How to Green the Internet: On the Media and the Fight Against Climate Change

I haven’t published a post on eco-stuff in a long time, but I did today - a cross post on Triple Pundit, a wonderful blog that captures the exciting things going on in sustainability.I am alarmed that our efforts at developing a green economy are going to be stymied by big-business-centered Internet regulation. Here's the beginning......more

DOL: Green Jobs For Women

This week, the US Department of Labor’s Women’s Bureau released a free online guide to help women snag those elusive ‘green’ jobs. The guide, "Why Green is Your Color: A Woman’s Guide to a Sustainable Career" offers training opportunities, career development tools and a long list of professional resources. ...more

Chicago's "Green" Spending During An Uncertain Economy

As a nurse I've learned over the years how one must 'improvise' when the availability of a much needed supply item is gone missing or when it just didn't make the cut in the world of workplace budgeting. Going back even farther, I remember how my mom used to stretch a simple meal to feed the empty stomachs of a large household....more

Purple is the New Green When it Comes to Shopping

Online shopping: I know I couldn’t live without it.  It’s one of the most convenient tools the Internet has to offer.  Every search engine or guide plugs that they make it the easiest, fastest or have the largest selection available.  ...more

Water Rationing Is Not Just For Californians

California’s third year of drought is cause for alarm.  Reservoirs are low even though there have been large amounts of snow from storms lately. ...more