Wayne Abadie of Luling, Louisiana, discovered a way to create a little comfort for homeless people: plarn sleeping mats made from used plastic shopping bags
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Sounds like the beginning of trailer for some bad creature feature on SyFy, right? Well, it’s not… it’s actually the beginning of a trailer for a documentary.
What’s the value of a tree? Traditional economics will figure that value based on the amount of lumber (or other products) that can be made from that tree… after it’s been harvested. But what if that tree is part of a landscape that defines your way of life?
The oil spill‘s over, right? After all, BP got the cap in place last month, and, according to reports, no more oil’s leaking into the Gulf. So the drop off in media coverage just reflects realities on the ground… right? Could be. But, as many noted throughout this crisis, the end of the oil flowing […]
Spent a morning off with the horses, so we’ve doing a late edition of Five for Friday this week. Like previous weeks, the oil spill continues to be the big story on the environmental front (and I’m looking forward to a time when I don’t have to write that). Got one post of these week’s […]
How do elected officials attempt to ensure transparency these days (or, at least, the appearance of transparency)? By posting information online… we saw yet another example of this just in the last week with President Obama’s call to post all earmarks online. Transparency is a laudable goal, no doubt, but, as I noted in an […]