Progress in Alternative Power, From National to Global Views

Green Home Blog

At least once a month, some self-styled electrical power expert (often from the Republican side of the aisle) will insist that: Wind and solar energy will never have more than a minimal market share of energy resources.

5 Signs We’re Making Progress on the Spiritual Path.

Elephant Journal

Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) Writer's Contest June 1-14 Z ADMIN Spirituality Featured Today facing challenges journey overcoming obstacles progress spiritual path transformationWe must pause once in a while and look back at the challenges of our past, so we can see what a courageous job we have done on our own spiritual journey.

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Republicans for Environmental Progress: An Endangered Species

Environmental Economics

Nowadays, the arguments are no longer over the methods to achieve environmental progress, but whether we should support such progress in the first place. The modern Republican Party has absolutely no affirmative environmental agenda whatsoever, and goes so far as to contest the entire rationale for continued environmental progress. To be clear, the Republicans leading this charge against environmental progress are in no way following conservative principles?they

Celebrate Progress: FDA lifts Ban on Gay Blood Donors!

Elephant Journal

The FDA has banned donations from homosexual men since 1983!

10 Reasons to be Encouraged We Made Real Environmental Progress in 2014

Conservancy Talk

2014 was a year of significant progress for the environment. But there was also a lot of very significant progress to celebrate. There is still much much more companies can do on this front (see my blog ), but these commitments do show real momentum and progress.

To the Phone that first Broke my Heart & then restored my Faith in Human Progress.

Elephant Journal

I received the uplifting news in my inbox. The email was titled: "We want to. Conscious Consumerism (Sustainable Business) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Green Inspiring (Wow) Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) Z ADMIN Green Featured Today conscious business fairphone green phone revolution

Life is a Work in Progress: Why I Re-Thought my “To Be” List.

Elephant Journal

“A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.” ~ Lao Tzu I had never finished anything in my life. I wasn’t a college graduate, I was only dabbling in my yoga practice, and I had journals of sparked ideas that never went anywhere. I even had boxes still sitting in my […]. Health & Wellness Sustainability (Business, Entrepreneurship, Livelihood) goal setting goals making plans personal development secret to success to do list

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Progress Energy tries some behavioral economics

Environmental Economics

Progress Energy is going to apply old-fashioned peer pressure to encourage customers to conserve electricity as part of a new energy efficiency program approved today by the N.C. " Specifically, Progress will mail notices telling customers how their household power bills compare to their neighbors. Progress estimates there are about 50 such programs around the country. Progress expects the energy savings to exceed the $2.4

Progress Not Perfection.

Elephant Journal

Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Health & Wellness goals habits perfection personal growth progressHow many times have you tried to implement a new habit or new workout routine or a new weight loss program only to find that you give up.

Parkinson’s Progression Caught in Your Handwriting

Green Prophet

By the time a patient notices the symptoms, treatment options against the progression of Parkinson’s is limited.

Matt Damon Updates on Water Charity Progress

Eccorazzi

Well, actor and activist Matt Damon wants you to know that, among other critical issues about water Read More The post Matt Damon Updates on Water Charity Progress appeared first on Ecorazzi. Did you know the invention that saved the most lives in human history is…the toilet?

“The most serious obstacle to your ability to progress in meditation practice.” ~ Frank Berliner

Elephant Journal

We are happy to have the honor to share, exclusively, excerpts from Frank Berliner''s newest book. Frank is a Buddhist and Shambhala teacher and professor at Naropa University, and our original Buddhadharma columnist (going 12 years back!).

How to Manifest our Intentions in Yoga.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society Meditation Yoga 8 limbs asana daily practice goals intention setting meditation motivation progress yogiA practice without intention is empty. A practice with intention toward a physical or material goal is limited to only that.

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To the Free-Spirited Millennial: On the Power of Being In Progress.

Elephant Journal

There seems to be no fixed identity for this millennial, and when I look around at other people my age, I can see clearly that I am not alone. Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Featured Today Z ADMIN Family Featured Today Alana Nathel Miller authenticity free spirit identity millenials self discovery

Progress not Perfection: Looking Back & Moving Forward. ~ Edith Lazenby

Elephant Journal

I have made progress. It’s been slow. I think I made every wrong turn possible but am starting to find the straight lines and the space between them is not full of shadow and despair but love and hope. Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Health & Wellness Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) Z ADMIN Spirituality Featured Today addiction change habits health joy new year''s resolutions resolve sprituality Wealth Work work Yoga

Tunisia’s environmental progress slides back 25 years

Green Prophet

Green Prophet attends a local conference on water and pollution and stunningly sees how there is no framework for Tunisia to make environmental change and progress. Tunisia was the first Arab country to talk about environment policy.

This Week's Waves for Change Art Contest Winner: Progress | Wend Blog

Wend Magazine

In this painting, I mixed broken CD’s with acrylic paints, while contemplating how advances in technology- so called “progress&# – wreak havoc with our environment. We generate tremendous amounts of un-recyclable plastic waste in the name of progress.

How to Handle Our Mistakes: Lessons From a Work in Progress.

Elephant Journal

I’ve discovered that to keep my sanity, I can only apologize for two reasons: Family, Youth, Enlightened Education Health & Wellness Love & Relationships (see below for Sexy) WAYLON: Editor's Picks—Hidden Gems apologizing conflict management family friendship relationships sorry

Love Him for Who He is—Not Who you Wish He would Be.

Elephant Journal

Love & Relationships (see below for Sexy) Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) accepting someone for who they are diamond in the rough fixer-upper just the way you are letting people be themselves love love him just as he is no one is perfect relationships thema davis work in progressTo love someone purely and intentionally is to know that the only choice we have is to accept them for all that they are, or not at all.

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The Progression of Mindful Eating.

Elephant Journal

In Michael Pollen’s book, In Defense of Food, he explains how the individual parts of food cannot be. Food Health & Wellness Z ADMIN Food Featured Today clean 15 dirty dozen eating food health organic processed sugar

Mothering is a Work in Progress.

Elephant Journal

What did I know about babies? Nothing. I knew more about the United Nation's Declaration of Human Rights than how to nurture a babe. So I did what most young parents do I reached for the books.

Cleanse Update & Progress (Videos)

Eco-Vegan Girl

Just wanted to check in for those of you who don't follow me on Facebook , Twitter , Google Plus , or YouTube (though I can't imagine you don't follow at least one of those!). My cleanse is off to a great start - on Day 3 and going strong/feeling wonderful!

The Simplest, Most Powerful Life-Hack Ever.

Elephant Journal

Strangely we don't hear much about it when we talk about changing our lives and I think that's because most people simply haven't experienced it for themselves.

The Art of Turning Back & Making Real Progress. ~ Julie Tallard Johnson

Elephant Journal

My creative and spiritual paths are more often in a state of returning to the empty page or breath in my meditation practice than actually being engaged in writing or mindfulness. The truth is that in meditation we spend a great deal of our time returning to the breath. Our practice is to rest in the breath, have our attention on the breath; but, oh, how our mind wants to wander to and fro!

Former head of TESCO says high street death is “progress”

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Sir Terry Leahy, the former CEO of TESCO, basically is for the high street of small independent shops to decline and die and he says that this death is “progress”. It is also this person's desire to have, in line with this “progress”, to have a large supermarket, ideally in his view a TESCO, on every high street and especially more large out of town super- and hyper-stores.

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Yoga’s Greatest Lesson & The Only Way to Progress.

Elephant Journal

I see the when-is-this-pose-going-to-be- over looks and this-is-not-what-I-wanted- today glares. So, I sigh. And they sigh. I smile and they follow. I make a joke and laughter. Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) Yoga Yoga Practice Yoga Wisdom

Love is Patient, Love is Kind. {Video}

Elephant Journal

The music artists all stood together, in support of marriage equality, as the 30+ couples were married on national television.

A Work in Progress: New Year’s Resolutions with a Twist.

Elephant Journal

Some love it. Some hate it. Some could care less. Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) New Years nye patience presence resolution

Straight Teenager Asks his Gay Best Friend to Prom.

Elephant Journal

Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Equal Rights Family, Youth, Enlightened Education WAYLON: Today Only best friends equal rights equality gay homosexual life progress teenager teens youthBeing a teenager is hard. Being a gay teenager is even harder.

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A Mindful Method for Surviving Job Loss.

Elephant Journal

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Mayor Julián Castro: Big Plans, Big Progress

Sightline Daily

Castro speaks at TEDx San Antonio in 2010. Photo by TEDxSanAntonio, cc. San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro makes no small plans.

How we can Turn the Election Nightmare into a Positive Path.

Elephant Journal

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The #1 Question from Progressives about Revenue-Neutral Carbon Taxes

Sightline Daily

This time I’d like to share with you the #1 question from progressives about revenue-neutral carbon taxes: How do you know it’s going to stay revenue-neutral? Progressives ask because they’re worried about government getting smaller, that is, they want to make sure that X ?

Want to Change the World? Do This One Thing.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) change enlightened activism meditation progress save the world We all want to change the world.

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Why Some Political “Failures” Actually Signify Social Progress.

Elephant Journal

As the people of the world continue to awaken to the true nature of our implicit socio-political order, there will be more false starts, failed experiments, and lost skirmishes. Blog (always click 4 all blogs) Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) WAYLON: Today Only Writer's Contest June 1-14 Bernie Snaders global change global movement left wing occupy politics

Can Someone be Fired in Your State Just for Being Gay? {Informative Map}

Elephant Journal

Have a look at this map showing states where one can be fired simply for being lesbian, gay, bi-sexual or transgender.

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An Open Letter to those who wish to See an End to Bigotry.

Elephant Journal

Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Equal Rights Love & Relationships Meditation bigotry bigots homophobia judgment learned behavior loving-kindness meditation outrage prejudiced comments progressive-minded them versus us xenophobia

An Open Letter to All “Seekers.”

Elephant Journal

Z ADMIN Spirituality Featured Today action answers blocks manifestation personal growth progress questions seekers spiritualityIt became increasingly clear to me that the problem wasn't the programs or the books—the problem was my (lack of) commitment to finding answers. Enlightened Society Inspiring (Wow) Non New-Agey Spirituality Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Today Only.

I Stand with the Xingu River

Indigenize

All My Relations Cranky Rants Belo Monte Chief Raoni dam destruction indigenous people progress resistanceThis photo, which I got from La Mina Circle in Los Angeles, reveals a tragic moment in the politics of the earth. Chief Raoni of the Kayapó people broke down crying when he learned that the Brazilian president, Dilma Rousseff. approved construction to begin on the Belo Monte hydroelectric plant & dam project on Xingu [.].

Progress in the Search for Better Battery Tech

Nature Conservancy - Science

Making Progress on Energy Storage. Update on the NatureNet Science Fellows: Won-Hee Ryu.