Earth Hour 2011 Coming Up Fast!

This Saturday, March 26th from 8:30 to 9:30 PM is Earth Hour. Join us in turning off your lights. Individuals, business, organizations and municipalities are turning off their lights around the world to show support for environmentally sustainable action. Landmarks around the world will be turning off their lights this year, including: • The world’s […]

Take AIM at Climate Change

“Take AIM at Climate Change” music video I saw the “Take AIM at Climate Change” music video last night at an event I helped organize about environmental stewardship and felt the need to share it.  In the video, a group of young artists sing about and explain the basics of climate change and inspire people […]

80% clean electricity by 2035? Can We Do It?

Official White House Photo by Pete Souza Did you watch President Obama’s State of the Union address last night?  He talked about a number of green initiatives including green jobs.  The big green challenge he set forth was for the US to get 80% of its electricity from clean sources by the year 2035. Now, […]

Join the Global Work Party this Sunday 10/10/10

 is organizing a Global Work Party to raise awareness and make a call for action across the world to address climate change. Getting involved is easy.  Over 6,300 events in 187 countries are already planned.  To find a fun event near you, check out the Map of Action.  Feel like doing more and organizing your […]

Would you buy Clean Energy Victory Bonds?

Green America is trying to push Congress to act and support Clean Energy investment in the US.  One idea that they are floating is making Clean Energy Victory Bonds (CEVBs) to help finance the rapid development of renewable energy projects and energy efficiency upgrades.  What do you think of the idea? I signed up to […]

Reflections on Earth Hour

On Saturday we joined the world for Earth Hour by turning off all the lights in our house as well as most other things too.  Well almost all the lights, we left the LED night light on in the kids’ room for them.  We also kept the home network on so that our TED5000 home […]

Don’t Forget Earth Hour Tonight at 8:30pm local time

Join in the world wide movement to show support for our planet, Earth Hour.  Tonight, beginning at 8:30pm your time, turn out the lights for 60 minutes.  Instead of candles, I recommend having rechargeable lanterns and LED flashlights on hand.  I have our solar powered rechargeable lantern charged and ready to go.  In addition to […]

Let Your Voice Be Heard (UPDATED)

There are many ways to do good for the environment, and there are many things that you can do as an individual.  However, there are some things that are best done by governments, such as pass laws to fund large clean energy projects or set emissions limits.   When there is something you want to […]