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Green Myths Bunked and Otherwise by Wired Berries .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living There's such an information onslaught these days, especially in green issues, the idea of actually keeping on top of it is overwhelming, if not downright laughable. So, whil ... Read on »
Taming Killer Lakes by Wired Berries .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The Wall Street Journal blogger Keith Johnson reports that one of Rwanda's "killer lakes" is, at long last, being viewed as a viable resource for powering the surrounding ar ... Read on »
Road Tripping in 2008, Part 1: Alternative Fuels by Wired Berries .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living As far as archetypical American traditions go, I'm generally underwhelmed: baseball is, to me, just an excuse to eat junk food and drink beer, and call me cynical, but why b ... Read on »
Road Tripping in 2008, Part 2: The Carless Road Trip by Wired Berries .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Alright, so the perks of arguing about radio stations, dealing with traffic, and worrying about speed traps while road tripping are not to be missed. But you could eliminate ... Read on »
Green Construction by Wired Berries .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Runoff from construction sites is notoriously toxic stuff, and many of the chemicals leeched into the environment come from the chemicals, like formaldehyde and arsenic, in ... Read on »
Expensive Coffee Gets Greener by Wired Berries .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I live in a small town, so a little anti-Starbucks snobbery comes easily to me. I try to carry around my own mug, and stick to a basic drip coffee blend on most days. Still, ... Read on »
The Climate Security Act Poised to Slash Emissions by Wired Berries .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Remember when 2050 was a loooong way away (or 2008, for that matter?). Well, the US Congress is planning ahead by considering legislation that could slash emissions by 66% b ... Read on »
In Vitro Chicken Has Many Environmentalists Saying "Yum!" by Wired Berries .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living In a report released by the Global Policy Innovations Program, the necessity for better meat production was laid out in no uncertain terms: we'll have to produce as much mea ... Read on »
Weird Places to Find Animal Products by Wired Berries .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living OK, I'm not vegan, or even vegetarian when it comes right down to it (I eat fish a few times a year), but I'd be downright foolish if I ignored the thick line leading from w ... Read on »
Do It Green, Do It For Free by Wired Berries .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I had a roommate in college who had freegan-ed his way across the country on more than one occasion, riding the rails, eating out of dumpsters, and yes, even scoring one ver ... Read on »
What Does Green Business Really Look Like? by Wired Berries .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Usually in this blog, green business is discussed vis-à-vis conscious consumption, or in praise of companies that have started from day 1 staked firmly on green futures of v ... Read on »
Good Gracious: Getting Herbaceous by Wired Berries .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living If you've been reading this blog, you may have picked up on a pretty deep-rooted skepticism for...mmm, just about everything I can't see in front of my own eyes. Thus, a lit ... Read on »
Eco-Friendly Footwear by Wired Berries .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living There are so many choices these days when it comes to getting a decent pair of sustainable footwear, it's practically as easy as falling off a log (which you shouldn't do, r ... Read on »
Biodegradable Sunscreen Heads Up by Wired Berries .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Chances are good that you will hit the water in one form or another this summer, am I right? Even if that's just the shower you take after a brisk run, which I'm sure we'll ... Read on »
Getting On Board With New Engine Technology by Wired Berries .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Have you ever been to Pune, India? It is, as I was informed many times while visiting, a very up-and-coming city, poised to outrun its southern neighbor, Bangalore, in the t ... Read on »
Appropedia Americanica by Wired Berries .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Hey kids, is your technology appropriate? You know, appropriate: good for the whole family, including the little ones, and of course, good for the earth. Appropriate! You ma ... Read on »
Refresh Your Green Resolutions--Or Make One by Wired Berries .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Gosh, it's scary to think that January was a full half-year ago! Seems like only yesterday I was layering up with Mr. Padded Blue Vest every time I went outside (oh wait, th ... Read on »
(Nearly) Hassle Free Solar With Sungevity by Wired Berries .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Solar power: good idea, or great idea? Whatever your answer to that question is, you probably would be alright with saving more than 10 percent on your electricity bill. Tro ... Read on »
Mobilize the Masses, One Neighborhood at a Time by Wired Berries .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I used to work for the Red Cross, and one of the major (major, major!) obstacles was in how to motivate people to prepare themselves for a disaster when there was no immedi ... Read on »
Green Controversy by Wired Berries .. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living You know what I like? Ping pong. I like the ping pong I see every time I open up a newspaper or scan the comments section of a blog as people reduce issues into snappy (if o ... Read on »