My Electric Car Arrives

I’ve gone through a time warp and I’ve left you all behind. And nothing can ever be the same. It’s as if light streaks beamed me far into the future and the world is a different place. I have to say, it’s a bit surreal. Because now I’m tooling around town seeing things in a whole new way. It’s electric, my car, and her name is...Read More

Goodbye Garbage

— GUEST POST by Laura of The Bitter Green Truth — Goodbye Garbage Did you step over garbage at least once today? Growing up in my household, sweet treats were earned via aluminum cans. I was maybe five years old... a grocery bag in one hand and my mother’s hand in the other, wandering through the public lands behind my house. I collected old soda and...Read More

A Guilt-Free Home

As Climate Reality Leaders, we regularly present to any of a variety of groups about the situation at hand with our changing climate. The cornerstone of these presentations is the slideshow by former Vice President Al Gore as was first introduced to the world in the film "An Inconvenient Truth" in 2006. The slideshow has been constantly updated with the latest data and talking points by...Read More

Vermiculture Venture

As a 22-year-old and recent college graduate, I have rapidly entered into the process of awakening to the harsh and beautiful realities of growing up. No one prepares you with an all-encompassing guidebook to student loan debt, credit scores, taxes, the constriction of freedom, cooking, cleaning out the stove when you drop an egg yolk into the burner, and existential aloneness. But out of all the...Read More

Clean to the Extreme

I have always despised washing my hands. At the age of seven my parents required that I open the door after using the toilet in order to guarantee that I physically put my hands in the sink under running water. The sanitary surveillance began after the discovery of my fake-out trick: turning on the tap and wiggling the towel hanger to replicate the sounds of hand...Read More