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Peggy Liu: Making Every Day Eco Heroes Out of All of Us. Sustainable Shanghai Day 8 part 2

In 3 years, Peggy has not only amassed a vast network influential people to help make a cleaner, greener China, but she has created an organization that brings them together in diverse ways to make real, measurable impact. Peggy says her” magic sauce” is to combine other people’s power, and applying them in effective ways. Continue reading

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Sustainable Shanghai Final Round Up

Let me be frank, I didn’t write this little series for the money (actually, I haven’t even covered the cost of the trip). I did it because I saw an opportunity to tell a story I believed was important. Because some internal knob clicked and I realized that while my attention has been focused solely in one direction re: the environment, one of the most important stories of the planet’s evolution was happening in the other direction. Continue reading

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Making Biking Sexy in Shanghai and Eco Cities bridging Gap Between Fantacy and the Future: Day 7 Sustainable Shanghai

Susan Evans talks about making biking the hot new accessory, Eco City Architect James Brearly talks about dreams for the future, and I ponder about how I walked into a world where Burning Man met Blade Runner. Continue reading

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Baring my soul at Naked Retreat or Finding the kindred lost tribe of transient travelers or why internet stalking is a good thing: Sustainable Shanghai Day 6

There comes a moment when I see that the land is more my home than any state or country. Across the planet the grass grows toward the sun, leaves move in rhythm with the wind, the sun moves across the horizon at the same pace, the birds all begin their day with the same declaration of still being alive. Continue reading

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The Sustainable Shanghai (mini) Shopping Tour. Day 5.

Sustainable shopping in Shanghai? You betcha. Continue reading

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