Stories and commentaries about environmental awareness and ideas for how to make the world a better place.
This graph illustrates the exponential growth of the human race and consumption of non-renewable resources. The question isn’t it it will stop, but when?
Last week I got to visit a school in the Chicago area. The art teacher Ms. Holly, of Todd Hall Elementary School, thought of making an elephant sculpture out of recyclable laundry detergent bottles. This is a great, life-sized example of just how much stuff we use — most of it, unfortunately, doesn’t get recycled.
Top 10 reasons bicycling is bad for the environment Food for thought about the consequences of our every-day actions. Note: Don’t get me wrong, I’m not advocating anyone give up riding their bicycles. If anything, I’m making a point that humanity, especially the United States, has built an unsustainable infrastructure that is inherently unfriendly to
Sustainable Living: As seen by a man who cycled the world. I am excited to participate in the Growing Power Conference this week.
Here’s an exercise in thinking positive using the BP oil spill as an example. Also, it seems one of the byproducts of traveling the world is a desire for social activism, because I never imagined thinking of stuff like this.
We are all aware of our reliance on fossil fuels and their byproduct of greenhouse gases and poisons. But have you ever wondered about the oxygen needed to burn the fuel?
I recently did an in-depth interview in Vancouver for Sustainable Futures with Ryan Fletcher. This two part episode features stories of my travels framed in the context of creating a sustainable future and the rise of a global consciousness.
Introducing the Eco-Footprint Label, a nutrition label for the planet. Helping make environmentally-conscious decisions by informing shoppers of the “ingredients” in their packaging and costs of shipping.