Month: September 2015

On Your Way to Lunch: Thinking About Food Waste

While abroad last month, a headline I spotted in The Guardian pronounced: “Cutting food waste by 25% ‘could feed the world’.” Per a U. N. report of a couple of years ago, 1.3 billion tons of food go uneaten yearly. “UK

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Whaddyathink? National Geographic > Rupert Murdoch

The venerated National Geographic magazine sells itself to a Rupert Murdoch entity. Good fit for either/both? Did you see this news item? Another traditional print media source going down or a still-coveted brand now at risk?   Washington Post writer

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“Love Song to the Earth.” McCartney, Bon Jovi, Crow and Others Sing Anthem for Action in Advance of the U.N.’s Climate Change Meeting in December.

From the U. N.’s sustainable development website, co-lyricist Natasha Bedingfield says: “Many people turn a blind eye, arguing that everything is OK environmentally. The song reminds us that having ownership of our world means taking care of it. With this song we wanted

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Highly Irregular for This Blog…

While not suffering from a shortage of sustainable buildings/environmental/lifestyle material to blog about, I’m bringing to today’s post an article of very high resonance for me…and, I hope, for you readers too. It’s written by a journalist/author for whom I

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