Monthly Archives: July 2012

Appropriate Technologies in the United States: a Weekend in Vermont

Warren Hagist attended the annual SolarFest sustainability conference in Tinmouth, VT, from July 21 – 23 Each year on the open, rolling fields of Forget-Me-Not farm in rural Vermont, hundreds gather for one of New England’s premier summits on green living. SolarFest is three days of music and workshops on...
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Visit to Rio+20

It wasn’t until arriving in Rio de Janeiro (1) that participants to Rio + 20, United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, could see the effect this event was having on the lives of local Cariocas and their city. Even though the main venue of the conference, Rio Centro, was about...
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