Name Name

title
descript

SEARCH

302 results for "no on prop 23"
Page
1

Nike N7 Collection

read
Inspired by Native culture, Nike's N7 Collection is engineered for higher performance and lower environmental impact

Nike's new N7 collection is inspired by the well-known Native American maxim, "In every deliberation, we must consider the impace on the next seven generations." The capsule collection features the N7 Air Pegasus (pictured above), the N7 Huarache, the N7 SMS RT in preschool and toddler sizes, and the N7 Organic Cotton Tee. All profits go to the N7 Fund, which provides grant money......read more

April Bloomfield: Farm to Table

read
Celebrated chef sources sustainable essentials in upstate New York.

As executive chef of beswarmed NYC hotspots The Spotted Pig and The Breslin, April Bloomfield has earned a reputation for creating simple, unpretentious dishes with meat playing the starring role. But, as we learned from Nowness, the celebrated chef is big into veggies too. “I love my veggies,” says the chef. “Sometimes I could just do without the meat.” Brazilian......read more

Last Minute Deal Struck in Cancun

read
It ain't great but it could be worse.

The Cancun climate talks are a wrap, and to no one's surprise, negotiators failed to agree to a successor to the Kyoto Protocol. So that's crap. But! At the nth hour, an agreement was hammered out to save the UN climate negotiation progress. Which may not sound like much, but compared to the debacle of the Copenhagen talks, when it looked like future cooperation was in jeopardy,......read more

Europe Unites to Build Renewable Energy Supergrid

read
North Sea countries plan $40 billion clean energy project that could offer weather-proof supply.

It would connect turbines off the wind-lashed north coast of Scotland with Germany's vast arrays of solar panels, and join the power of waves crashing on to the Belgian and Danish coasts with the hydro-electric dams nestled in Norway's fjords: Europe's first electricity grid dedicated to renewable power will become a political reality this month, as nine countries formally draw up......read more

ICE PACK By Guy Lawson

read
The Bizarre Story Of An Accidental Pioneering Expedition

The twin-prop plane swung low, tilting its wings and heading north, only to circle back and swoop down over the men again. It was March 7, 1968, and the members of the Plaisted Polar Expedition looked up at the plane in bewilderment. They were trying to travel to the North Pole by snowmobile — in what they believed to be the first expedition to the North Pole carried out on motorized......read more

Come Hell or Low Water

read
The indelible link between climate change and social unrest in the Arab world

It's tempting to attribute much of the recent dischord in North Africa and the Middle East to politics. And in the most direct sense, it's true. In Tunisia, Egypt, Yemen, and now Syria, the people have risen up against brutal and corrupt regimes. But dig a little deeper, and you find that the unrest is more broadly driven by drought and food shortages -- themselves linked to environmental shifts......read more

Lara Alegre: Winterland

read
Barcelona photographer gets snowy in Norway

Born and raised in the sunny climes of northern Spain, Lara Alegre spent last year in the wintry reaches of Norway, an experience that changed her photography in several ways. "I started a new kind of photography, focused on nature, which I find incredible and surprising. In this new stage I try to show in my pictures the relationship between nature and humans: the immensity and the concrete,......read more

Hedda Selder's Scandanavian Vacation

read
Beautiful images of a journey through Norway and Iceland

Ugh, it's been way too long since we hit the road and visited some new places. Whenever we feel that way, it's good to look at some travel photography to partially satiate the feeling. These gorgeous film pictures, from young Swedish photographer Hedda Selder, document her summer sojourn through Norway and Iceland. Love the grainy feel of these photos. More here.  For more from......read more

The Green-Roofed Gullesfjord Station

read
A new Norwegian truck stop blends seamlessly into its natural surroundings

With the beautifully executed Gullesfjord weight control station, Norwegian architects Jarmund/Vigsnæs prove that green roofs are not just the province of expensive homes and high profile public buildings. Resting at the border of one of Norway's pristine national parks, the truck inspection station is integrated seamlessly into the natural landscape, with an ambitious vegetated roof that......read more

Sohlbergplassen Viewpoint by Carl-Viggo Holmebakk

read
This Norwegian observation deck is seamlessly integrated into the natural surroundings

Between the stunning Stegastein viewpoint, the Trollstigen platform, and this, the Sohlbergplassen viewpoint, the Norwegians are really taking tourist architecture to another level of awesome. The concrete observation deck, designed in 2005 by architect Carl-Viggo Hølmebakk, bends and curves to integrate seamlessly with the natural surroundings. Located on the edge of Rondane National......read more

Page
1