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July 20
Are you ready to live in the sustainable urban villages of tomorrow?

Are you ready to live in the sustainable urban villages of tomorrow?

A sustainable urban village based on bio-mimetic design I had the opportunity to meet with Alrie Middlebrook, the founder of the California Native Garden Foundation, in San Jose, California. The California Native Garden Foundation has developed… Read More >>

July 14
Two Minutes to Help Improve Air Quality

Two Minutes to Help Improve Air Quality

The invitation I accepted I sent the following email to the Bay Area Air Quality Management District (BAAQMD) at the request of a fellow sustainability enthusiast. Dear BAAQMD Board Members, Please take a bold stand in… Read More >>

July 11
Are you choosy about carbon pricing?

Are you choosy about carbon pricing?

Target: Reducing GHG Emissions The only way the United States will achieve its long-term target of reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions will be to place a price on carbon emissions.  Emissions of greenhouse gases into the… Read More >>

July 3
The earth belongs to all of us!

The earth belongs to all of us!

“Our existence as creatures of flesh and bone is totally dependent on the land and natural resources of the earth. This earth, which no one of us made, is simply a given”. - Allana Hartzok After… Read More >>

July 2
LEED in a nutshell – The greening of our commercial buildings

LEED in a nutshell – The greening of our commercial buildings

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is a recognized green building certification program providing third-party verification that a building was designed and built to “be green”. Buildings contribute directly to environmental pollution. Green buildings can… Read More >>

June 16
My Interview with a climate activist on climate change

My Interview with a climate activist on climate change

Social media as way of connecting like people I was “introduced” to @lisamarie2222 through a tweet. I am not sure if I liked one of her tweets, or the other way around. It does not matter… Read More >>

June 9
Taking a rental car to speak – The time for my Carbon Offset

Taking a rental car to speak – The time for my Carbon Offset

Traveling to speak about being green I had the opportunity to speak to the Rotary Club of Paramount, CA a few months ago. I landed at the Long Beach Airport on a beautiful fall morning and… Read More >>

June 7
Climate Change is a People Story

Climate Change is a People Story

Climate Change Data The media describes climate change by communicating the data gathered and reported by scientists and researchers. Graphs and plots detail the evidence in terms such as the global variation on carbon dioxide concentration,… Read More >>

June 5
How did I do on my Hybrid on CO2 emissions in 2015?

How did I do on my Hybrid on CO2 emissions in 2015?

My hybrid vehicle and I I remember the moment like it was yesterday—I had decided to purchase a hybrid vehicle. One of the reasons I chose this type of car was that I wanted to do… Read More >>

May 29
Lightening the next esoteric form of Alternative Energy?

Lightening the next esoteric form of Alternative Energy?

The Phenomenon Lightning is generated in electrically charged storm systems. Clouds are created by the accumulation of moisture in the atmosphere, and can contain millions upon millions of water droplets and ice suspended in the air.… Read More >>

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