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Emmys Go Green

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Sunday's show will be the most sustainable yet.

If you needed any more evidence that "greening" has gone mainstream, here it is. This year's Emmy Award show, which takes place in L.A. this Sunday, will be a sustainable event, with eco-focused features that include a set built from recyclable materials, energy efficient lighting, rechargeable batteries, and alternative fuel/hybrid transportation. The show's crew will be......read more

2014 Sony World Photography Awards Shortlist

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Six great pictures from this year's global photo contest

Another year, another edition of the Sony World Photography Awards, the annual contest allowing talented photographers -- professional, amateur or youth -- to show off their chops in front of a global audience. Looking for "stories that force the viewer to find something surprising within the everyday," the World Photography Organization announced the shortlist this week, paring down from almost......read more

SHFT Wins Two Webby Awards!

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Video by Ludlow Kinsgley, music by The Good Listeners

We done did it! In dramatic, come-from-behind fashion, SHFT was awarded two Webbys this week. Both were for Best Green Website, one voted on by (some highly intelligent) judges including David Bowie (?!), the other voted on by you, the people. Thank you so much to everyone who voted. We are eternally grateful for your support, not to mention your charm and good looks. Our design compadres......read more

Vote SHFT at the 2013 Webby Awards

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We're up for a People's Voice Award for Best Green Website. Vote SHFT!

The nominees for the 2013 Webby Awards have been announced, and we're excited to let you know that SHFT is on the shortlist for Best Green Website. Not that awards are what really matters, but we're obviously really honored to be recognized for our work promoting and covering the culture of sustainability. What matters most to us is consistently inspiring people to live green. But we can't deny......read more

Growing Green Awards 2013

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Winners show us how to eat well and protect the environment

NRDC President Frances Beinecke for Huffington Post: Today NRDC announced the winners of the 2013 Growing Green Awards. These awards celebrate the farmers, business owners, and bold thinkers who are transforming America's food system. Each one of them has pioneered ways to provide food that nourishes our families and restores our environment at the same time. This is the fifth year NRDC has......read more

Brower Youth Awards - Adarsha Shivakumar

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Adarsha Shivakumar a remarkable game-changer already

This Brower Youth Award video will inspire you. Adarsha is a remarkable young boy who, with the help of his family, initiated a way to make a dent in the climate change issues in India. After researching, he came upon a plant, jatropha, whihc can be used as a biofuel, and incorporated it with a mandate to empower women in india to help lift them out of poverty. This kid could seriously be a......read more

Sustainable Food Leaders Recognized by NRDC

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Winners of 2011 Growing Green Awards announced this week.

We are in the midst of a food revolution. Urban farms are popping up all over the place. Wal-Mart is buying local, sustainable produce. Even the White House growing its own vegetables. Organic is the new conventional. This week, our friends at NRDC announced the winners of their 2011 Growing Green Awards, recognizing the incredible work being done to transform the future of our food system. The......read more

Obama Awards $2.3 Billion for New Clean-Tech Manufacturing Jobs

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Recovery Act tax credits look to enable new clean manufacturing projects and create tens of thousands of jobs.

President Obama announced on Friday the award of $2.3 billion in tax credits for clean energy manufacturing — part of a broader push by his administration to stimulate job growth during the highest period of sustained unemployment in decades. “Building a robust clean energy sector is how we will create the jobs of the future,” said Mr. Obama, according to prepared remarks. The......read more

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