Craving the Green Life – CRAVEGreen Seattle

Last night I had a major craving for all the eco-friendly indulgences of Seattle, and I knew just the way to satisfy my craving. In the heart of SODO tucked under the first avenue bridge in the awesome location of …

CRAVE Green in Seattle

What: CRAVEGreen day of Eco-Indulgence Where: URBAN enoteca4130 1st Ave South, Seattle When: May 11, 2011 from 6-9 p.m. Cost: $35 and $50 Tickets Taking place on May 11, 2011 from 6-9 p.m. at URBAN enoteca (4130 1st Ave South, …

California Cap-and-Trade Delayed

The carbon emissions cap and trade approach to controlling air pollution has become widely accepted as the preferred approach to reducing pollution in a cost-effective manner. Even though it has been proven effective in reducing carbon emissions, California has recently …

Earth Day 2011 Events and Ideas

Looking for something to do this Earth Day? Why not get out in the community and volunteer! Here are some great Earth Day ideas for those looking to make a difference: Beach Cleanups Beach cleanups are an excellent way to …

Seattle Green Festival 2011

We are all in luck to hear that the Green Festival will be returning to Seattle this May! After just wrapping up in San Francisco, the festival will be in Chicago on May 14th and 15th and then come to …

Go Green Seattle 2011 Conference

This year the Go Green Conference is coming to Seattle on Wednesday, April 20 2011 and runs from 8:30-5:00pm. With a great number of well known speakers such as Ben Packard (VP of Global Responsibility for Starbucks), Jill Bamburg (Dean …

Genetically Modified Organisms – GMO Month

With the month nearly over, you may not have realized that October is GMO month. A very controversial topic, Genetically Modified or (also known as Genetically Engineered) crops are becoming increasingly abundant in ingredients of common foods without your knowledge. …

Wednesday Green Roundup

Here are some of the stories running around the green web this week. Recycled wood flooring and recycled glass surfaces on Jetson Green- Glass2 is produced with 99% recycled glass with no resin and can be worked on by stone …

GreenNote

Thinking of something to do for the weekend? How about spending your Saturday in the sun or in the shade of the Space Needle while listening to green music. Of course, the music itself cannot be green but the people, …

Laughing in the Face of Disaster

Right, it has been almost 3 months since the DeepWater Horizon blew on April 20th. I now recognize that that date will go down in history. It’s undeniably horrific the point we’re at now. But it’s impossible to keep up …

Solar Plane Begins 24-Hour Test Flight

Seven years of hard-work recently culminated in the beginning of a 24-hour test flight of the HB-SIA, an experimental solar-energy powered aircraft. This unveiling comes with a sigh of relief as the flight has already been delayed once due to …

The Gulf Oil Spill is Sad, But How Does It Affect Me?

I am sure many people are uttering these exact words right now when seeing images and news of the Deepwater Horizon BP oil spill in the Gulf. It is really sad, but unless you live along the affected coast or …

The Case Against Whaling: Prostitutes

Japanese representatives appear to have bribed small nations with aid and (in one case) prostitutes, in exchange for their votes on upcoming pivotal discussions with regards to international whaling regulations.

A Great Green Festival Weekend

Last weekend I had the pleasure to attend the Green Festival Seattle 2010. Upon first walking into the event, I was overwhelmed with over 300 exhibits, excited to see all of the friendly faces, and ready to learn a lot …