Ask Umbra announces the new book club selection, At Home: A Short History of Private Life by Bill Bryson. Join and discover why we live the way we do!
Originally posted on The Great Energy Challenge “There is nothing more tragic than to sleep through a revolution.” The revolution Dr. King spoke of in …
Things anyone can do to lessen population pressure: improve sex ed in local schools, support abortion rights, & don't push others to have kids.
If you said "Ew, no thanks!" you're not alone. But why do we consume milk meant for other baby animals but wrinkle our nose at our own?
For more than 30 years, Joan Gussow has been writing, teaching, and speaking about our unsustainable food system and how to fix it. Here she tells how growing her own food and reducing her consumption have given her freedom from despair in the face of climate change and other calamities.
A small but growing number of tobacco farmers are going organic, giving smokers everywhere a potential out from New Yearâ€™s resolutions.
Tips for saving energy and money on home heating using passive heating, wood stoves, and innovative architecture.
This week I got the chance to talk about my recent post "2011: The year weÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ll hit 7 billion" on Green Patriot Radio with host David Steinman.
Hit up a sewing club to stitch, socialize, and mend your tattered duds. It's for the earth!