Please note this post is listed under "rants," and you may do well just to skip over it.
I have been struggling lately not to go over to the SUV drivers — and others — who are sitting idly by, running their engines without intent of moving, so they can have their air conditioning in 70-degree swelter. Read more »
Here's a treat you've no doubt been denied all your life, but now it's within your reach: a chocolate toilet! Do you chomp on the tank first, or go right for the bowl? Read more »
I've recently come in contact with Mats Lederhausen, a former McDonald's leader who has some very interesting, inspiring, and provocative positions on the future, specifically about business but, to me, applicable to our world beyond. I didn't intend to share anything about him today, and don't expect to come back to him in the future.
The facet I like most about Charlie Radoslovich's Rad Urban Farmers business model is that he is a farmer without any land. From the top, you know he's either a wacko or on to something significant. I'm thinking it's the latter.
He told me he didn't devise the ideas, but he's certainly on the front edge of the wave. If he's successful, think how much land under lawn-grass cultivation could be converted to productive use. Read more »
The leaders of the climate change legislation in the House will participate in a conference call at 4:30 p.m. Eastern tomorrow (Wednesday 6/10) organized by 1Sky, Energy Action Coalition, Green for All, and the US Climate Action Network.
To submit proposed questions for responses on the call by House Committee staffers following the briefing, send them now to firstname.lastname@example.org
The phone number for the call is 800-391-2548. The passcode is 28643226#.
Over at Pragerblog, which I'm going to rename soon into something that reflects the topic matter better, I posted about the small veggie plot we started at our house. On the level of personal sustainability actions, growing one's own food is about as self-sustaining as one can get, on a par with sewing clothing or building shelter. Read more »
I don't have anything to add to this, from Time mag via Yahoo. It's just worth sharing. Four mass animal deaths in four months in Chile.