dream River is out now on......read more

The Big SHFT: Bill Ford, Environmental Industrialist

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Meet the forward-thinking Executive Chairman of Ford Motor Company, whose ideas on sustainability are driving the business into the future

In 2000, Bill Ford spearheaded a sustainability report for the company his great-grandfather founded nearly a century earlier. "Sustainability issues are neither incidental nor avoidable," he wrote in the report, "they are at the heart of our business." At the time, the green ideas were not well-received. Today, in the wake of rising fuel prices and global economic crisis, they are at the center......read more

Artecnica StretchBag

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Clever shoulder tote makes use of a colorful material: ad billboards. $19.00

Looking for well-designed, everyday products that don't increase your footprint? Look no further than Artecnica, our fave LA retailer that carries only the best in sustainable goods. Like this StretchBag, made from recycled billboard plastic. Offered in a variety of bright colors, the clever die-cut design is made without glue or stitches. Perfect for carrying your haul from the......read more

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