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Oil Spill Blame Game

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BP, Transocean, and Halliburton execs grilled about 'cascade of failures' at Senate hearings.

In Washington on Tuesday, executives from BP and its drilling partners were grilled by Senators about their companies' involvement in the Gulf Coast oil disaster. The Senate energy and environmental committees set out to figure out how it happened, and who is responsible. BP, Transocean, and Halliburton executives were taken to account by lawmakers for the "cascade of failures"......read more

Developer NR Investments, which is working to grow a Downtown arts and entertainment district, teamed up this fall with film producer Peter Glatzer and actor/filmmaker Adrian Grenier to curate a showroom in NR’s Filling Station Lofts with art and sustainable furnishings to promote the vision of the pair’s lifestyle platform SHFT.com. This helps push what the developer envisions for......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

Girl Power Chocolate

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Chocolate + Cause $4.00

A dark chocolate version of the best-selling salted caramel bar from Creighton's Chocolaterie, this GIRL POWER snack's sales yield a percentage of the profit to Girls Out Loud. This organization works with teenage girls and offers mentoring, workshops and more in order to encourage confidence, resilience and hopefully the ability to recognize their own greatness. Price is in Pounds....read more

Dwell: LG and SHFT's Evening of Design

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SHFT co-hosted an evening on the state of sustainable home design

The Museum of Arts and Design hosted a discussion on the cross section of home design and sustainability with a cast of characters including SHFT.com co-founders, actor/filmmaker Adrian Grenier and producer Peter Glatzer; designer Danny Seo; NY Metro Chapter President of the American Society Of Interior Designers, Jacqueline Hosford; VP of Project Sales at Grohe, Tom Santer; SVP......read more

SHFT in Austin Collection

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Sustainable selections from the Green Gadget Lab at our SXSW pop-up space

We've descended upon the Lone Star State for SXSW Interactive this year, setting up shop on East 6th Street in downtown Austin. And because no SHFT space is complete without an array of next-gen green products, we're filling out the space with a bunch of our favorites, from clean-powered gadgets and eco-minded transport options to sustainable travel goods and small batch foodie treats. If you're......read more

Pesticide Studies Won E.P.A.’s Trust, Until Trump’s Team Scorned ‘Secret Science’

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Backed by agrochemical companies, Trump administration and Congress are moving to curb the role of human health studies in regulation.

SALINAS, Calif. — José Camacho once worked the fields here in the Salinas Valley, known as “the Salad Bowl of the World” for its abundance of lettuce and vegetables. His wife still does. But back in 2000, Mr. Camacho, who is 63, got an unusual phone call. He was asked if he wanted to work for a new project studying the effects of pesticides on the children of farm......read more

Designed by architect Chris Price and his partners at Park City Design + Build, the Treehaus is a beautiful blend of modern mountain architecture and cutting-edge energy efficiency. Nestled into the pines of Summit Park, Utah, the clean lines, stacked segments, and dark cedar exterior create a fine figure, seamlessly integrating the 3,643-square-foot abode into its sylvan surroundings.......read more

Michael Northrup’s Dream Away

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Unusual Images Of Everyday Intimacies

Making waves internationally is Baltimore photographer Michael Northrup’s newly released third photo book, Dream Away, a tender documentation of the journey of his former marriage and family life.  Spanning decades from the early ’70s to the ’90s, the 70-year-old’s latest publication gives proof that beauty and meaning are truly found in the......read more

Ford and SHFT launch sustainability film series in New York

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Ford and SHFT launch sustainability film series in New York

Ford Motor Company and sustainability lifestyle platform SHFT.com unveiled the first of 10 digital short documentary films profiling cutting-edge innovators in sustainable businesses at a promotional event last night at the 404 NYC space in Midtown New York. Ford executive chairman Bill Ford introduced the film, along with actor/filmmaker Adrian Grenier and film producer Peter Glatzer,......read more

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