Truth to Power: Three days on the mountaintop with Al Gore and 1,000 other climate activists

Last week, I had the pleasure of being personally trained by Al Gore and his dream team of climate renegades on the ins and outs of the climate crisis at Climate Reality Leadership training. Like everyone else there, I had made my own climate reality journey leading up to attending. The best analogy I can … Continue reading Truth to Power: Three days on the mountaintop with Al Gore and 1,000 other climate activists

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15 Ways to Stop Microfiber Pollution Now

This post republished with permission from Plastic Pollution Coalition. The original article can be found here. Think about all your clothing made of acrylic, nylon, and polyester. Yes, that means fleece, trousers, blouses, socks, and even your beloved yoga pants. Did you know? Every time you wash these synthetic fabrics, millions of microfibers are released … Continue reading 15 Ways to Stop Microfiber Pollution Now

How To Hold Government Accountable for Reducing Plastic Pollution

This post is republished with permission from Plastic Pollution Coalition. The original article can be found here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wAJk7K2d_A8 Last week, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) launched a #CleanSeas campaign to “turn the tide on plastic.” The campaign educated people all over the world about the 8 million tons of plastic going into our oceans every … Continue reading How To Hold Government Accountable for Reducing Plastic Pollution

20 Ways to Stand Up and Stop Plastic Pollution Today

This post is republished with permission from Plastic Pollution Coalition. The original article can be found here. Did you know that over the last decade we have produced more plastic than during the whole of the last century? Or that our oceans now contain billions of pounds of plastic? Plastic is a substance the earth … Continue reading 20 Ways to Stand Up and Stop Plastic Pollution Today

#Strawbale: a How-to Guide for Plastic Waste Reduction

This post is republished with permission from author Jim Poyser and Earth Charter Indiana. The original article can be found here. I remember the moment the image came to mind, and it gave me a good laugh. I was in a restaurant somewhere in Indianapolis, and as I scanned the people and tables surrounding me, … Continue reading #Strawbale: a How-to Guide for Plastic Waste Reduction

CLIMATE RECOVERY RESEARCH: A HOW-TO GUIDE FOR SCHOOLS

This post is republished with permission from author Jim Poyser and Earth Charter Indiana. The original article can be found here. My organization, Earth Charter Indiana, has a lot going on, from our youth program, Youth Power Indiana, to our decade-long project, Sustainable Indiana 2016, to our interactive art program, Hands On Indiana. And that's just … Continue reading CLIMATE RECOVERY RESEARCH: A HOW-TO GUIDE FOR SCHOOLS

The Myth of the Recycling Solution

This article is republished with permission from Plastic Pollution Coalition. The original article can be found here. Go Ahead and Put the NYT Op-Ed About Recycling in the Recycling Bin By Lisa Kaas Boyle In a New York Times opinion piece by science writer John Tierney, "The Reign of Recycling" (Oct. 3, 2015), the author asks the question, … Continue reading The Myth of the Recycling Solution