The Green Community week in review: National Coffee Party Day, solar powered iPhone case, Nike's 'green' World Cup uniforms and more

What’s the buzz on the latest issues in the Green Community? Check out what you may have missed this last week:

Building Green, thinking green - Grant Rimbey CNU reviews the green and sustainable home building series Building Green and offers reviews on two recent books: Whole Earth Discipline, An Ecopragmatist Manifesto by Stewart Brand, and $20 Per Gallon, How the Inevitable Rise in the Price of Gasoline Will Change Our Lives for the Better by Christopher Steiner.

Local climbers bring Mt. Everest to Tampa for "An Evening with Lhakpa Gelu Sherpa" - Meet Lhakpa Gelu Sherpa who has climbed Mt. Everest thirteen times, as well as others in the Tampa climbing community to benefit the Climb for Cancer Foundation and the Pediatric Cancer Foundation this Thursday at The Tampa Club.

National Coffee Party Day this Saturday: Change the political culture from fixing blame to fixing problems - As voters and grassroots volunteers, let’s support leaders who work toward positive solutions and hold accountable those who obstruct them. Coffee Parties will be held this Saturday in Tampa and St. Pete.

Energy efficient Smart Grid appliance market on the rise (video) - For many global economies, the deployment of the Smart Grid could easily be one of the leading drivers of wealth well into the next 10 to 15 years.