Love Song to the Earth

Natasha Bedingfield and Sean Paul teamed up with an awesome group of artists including Paul McCartney, Jon Bon Jovi, Sheryl Crow and many more to create “Love Song to the Earth.” They released it to coincide with Pope Francis’s visit to Washington D.C., Philadelphia and New York.  I found the song a uplifting and a beautiful way to […]

Identifying Ragweed

Are you allergic to ragweed?  Jon is.  According to Wikipedia, Ragweed is a very common allergen.  Just ask around and you’re sure to find people who know they are allergic to it.  But do you know how to recognize it?  It’s a very common weed and I realized recently that I’ve seen it’s growing all over […]

Less is More

A friend shared this great TED Talk from Graham Hill, founder of TreeHugger, about how having less stuff leads to more happiness. As a family of five that feels crammed in our own 1,600 sqft home, the idea of living in a 420 sqft apartment is mind boggling, but would certainly be greener.  Take the next […]

Time to Find Common Ground

A friend shared this video with me and now I am sharing it with you.  Please take the next two minutes to watch this fun and important speed-drawing video about climate change and then share it with your friends. It’s Time to Find Common Ground — Speed-Drawing Video on Bipartisan Solutions to Climate Change The […]

Production Wind Credit Renewed!

Lovers of wind turbines everywhere rejoice!  The Production Wind Credit was renewed for 2013 as part of the fiscal cliff negotiations. This means that turbines completed in 2013 will receive the same tax break of 2.2 cents for every kWh produced. Forbes has a succinct article where you can read more. Unfortunately, those of us who work […]