I visited a landfill in the Salt Lake City metro area to help document Audi’s carbon offset program for the new A3 e-tron launch this fall. There I learned how toxic methane gas can produce renewable energy.
Communications from BP in recent weeks claim the oil company has reversed the damage from the Deep Horizon oil spill, both environmentally and economically. This communications effort flies in the face of factual reality of dead wildlife, decimated fishing careers,… Read More »One Year Later: BP Still Hasn’t Learned Ethics
I’m in Oahu to speak at the NextLevel conference, my second Hawai’ian island trip in all (I visited the Big Island in 2001). When one lands in Honolulu, the first place you go to is your hotel, usually in Waikiki.… Read More »Oahu: A Reminder of the Beauty We Fight For
Triple Pundit reviewed a study that shows altruism amongst green product purchasers declines rapidly. In the write up, author BC Upham says, “The study suggests people who have spent money on things they perceive to benefit society as a whole… Read More »How Much Give Can You Get?
The UN Copenhagen Conference to negotiate a new global environment treaty begins today. And my mind wonders north and east across the entirety of the Atlantic Ocean. I imagine these political types gathering, making great statements and pronouncing real hope.… Read More »Copenhagen: Empty Gestures or Real Action?
Cross-published on the Live Earth blog. More than 190 countries will gather at the UN Climate Change Conference this December 7-18 in Copenhagen to determine the environmental fate of our planet (see the Guardian’s ongoing coverage for baseline facts). With… Read More »Hopenhagen Tries to Seal the Deal
This October 15 more than 8,000 blogs wrote to support the environment. Here’s my entry (cross-posted on Live Earth’s blog)… Twenty three percent. That’s the percentage of global energy consumed by U.S. citizens, which only has 5% of the world’s… Read More »Blog Action Day: American Apathy and Compassion
I’ve been on a whirlwind tour of the blogosphere, providing guest posts to several friends and organizations. Here’s a brief summary: Last week on Live Earth’s blog, find my recap of the G20 summit and it’s impact on the Climate… Read More »Three Nonprofit Guest Appearances