Sustainable

100 PEPPERS YOU CAN GROW RIGHT NOW

Dave Baumler is my pepper guru.  (see my previous posts on his exploits  The Brave New World of Not So Hot Peppers and Peppers in History and in Your Garden  )  He grows an amazing collection of peppers from around the world by starting them in his house and raising […]

CLIMATE SICKNESS AND ITS CURE

Have you ever heard of Dengue fever?  If not, you will soon. I was reminded of it as I listened to science writer Dan Ferber talk about a book he has written with Paul R. Epstein, Associate Director of the Center for Health and Global Environment at Harvard Medical School.  […]

TRASH ELECTRONIC GIZMOS GREENLY

According to a report, “Tackling High Tech Trash,”  by Demos, a non-partisan public policy research and advocacy organization,   Americans now own 3 billion electronic products with a turnover rate of about 400 million units annually.    We now have one computer for every six people on the planet.   This […]