Category Archives: EcoMash

EcoMash™: 3 Trillion Dollar Man Killed

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All the pundits are out in force weighing in on the elimination of Osama Bin Laden, an achievement that is symbolic at best at this point, and that is still costing us money, with the final tab expected to be over 3 trillion dollars. A few days after 9/11, I wrote a short essay on…

U-Rent it: Car sharing joins the social web (or hive?)

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EcoMash™ looks at the newest trend in car sharing First she helped create Zipcar, now Robin Chase is working with Mobivia Groupe to roll out Buzzcar in France. It’s all about leveraging excess capacity via smartphone application. In other words, you tap into the hive behavior to rent your car. Peer to peer renting seems…

Sustainable Learning, plus “Gasland” tonight

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A special “things to do” version of EcoMash™ You are most likely aware of the gas-mileage of your car. But what about your home? What type of energy do you use, and how much of it? Do you know if your home is “renewable-energy ready?” Find out about Integrated Renewable Energy Consulting, Bioclimatic analysis, and…

EcoMash: Happy World Water Day!

Beacon, Breakneck, and Storm King

EcoMash for 3/22/11 Not that you needed Hudson Valley Green to remind you, but today is World Water Day, an  initiative that grew out of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janeiro… (Not to be confused with Waterworld Day Our region is defined by water, and one of…

Activist Guilty in Oil Lease Auction Case

A rally outside the Frank E. Moss Courthouse in Salt Lake City for Tim DeChristopher. Photo courtesy 350.org/Lin Ostler

EcoMash® for the week of March 7-11 Concerned citizen Tim DeChristopher was found guilty earlier this week of violating the Federal Onshore Oil and Gas Leasing Reform Act by fraudulently registering as a bidder at the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) auction under the Bush administration in 2008. He faces up to 10 years in…