Category Archives: Nature
Today I looked at the National Review. According to the site: “National Review was founded in 1955 by William F. Buckley Jr. as a magazine of conservative opinion. The magazine has since defined the modern conservative movement and enjoys the broadest allegiance among American conservatives.” For some reason people associate environmental issues with liberals and the left. We all share the same air, land, and water and we all vote[…] Keep reading →
Considering spraying snow on Antarctica, as Salon reports scientists considering, raises questions about the role of technology regarding our environmental issues. Here are my extemporaneous comments: For more depth on my point about strategy and tactics, listen to my podcast episode 183: Reusing and recycling are tactical. Reducing is strategic.
Day 003 address two emails from friends. The first told me about a segment Trevor Noah and the Daily Show did on plastic: fewer countries are accepting America’s garbage. We’re going to have to deal with it ourselves. The problem with the coverage? It barely treated the only viable solution: reducing production. What it treated it joked about. It’s a comedy show, that’s it’s point, so I don’t begrudge it.[…] Keep reading →
Day 002 is on the environment as a moon shot. What is a moon shot? What does it mean for something besides going to the moon to be a moon shot? I talk about what everyone gets wrong about the environment and what we stand to gain by acting on our environmental values even if no one else does.
I’ve thought about recording news talk, like AM radio hosts, from an environmental leadership standpoint for a month or so. I’ve learned the way to learn is to start. I don’t know if the best way is audio only, video, showing me talking to the camera, showing the news, etc. Should I start a channel? What host should I use? How long should I make each episode? Should I prepare?[…] Keep reading →
The main reason I look like I do in yesterday’s picture, reproduced here, is where I get my food. Anyone who eats food I cook hears me unable to contain how much I love it. I probably eat to more satisfaction than anyone I know. I feel full, even stuffed, after every meal, yet I eat fewer calories. My food tastes sweeter than ever, yet I eat less sugar. I[…] Keep reading →
An article stating that “taking one flight emits as much as many people do in a year” led me to post the following on the site that linked to it. I thought it captured my feelings on flying since then. Learning information like this finally led me to take responsibility for my actions that affected others. I challenged myself to go one year without flying. Like everyone, I have family[…] Keep reading →