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Green Your Kid: Thanksgiving Fun for the Family

Green Your Kid: Thanksgiving Fun for the Family

Nowadays, Thanksgiving is primarily about family (and eating). However, the holiday was originally about giving thanks for the bounty of food that was to help folks through the lean winter months. These kid-friendly ideas will help get your family back to Thanksgiving's roots.

In the Market for a New TV? Check out NRDC's Holiday Shopping Guide

In the Market for a New TV? Check out NRDC's Holiday Shopping Guide

Get ready for the tidal wave of Black Friday, Christmas and End of Year sales on big screen TVs and other consumer electronics.

Update: Zero Emissions Race

Update: Zero Emissions Race

We first posted about the Zero Emissions Race back in August when the race was just beginning in Europe. The race is just about halfway through and things are going well for most of the teams (unfortunately Team Powerplaza of South Korea had to drop out due to technical difficulties in Berlin).
Green Your Kid: Halloween! (Last Minute Tips)

Green Your Kid: Halloween! (Last Minute Tips)

I love this time of year. Besides hustling for the school bus in the morning and the magic of birthdays for two of my kids, autumn in the Northeast brings the gorgeous spectrum of turning leaves and the appeal of crisp fresh apples. But most exciting of all is the big thrill of things that go bump in the night: Halloween!

Leilani Returns to Racing: New Partnership Brings Together Racing, Veterans for Clean Energy

Leilani Returns to Racing: New Partnership Brings Together Racing, Veterans for Clean Energy

Stock car racing fans at Kansas Speedway on September 30 will receive an unusual message from one of the cars speeding around the track: America needs to compete in the "Race to Energy Independence."

Ryan Reynolds Reflects on the Gulf Oil Disaster, Local Impacts and How We Move Forward

Ryan Reynolds Reflects on the Gulf Oil Disaster, Local Impacts and How We Move Forward

In New Orleans’ leafy Uptown district, about a dozen blocks from Tulane University, there’s a hidden dog park on the banks of the Mississippi River. Hounds from all over the neighborhood lead their humans over the levee and into a small wood to cool off with a romp in the shallows. On a hot, damp Sunday this summer, I took a small film crew there to meet the actor Ryan Reynolds, who spent much of 2010 in New Orleans shooting Green Lantern for Warner Bros.

Around the World in 80 Days, Emission Free

Around the World in 80 Days, Emission Free

Two days ago, four teams hailing from Australia, Switzerland, South Korea and Germany set out from Geneva to race around the globe in a mere eighty days. Unlike previous world races The Zero Race teams must undertake the thirty-thousand kilometer trip using electric, emission-free vehicles.

New Climate Change Film Highlights Hope And Opportunity

New Climate Change Film Highlights Hope And Opportunity

A documentary film called Climate of Change premieres on Thursday at the Tribeca Film Festival in New York City.

It is a film about destruction and crisis, but it is also a film about everyday people and the work they are doing to save the planet.

NBC Incorporating More "Green Storylines"

NBC Incorporating More "Green Storylines"

When we see a TV character sip on a Coke can or pull a Motorola phone out of his pocket, we're watching something called "product placement." The TV stations have sold screen-space to product manufacturers in hopes that we, the watchers, will notice the products in close connection with characters we admire and run out and buy things from Coke and Motorola.

"Behavior placement," however, is a little more subtle. It's the practice of infusing on-screen stories with actions that audiences might notice and consider and eventually adopt.

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