Archives for: "April 2013"

When the Lights Make You Dizzy

April 26th, 2013
"It's like the 1900s all over again," said Phil Jones, green building expert. He was talking about lighting. Not since the development of the incandescent has the market for light bulbs been so confusing. That's because lighting technology is advancing rapidly. This is great for energy efficiency, but it presents a problem for consumers. Visit any lighting section today and you'll find a ton of choices with little explanation as to what those choices mean. more »

Celebrate Through Learning

April 19th, 2013
Monday, April 22, 2013 is officially Earth Day, and many of us will be celebrating the occasion this weekend. Our planet home certainly is something worth honoring. (I'll be picking litter out of the local stream on Saturday.) It's been more than 40… more »

A Short Story About Daily Life

April 12th, 2013
It takes a second for the numbers on the dashboard to register: 2:28. “What happened? Inside, only moments ago, it was 2:15.” The sense of lateness intensifies as the tires roll down the driveway. Out the lane, 1st gear, 2nd gear, 3rd. “How far is it… more »

Change the message to change the world.

April 5th, 2013
You may say I'm living in a dream cloud, but I'm convinced American attitudes have changed. The conversation has restarted. People are talking about Nature as something to be treated with respect... more »