Earth Hour 2010

Earth Hour is starting to crop on the calendar. If you’ve never heard of it yet, you can visit Earth Hour’s site. During Earth Hour, participants turn out all their lights for one hour. It was started by the World …

Seeing the Forest for the Trees (Part II)

Continued from Part I of Seeing the Forest for the Trees. Last week I attended Dr. Peterson’s lecture, “Climate, Forests and Future: A View from Treeline” at the University of Washington as a part of the School of Forest Resources …

Seeing the Forest for the Trees (Part I)

Last Thursday evening I attended the public lecture “Climate, Forests and Future: A View from Treeline” by Dr. Dave Peterson – forest service scientist, professor and co-nobel prize winner.  He spoke at the University of Washington as a part of …

Eco Friendly Golf Course? Justin Timberlake’s Mirimichi

Goes to show that there are varying degrees of sustainability. The worlds first ‘Eco-Friendly Golf Course’ is opening tomorrow (July 25th, 2009) in Memphis, Tennessee. A brainchild of singer and green celeb Justin Timberlake, the Mirimichi Golf Course is the …

Carrotmob Mobs Seattle for Sustainable Businesses

I am pretty excited about the first (of hopefully many) Carrotmob event at the Pike Place Place Brewery in Seattle, Washington. If you haven’t heard about Carrotmob, you should check out their website and get hooked into their sustainable consumer …

Green Giving – 2009 Green Choice Awards

Folks are drawn to Yelp for a lot of reasons — they had a bad meal, they know a great coffee shop, or they just have always wanted to be a critic of something and get noticed for it. Well …

Green Festival Gold

I am happy to report that the Green Festival Seattle was absolute gold. So many creative and innovative products and vendors, passionate people and important information. I have so much to report back on, but I am most excited to …

Green Festival Seattle

I am excited for this weekend where I will be blogging live from Green Festival Seattle. Presented by Global Exchange and Green America and dubbed one of the premier sustainability events, there are going to be over 125 authors, leaders …

WWFs Earth Hour 2009 – Lights Out March 28th!

A great campaign by the World Wildlife Fund to promote energy conservation and awareness on a global scale, Earth Hour takes place around the globe for a single hour on Saturday, March 28th, 2009. It happens to be at 8:30pm …

A Green New Year – The Eco-Friendly LED Times Square Ball

Last year the Times Square ball underwent a green renovation, replacing the old incandecent lightbulbs with 32,256 Philips Luxeon Rebel energy efficient LEDs. Not only does this allow for a greater savings in energy, it also provides countless patterns using …

Google Spooks you into Saving Energy

Google is putting something really scary on their website, your energy bills. Calculate your energy costs, and what you can do about them. From energy going up the chimney, to energy leaching computer zombies, a few suggestions could exorcise your …