Posts Tagged "Activism “Step It Up” “Bill McKibben” “Climate change” “Global warming”"

For renewable energy, go fly a kite

And as long as we're answering reader questions this week, how about a post on kite energy? Humans have been harnessing energy from the wind via sail and rotor for thousands of years. But engineers have recently been tackling the problem with renewed ingenuity, aided by software and some advanced materials. Much of the excitement centers on kites. Take, for… read more →

Step It Up this weekend: take part in “the first nationwide do-it-yourself mass protest”

In an inspired display of web-fueled activism, six recent college grads have organized the first ever day of national action on climate change. Dubbed the Step It Up campaign, the event is actually a sort of do-it-yourself mass protest, which has snowballed to encompass 1,333 events in all 50 states taking place this Saturday, April 14. The campaign has a… read more →


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