My son Janus is currently doing fundraising for his 2013 north island Scout Jamboree in December 2013. Jamboree is a massive 10 day camp with 4,000+ SCOUTS that will be a massive adventure and learning experience for all attending. However, this is expensive and his parents are of the opinion that he has to do…
In this section you will find some of my daily thoughts and ideas, reactions to news and articles read. Please beware that this will be highly subjective but might also inspire you, the reader.
After the latest tornado, almost exactly a year after last year’s: Get used to it, it’s called climate change. Get off your arses and do something about it. Your leaders won’t help you. BUT YOU CAN DO THE CHANGE.
The latest news comes from the US now regarding GM crops being draught intolerant.
That’s exactly what the US need….
There so many discussions going on about LED vs CFL’s. The latest one I just discovered on LinkedIn. I posted the following as a comment there:
I am amazed by the different designs of wind turbines. While traditionally one might think that it’s a big pole with a big rotor on top, think again.
While OXO plastics, especially in the form of plastic bags, are promoted and now widely used as a “environmentally sound” solution of the plastic littering problem, there are several environmental issues related to their use.
I would like to forward a message from Annie Leonard (The Story Of Stuff): I’m at the White House in Washington today, at a forum on social innovation, talking about the importance of flexing our citizen muscles. As you know, I’ve been talking a lot about the power of citizens to make change in…
According to the latest EcoWatch news, Monsanto and Cargill Aggressively Pursue GE Soy Feed for Factory Fish-Farming Industry. So first we stopped eating meat, be it due to environmental impact (land use, water use, pharmaceuticals, ethical aspects, …) and we thought we could eat fish. Then came the overfishing and the tuna issues, particularly with…
I had pleasure attending the 2012 Sustainable Housing Summit yesterday. I must say that I went home with mixed emotions, some presentations were really good and some were rather inappropriate.
This morning I slept too long after a late night yesterday and woke up with the knowledge that I will have to queue in the traffic jam. If I do not leave home at 6:30 in the morning, the likelihood of ending up in rush hour traffic jam is rather high, probably some 90%.