Olafur Eliasson – How to Do Good Art

Olafur Eliasson is without question someone by whom anyone who ever looked at a painting, a smart piece of industrial design, or installation project and said to themselves,’ I wish I had thought of that’, should be inspired. He’s done it all and all of it with a mind towards practical use, be it physical, […]

Lars Jan’s Holoscenes Project

I had the opportunity recently to attend a talk with Lars Jan, the artist responsible for Holoscenes, a performance project exemplifying people’s reactions to sea level rise, who was paired with social scientist, Sabine Marx, from CRED (Center for Research on Environmental Decisions) at Columbia University. Watching the video of Lar’s work, I was struck […]

7 industries at greatest risk from climate change

Here is a quick slideshow about seven industries that will be most effected by climate change. It is not “somebody else’s job” to care for the resources that support us. It is everyone’s. On this list are Insurance, Agriculture, Energy, the Beverage Industry, Commercial Fishing, Skiing, Wineries, and Wall Street. I don’t ever want to […]

Project Drawdown – Paul Hawken’s new book

Paul Hawken has long been known for his straight forward yet eloquent and articulate perspective on the climate crisis and our economy. In his latest publication, Project Drawdown, to be released this spring, he drills down to not only the nitty gritty of what to do (which we already know) but more importantly how to […]

Coming at it from all angles – a graphic novel about climate change

It took him six years of learning and research but now it is finished. An epic and informative graphic novel about climate change called Climate Changed: A Personal Journey Through the Science. The author, Philippe Squarzoni, has said that the subject matter of his newest work chose him and not the other way around. He […]

New York Oyster Week is on!

New York Oyster Week is back! The benevolent bi-valve that cleans our waters and is also quite delicious is back in the spotlight for the remainder of September! Find all the unique events here: http://www.oysterweek.com/events/2014/taste-talks-all-about-half-shell Don’t know how to get your mitts on some of these beauties? Try Open Table! It doesn’t get any easier […]

Money Talks

Tackling climate change would grow global economy, World Bank says Findings put to rest claims that the world could not afford to act on climate change Suzanne Goldenberg // theguardian.com, Monday 23 June 2014 20.00 EDT Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper (R) and his Australian counterpart Tony Abbott attend a joint press conference at Parliament […]

TakePart – Recycle Right Video!

It seems easy but apparently people are still stymied by the rules of recycling. Some buildings do, some don’t. Some places take wire hangers, some don’t. Standardization of the signs should take some of the “pause, consider, realize you’re late and give up” that happens most often in public places. Watch the video for a […]

It’s the little things

Check it out! Featuring David Suzuki and some of the world’s best snowboarders, The Little Things Movieshares the stories of environmentally conscious athletes who are inspirational for their sustainable initiatives and lifestyles. As he says, you need a personal connection to nature to make it meaningful. We are 100% connected to everything in nature at […]