“In its 10th year in Seattle the Green Festival celebrated 1 million attendees and all that is good and green. Green Festival is the largest sustainability-focused event in the U.S. and folks learned about everything from GMO’s and organics to solar and urban composting options. People also came out to hear from well-known sustainability experts including Dennis Kucinich, Ed Humes, and Zoe Weil.”
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“Looking for inspiration and know-how to help keep Mother Earth green and healthy? Learn about healthful, sustainable practices and products for your life and our world at this weekend’s Green Festival environmental fair in Seattle.
Exhibits, workshops and speakers on four stages Saturday and Sunday will address healthful, sustainable practices including solar power, green parenting, saving Puget Sound, eco-tourism, green remodeling, gardening, the slow life movement, electric vehicles, green tech, ecological economics and a host of other grass-roots solutions.”
“Coming up on May 21st and 22nd the Seattle Green Festival will be held at the Qwest Event Center, where a wide range of environmental and socially responsible businesses and organizations will come together to celebrate all things green across the nation.
Sponsored by Global Exchange and Green America, which are non-profit membership organizations that focus on business as a tool for positive change, the Seattle Green Festival is one of the largest consumer focused green events in the nation. To educate the public about the current workings of those within the green community, a wide array of both national and local authors, celebrities, visionaries and activists will be speaking throughout the weekend.”
“The American auto giant was in dire straits just two years ago. Now it’s reporting some of its biggest profits in 13 years
The original Detroit powerhouse bounced back by refocusing on smaller, fuel-efficient vehicles, such as the Ford Fiesta, and eschewing the gas-guzzling SUVs and pickup trucks that had fueled past profits.”
Ford’s unlikely comeback: By the numbers via The Week
“Google is never one to be left behind in the cold, especially when it comes to innovative green transportation initiatives. The search engine powerhouse has been dabbling in everything from a network of human-powered monorails to self-driving robot cars, but it’s their latest idea that’s really got us excited. Last week, Google added plug-in vehicle charging station locations to its ever-popular U.S. mapping service, Google Maps. Google has teamed up with the U.S. government’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory to display chargers listed on its GeoEVSE Forum. So where’s the closest charger in your ‘hood?”
Google Maps Now Indicates Electric Vehicle Charging Stations via Diane Pham – Inhabitat
“Green Car Journal’s annual Green Car Vision Award was presented to Ford at the Washington Auto Show. Honoring the Ford Focus Electric vehicle that will come to market late in 2011, the Green Car Vision Award celebrates an industry-leading, environmentally focused vehicle that is in its early stages of commercialization or in demonstration programs, but not yet on sale.”
“SAN FRANCISCO – The largest sustainability event in the world celebrates 10 years this year. The founders of Green Festival expect approximately 30,000 to 40,000 attendees at the San Francisco Concourse Exhibition Center April 9 – 10. This one-of-a-kind weekend experience offers the opportunity for community members to meet their favorite authors, actors and community leaders as well as shop more than 300 eco-friendly exhibitors.
All this while being able to participate in educational workshops; enjoy live music, sample local vegetarian cuisine; organic chocolates, wine and beer.
There are ten stages and pavilions feature more than 125 inspirational and educational speakers including: Amy Goodman, The Fabulous Beekman Boys, John Perkins, Dr. Sharif Abdullah, Zoe Weil, Favianna Rodriguez and Mark Hertsgaard, to name a few.”
“Ford launched a new mobile app at CES earlier this year to help drivers remotely manage energy consumption in the automaker’s upcoming Ford Focus Electric vehicle. The software, called MyFord Mobile, allows users to remotely monitor the car’s battery level and to plan trips with recharging stations in mind.”
VIDEO: Ford’s New Mobile App for Electric Cars In Action! via Katie Fehrenbacher – Earth2Tech