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May Night Skies by Sierra Club .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living April was the month to observe Mars, but May is for Mercury and Saturn. Mercury is appearing in the west in the early evening, trying to shine through the colors of t ... Read on »
China Chips Away At Its Pollution Problems by Sierra Club .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Here’s some good news, China-style. Reports Vice: “Animal carcasses in its waterways, heavy particles in its air, toxic metals in its soil and food supply — these are ... Read on »
New Fridge? Does Efficiency Outweigh Energy to Make It? by Sierra Club .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Hey Mr. Green, I read your article on t he amount of energy consumed by manufacturing a car with great interest. We hear constantly that we should scrap our old r ... Read on »
Arbor Day: More Trees, Please by Sierra Club .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Trees, you guys, trees are awesome. Earth Day may get a lot of press because it’s the “sexy” environmental holiday, but Arbor Day isn’t just for gardening grandmother ... Read on »
Watermark: Diving into Water Use by Sierra Club .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living The opening scene of Watermark , a new film from Edward Burtynsky and Jennifer Baichwal , creates a disorienting effect that leaves the viewer feeling tiny against t ... Read on »
Sea For Yourself by Sierra Club .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living This month, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s research ship Okeanos Explorer  is roaming the Gulf of Mexico, and its remotely operated vehicle (RO ... Read on »
The Rebels who Saved the Golden Gate by Sierra Club .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living The city of Marincello was to be built in the virtually untouched Marin Headlands. The area's natural beauty and proximity to San Francisco made it a no-brainer for s ... Read on »
Original Beards of the Sierra Club by Sierra Club .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Early Sierra Clubbers documented a lot of their outings and, lucky for us, took snaps of some fantastic facial hair. For throwback Thursday, step into the archiv ... Read on »
DIY Waste Audit by Sierra Club .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Think of landfills as acne on the face of our planet: The more junk we bury, the worse the breakout is. An average person generates 4.5 lbs of waste a day, and the EP ... Read on »
5 Homemade Musical Instruments by Sierra Club .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Musical instruments can cost an arm and a leg. Good thing you can make them yourself from cheap materials like nails, tin cans, and dry pasta. Homemade instrument spe ... Read on »
Ford vs. Cadillac: Whose EV Is More American? by Sierra Club .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Welcome to the battle of electric-car snark. First, Cadillac started running ads for its new luxury ELR , a sleek $75,000 coupe based on its popular “range extended” ... Read on »
Public Transportation Surges in Los Angeles by Sierra Club .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living The American Public Transportation Association is partying like it's 1956. That's because Americans took 10.65 billion trips on public transit systems in 2013 -- numb ... Read on »
This Will Make You Ride Your Bike More by Sierra Club .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Most of you don’t need any convincing that you can save the world with two wheels , and that knowledge alone is doubtless sufficient to make many new bike commuters . ... Read on »
A Vegan Meal Made from Spring by Sierra Club .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Spring is upon us, and with it come asparagus, beets, artichokes, and citrus fruits. Here are three fantastic dishes using the best that spring has to offer. Try them t ... Read on »
Sorry Wired, Coal Isn’t the “Future of Clean Energy” by Sierra Club .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Ouch! Here comes the April Wired poking its finger in environmentalists’ eyes with its provocative headline, “ Coal: It’s Dangerous, It’s Dirty, and It’s the Future o ... Read on »
Mission Compostable: Is Eco-Comedy Funny? by Sierra Club .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Why aren’t environmentalists funny? Because they recycle all their jokes. Luckily this year’s Eco-Comedy Film Competition  winners have better jokes than I do. St ... Read on »
Avocado-less Guacamole by Sierra Club .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Imagine guacamole without the avocado. That may be a reality we face in the coming years, either because of scarcity or high costs. Some scientists are warning t ... Read on »
An Electric Car for Wheelchairs by Sierra Club .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Istvan Kissaroslaki was working in finance in Germany when he became sick -- sick enough that he had to stop working for six months. During his convalescence, his per ... Read on »
Ask Mr. Green: Paper Towels or Rags? by Sierra Club .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living Hey Mr. Green, During a drought, is it better to clean the house with paper towels or with cloth rags that need to be washed? We have a Kenmore front-loading wash ... Read on »
Spring Cleaning, Homemade and Detoxified by Sierra Club .. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Green Living It's time for spring cleaning. Attempting to spiff up every nook and cranny in your home can be stressful, but did you also know it can expose you and your loved ones ... Read on »