Marin Carbon Project: 'Sinking' C02 Naturally MCP is focused on doing the Earth a huge favor by encouraging the county's rangeland to take in and store in its depths what the atmosphere doesn't need in excess, but what in fact produces healthy soil and thriving plant life: carbon dioxide.
Green Power to the People An ambitious plan to do PG&E one better by creating a homegrown agency to buy 100 percent clean, green energy -- while keeping costs competitive -- is centered on the premise that local power is better power.
The Little Trolley That Could Two Marin architects create a blueprint for the future with "Corridors," a plan that would bring old-style trolleys to Marin as a means for easing inner-county traffic congestion.
Past as Prelude? Proposals for trains and trolleys in Marin as alternative modes of transportation are a leap back to the future, to a time when the county had a well-tuned train system.
We All Scream for (Local, Organic) Ice Cream Three local ice cream parlors please the palate with ice cream made from the best local, organic dairy products blended with locally grown, organic produce.
Down in the Dumps When it comes to trash, we generate twice the national average per person, per year. And this causes big problems, because when the garbage truck comes by and takes away the trash, much of it remains right here in the county, at Redwood Landfill, north of Novato.
Where Green Is Becoming Business as Usual A look at four Marin businesses certified by the County as official "green businesses": Lucasfilm, Solarcraft, Good Earth Natural Foods and Ron Cromwell Chevron.
Clothing That's Clean and Toxin-Free Karl Huie's Sausalito-based operation, Sunshine Cleaners, is the county's first certified green cleaners.
Marin Residents See a Need and Fill It Annette Richmond puts her efforts behind a fashion fundraiser for "Stop the Spray"; Larkspur councilman Dan Hillmer sees a greener China.
It Takes a City to Help Save the World Marin residents are trying to do their part; so are the people we entrust with keeping our communities up and running: local government.
One Year, So Many Crucial Issues Later State Assemblymember Jared Huffman, who ran on a strong environmental, climate-change platform, talks about where we are, where we need to go.
Rendering Soul into Our Structures Pioneering Marin architect Sim Van der Ryn considers the true spirit of green design.
Saving the Earth, One Board Foot at a Time Green builder John Shurtz sees progress, offers first-step tips on the greening of home construction projects.
SPECIAL REPORT: Environmental Forum of Marin Plans to turn West Marin into L.A. beachfront gave rise to the Environmental Forum of Marin.
SPECIAL REPORT: EFM Graduate Ginger Souders-Mason Leading the charge to create a "pesticide-free" Marin.
SPECIAL REPORT: EFM Graduate Jordan Harris Record executive is helping drive change one OZOcar at time.
SPECIAL REPORT: EFM Graduate Phyllis Faber Faber's friendship with rancher Ellen Straus led to the creation of the Marin Agricultural Land Trust (MALT).
Wild About Wildflowers Best bets for viewing Marin's bounty of spring wildflowers.
Style That's of the Earth Eco-conscious consumers are driving demand for like-minded clothing - and Marin is aiming to please, with a major clothing manufacturer and a growing number of boutiques offering fashion made with the Earth in mind.
BOOK REVIEW: "Making Waves and Riding the Currents" Memoir by environmental activist Charles Halpern.
Challenge Can Be Good for What Ails Us San Rafael author Duane Elgin says time is now for Earth-simple living.
Getting Greener by Degree Green MBA program at Dominican is helping change the way the world works.
Talk About Natural Energy No surprise to parents: More often than not it's their kids who have the inside scoop on the everyday, practical steps needed to help heal the planet.
The Joy of Food Eaten in Its Time Marin Farmers Market director Brigitte Moran assures that winter is still a great time to shop for food al fresco.
SPECIAL REPORT: Marin's Winter Waterland The basins and range of Marin's generous watersheds quench more than society's thirst.
SPECIAL REPORT: Soaking It Up Forest to faucet, in Marin, water is a backyard resource.
SPECIAL REPORT: The Local Branch For rhyme and reason, we've got plenty of trees to hug.
A Tale of Two Vintners Best of times, even a bad harvest: It's part of a natural cycle that these Marin wineries refuse to alter.
Asleep in Sheep's Clothing Marin rancher Joe Pozzi has a cozy solution for a good night's rest.
Marin's Environmental Heritage Saving mountain and forest for "the health of the soul" is in Marin's DNA.
Big Business Sees the (Green) Light Sausalito author Clint Wilder tracks the latest trends in a growing industry sector .
Kicking the Plastic Habit Plastic bag legacy: Short-term use for eternal pollution.
SPECIAL REPORT: Best Fuel of All Food, naturally grown in Marin, is a healthy fit for earth-conscious living.
Powering McEvoy Ranch California's largest organic olive oil producer expresses itself as green and sustainable.
What's Your Incentive for Going Solar? What local cities in Marin charge for solar permit fees.