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Mr. Gore

Like many fulfilling journeys, this book began not with answers but with a question. Eight years ago, when I was on the road, someone asked me: “What are the drivers of global change?” I listed several of the usual suspects and left it at that. 246 more words


Advocacy groups to US Congress: back off

Senator David Vitter and Representative Darrell Issa are leading an investigation to National Resource Defense Council lobbyists have too much influence over EPA policies. In September, the two lawmakers including four other Congressional Republicans fired off a letter to the NRDC demanding the group’s president turn over communication records since 2009 citing two issues the NRDC is involved in. 284 more words

Ecuador ends deal with Germany on environmental issues

Press TV – December 20, 2014

Ecuador has terminated its environmental cooperation with Germany after German legislators tried to visit an Amazon rainforest recently opened for oil exploitation, the country’s foreign minister says.

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Top 10 Reasons to give this Season

So far, we have raised $227 toward our goal of $1,000 by December 31st. Thanks to everyone who has already given!

If you’re still on the fence about why or how to help the Holistic Homestead with our annual fundraiser, here are ten reasons to get you inspired about what we are doing and how you can be a part of it!  209 more words


Prioritizing Plastic-Free Changes

Tonight, Santa will be driving his jeep (the traditional Santamobile of Southern California) through the streets of my neighborhood collecting donations from those of us who are lucky enough to have all we need and then some. 3,921 more words


Endangered Species Act shenanigans? Shocking

This is one great area for speculative but very effective hand wringing–my goodness, the disappearance of a bird or a fuzzy mammal is really important–but even a bug or a lizard or a bladderpod plant bring tears to me eyes. 89 more words