New York’s public radio station, WNYC, has been tracking the major events of 2010 in its “What Happened in 2010” series—and has one devoted to climate and energy events. Done as a timeline, the listing serves as a vivid reminder of what a calamitous year 2010 was from an environmental standpoint.
Monthly Archives: December 2010
Querido DiálogoEcológico: ¿Pueden explicar lo qué es la “desertificación” y por qué es un asunto ambiental importante?
Querido DiálogoEcológico: ¿Qué está pasando con los detergentes de lavaplatos ultimamente? Evidentemente no trabajan como antes. Espero que lo que se ha hecho ayude al ambiente porque no está ayudando mis platos.
A Green Home with All the Extras? Keep Dreaming.Since 2008, Chicago’s Museum of Science and Industry has hosted a special exhibit called Smart Home: Green + Wired. For an extra $8, you can tour a seemingly perfect environmentally friendly house. It’s an actual freestanding house on the museum’s lawn, a stack of thrifty modular units […]
A First Attempt at Canning Goes AwryWe literally had a bumper crop of tomatoes this past fall, vining into our driveway. Lest you think you need a large, bucolic setting for growing stuff, most of our produce is produced in a long, skinny bed dug for that purpose along our side yard, and underneath a […]