New Horizons: Vertical Farming and Other Eco-Minded Pursuits

12/03/2008 § 1 Comment

Links to cool emerging (or widely unknown) efforts into making our 21st century lives better:   

http://www.comedycentral.com/videos/index.jhtml?videoId=173624

http://www.verticalfarm.com/

     Follow the link to Comedy Central even if you don’t have the time.  

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Permaculture

     Something to watch for sure… and do some research into. Cool quote: “No economic system stands apart independently from its eco-system; therefore, all external costs must be considered when discussing economics.” 

http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/opinion/la-ed-nature2-2008sep02,0,7811640.story

     An editorial on Ecuador’s new constitution.

http://www.fueleconomy.gov/feg/taxcenter.shtml

     Tax credits for environmentally responsible vehicles. Keep in mind that Bush is still in office.

http://www.thepaxgroup.com/index.html

     Efficiency.

http://www.metropolismag.com/cda/story.php?artid=3528

     A link to an architecture book that I’ll review… eventually.

http://www.metropolismag.com/cda/story.php?artid=3619

     A link to a series of videos covering the panel discussing themes from the above title.

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=89135360

     San Francisco’s Plastic Bag Ban creates domino effect.

http://www.epa.gov/epawaste/conserve/materials/ecycling/index.htm

     E-cycling.

That’s all I’m posting tonight. I’m sure I’ll do another post with more links to similar movements… and maybe I’ll include some non-profits for good measure.

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§ One Response to New Horizons: Vertical Farming and Other Eco-Minded Pursuits

  • yellowkniferunner says:

    These are some very good links nate, i enjoy the vertical farming one a lot. stille reading the rest. good post!

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