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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 >>

May 28
The creation of a sustainable future will require diversity

The creation of a sustainable future will require diversity

Sustainable and diverse? A demographic profile of those who are classified as “Super Greenies” reveals these people tend to be white and college educated, and whose annual income tends to be in the upper 10%.  The… Read More >>

May 27
The circular economy we should all strive to participate in

The circular economy we should all strive to participate in

The circular economy Are you familiar with the circular economy?  I look at the question from the viewpoint of what the current economy is not. Our current unsustainable model Our current economic model is linear, where… Read More >>

May 16
My Interview with McKenna Smith on mercury in the environment

My Interview with McKenna Smith on mercury in the environment

Youth for the Environment and Sustainability Conference I met McKenna Smith at the Youth for Environment and Sustainability conference a few months ago in San Francisco as we were paired in the same room for our… Read More >>

May 1
My Interview with Shelkie Tao with Water Efficient Gardens

My Interview with Shelkie Tao with Water Efficient Gardens

How can we create water efficient lawns? I had the opportunity to interview Shelkie Tao with Water Efficient Gardens. Shelkie works with her clients to promote water efficient gardens.  This is the transcript of our conversation.… Read More >>

April 28
If facts do not change people’s minds am I wasting my time speaking?

If facts do not change people’s minds am I wasting my time speaking?

The effect of facts to change people's minds I read an article that attempted to lay out the reasons why facts change people's minds. As a speaker, I use actualities to justify to my audiences why… Read More >>

April 27
Why going green is so expensive?

Why going green is so expensive?

Does going green mean going broke? Many people believe going green is very expensive. I will admit that some of the more popular ways to go green, including purchasing an electric vehicle or installing solar panels,… Read More >>

April 26
and the Greenest Country on Earth is

and the Greenest Country on Earth is

The renewable energy journey The path to becoming a nation with a majority of renewable energy sources does not need to be reinvented. There are places that have chosen to embark on this journey. One example… Read More >>

April 10
Are you clear on what you should be recycling/composting?

Are you clear on what you should be recycling/composting?

Meet your newest Livermore Recycling Champion I have decided to become a Livermore recycling champion. It seems logical that if I am willing to board airplanes to share ideas about sustainability with my fellow citizens, I… Read More >>

April 10
Have you heard of Poly-Cyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAH) ?

Have you heard of Poly-Cyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAH) ?

What started with a poster I encountered some students from American Canyon High School in Benicia who created a poster about the hazards of PAHs while exhibiting at The Youth for the Environment & Sustainability Conference… Read More >>

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