Comment on the Proposed Carbon Pollution Standards for New Power Plants

Tweet Pin It I listened to a live town hall with Gina McCarthy of the EPA this week. During her opening statement, she asked that people who care about climate change and green house gas emissions submit a comment on the proposed carbon pollution standards for new power plants. They are getting a lot of […]

Being an Activist and a Mom

Tweet Pin It Being a mom and an activist isn’t easy, but for my children to be able to grow up in the world I want them to live in, it is something that I have to do. I want my children to live in a world that is balanced, clean and healthy. I have three children.  I work full time. […]

October Hot Topics

Tweet Pin It While the Shutdown has monopolized the news cycles this week, a few other articles & posts have caught my attention, that I’d like to share with our readers: Monsanto Strikes Again Monsanto is a huge corporation that produces genetically modified seeds for farmers.  They are best known for things like suing farmers […]

Cutting Through the Health Insurance Propaganda

Tweet Pin It There’s a lot of news and information out there about the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare and it’s hard to know what is true and what is grandstanding. I’ve pulled together a few sites that you can rely on. Where can I find accurate information about the new law? The […]

IPCC Released 5th Assessment Report on Climate Change

Tweet Pin It The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its 5th Assessment Report on Climate Change today. The IPCC is a body that was commissioned by the UN in 1988 to provide the world with a clear, scientific view of climate change and it’s socio-economic and environmental effects. Thousands of scientists volunteer their […]

Billionaires Opposing the Keystone XL Pipeline

Tweet Pin It Have you been following the Keystone XL pipeline saga?  We have.  We haven’t written about it before, but we are strongly against it!  There are so many reasons to be opposed to this project, but the bottom line is that it will allow so much carbon to be released into the atmosphere […]

The Greatest Hershey’s Creamery Discovery Ever!

Tweet Pin It Last week, after dropping Ellie off at camp, I offered to stop at an ice cream stand in New Hampshire to buy my children ice cream. We pulled over, walked around to the window, and I saw the great big sign “Hershey’s Ice Cream”. Oh No! I’ve been boycotting Hershey’s for more […]

Our President’s Call to Action

Tweet Pin It I have watched President Obama’s speech on climate change several times now and keep coming back to his amazingly powerful call to action. What we need in this fight are citizens, who will  stand up and speak up and compel us to do what this moment demands.  Understand this is not just […]

Big Day for Planet Earth

Tweet Pin It Tuesday, June 25, 2013 was a big day for the planet as we had two major developments in US politics regarding climate change. First, President Obama laid out his plan to address climate change and later that night, Congressman Ed Markey, long time advocate for the environment, was elected to be the next […]

President Obama to Take on Climate Change

Tweet Pin It President Barack Obama just announced that he will layout his plan to address the threat of climate change on Tuesday at 1:35 p.m. ET. During his inaugural address, President Obama said he would tackle climate change.  Having a plan for the US to tackle climate change is huge step forward for the […]