John Francis is an incredibly unique and gifted individual. He is a planetwalker - a man who walks the planet. Listen to him above at a talk he gave at a TED conference. For almost three decades, John Francis has been a planetwalker, traveling the globe by foot and sail with a message of environmental respect and responsibility - and for 17 of those years he did it without speaking. John Francis walks the Earth in order to carry a message of … [Read more...]
Where Have All the Bees Gone?
In the article from the other day, The Obsession With Lawns, I mentioned how among other things that lawns are harming is the bee population - which begs the question, where have all the bees gone? Bees are disappearing in droves, dying in epidemic numbers. One out of every three bees has died in the last few years. For those of you who don't like the sting of bees, you may think this is a good thing. Yet bees have an important place in … [Read more...]
God’s Word on Lawns
In the last article, I discussed The Obsession with Lawns, and how lawns are extremely harmful for the environment. Today I have no less an authority than God, who will tell us what He thinks of lawns. This is a conversation God held with St. Francis not too long ago that we here at Low Density Lifestyle World Central Headquarters were allowed to sit in … [Read more...]
The Obsession with Lawns
The Human Powered Car
During this series on green/sustainable living, I've talked about various types of cars: electric cars, biodiesel cars, wind-powered cars, and even cars fueled by pee. But how about a car powered by people? It gives new meaning to the term "Power to the People." Well, there is a car that fits that … [Read more...]
The Top 5 Eco Rock Bands and Other Top 5 Eco Lists
The top 5 Eco-Contradictions The Top 5 Worst Oil Catastrophes The Top 5 Franken Animals The Top 5 Superhero Animals … [Read more...]
Is Pee the Future of Energy?
Yesterday I discussed the possibility of an electric car powered by wind turbines. But there may be another energy source available in the near future that is plentiful, easily created, and requires no offshore drilling to harvest, uranium to mine, or coal to burn. The source is urine - pee may be the future of energy. Really, … [Read more...]
The Wind-Powered Electric Car
The Biodiesel Solution: Algae and Grease
In the previous article, Some Upcoming Electric Vehicles, I discussed and showed vehicles that were part of the new generation of electric cars - and folding electric bicycles - out in the marketplace.
But electric cars are only one solution for our need to get off the oil addiction, in order to move to a more sustainable society and world.
The mantra of "Drill, Baby, Drill," spouted so often by those who think we can … [Read more...]
Some Upcoming Electric Vehicles
And finally, here is something a little different in the electric vehicle department: a folding electric bicycle. It's a fun, unique and very cool vehicle, and on the simpler end of electrified transportation. … [Read more...]