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"He knows everything, urinates in the forest, and can build a wind-powered generator out of found materials. In the event of an apocalypse, Bates is president." — Vanity Fair Green Issue, April 2007
"He knows everything, urinates in the forest, and can build a wind-powered generator out of found materials. In the event of an apocalypse, Bates is president." — Vanity Fair Green Issue, April 2007

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The people in range of secret frequencies
" Fossil fuels are reaching up to pull us into their grave. "  Approaching the vernal equinox in the Fingerlakes region of upstate New York I am at the annual meeting of the International Society for Biophysical Economics. At the end of the first day we too...
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Spring Cleaning
"If you’re buying weird tech gizmos, you need to know what you are trying to prove by that . " As that time of year falls upon us like a piano thrown from a 5th floor window, we like to recall the advice of Bruce Sterling to the Viridian Design Movement (c....
Spring Cleaning
Spring Cleaning
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Mycelial Mind
" One thing we can say about our fungal cousins. They are vastly better connected to the natural order of things than our species seems to be. " M ost of the languages of the West have no word for people who are thought pioneers. Some of these individuals a...
Mycelial Mind
Mycelial Mind
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Its a scary time to be reporting on Trump Inc. Watch the video.
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How Many Trees Do We Need?
" A city like New York (18.6 million people) should require 55.8 million trees to provide its oxygen. " Is it possible that we could wreck the atmosphere enough that humans would suffocate for a lack of air to breathe? Probably not. Still, it’s not a chance...
How Many Trees Do We Need?
How Many Trees Do We Need?
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First they locked up the Knowledge
"If you were given the choice between continued life on earth and
computerized devices and the internet, which would you choose?" “Putting food under lock and key was one of the great innovations of your culture. No other culture in history has ever put fo...
First they locked up the Knowledge
First they locked up the Knowledge
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Just One Word: Bioplastics
"Any carbon that does not go back to the atmosphere can just
chill. It can be a building or a bicycle, it doesn’t matter. Just chill a
few centuries while we get our act back together." Mr. McGuire: I just want to say one word to you. Just one word. Benja...
Just One Word: Bioplastics
Just One Word: Bioplastics
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NTHE is a Four Letter Word
" Collective neurosis can be attributed to a concatenation of causes — diet, electrosmog, epigenetic triggering by microplastics in our toothpaste — take your choice. " Drawn by TedE, wikimedia commons We are not talking about climate deniers now, who have ...
NTHE is a Four Letter Word
NTHE is a Four Letter Word
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This one's for Vero
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Symbiotic Recycling
" Solutions that endure usually begin at the bottom. They build regenerative, circular economies based upon local assets — human and natural. " The road to energy efficiency is in theory a sustainability sweepstakes… Who needs Russian gas, if we could get a...
Symbiotic Recycling
Symbiotic Recycling
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