Green Laws for the Golden State: 2014 Senate Bills

Green Laws for the Golden State: 2014 Senate Bills

California’s economy is the eighth-largest in the world. (So large that it could be admitted into the G8!) With a population of over 38 million, the Golden State is a complicated and diverse state to govern. If you have ever wondered what your elected officials do on the job, here are some examples of their […]

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IFOAM Joins Global GMO Free Coalition

IFOAM Joins Global GMO Free Coalition

The following is from a news release provided by Global GMO Free Coalition: “The International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM) has joined the Global GMO Free Coalition (GGFC) in a move that has added to the pressure currently being applied on the Biotech industry worldwide. IFOAM has added its powerful voice to the growing […]

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Sustainability in the Twenty-First Century: Green Festivals

Sustainability in the Twenty-First Century: Green Festivals

In ecology, sustainability refers to how biological systems remain diverse and productive. In the 21st century, sustainability is a global priority. On our Planet Earth, the proverbial equation of supply (diminishing natural resources) and demand (consumer needs, coupled with a looming energy crisis, and climate change that is altering our atmosphere and its temperature) is […]

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It’s Scary…How Much Trash Americans Make Every Day

It’s Scary…How Much Trash Americans Make Every Day

The average blue whale weighs 100-tons; Americans throw away about 6,750 blue whales worth of trash every day. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Americans generated over 250 million tons of trash in 2012; 87 million tons (34.5%) were recycled and composted. The rest goes to the over 3,000 landfills in the United States. […]

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Green Lifestyles Network Presentation of a Green Carpet Premiere for Pay2Play

Green Lifestyles Network Presentation of a Green Carpet Premiere for Pay2Play

Green Lifestyles Network  was pleased to present a  Green Carpet Premiere for Pay2Play a very  informative and entertaining film, about money and politics. If you would like us to put on a Green carpet Premiere for you pls contact us at: greenlifestylefilms@gmail.com SHARE THIS

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Cowspiracy: A New Documentary about Climate Change

Cowspiracy: A New Documentary about Climate Change

Cowspiracy is a 91-minute, Indiegogo-funded documentary on climate change and its secret largest contributor, the meat/GMO feed industry. Who knew that the meat industry/GMO feed industry is the leading contributor to climate change by a long shot? Why are we not hearing messaging to that effect? So, changing my light bulbs and driving less don’t have […]

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Frugal Science: The Foldscope Microscope

Frugal Science: The Foldscope Microscope

Can you make a completely functional microscope for less than one dollar? The answer is yes, and Prakash Lab at Stanford University has made one called the Foldscope. Manu Prakash, an assistant professor of bioengineering at Stanford University, developed the Foldscope to detect blood-borne diseases such as malaria, giardiasis, and West Nile virus in developing […]

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All We Are Saying

All We Are Saying

I find the original Capital Records 45 of John Lennon’s “Give Peace a Chance.” I blow some dust off a cheap turntable and lower the needle. “All we are saying, is give peace a chance.” Lennon’s voice never sounded more clear. He meant exactly what he was saying. Global Peace, why didn’t it catch on? […]

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Bats in the Belfry? If you find them there, please don’t disturb them!

Bats in the Belfry? If you find them there, please don’t disturb them!

The classic symbol of Halloween, bats are the only true flying mammals. Bats are found all over the earth, except in extreme hot conditions and extreme cold conditions (the poles). There are over 1,000 species of bats in the world (47 in the United States) and, at this time, at least seven of these species […]

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Pick My Solar

Pick My Solar

In California, Max Aram and Chris Blevins are two young men who are committed to finding solutions to the energy crisis with their start-up company, PickMySolar.com, an online marketplace where solar providers bid against each other on residential installations, reducing cost to homeowners by twenty-five to thirty percent. The company has grown by word of […]

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