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Bernie Sanders’ drinking problem

March 31st, 2016 · 1 Comment

While the Bernie bird video has gone viral, CitiSven has focused on a prominent item in the images that — well — probably almost everyone else let their eyes pass over without consciously registering that there was a water bottle on the podium. This guest post is a far more thoughtful and eloquent look at […]

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Tags: environmental · guest post · plastic · political symbols

Energy COOL: From old VCR to new roadsign

November 1st, 2011 · Comments Off on Energy COOL: From old VCR to new roadsign

Trade show spaces often have interesting surprises and value at conferences. In 2011, the White House’s “GreenGov” conference is structured as a private conference – with sponsors and many companies showing things on the trade show. While discomfited by this structure (as opposed to a government event something truly open to the interested public), the conference’s […]

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Tags: Energy · energy cool · plastic

Energy FILMGOER: Don’t “Bag It” and get yourself to the DC Environmental Film Festival

March 9th, 2011 · Comments Off on Energy FILMGOER: Don’t “Bag It” and get yourself to the DC Environmental Film Festival

Today, the DC Environmental Film Festival had a “pre-screening” of BAG IT at the Warner Theatre. A great film fest … Before turning to a discussion of this (great) film, a short note on the festival. This is the “19th Annual Environmental Film Festival in the nation’s capital” and it will bring to the screen […]

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Tags: Energy · environmental · plastic · pollution

If you can stomach it … they couldn’t

October 20th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Courtesy of the camera and work of Chris Jordan, decaying Albatross chicks are sending a message from the Pacific gyre about the plastic footprint that humanity is leaving across the planet.  Chris’ introduction to this searing set of photos: These photographs of albatross chicks were made just a few weeks ago on Midway Atoll, a […]

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Tags: Energy · plastic · politics · pollution

Shopping Bag advance stymied in Pennsylvania

April 27th, 2008 · Comments Off on Shopping Bag advance stymied in Pennsylvania

Around the world, albeit not aggressively enough, governments are taking actions small and large to change our paths when it comes to energy and resource use. For example, multiple governments have taken action to reduce or eliminate disposable plastic shopping bags. Ireland, for example, has come close to eliminating plastic bags. In Ireland, businesses and […]

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Tags: environmental · plastic · pollution · recycling

“Take your canvas bags …” viral videoing to change the world

October 22nd, 2007 · 4 Comments

There are many ways to take action to change the world’s heedless path toward the precipice of Catastrophic Climate Change (and Peak Oil, Peak Water, etc …).  We can act as individuals, families, communities, businesses, nations …  And, we can foster action by others through our own actions … directly and indirectly. When it comes […]

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Tags: plastic · pollution