Month: June 2015

2015 U. S. Open Over? Not Yet–Here Anyway. Bring Your Clubs to Play It Again.

This post is about sustainable golf course design with several nods to golfer expectations at Chambers Bay. “The land set aside for the golf course was degraded after a century of industrial usage but contained bold landforms shaped by wind

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Chemistry Disclosed in Household/Personal Care Products. (Great!)

A recent article, “Smells Like Hawaii (and Benzyl Acetate): Revealing the Chemicals in Glade’s Fragrances,” brings good news and relief to those of us who do our best to recommend commercial and household cleaning products that are green.  Read: (a)

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“Organic Matters…” What Select Women Artists Are Saying About the Environment

Just opening at the National Museum of Women Artists (NMWA) in Washington, DC, through September 13th, is the show called “Organic Matters—Women to Watch 2015.” From the exhibition catalog: “Collectively, their work addresses modern society’s complex relationship with the environment,

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Remember the Book “Megatrends: Ten New Directions Transforming Our Lives” (1988)? Well, Here’s a New, Transformative Direction.

As is increasingly known, the price of solar panels has fallen dramatically over the past several years, both for general and hot water electric power generation. At the same time, the efficiency of panels has risen dramatically. One solar panel

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