Anne Lappe of Food MythBusters has launched a second animated movie that takes on the myth of personal choice and exposes the harmful impact of marketing to kids. "We believe that marketing targeting children and teenagers is a public health...
This article is republished with the permission of Desmond Berghober of grandparentsforthefuture (Editor ~ RMontpellier). Introduction I write from a heart filled with love for my grandchildren.  With every word I see their eager young faces at play, asleep, or cheerfully engaged...
Most of us have often used a plastic spoon. And we really never question its origins. The video featured in this post traces the evolution of the plastic spoon from its very beginnings some 4.5 billion years ago to the time you...
The way we communicate about climate change and global warming makes a difference. When I first became a climate advocate, it felt quite normal to bombard skeptics with facts and evidence about the problem. Surely if you give people...
Many environmentally and socially conscious people feel overwhelmed right now. How can they counteract a host of problems, including climate disruption, species extinction, water depletion, soil loss, deforestation, toxic chemicals, chronic disease, stress, food insecurity, corruption, and violence? They...
We all know that the first step to solving a problem is understanding it. But when it comes to climate change, what happens when understanding alone isn’t enough? The reality is that changing the behavior of one person is both...
There are over 12,000 gas stations in Canada and about 100,000 in the U.S. That's a lot of real estate. And as gas cars become obsolete, so too will services catering to ICE (internal combustion engine) vehicles. It's not...
You don't need to be a scientist or climatologist to know something is not right. You just need to look out your window or look up. And yet, millions still won't see the warning signs. Why is climate denial...
I seldom publish articles that are not climate-related. But during the Christmas season, the child in me drifts back to earlier days of innocence and magical thinking. You know, those days when the future looked so bright and when all...
Children all over the world are asking oodles of questions about climate change. Unlike their parents who did not have to face such an existential threat when they were growing up, today's kids want to know more about how...