Do we really need industrial agriculture to feed the world?

“The world’s population keeps growing. By 2050, we’ll have to double food production. For that we’ll need genetic engineering, advanced pesticides, and fertilizer – lots of fertilizer. That’s why we’re working every day, hand-in-hand with farmers and their families.” Or do we? “Messages like this one seem to be popping up everywhere. But who’s really behind […]

Norman, the ECO-Warrior

Normally I wouldn’t post an advertisement video but I love the humor in this one and its message for sustainable living. Meet Norman. He’s not your everyday house cat. Little by little he’s helping to save our oceans. www.wwf.ca.

Gratitude and Happiness: TedxSF video

This piece shows Louie Schwartzbergs award-winning photography and short film on Gratitude and Happiness. Brother David Steindl-Rast’s spoken words, Gary Malkin’s musical compositions and Louie’s cinematography make this a stunningly beautiful piece, reminding us of the precious gift of life, and the beauty all around us.

The Story of Change

The Story of Change

My friends from the Story of Stuff have created a new movie: The Story of Change. This explores how we want to become greener by buying greener stuff… but perhaps buying less is really the answer?

Saving the Great Bear Rainforest

Saving the Great Bear Rainforest

“A powerful award-winning documentary on the Great Bear Rainforest.” The film shows the splendor of nature and first nation culture with through world renown photographers and beautiful photography. It highlights the what we all want to protect but our addiction to burn more oil is helping to destroy. Go to pacificwild.org to help protect this […]

Old pallets are not garbage. See the many uses…

If you think old wood pallets are garbage, think again. Mark was looking for a rain barrel to fit the look of a new deck area. He came across this video… enjoy The Canadian Wood Pallet & Container Association has launched a campaign to encourage people to recycle and reuse wood packaging material. Courtesy of CanadianPallets.com

I am the wind… (video story)

I am the wind… (video story)

I have written about a wind turbine in San Francisco: HGTVs World Greatest Homes. This video tries to strip the politics from wind energy and show the benefits that wind power can bring schools, farms, businesses and communities. Talco, is the video sponsor and they help customers install small-scale wind turbines.

Low-e window coatings ARE a passive solar option…

Yes, when you are looking for windows in your energy-efficient home Low-e is a possibility. It used to be the rule when you decide on using passive solar as a heating option that Low-e window coatings were not an option. BuildingGreen.com has a different story. Alex Wilson says: While hard-coat low-e is more durable than […]

Low-tech, low plastic vegetable storage method

In this 3:38 minute video A Korean artist shows her low-tech method for keeping vegetables fresh – outside of the fridge.

EV Goes 218 Miles (351 Km) on a Single Charge

EV Goes 218 Miles (351 Km) on a Single Charge

I am a big fan of electric vehicles and would love one as my next  mode of transportation. One of problems with most Electric Vehicles is that they don’t travel very far on a charge. The newest vehicle from Sim-Drive is purported to change this. In tests the Sim-Wil was able to go 218 miles or […]

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