As many of your know, I am participating in the Dow Live Earth Run for Water on April 18 (image by chesbayprogram). It’s when I see things like the battle over the Chesapeake Clean Water Act that I feel compelled to participate. Dubbed by the Chesapeake Bay Foundation as the Biggest Fight for Clean Water the United States has seen, […]

Many of you know I volunteer as a weekly blog writer and social media advisor for Live Earth. But my commitment will go farther this Spring as I participate in the Live Earth Run for Water on April 18. No small commitment from me, because though I am a gym rat and partake in cardio five times a week, I […]

Earlier this week in Washington, DC, Jen Conner, John Taylor and I had the privilege of driving the Chevrolet Volt. We wanted to share our experience with this new technology-driven, plug-in electric car with Live Earth readers. Our primary goal was to find out if it would actually function as a day-to-day car. Here’s a little video on our findings: […]

On Tuesday, I will test drive the new Chevrolet Volt, the highly talked about electric vehicle that will be released this year. In addition to its place as on of GM’s cornerstones of the future, the Volt is supposed to be an incredible emissions saver, delivering 40 miles on a full charge. 75% of Americans drive less than 40 miles […]

The run-away smash hit Avatar has changed the paradigms of special effects and 3D filmmaking. James Cameron’s script, while not critically acclaimed, has also achieved another notable achievement: Delivering a strong environmental message to the masses. Cameron admitted in a Filmcast Interview that one of his primary goals was to push the climate change cause: …if a film is successful […]

As part of my participation in the AppMakr launch, I was given the opportunity to create my own iPhone application! The resulting application is the Greenversation app, which gathers the latest posts from my favorite environmental information resources. You can download the Greenversation app from the iTunes store now. I originally compiled the list for a Live Earth/Blog Action day […]

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 less than 40 days remaining before the Copenhagen conference, a new effort –Hopenhagen — seeks to unite citizens across the […]

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 Bill. This was part of the #lovetheclimate campaign effort. I also wrote a brief summary of our Flickr group, which […]

As part of the social media team at Live Earth, I am thrilled to announce the “Love, the Climate” campaign launching today, and continuing through Friday, the 25th (landing page coming later this week). Before the Climate Bill goes to the Senate floor, Live Earth is calling upon Americans to set aside partisan politics, and join together for a fun, […]