Florence Williams

Florence Williams

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A Perfect Retrofit

Not ready to build from the ground up? No worries: Costs for earth-friendly home improvement have finally come down to earth—and the dividends pay off for years and years. Here's how to...

Florence Williams
Mar 28, 2007

Tapped

H2O is what connects us—it's the alpha liquid that supports natural wonderlands and lets us live, play, and explore. You'd think we'd be taking better care of this critical resource, and yet...

Florence Williams, Anthony Cerretani, Dianna Delling, and Amy Linn
Mar 27, 2007

A Mighty Wind

With a muscular combination of new technologies, capitalist smarts, and old-school stewardship, the tiny Danish island of Samsø has become the greenest, cleanest, most energy-independent place...

Florence Williams
Jan 16, 2007

American Wasteland

Cormac McCarthy takes a surprising new direction in his latest novel, a tale of father, son, and nuclear winter. The good news? It's classic Cormac.

Florence Williams
Sep 28, 2006

It's a Jungle Out There

You can learn a lot in the face of danger, violence, and corruption—if you manage to make it out alive

Florence Williams
Jul 28, 2006

Caught in the Current

Though they lie just 27 miles off the coast of San Francisco, the ragged, desolate Farallon Islands are home to the thousands of sea lions and seals that make good eating for one of the world's...

Florence Williams
Jun 1, 2005

Earth Shakers: The Counter-Enviro Power List

With "the death of environmentalism" being debated across the land—and with the mainstream movement under siege from without and within—it's time to meet the winning side in America's new...

Michael Behar, Sara Solovitch, Florence Williams, Emily Sohn, Amanda Griscom Little, Mark Sundeen, and Jason Stevenson
May 1, 2005

The Axis of Eco

Earth-friendly cool is everywhere, from Hollywood and innovative building design to hybrid cars and candy bars. You live, breathe, and play green already—so why not come full circle by bringing...

Florence Williams, Cameron Walker, Kate Siber, Jason Stevenson, Gordy Megroz, H. Thayer Walker, Kimberly Lisagor, Jason Daley, Catharine Livingston, and Sally Schumaier
Apr 1, 2005

The Next Order: Trends Ahead

Life Is a Spa: The Canyon Ranch

Sally Schumaier, Ki Bassett, Megan Miller, Daniel Duane, Florence Williams, Grant Davis, and Josh Dean
Jan 1, 2005

Aces Wild

They've paid their dues, mastered their game, and pushed the limits. And this year, they've been blowing our minds. Meet the new icons of cool.

Dimity McDowell, Grayson Schaffer, Ryan Brandt, Kate Siber, Elizabeth Weil, Jason Daley, Jason Stevenson, John Bradley, Shanti Sosienski, Daniel Glick, Mark Sundeen, Christopher Solomon, Rob Haggart, Florence Williams, Maria Coffey, and Kevin Arnold
Dec 1, 2004

Grease is the Word

Biodiesel is about to go big-time. Will the ski-bum town of Telluride, Colorado, become the green-fuel Houston?

Florence Williams
Sep 1, 2003

How Green Is My Polder

With their nifty new windmills, tidy techno-homes, and enviro-crusading queen, the Dutch are busy creating the cutest little ecotopia on earth—while stoking a booming hypercapitalist economy. What...

Florence Williams
Jun 1, 2003

The Green Awards

Four travel outfitters that are doing it right

Natasha Singer, Florence Williams, and Kimberly Lisagor
Mar 1, 2003