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HAPPY Green ReNEWables YEAR!

Are you a New Years Resolution person? I’m not, but I find myself trying a juice cleanse this year. And, I have run right up against my wavering willpower. “Wavering,” you ask? Yes, I find, when I do something just … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Low Carbon Girl!

Low Carbon Girl’s first birthday. And, what a year its been. China’s air pollution is just FREAKING me out. And, all of their ADAPTATION to air pollution – designer air masks – really? – hey folks, let’s not be so … Continue reading

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Plants Have Protein – But How Much?

When I mention I’m trying to eat vegan, the first question I’m asked is “are you getting enough protein?” So, I was glad to stumble upon No Whey No Cow’s Why Vegan? article, as the author, Amy, gets asked the … Continue reading

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Spinach had Popeye and now Kale has Rip

“Mmmm! What smells so good?” my husband asks as he walks in the house with his friend Kevin. “Vegetarian chili,” I say. “You know what I think of when you say vegetarian,” Kevin asks? “The skinny, pale guy who gets … Continue reading

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Climate Change: What Can the Average Joe or Josephine Do?

So, what can the average person do about climate change? Plenty, actually. Even though climate change is HUGE and impacts millions of interconnected ecosystems, many of which cannot be properly modeled to anticipate all of the possible outcomes, one thing … Continue reading

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Vegan Curious?

Or, should I say, plant-based diet curious? In December of last year I decided to try eating vegan meals after watching Forks Over Knives.  I knew it would be hard for a number of reasons: My husband has done all … Continue reading

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Need a New Year’s Resolution or Two? Carbon Calculators to the Rescue!

I tried four carbon footprint calculators and even though they used varying methodologies the basic message was: while I’m not as swash-buckling as most extreme users of our natural resources, I have a long, long way to go to get … Continue reading

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