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SHFT Sampler 3-25-11

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Coal kills, Earth Hour cools off, and more.

Don't Believe the Hype: In spite of common opinion, nuclear energy is not the most dangerous source of power. Not even close. Using these stats, author/thinker Seth Godin offers up a simple graphic showing that coal is by far the deadliest energy source per terawatt-hour of power produced. "For every person killed by nuclear power generation, 4,000 die due to coal." Whoa. (via GOOD) Good Green......read more

Is Urban Agriculture Commercially Scalable?

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Montreal's Lufa Farms has developed an e-commerce model for fresh food

Flavie Halais for Citiscope: In 1999, Dickson Despommier, a professor of environmental health sciences and microbiology at Columbia University, popularized the idea of large-scale urban agriculture by releasing a conceptual model for vertical farms. Crops would grow inside tall city buildings, using very little land to produce bounties of food that would not need to be shipped far to be eaten.......read more

Koch Zero

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Billionaire oil tycoons wield heavy hand in the House Energy and Commerce Committee.

President Obama pledged last week to pull back oil and gas subsidies in order to direct more dollars toward renewable energy. But can he pull it off? This will be Obama's third attempt at eliminating the subsidies; previous efforts have fallen victim to partisan politics in Congress and the overwhelming influence of fossil fuel lobbyists. So who exactly are these lobbyists?A simultaneously......read more

During the lead-up to the 2016 presidential election, Donald Trump won over voters in coal country by claiming he would keep mines open, and retain coal as a prominent energy source in the U.S. His argument was an economic one: He knew that miners were worried about their jobs, and that many did not see a path forward should the mines close. But closing mines does not......read more

We met Mike Hart, entrepreneur, railroad owner, clean energy explorer, at a conference and wound up making this short film for him.  Its a fascinating story of a businessman who teamed up with the US military to create a technology that incinerates trash and turns it into fuel. There's a lot to learn from this short film, not least of which that the US military is one of the biggest......read more

Winter Road Trip Essentials

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Come correct on your cool weather travels with this seasonal collection from SHFT

With brisk temperatures and minimal crowds, winter can be a great time of year to hit the road and experience new places. But the key for any cool weather road trip is coming prepared - when braving the elements of the season, it's more important than ever to bring the right gear along. With SHFT's collection of Road Trip Essentials, we have you covered for your wintry travels ahead....read more

The Washingtonian: Adrian Grenier and Peter Glatzer Bring SHFT to Washington

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The cofounders of the environmental awareness and lifestyle site joined Senator Chris Dodd for an evening with the Motion Picture Association of America

After a visit to the White House to discuss environment and energy policy, SHFT's co-founders presented five SHFT short films at the MPAA with a reception hosted by MPAA CEO Senator Chris Dodd.  ...read more

HuffPost: Interview with Peter & Adrian

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Anna Almendrala talks to SHFT co-founders about our No on Prop. 23 campaign.

Adrian Grenier (of Entourage) and film producer Peter Glatzer first started collaborating on environmental issues in 2008 when they created the show Alter Eco for Discovery's Planet Green channel. In 2009 they launched the multimedia platform SHFT, a site that curates media, shopping, and resources for an eco-conscious audience. The last time Huffington Post caught up with the eco-activists,......read more

Hollywood Reporter

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The "Entourage" actor and Glatzer, creators of sustainable living website SHFT.com, announce a content partnership with the Detroit automaker

Actor Adrian Grenier and producer Peter Glatzer, creators of SHFT.com, a website that sells sustainably designed products and produces original environmentally conscious online content, have forged a partnership with the Ford Motor Company....read more

Original Series: Gardens NYC

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Within the urban jungle, New Yorkers claim their little patch of green

This series was spearheaded by Adrian, whose appreciation of the nature found within the city has always been a part of the beauty of his New York. Director Jason Banker finds a range of subjects -- idiosyncratic Manhattanites and Brooklynites who have cultivated their own gardens and found corners to plant and grow things from vegetables and fruit for their kitchens to herbs for homemade......read more

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