Fusion: Hot wheels: Leilani Münter’s fight for 100 percent renewable energy by 2050

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By Fusion; Full story including in depth interviews with Mark Ruffalo, Marco Krapels, Jeff Chamberlain, and Brandon Hurlbut here Leilani Münter is a professional race car driver, but her self-proclaimed slogan “a vegan hippie chick with a racecar” proves there is more to her than most competitors in the male-dominated sport. Münter, who competes in… Read more »

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The Huffington Post: Parenting, Climate Change and Solutions

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By Lisa Hoyos; Original story here One thing most people will become after joining the ranks of parenthood is “resourceful.” There’s all sorts of new information we need to pack in our brains, from raising healthy eaters, to assembling Lego sets a thousand times more complicated than the ones we grew up with, to helping… Read more »

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Midwest Energy News: Racing pro is head of the pack in race to shift carbon culture

in Culture, Electric Vehicles, Illinois, Leilani Münter, Mark Ruffalo, NASCAR, Solar Power

By Kari Lydersen; Original story here The air smells of burning rubber, and the sound of roaring engines is deafening. Homages to petroleum are everywhere: rows of semi-trucks and trailers, stacks of thick smooth tires and the stars of the show – bright sleek race cars emblazoned with the names of sponsors like Rope, Soap… Read more »

Jason Silva: Shots of Awe

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Shots of Awe. Beautifully said by @jasonsilva It’s time to imagine the possibilities and open ourselves up past the doom and gloom. “We need to make a cognitive leap… we have to realize that this is already possible now”. Thank you, Jason, for your inspirational words that point to the potential of an awesome future… Read more »