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Sustainability, Politics, and Consumerism

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Steven Cohen on the shift to a clean economy

As 2011 ends and we find some time for reflection, I am thinking a lot about the issue of material consumption and sustainability. Many of my students believe that a key answer to the crisis of planetary sustainability is for individuals to reduce their material consumption. When they say this, they are not thinking of the planet's poorest people, but the planet's richest people. There is a case......read more

Tianjin Eco-City Museums by Steven Holl Architects

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NYC firm commissioned to design two new museums in coastal Chinese city

Billed as "a socially harmonious, environmentally friendly and resource-conserving city," Tianjin Eco-City is a collaborative effort by the Chinese and Singaporean governments to develop a sustainable city quarter on China's east coast. Now, Steven Holl Architects has been given the go-ahead on designs for two marquee buildings in the "Eco-City." Holl has been commissioned to design the Ecology......read more

Steven Perriloux's Sun-Kissed California

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Laid-back Los Angeles vibes reign supreme in these photos from Terry Richardson's protégé

Photographer Steven Perriloux leads a bicoastal existence, dividing his time between LA and NYC shooting fashion editorials for major magazines. But it's his album of personal photos that caught our eye. In the series, the friend and former assistant of Terry Richardson captures California subculture in all its casual, sun-drenched glory. Perriloux discussed his attraction to underground culture......read more

The Sustainability Generation

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For Millenials, environmental ethics are an everyday thing. Steven Cohen of the Earth Institute discusses what that means for the future

For people born since the mid '80s, environmental consciousness is second nature. And as the Millenial Generation begins to take on a power position in society, the "environment" will assume an even greater role in the politics of the age. That's the central tenet of a recent HuffPo piece by Steven Cohen, Executive Director of the Earth Institute, who further argues that current methods of......read more

Sufjan Stevens, "All For Myself"

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Stop motion video directed by Matt and Julie Walker.

For us, Sufjan Stevens' sensitive indie-pop conjures images of dudes in tight brown cords and chunky black glasses sipping kombucha and burning incense. Thankfully, Matt and Julie Walker (aka Tiger in a Jar)'s visual interpretation of his music is far more creative. The duo's stop-motion video for "All For Myself," off Sufjan's latest LP Adz of the World, involves a Tyrannosaurus lumberjack who......read more

Scaffolding Table Lamp

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Designer Rodger Stevens puts wood scraps to beautiful new use. $399.99

The Scaffolding Table Lamp makes use of exotic wood scraps reclaimed from a variety of sources, from demolition projects to piano manufacturers. Artist and designer Rodger Stevens shapes the handpicked wood cast-offs into CFL-compatible, functional sculptures. The scaffolding design, a Green Depot exclusive, is also available as a taller floor lamp. Made in New York City. ...read more

What's Behind the Failure of UN's Climate Process

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Earth Institute's Steven Cohen breaks it down

It is getting to be a pretty familiar routine by now. Thousands of people from around the world gather to negotiate and influence global climate policy. Rhetoric flies for a week or two, negotiators bargain long into the night, and a modest, unenforceable agreement is finally brought up for a vote. At this point, it is pretty obvious that the United Nations climate negotiation process may serve......read more

Chris Cohen "Optimist High"

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Breezy backyard summer vibes from a Californian transplant in Vermont

Chris Cohen's solo debut Overgrown Path was one of the highlights of 2012, full of bucolic, lopsided pop songs he recorded by himself in a cabin in Vermont. Born and raised in Los Angeles, Cohen previously played with a number of high profile indie acts (Deerhoof, Haunted Grafitti, Cass McCombs) before moving east to write and record the album. In the breezy, melancholy "Optimist High,"......read more

Coasting, "Same Old Same Old"

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Alice Cohen's vintage collage animation for Brooklyn indie-pop duo

Coasting, the Brooklyn-based indie-pop duo comprised of Madison Farmer and Fiona Campbell (Vivian Girls), just unveiled this great collage-style video for “Same Old Same Old,” off their underappreciated 2011 LP, You’re Never Going Back. Directed by Alice Cohen, the animated clip is a pastiche of pastel-toned retro images of cars, hairstyles,......read more

Thierry Cohen: Darkened Cities

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French photographer superimposes rural night skies on the world's greatest metropoles

There are plenty of reasons to love living in the city, but star-gazing isn't one of them. French photographer Thierry Cohen rectifies the urban light pollution problem with Darkened Cities, a photo series depicting famous city skylines with the lights shut off. To make the images, Cohen blended photos of city scenes--altered to eliminate lights--with photos of night skies from less populated......read more

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