The purpose of citizenship

  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…

Hybrids in rush hour

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%.

Carbon Footprint of beef

Via Ecofriendly Company, 27-04-2010 According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, animal husbandry contributes more to global warming than the whole of the transport sector. This news is also significant to many canteens and restaurants. The employees favourite: steak as a climate killer? 51% (study by Worldwatch Institute) of all CO2…

The Proven Dangers of Microwaves

From Mercola, extracted from NEXUS Magazine, Volume 2, #25 (April-May ’95). Originally printed from the April 1994 edition of Acres, USA. Back in May of 1989, after Tom Valentine first moved to St Paul, Minnesota, he heard on the car radio a short announcement that bolted him upright in the driver’s seat. The announcement was…