A little foggy on the history of Earth Day? Not a problem: our friends at Kars4Kids have put together a great infographic highlighting the major events leading up to, and since, the founding of this occasion.
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Chances are you are environmentally responsible to one degree or another. You recycle your trash, purchase energy efficient light bulbs, buy natural cleaning supplies, all with the goal of leaving the world a better place for our children. But one way to make a big impact that you might have overlooked is by encouraging your children to lead eco-friendly lives. By leading the next generation to understand and care about the environment as much as we do, you can help your children to grow up into environmentally conscious adults.
Does the documented rise in narcissism spell doom for environmental initiatives? Or, can selfishness and environmentalism coexist?
Everyone knows how dangerous chemical cleaning solutions are, but avoiding them is easier said than done. Make Spring Cleaning 2012 more eco-friendly with these sustainable cleaning choices.
Going green is the latest fad. Environmental conservation is at the heart of a more eco-friendly lifestyle. Whether you are motivated by health, environmental concerns or current trends, there’s a lot of advice out there to help you live a greener lifestyle. Using your wallet to support ethical companies and products is effective; however, I […]
Up until now, I’ve been keeping an eye on green blogosphere trends through the usual suspects — Twitter, Facebook, Google Buzz, etc. — and extrapolating… not exactly precise, but it worked with my current set-up. I finally dug into Regator, a service that I discovered through Problogger‘s weekly “Blogosphere Trends” posts, and see how this […]
Environmental care is a practical, worldly thing. But it is also a step in one’s personal evolution. On the one hand, it is a practical response to the environmental problems we are facing. It is also a foresighted response to the issues (economic and environmental) that we might be facing if we don’t think more […]
When the headlines told us that the global warming debate was over, it seemed like we environmentalists could breathe a collective sigh of relief. The United States elected a cap-and-trade-sympathetic administration, and the Environmental Protection Agency says it is going to exert some of the “P” in its acronym after it formally labeled carbon dioxide […]
May Day, Mother’s Day, Memorial Day and even Cinco de Mayo… lots to celebrate in May. We had lots to celebrate at sustainablog, also… especially a bevvy of new voices who joined us during the month. Those new writers got us over our Spring fever slump, and took sustainablog in some very interesting new directions… […]
On Friday October 10, His All Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I (Greek Orthodox Patriarch) addressed a Synaxis of the heads of the various orthodox churches in Istanbul Turkey. Part of his address focused on urging orthodox churches to focus on efforts to promote inter-religious dialogue, as well as to protect the environment. Patriarchs and other senior clergymen […]
The stock market is down, unemployment is up, and the political class is falling all over over itself trying to take action (or, at least create the appearance of taking action). Looking for some calm in this economic storm? Two words: carbon offsets. That’s right: according to the Washington Post‘s David A. Fahrenthold, there’s “a […]
Dearest Sustainablog! Thank you for welcoming me back after an extended hiatus travelling our great American countryside. Burned out from the stresses of the Sust Enable project, my partner Scott and I took off for the great wilds of U.S. National Parks in early August. I haven’t written a blog since, as my adventures swept […]