Eco-Snobbery Sucks: The Cartoon

Eco-Snobbery Sucks: The Cartoon

What is eco-snobbery and why does it suck? If it were a cartoon, this would be a scene from the comic. Live well and be confident in any step you take towards living greener…because every step matters.

3 reasons to reduce green house gases by carpooling

El Camino car pool

Carpooling is a great way to reduce our impact on the planet…in fact, it’s one of the best ways. Find someone going near or to the same place you are and share a ride. It should be noted, however, that carpooling shouldn’t be confused with turning your car into a pool.

Ford figures out how to green pickup trucks

Ford F-150 Raptor NAIAS 2011

Finally! An automaker has figured out a way to make pickup trucks more fuel efficient without sacrificing power or performance…and it’s about damn time. Ford’s new EcoBoost V6 truly delivers the Eco and the Boost by getting unprecedented highway gas mileage while out-powering their 5.0L V8.

GM Alfalfa threatens to squash organic crops

Stop Monsanto Again--GM Alfalfa Threatens to Contaminate Organic Crops

More info and opportunities to take action on Genetically modified alfalfa: From Rodale: Genetically Engineered Alfalfa Could Be Growing in U.S. Fields by Spring From EatDrinkBetter: URGENT: Stop Monsanto‚Äôs GM Alfalfa From Food and Water Watch: Take Action: Ask President Obama to Protect Organic and Stop Monsanto’s GE Alfalfa! From the Organic Consumers Association: Millions […]

Ford unveils one Crossover to rule them all

Ford Vertrek Concept

Ford is definitely one of the brightest shining stars at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) this week. Today they unveiled a new Crossover SUV concept codenamed the Vertrek. I was on-site at NAIAS and Ford’s press conference this morning when they introduced this piece of automotive art to the world…and it was oh-so-impressive. […]

Polar bears go ninja on BBC’s robot spy cameras

Polar bear destroying a BBC documentary camera

Polar bears like being secretly filmed just as much as an unsuspecting girl in the shower…and they made that pretty clear to the BBC when they destroyed not one, but all of their robotic spy cameras being used to shoot a documentary.

Creative DIY projects that reuse old items

recycled light bulb

Reusing items destined for the dump is a great way to live greener…and would make a pretty cool New Year’s resolution too. ReadyMade Magazine is always full of great reuse ideas. Check out their top 20 projects of 2010.

Fox News serving up climate skepticism

Fox News Serving Up Climate Skepticism

Is Fox News unique in fueling the fire of the conservative right or does all news media simply push their own agendas to begin with?

Save the sea through creative plastic art contest

Plastic Sushi

What happens when 3 creative companies get together to save the oceans? You get a creative art contest with clever submissions like “plastic sushi”. Check out the Chaco Waves of Change contest and see how they plan to rid the oceans of garbage…or at least reduce the amount of it.

Street performer turns his bike into a drum set

Puncture Kit bicycle drummer

Amazing things can come from figuring out how to turn something you have into something else you need. This clever musician devised a way to not just transport his drums via his bike, but to turn his bicycle into the drum set itself!