Category Archives: Calls to Action

DEAR PEOPLE OF REALITY, DEAR GOD AND MOTHER EARTH

We are not slaves; / we are not here only to consume, / to work and take, to waste ourselves Continue reading

LETTER TO USDA SECRETARY VILSACK

I learned there is some promising research being done in egg sexing. By sexing eggs, it is possible to reduce the amount of male chick births, which will help reduce the cruel practices towards them. Continue reading

Written Comment to Ohio EPA: Deal with Cuyahoga Dredging Sediments Safely

My letter to the EPA; public comments are being accepted through March 13, 2014. I attended the public hearing March 6, 2014 at Cleveland Public Library pertaining to the proposal by the Army Corps of Engineers to dump sediments from dredging into the lake. It is the responsibility of our government–the Ohio EPA, the Army Corps of Engineers and other agencies–to deal with these sediments in a manner that is good for the public and the environment. Continue reading

Good Energy Solutions

Sometimes it’s too easy to get overwhelmed by bad news. I think it’s good to keep proper perspective in mind. It might seem like news is predominantly bad, but what happens in most people’s lives is actually mostly good. Continue reading

Former Davis-Besse Area, August 2028

By 2028, wind farms replace nuclear power plants, and large organic farms with many types of crops replace monoculture fields. Continue reading

More Forests, More Happiness, More Real Wealth

Trees provide oxygen, beautiful neighborhoods, help prevent erosion, grab carbon from the atmosphere, feed wildlife and provide habitat. They help cool off cities and reduce energy consumption. Continue reading

Working Environmentalism In

Practical ideas for grooming, commuting, eating and using electricity in a more environmentally-friendly way. Continue reading

Top-down and bottom-up

Our typical lifestyle needs to be revamped. And the abuse of resources and animals and Mother Earth is so prevalent, it’s difficult to extract ourselves as individuals from it. Top-down reform is called for. Continue reading

Taking Care of the Macrocosm

Buddhists say that everything that appears externally is just a manifestation of mind. Sometimes I torment myself about this… I wonder to what degree I can practice being on Earth in a nonharmful way… Continue reading

Miscellanea

I’m craving being outside more. I’m craving hearing wildlife. I’m craving not always being on the computer all the time. Not that I don’t like the computer, it’s just that I’m on it so much, way more than 8 hours daily. Continue reading