Today I received a hand-signed letter from Congressman Sensenbrenner: “I’m proud to have a constituent who dedicated 4 years of his life to cycling the world. You have a wonderful story to share with the world. And I am pleased that you continue to advocate on behalf of an issue you care deeply about.”
Stories and commentaries about environmental awareness and ideas for how to make the world a better place.
This is a great, life-sized example of just how much stuff we consume. Now multiple this by every school in the country. Wow! That would be about 137,000 plastic elephants.
Your adventure, should you choose to accept it, is to build your own compost bin at home. This is a great way to recycle your scraps and reduce your eco-footprint.
Top 10 reasons bicycling is bad for the environment. Some food for thought as to the consequences of our every-day actions.
Sustainable Living: As seen by a man who cycled the world. I am excited to participate in the Growing Power Conference this week.
Here’s an exercise in thinking positive using the BP oil spill as an example. Also, it seems one of the byproducts of traveling the world is a desire for social activism, because I never imagined thinking of stuff like this.
We are all aware of our reliance on fossil fuels and their byproduct of greenhouse gases and poisons. But have you ever wondered about the oxygen needed to burn the fuel?
As mankind burns more and more fuel, we are also burning more and more oxygen. Simultaneously, the Earth’s ecosystem is being destroyed. At what point does the Earth reach a tipping point? And, how long before we run out of air to breathe?
Please make informed decisions, because every decision we make has an influence on the community we live in, which eventually raises or lowers the standard of living for everyone, as our current financial crisis is proving. Every dollar you spend is like voting for a business.
I recently did an in-depth interview in Vancouver for Sustainable Futures with Ryan Fletcher. This two part episode features stories of my travels framed in the context of creating a sustainable future and the rise of a global consciousness.
Introducing the Eco-Footprint Label, a nutrition label for the planet. Helping make environmentally-conscious decisions by informing shoppers of the “ingredients” in their packaging and costs of shipping.