L. Hunter Lovins knows we can go 100% renewable. Here's what it will take.

L. Hunter Lovins, the president and founder of Natural Capitalism Solutions, explains why we can and should go 100 percent renewable. We have the technologies to solve the worst of the crises facing us and to buy the time to deal with the rest. The crises we face and the inevitability of change means that we will also have the opportunity to reinvent everything.

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Aligning your words with your actions with Sah D'Simone.

After living in ashrams, monasteries and retreat centers around the world, Sah D'Simone has integrated his training and experiences to create a cohesive philosophy for optimal well-being. He teaches​ his methodology, the
"Art & Science of Well-Being," around the world, from wellness events and corporate workshops to private one-on ones. Here we discuss his work with the United Nations and the stress that people working on climate change issues encounter, as well as some techniques that can help. 

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Plastic bans: questions and strategies to consider when launching your own plastic campaign.

After California, New York will be the second state to implement a plastic bag ban. Starting March 2020, single-use plastic bags will no longer be tolerated. Hallelujah! This news made us want to revisit a piece we published in Issue No. 4, in which Davis Burroughs and Mary Madison Andrews discuss the questions around plastic bans and strategies to launch your own plastic campaign.

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Dune Ives, Director of Lonely Whale, wants you to #stopsucking.

As the former head of Paul Allen's Vulcan Philanthropy, Dune Ives has designed and overseen change-making initiatives that address key drivers of environmental degradation and species decline. Ives holds her Ph.D. in psychology, is co-founder of the Green Sports Alliance and an inaugural member of Al Gore’s The Climate Reality Project. Ives and I sat down to discuss the Lonely Whale, #StopSucking and ways to prevent plastic from getting into our oceans. 

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Influencers you should follow this spring to make your year greener.

With so many influencers out there trying to make you consume more, let’s take a look at some Instagram celebs who want to influence our lives for the better! Here are some of our favorite influencers who inspire greener living we think you should follow in 2019.

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Young people are speaking. Listen up.

A 6-year-old boy stands on a small stage. Gaze fixed on the audience, he says: “I came to talk to you about how sacred the earth is.” Fast forward 12 years, and that boy is still at a microphone with a story to tell. Only now, the words tumble from his mouth in rhythmic procession, gliding between melodies as they rise and fall to a beat. Xiuhtezcatl (shu-TEZ-kaht) Martinez is a hip-hop artist and indigenous environmental activist.

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U.S. Rep. wants to bring environmentalism to the ‘kitchen table,’ but do voters?

Congressman A. Donald McEachin was elected in 2016 to represent the 4th Congressional District of Virginia in the U.S. House of Representatives. In his tenure thus far, McEachin has been elected co-president of the freshman class and appointed regional whip. He also serves as a member of the Leader’s Environmental Messaging Team.

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Uniting the climate movement: evangelical environmentalism and Project Drawdown with Katherine Wilkinson

Katharine Wilkinson brings an interdisciplinary background to Project Drawdown that cuts across sustainability, strategy and thought leadership. Previously, Wilkinson was the director of strategy at the purpose consultancy BrightHouse. She has also taught at the University of Oxford and worked for the Natural Resources Defense Council and the Boston Consulting Group. Wilkinson sat down for a conversation about her work helping to bring Paul Hawken's vision to life, as she drives the project forward, forging partnerships around the world.

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