You don’t have to be Irish (or part Irish like me) to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day today, March 17. And I won’t judge if you continue the celebration through the weekend. Slainte! We love any occasion focusing on green things.
The Eco-Warriors at Good Earth Plant Company don’t think of shamrocks when we think about going green. There are many more ways to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day all year long besides just wearing green and drinking green beer. Think green all year with our ten ways to go green on St. Patrick’s Day.
For some of you (like me), this is a tough one.… Read More
The quest to find a new energy source and solve our global warming problem could come down to turning over a new leaf. It’s one of the most exciting developments in science I’ve read about in a long time.
Daniel Nocera, the Patterson Rockwood Professor of Energy at Harvard University, has been working on a way to find a new energy source that is practical and replicable. His work is based on one of the most efficient energy processing machines there is: the simple plant leaf, which is responsible for turning light (solar energy) into chemical energy that it can use to fuel growth.… Read More
Many Americans are following the visit of Pope Francis to the United States, his first visit since being named the leader of the worldwide Catholic Church in March 2013.
You don’t have to be Catholic to like this humble guy from Argentina named Jorge Mario Bergoglio and his message of building a tolerant and inclusive society. Polls show Pope Francis, the leader of the world’s largest religion, is one of the most trusted, popular and quoted people alive today.
During his appearance in Washington D.C. at the White House with President Obama on Wednesday, Pope Francis urged the United States to help fight climate change and called on Americans to build a truly tolerant and inclusive society.… Read More
Some days the news is a little hard to take, full of reports about shootings, natural disasters, and drought. I thought I would write about it, but then I realized the topic seemed familiar. Check out this blog post I wrote two years ago this month.
Not much has changed, has it? The location of the shootings is different, that is about it. As for our weather, it only seems to get drier and hotter.
My observations and my advice then wouldn’t change now either. We know what needs to be done and we have many of the solutions at our fingertips, even more than we did two years ago.… Read More