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Live chat with Protect Our Winters Executive Director Chris Steinkamp

Thanks to all who joined us for our live chat with Protect Our Winters Executive Director Chris Steinkamp today. We covered the hot topic of serving as snow protectors of the winter sports community in the face of a hotter planet and a mountain of others. Read the discussion here.

happy meat

Looking at meat drives men into a fit of calmness, happiness

Canadian researchers recently steaked the claim that the sight of a big, juicy burger and other well-done meats soothes the savage and beastly instincts in men. But can vegetarians remain calm?

Are phone books a right?

Yellow Page publishers sue Seattle

As promised, Yellow Page publishers have sued to overturn a law in Seattle that lets people opt out of receiving paper phone books.

Heck No, We Won’t Snow!

Live chats with Protect Our Winters’ Chris Steinkamp and the Sierra Club’s Michael Brune

We'll be chatting live with Chris Steinkamp, executive director of Protect Our Winters. And next Tuesday, the Sierra Club's Michael Brune will chew the chat fat with David Roberts.

Miss behavin'

Changing behavior: it ain't easy

To address climate change, we need to change behavior, but appeals to the rational mind aren't enough. So what works? Here's a glimpse.

Greening your Hajj

Bicycling to Mecca

"You get an opportunity that traveling by plane or car you don't get. And you learn much more, you discover much more about yourself. It was an existential experience."

PLAYING THE GREEN

Can professional sports do more than politics to save the planet?

Pro sports teams are greening stadiums, forging corporate partnerships with green themes, and encouraging sustainable practices among fans.

Dim summary

Google's Hotpot debuts: Cool party, lukewarm reception

Google's launch party for Hotpot, its new location-based, restaurant-rating service, was just as fun as the old bubble-era shindigs used to be. Too bad it seems more like Why?-ware than Web 3.0.

don't heed the bears

Did Sarah Palin's new nature reality show get too close to the wildlife? [VIDEO]

When the former governor's TLC show, Sarah Palin's Alaska, debuted, conservationists say the Palins got too close to the bears. Is Palin being her maverick-y self and breaking all the (wildlife) rules? Or are people just splitting hairs? Take a look for yourself.