Tagged: sustainability

ctrp417 Moving Closer to Ethical Mobile Phones

ctrp417 Moving Closer to Ethical Mobile Phones

MP3 Audio [-1 B]DownloadShow URL In the summer of 2011 we learned of the fairphone mission; to make the world’s first ethically responsible mobile phone. We spoke about the challenges, the steps, the people and places in the world that...

ctrp398 Making Change by Moving Your Money

ctrp398 Making Change by Moving Your Money

MP3 Audio [23 MB]DownloadShow URL Bank Transfer Day was this past weekend. Even now, people around the world are looking at their bank account thinking, maybe I dont want my money with these guys. What are the alternatives? Many will...
 

Something more than selling fruit

Something more than selling fruit

The navigation system is scolding me with its female voice in Portuguese, I missed yet another turn as I cruise passed yet another apple orchard. It’s the end of September and I’m in what feels like the middle of nowhere...

ctrp392 New Approaches and Proven Methods for Rural Life

ctrp392 New Approaches and Proven Methods for Rural Life

MP3 Audio [26 MB]DownloadShow URL The goal to live life on their terms took Ryanne and Jay from New York City to San Francisco and eventually to Western Virginia.  It is here that this dynamic couple set out to build...
 

Lost Knowledge Needs Finding

Lost Knowledge Needs Finding

This week Im working on a series of podcasts as well as an article for United Academics Magazine which focuses on people who have created their own home and work spaces. Those who left cities and suburbs, left houses and...

Incapable

Incapable

The images from my home state of New Jersey the days following hurricane Irene featured flooding like few had ever seen before. The images also showed one re-occurring theme: Infrastructure collapse.  Chunks of highway collapsing, a struggling power grid, and rivers...