Urban “Growth”

The tree population in New York City has jumped from 500,000 to 650,000, and is set to increase to 1 million in 2015 from about 500,000 trees in the 1990s. In addition to beautifying the city, the trees will provide the natural services of filtering pollution, cooling hot summer streets, and reducing rates of asthma. […]

35% More Solar Power

This futuristic-looking glass orb harnesses 35% more of the Sun’s energy than now-familiar solar panels. A rotating glass orb focuses concentrated sunlight onto a small surface of solar panels, while tracking the sun’s position in the sky. This is an aesthetically pleasing example of the possibilities of the future of solar power, and an example […]

Birth of A Psychedelic Culture

BIRTH OF A PSYCHEDELIC CULTURE Conversations about Leary, the Harvard Experiments, Millbrook and the Sixties By Ram Dass and Ralph Metzner with Gary Bravo Introduction by John Perry Barlow 240 pages, 8 x 10 inches. Illustrated with rare photos No understanding of the history of the sixties is complete without a grasp of the work […]

The Anthropocene: The Human Era and How It Shapes Our Planet

We are pleased to announce our latest title, The Anthropocene: The Human Era and How It Shapes Our Planet by Christian Schwägerl. Award-winning environmental journalist and author, Christian Schwägerl traveled the globe extensively, visiting rising megacities and interviewing key leaders in the fields of science, politics and culture. His work asks us to consider intriguing questions about our global impact […]