Tag Archives | Extreme Weather Events

Rebuilding Sustainably After Disaster

Rebuild Sustainably After Natural Disasters Strike



If there’s any silver lining in the dark weather clouds hanging over most of the country right now, it’s in the opportunity they’re creating to transform our cities and towns into the energy-saving, water-saving, safe and healthy communities they should be. Greensburg, Kansas provides a perfect example of how a town sheared down to the […]

Continue Reading
Obama green

I am Voting for Barack Obama because We are Greener than We were Four Years Ago.



Are we “greener” than we were four years ago? Yes, we are, and Barack Obama deserves a lot of the credit. Despite strident anti-environmental opponents on Capitol Hill, President Obama has managed to use the power of his office – deployed primarily through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Department of Energy, and the U.S. Department of […]

Continue Reading
climate impacts

Climate Change Impacts on Our Health, Our Homes, Our Families and Our Future



It’s easy to dismiss climate change as a big, confusing, uncertain issue that affects other people living in other parts of the world. But as the blogposts in this month’s Green Moms Carnival show, the build-up in our atmosphere of heat-trapping “greenhouse” gases like carbon dioxide (CO2) is hitting very close to home, seriously impacting […]

Continue Reading