During the recent Presidential debate, Floridian Mayors demanded answers about rising sea levels. The candidates’ responses were passionate, but has climate change really received the attention it deserves?
Presidential candidate hopeful Martin O’Malley made sure that climate change was front and center in every debate he participated in, hitting the audience with point after poignant point about the urgency of the issue.
Achieving global food security is important to every person on this planet. It is an issue that sits at the heart of our ability to forge a sustainable future, feed a growing population, tackle climate change, and deliver long-term prosperity to an increasingly diverse base of farmers. Working to move a highly complex system like global food production toward a more sustainable future requires that all stakeholders have a seat at the table as well as inclusive, collaborative solutions, based on sound science and supported by relentless innovation.
For the second time, lawmakers aim to reverse the State's antiquated legislation regarding "prior appropriation" of water.
Put a bucket under your downspout and collect rain running off your roof to water your garden. You’re an outlaw in Colorado.
Critics have lambasted the state for barring this quaint eco-friendly, urban-farming technique, but to rural Coloradans devoted to prior appropriation, the water rule that the first person to take water secures rights to it into the future, rainwater harvesting should be banned.
Carbon is not our enemy. It is the basis of life, working in tandem with the water and oxygen with which we are abundantly blessed to fashion all of the beauty of nature.
Let’s nerd out. Or at least I will. You don’t have to; you can just stop reading. Your call.
Why, you ask? Because I’m fascinated by the first law of thermodynamics. And by campfires (I’m currently sitting next to one). Campfires are basically the embodiment of the first law of thermodynamics.
This is why it’s so important that we increase fuel efficiency in our vehicles. Driving-as-usual is horribly wasteful. It’s harmful to our environment and it forces us to spend money on things we don’t really care about.