Last week, I posted an interview I did with Karenna Gore, the Director of the Center for Earth Ethics, for my Interviews with the Leading Edge video interview series.
You can see the full interview here: [Read more...]
I sat down not too long ago with Karenna Gore, the Director of the Center for Earth Ethics at Union Theological Seminary, an environmental activist, the author of the book, "Lighting the Way: 9 Women Who Shaped Modern America," and the daughter of the former Vice-President Al Gore, for my [Read more...]
"Please allow me to introduce myself
I'm a man of wealth and taste
I've been around for a long, long year
Stole many a man's soul to waste"
And so sang Mick Jagger in the Rolling Stones song "Sympathy for the Devil."
Many a person's soul has been laid to waste by the taste of money, power and/or fame. Sometimes it is obvious when a person has been seduced by these. But … [Read more...]
A few months ago I wrote a post entitled "The Revolution Marches On: Real Food Wins!"
In the article, I talked about the labeling law for genetically modified foods that was close to taking place in the U.S.
Vermont's labeling law was set to go into effect on July 1, 2016, and the Big Food companies were doing their best to … [Read more...]
I was talking to a friend recently and telling him that if Bernie Sanders isn't the Democratic nominee for President, I would then have to decide who I would vote for. I said I might just vote for Jill Stein, the Green Party candidate for President.
He replied back to me that if I vote for the Green Party, then it's a vote for Trump, or whoever the Republican nominee is. I said, no, if I vote for the Green Party candidate, I'd be voting … [Read more...]
Al Gore, the former Vice-President of the U.S., and the almost President, has earned an Academy Award for the film "An Inconvenient Truth," and also a Nobel Peace Prize - both for his efforts towards addressing the issue and spreading the word regarding climate change.
His message in "An Inconvenient Truth" was dire, in that he unequivocally stated that we have to address the issue of climate change, and soon, or the warming of … [Read more...]
Order your takeaway and you can bet it’ll come in a polystyrene or styrofoam container. Until now... According to One Green Planet, New York City has banned restaurants from using them from July 1st. They contain a possible human carcinogen – styrene, and neurotoxin - which as well as possibly damaging the nervous system, carry an increased risk of … [Read more...]
According to Tree Hugger there’s a new movement in town. It is called Redecetarian and it aims to encourage reduced consumption of meat, fish and dairy with a view to both reducing agricultural greenhouse gas emissions and improving public health outcomes. Co-founder Brian Kateman says that it is about empowering everyone to make healthier and more … [Read more...]
A recent study by the Humane Research Council found that 84% of vegetarians go back to eating meat at some point in their lives. One Green Planet argues that what matters is trying something heroic and positive. Any little bit that we can decrease the demand of animal products is a positive step – and the majority of Americans are cutting down on … [Read more...]
Green is the new black – so is it possible to do sustainable fashion? Clothes and accessories are so easy to come by now but there’s a dark side to production on such a mass scale. According to Forbes the fashion industry is the third most polluting industry on earth after oil and agriculture. However companies like Stella McCartney and G-Star … [Read more...]
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