Tag Archives: Bill McKibben

Oil and Honey

You’ve heard of  Bill McKibben and the incredible global climate movement he started, 350.org, right? His book Oil and Honey details how he became an activist and what it takes (incredible energy, ideas, speaking and writing ability, and almost no … Continue reading

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Chasing Sustainable Lifestyle Changes

Last night I watched Chasing Ice* with my good friend Jen. We’ve been talking about environmental issues since we met, more than ten years ago. One of our concerns has been reaching a tipping point when the earth won’t be … Continue reading

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Hot Tub vs. Bath Tub

Ok, I was pretty sure I knew the answer to this question before I started to do any research: which consumed more energy: running the hot tub full bore all winter or taking baths? But, I had to do the … Continue reading

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CO2 Baseline

The idea that a person should be concerned about the parts per million of CO2 in our atmosphere entered my consciousness four years ago when I read an article about NASA’s James Hansen with the unsavory message that our CO2 … Continue reading

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