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reviewed Sustainability and Emergency Medical .... March 30, 2011
posted in Green Living
Sustainability and Emergency Medical Information Management
      A doctor and a lawyer walking into a bar one day to shed off some worries from this roller-coaster economy; one says to the other: you know, in this economy, I don’t have …
reviewed Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of.... January 26, 2011
posted in Green Living
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life
While out of town, I had the chance to do some Actual Reading.  It was delightful–staying at my folks’ place, we were all four of us staying in one big room, so there wasn’t much …
Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet
Mankind has irreparably changed the Earth’s climate and weather conditions. This book gives the details, and tells how to survive on this new world. The Earth that mankind knew, and grew up on, …
posted a Quick Tip about The Fight For Conservation. July 25, 2010
Fight For Conservation
A good book to read - looking at the realities of conserving the world's resources.
posted a Quick Tip about Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of.... July 09, 2010
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life
I am reading this right now, and am so inspired by the endeavors of her family! This book includes scholarly essays and stories about manufactured and local food, making you think about how your values …
posted a Quick Tip about Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of.... July 06, 2010
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life
Sure, I'd do this all too, if I had the money Kingsolver has. The book is inspiring- but what about those of us who can't afford to drop everything, to always buy local, etc etc.
reviewed Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Na.... June 25, 2010
Biomimicry: Innovation Inspired by Nature
     This book was one of the most talked-up books among my peers of sustainability majors, and rightfully so. It is elegantly written, packed full of inspiring yet simple ideas, and is …
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life
Who knew gardening could be so exciting?  Barbara Kingsolver and her family make the trek back east to live more simply and connected to the earth.  Beginning with crisis-of-conscience …
Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet
Mankind has irreparably changed the Earth's climate and weather conditions. This book gives the details on tells how to survive on this new planet.    The Earth that mankind knew, …
posted a Quick Tip about Cradle to Cradle: remaking the way we.... June 23, 2010
Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things
Great intro to industrial ecology and cradle-to-cradle thinking.
posted a Quick Tip about Cradle to Cradle: remaking the way we.... June 18, 2010
Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things
Take this book along with you as you go shopping to see how wasteful we still are despite desperate efforts to "go green."
Cradle to Cradle: Remaking the Way We Make Things
Cradle to Cradle is a must read for all Americans, or anyone who consumes.  It paints a picture of our daily lives and the actual impact it has on the world around us.  Many of the specifics …
reviewed It's a Sprawl World After All: The Hu.... June 10, 2010
It's A Sprawl World After All
In the tradition of Robert Putnam's seminal 2001 book "Bowling Alone" author Douglas E. Morris offers "It's A Sprawl World After All:  The Human Cost of Unplanned Growth -- …
reviewed Climate of Uncertainty. April 22, 2010
Climate of Uncertainty
Once again, we are living in "times that try men's souls" and an author has stepped forward and written a common sense book on the most pressing issue of the day. It isn't American independence (at least …
reviewed Climate of Uncertainty. April 20, 2010
Climate of Uncertainty
Other reviewers have made a lot of this interesting little book being a balanced view of climate change - what is clearly the hottest issue (excuse the pun) on the world stage for a long time. And it …
reviewed Climate of Uncertainty. April 15, 2010
Climate of Uncertainty
Given that the market is saturated with books about global warming, one really has to ask, do we need another book? I tentatively say yes. William Stewart's Climate of Uncertainty actually does fill a …
reviewed Climate of Uncertainty. April 14, 2010
Climate of Uncertainty
Everyone has heard of global warming. Everyone knows someone who believes in it, and someone who does not. But how many of us *truly* know the FACTS behind the theories - or, failing that, know exactly …
reviewed Climate of Uncertainty. April 12, 2010
Climate of Uncertainty
There has never been anything as complex as the climate change debate; the arguments for it being caused by human actions are based on solid, but still inexact science. The overall climate of the Earth …
reviewed Climate of Uncertainty. April 02, 2010
Climate of Uncertainty
There are many opinions to the climate change debate - we have all heard each sides wild claims and propaganda. "Climate of Uncertainty" offers a logical discussion of both sides of the debate …
reviewed The Biochar Debate: Charcoal's Potent.... March 27, 2010
The Biochar Debate: Charcoal's Potential to
I was attracted to this little book for two reasons: 1) "biochar" is apparently the same thing as the "terra preta" (dark fertile soil) found near the Amazon River and attributed to a now-disappeared …
reviewed Climate of Uncertainty. March 25, 2010
Climate of Uncertainty
There are many issues facing us at the moment, issues that are not simply ones that pertain to the USA as in the Health Care Reform, Immigration, the financial crisis. One of these issues that affects …
reviewed The Biochar Debate: Charcoal's Potent.... February 07, 2010
The Biochar Debate: Charcoal's Potential to
At this point in the scientific argument, few if any people with any credibility doubt the reality of global warming, in fact that is really no longer the issue. The debate is over the economic consequences …
reviewed Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of.... February 06, 2010
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life
It might just be a matter of thinking about red cars and so suddenly seeing red cars everywhere one looks, but it seems to me that once I started researching organic foods for an article I am writing, …
reviewed Sym.Blue.Ology Cobalt Blue Glass Wate.... January 06, 2010
sym.blue.ology drinking bottles
First we learned that disposable plastic drinking bottles have helped create the biggest 'landfill' on Earth (in the Pacific Ocean), and then we learned what it takes (the hidden cost of making them); …
reviewed Sierra Pacific Industries. December 26, 2009
Sierra Pacific Industries
Take a look at the Sierra Pacific Industries (SPI) website. Looks honorable, right? Reminiscent of a leader in sustainability? Well, looks can be deceiving and you shouldn't take anyone at their word. …
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