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Arcadia Power, or how I'm offsetting half our electricity's carbon footprint for free

I can credit President Trump for our latest renewable-energy move. The day he announced that the U.S. would withdraw from the Paris climate-change agreement–in almost four years, and for… 471 more words


Bob Taylor's - World Forestry Tour (video)

Izabal Agro-Forest recently had the privilege of hosting Bob Taylor and an impressive group of influencers in the wood business, in Guatemala.   Their visit was part of a world forestry tour that Bob Taylor has been planning for some time now, the main objective is/was to learn.   220 more words

Are carbon offsets worth the money?

Recently the former leader of the Australian Greens, Christine Milne, complained bitterly about a lack of commitment by the Australian government to emission reduction. She had issues with the targets set (too weak), the mechanisms to achieve abatement (offsets for offsets), and the increasingly believable claim that Australia is “increasingly being seen as cheating the process with rubbery figures” in the national carbon accounts. 595 more words


Hope and action

We have seen some amazing and inspiring things over the last 10 months, but since visiting Bryce Canyon in the last week I have been feeling haunted. 1,831 more words

2016 Trip

September: Transportation

Transportation is a little simpler than other topics we’ve tackled. Basically, bike, walking and transit are very good, while flying is very very bad.

Trains are good but we don’t have them here. 776 more words


Greenways, please!

Guys. I love greenways. They’re a great place to take your people on a walk so they can socialize and get some exercise. Plus, you can meet other nice dogs. 423 more words


Ciao Carbon!

Having consciously avoided emitting excessive carbon for the past 20 years, I am about to embark on a carbon creating extravaganza.  While there is no justification for this behaviour, I thought it likely that others who generally try to live low(ish) carbon lives might find my dilemma and attempts to justify it amusing. 1,687 more words