As a long time advocate for living simply I often hear people say “that’s good for you, Chuck, but it won’t be enough – we need to change the system.” They’re not exactly being dismissive, but perhaps damning with faint praise. I heartily agree that changing systems – lots of […]
Tag: Climate Crisis
Standing with youth who are standing for climate
On April 20 the School of Environment and Natural Resources at Ohio State University organized an Earth Day event called Time to Act on Climate Change. On tap was a long list of distinguished speakers including university President Kristina Johnson, slated to receive the Chadwick Award for efforts to address […]
100 Things You Can Do to Help in the Climate Crisis
In case you needed help getting started. By Sarah Lazarovic Sarah Lazarovic is an award-winning artist, creative director, freelance animator and filmmaker, and journalist, covering news and cultural events in comic form. She is the author of A Bunch of Pretty Things I Did Not Buy. Reprinted from the Winter 2022 issue […]
How’s the Weather? A Global Initiative to Turn from Emergency to Emergence
Fellow Steward of the Earth: You may think this is just a chain letter, but, I assure you, it is a whole lot more! The climate crisis is accelerating! Globally storms are bigger and stronger; destructive floods, droughts and fires are occurring worldwide; Refugees are escaping starvation and brutality – […]
People’s Solar Project to light up Columbus
The People’s Solar Project is a demonstration community solar and microgrid that will generate 5 MW of solar energy to power 80 homes, five churches and two city schools in a 300-acre area on Cooke Road.
Fire Drill Fridays
The Fire Drill Fridaysemonstrations are virtual now. This Independence Day edition is a must watch event.
Why a Town Hall for the Green New Deal?
Since Alexandria Ocasio Cortez (aka AOC) and Ed Markey introduced the Green New Deal (GND) resolution in Congress late last year, the buzz made AOC an instant star, spawned the youth-based Sunrise movement, and gave a shot of adrenalin to environmentalists who “get it” that global warming is real and […]
The Human Element – A Special Screening Co-Sponsored with Green Energy Ohio
Humans are a force of nature. At the same time that human activities alter the basic elements of life – earth, air, water, and fire – those elements change human life in turn. This riveting and visually rich drama blends art and science as we follow renowned environmental photographer James […]