Tish Levee gives us food for thought on how we can make life better for everyone by making good deeds a part of our daily lives. E-mail Tish at email@example.com.
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|2017-06-26Jun 26, 2017
With this slogan, on June 1st, the President announced the US’s withdrawal from the 2015 Paris Accords on Climate Change.Mayor Bill Pedutoof Pittsburgh shot back, “Pittsburgh stands with the world and will follow the Paris agreement…for our people, our economy and future.” Climate change makes forest fires, flooding, and sea level rise more likely. As the planet continues to heat up, we’ll see more forest fires, such as the devastating one that recently killed at least 60 people in Portugal; in Northern California we’ll see fires more often, and they’ll be worse.
|2017-05-24May 24, 2017
Staycations equal lower carbon footprints. Staying home, enjoying Sonoma County is great, but if you opt to travel, check your carbon footprint. Surprisingly, for a family vacation, flying is actually less carbon intensive than driving. But if you fly, go non-stop to lower your footprint. Counteract your carbon use by buying carbon offsets. I offset mine through Sonoma County’s Center for Climate Protection (CCP).
|2017-04-26Apr 26, 2017
Every time I attend the Sustainable Enterprise Conference—this was my third—I meet and network with new and interesting people in the sustainability world, go to fascinating workshops, and learn about new products and services to make our county—and the world—a better place. This year the 12th Conference, put on by Oren Wool and his incredibly talented cohort, moved from Sonoma Mountain Village to SSU’s Student Union.
|2017-04-26Apr 26, 2017
To me, this is the bottom line. All life is interrelated; how we act affects all other beings. How can we act in loving ways to our Mother and our Family? Here are three ways to do so.
|2017-03-26Mar 26, 2017
The new administration in Washington seems to put a premium on undoing all the positive things that we’ve done to help make the planet AND our piece of it more healthy. Much of the news from Washington is truly unbelievable, except that it IS happening NOW.
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