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Why Climate is an Issue Close to any Mom’s Heart

Unless you happen to be a marine biologist already studying ocean acidification or a firefighter on seasonal duty in the nation’s great forests, climate change might not be on your personal radar.  That’s absolutely understandable.  From your role as a mother, if you’re not also a scientist, you might have not yet been concerned about […]

Continue Reading By on May 9, 2014 in 350.org, climate change, drought, energy, environment, health

350.org’s Bill McKibben Inspires Sustainability in America’s Secret City

350.org Co-Founder Bill McKibben Ever notice how the most skillful teachers never have to raise their voice to be heard by a classroom full of students? Instead, their technique can involve an attention-getting near-whisper.  Sitting in a hushed auditorium filled with people of all ages felt it must be like sitting in Bill McKibben’s Methodist […]

Continue Reading By on August 21, 2013 in 350.org, Bill McKibben, clean air, clean water, climate change, conscious consumerism, energy, environment, green, parenting, solar

Transcript: 350.org’s Bill McKibben Shares Human Costs of Climate Change & Innovative Solutions

350.org Co-Founder Bill McKibben with Blogger Anne Brock of FlourSackMama.com Could your family get involved in something today to help curb climate change?  Could your church, your local college, your community?  Still wondering why you should care? 350.org’s Bill McKibben sat down with Anne Brock of FlourSackMama.com to share his urgent message about something that […]

Continue Reading By on August 19, 2013 in 350.org, climate, climate change, environment, family, health, parenting, science

Unscrambling Egg Labeling for Consumers

Perhaps part of your busy day involves shopping at the local store for groceries. When you stop at the dairy case for eggs, you spot a carton with a picture of green pastures or some other bucolic scene. Here’s a happy looking chicken. There’s another carton with some reassuring words such as “natural” or “free […]

Continue Reading By on August 5, 2010 in 350.org, conscious consumerism, eating better, flowers, Yo-Getters, yogurt