Omega Center for Sustainable Living

This year's World Environment Day is focused on small island nations who are at high risk as sea levels rise.

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon...

Omega CEO, Robert "Skip" Backus, responded yesterday to a New York Times article covering local community reaction to the proposed upgrade of power lines in the...

One of the biggest challenges we face in moving toward an ecosystem economy is to act collectively in ways that are intentional, effective, and cocreative. Over the past several years, I (Otto) have watched executives participate in a climate...

Climate change is having an effect on where the ticks that spread Lyme disease live, making more areas suitable for the ticks that carry the disease. Between the 1970s...

As a term "permaculture" was coined in the late 1970s by Australians Bill Mollison and David Holmgren, originally as a combination of the words "permanent" and "agriculture." The meaning has since expanded to encompass more conceptually,...

In the spring of 2011, Omega Institute completed construction on a passive house addition to the main office building to house the Omega Women's Leadership Center (OWLC). 

The structure was the second project in New York State—and the...

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