Most of us are not aware of the enormous amounts of hidden water we consume every day. In his new book, Your Water Footprint, Stephen Leahy reveals the "shocking facts about how much water we use to make everyday products." The...
I'm very pleased to welcome Anthony J. Gerst as a contributor to Below2C. Mr. Gerst is a long-letter writer whose letters have been featured in 20 countries including England, Spain, Hungary, India Australia and Brazil. A longer bio is...
I've just recently heard of "solar roadways". My first reaction was quite skeptical. "Another unworkable concept," I thought. Perhaps not so nonsensical after all. Solar roadways coming soon to a place near you? Count on it. Solar Roadways Coming Soon Wikipedia...
"Where Will the Grandchildren Live" is the title of a letter written by Mike Nickerson to his granddaughter, Lillian. It could easily be the letter anyone of us who is a grandparent could write to one's grandchildren as we...
In this post, Mike Nickerson asks the question, "what would happen if one thing changes all else?" What if our current mindset focused on perpetual growth could be supplanted by a mindset emphasizing the Common Good? Would that make...
In this post Desmond Berghofer describes our preoccupation with perpetual economic growth at the expense of our environment. He compares the concepts of economic mind and eco-mind. While it is true that capitalism and globalization have brought immense value...
In this post, Desmond Berghofer deals with what the next four decades might be like for our grandchildren. His writing on “the moral dimension of economics” paints a “disquieting picture of where current economic thinking and practice are taking...
There are repercussions to our current consumer and growth-focused culture. Annie Leonard's The Story of Stuff project, started five years ago, has awakened millions of people to the dangers of consumerism and the myth of "more is better than...
Cross-posted from climatemama (Harriet Shugarman).  Editor ~ R Montpellier. On Earth Day, we launched our first Earth Day Challenge, a full week of “daily” challenges, that gets us thinking about things we use, buy and eat – where it all comes from...
I'm pleased to feature Harriet Shugarman - ClimateMama on BoomerWarrior. Harriet wears many hats.She is an activist, a policy analyst, an economist and a Mom. BoomerWarrior will feature Earth Day Challenge articles from ClimateMama for the remainder of this...