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Sierra magazine January/February 2009

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Frugal Environmentalism
Saving the earth on the cheap

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More reader complaints and compliments—and lively debates over recent stories

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Photo illustration by PETE McARTHUR
features
BUILDING BETTER
Emerald Cities
How green architecture can reshape America.
CHRISTOPHER HAWTHORNE

Art or Eco?
Why some architects aren't designing for sustainability.
JOSH STEPHENS

Nearly Perfect and Almost Painless
One homeowner's tale, from the dreams up.
PAMM HIGGINS

Stay-at-Home Green
Real-world remodels.
GLEN MARTIN

Cool Products for an Eco-Home
Even greenies gotta shop.
DAN OKO

This Green House
Anatomy of an energy-saving abode.

A/C B.C.
How our ancestors beat the heat.
PETER FRICK-WRIGHT

MORE FEATURES
Destination: The Java Zone
Tourism with a jolt in Nicaragua.
GREGORY DICUM

The Dirt on Coal
Moving mountains to power your home.
SILAS HOUSE

Lost and Found
The desert refuge that held a mystery.
ANN JAPENGA


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Taste test: chocolate
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Act
Justice for black farmers

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Clean tech on the rez

Smile
Cryogenic composting

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Squamish River, British Columbia

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In bed with industry
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From MTV to green TV

Comfort Zone
Yurts—yak not required

Bulletin
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