Earth Tag

How Hot Will It Get? Truth be told, I had never heard of climate change before seeing Al Gores' "An Inconvenient Truth". At the time the movie came out, I had a young family.  I was busy working, raising my kids, and more focused on things within my own personal sphere. I wasn't paying attention to what was going on with the planet. "An Inconvenient Truth" brought the issue to my awareness and I've been paying attention ever since.  The film came out in 2006...

Every Day Is Earth Day - A Time For Celebration And Action Earth day should be every day!! Here in Montreal, this day is also referred to as Jour de la terre. John McConnell, an American newspaper publisher first proposed "Earth Day" at a UNESCO Conference on the Environment in 1969. , On March 21, 1970, the first Earth Day was observed, on the vernal equinox, the day on which night and day are of equal length around the world. The intention was for this day to serve as an annual reminder that all humans are stewards responsible for the condition of the planet....

There are so many different types of homes today, but no matter what style home you live in, this much holds true, "your home is your castle". Enjoy this article by Michelle Slatalla which features a story about an Italian castle and it's luscious Italian landscapes. Via Gardenista.com https://www.gardenista.com/posts/paradise-found-designer-dan-pearsons-modern-garden-for-a-medieval-castle?utm_source=Remodelista%2FGardenista+Subscriber+List&utm_campaign=64a024216b-Gardenista+Daily+Email+Campaign&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_447a717cea-64a024216b-384532729  ...

Via World Bank The Turn Down the Heat reports, prepared for the Word Bank by the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research and Climate Analytics, provide snapshots of the latest climate science. The three reports warn that without concerted action, temperatures are on pace to rise to 4°C above pre-industrial times by the end of this century. The first report (2012), looks at the risks of a world 4°C or even 2°C warmer. The second (2013) examines the impact on Africa, South Asia, and South East Asia. The third (2014), finds that about 1.5°C warming is already locked in and explores...