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World Bank to Finance Carbon Markets

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Global insitution announces funding for cap-and-trade systems in developing countries.

The World Bank wants to help set up cap-and-trade carbon markets in the developing world. On Wednesday, Robert B. Zoellick, the World Bank president, announced the creation of a multi-million dollar fund that aims "to create trading mechanisms to stimulate clean energy projects and to slow the destruction of tropical forests." Tropical deforestation is one of the major sources of......read more

Robert Glenn Ketchum: Southwest Alaska

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Threatened wilderness photographed by world-renowned conservationist

For 40-odd years, Robert Glenn Ketchum has lent his considerable photographic talents to the cause of environmental conservation in America.  From California’s Big Sur coastline to the Hudson River Valley, Ohio’s Cuyahoga River Valley to Laguna San Ignacio in Baja California, Ketchum's images of threatened landscapes cover every corner of the country. He is a Founding Fellow of......read more

Robert Moses Joyce: Orange Bubblegum

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Is this what a vision quest looks like?

Here's some technicolor reverie from the lens of photographer Robert Moses Joyce, whose "Orange Bubblegum" portfolio series is what we imagine a mystical dream quest looks like. Full of trippy double exposures and psychedelic washes of color, the haunting and hazy film photos harken the classic video for "Fool's Gold" by The Stone Roses. Asked what he loves about photography, Robert had......read more

End Fossil Fuel Subsidies Today

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With the Rio Earth Summit in full swing, Robert Redford explains why we need to stop giving public money to dirty energy companies

Every year, around the world, almost one trillion dollars of subsidies is handed out to help the fossil fuel industry. Who came up with the crazy idea that the fossil fuel industry deserves our hard-earned money, no less in economic times of such harsh human consequence? We fire teachers, police and firemen in drastic budget cuts and yet, the fossil fuel industry can laugh all the way to the bank......read more

Robert Schlaug: Limited Area

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Digitally manipulated photos deal with the limits of human experience

German photographer Robert Schlaug has a wide and varied body of work that explores the area where humans and landscape intersect. Limited Area, one of his recent projects, shifts the viewer's standard perception of landscape by stretching the image and creating linear striped gradients of the landscape's natural palette. According to Schlaug, the digitally manipulated photos deal with the limits......read more

American Landscapes by Robert Warren

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Large format photos explore our constantly shifting relationship with our surroundings

Born in New York and now based in Portland, Oregon, Robert Warren uses view cameras to document American landscapes and the people within them. With his trusty 8x10 camera in tow, he has traveled extensively across the country making pictures that capture our constantly changing relationship with our surroundings. For his most recent work, Robert has been taking repeated trips to upstate New York......read more

Robert Misrach: Desert Cantos

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Arid landscape photos highlight man's problematic relationship with the environment

Richard Misrach's Desert Cantos is the result of a life's work spent exploring landscapes of the American southwest. The project, patterned after The Cantos of Ezra Pound, takes the form of a long, epic visual poem, with eighteen chapters that cover desert subjects as diverse as a military base in Utah, a man-made flood in California, sublime skies in Arizona, and arts happenings......read more

Solar for Everyone

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In an NYT op-ed, Robert Kennedy Jr. and David Crane make the case for expanded solar

We don’t think much about pitch pine poles until storms like Hurricane Sandy litter our landscape with their splintered corpses and arcing power lines. Crews from as far away as California and Quebec have worked feverishly to repair or replace those poles as utility companies rebuild their distribution systems the way they were before. Residents of New Jersey and New York have lived......read more

Robert Sinskey POV 2007

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An elegant organic red from Los Carneros in Napa. $38.00

POV is an earthy Bordeaux blend from Robert Sinskey's biodynamic-certified vineyard in Napa Valley. We're not big wine nerds, so we can't tell you much about the tannins or the finish, but we can tell you this: it's impossible to stop at one glass. As an added artistic bonus, the three POV labels feature Sinskey’s original B&W photography of wine and agriculture. As a vintner,......read more

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