Schlagwort-Archive: greenUS

Seattle Green Festival

This weekend I had the pleasure of attending Seattle’s annual Green Festival.  I arrived at the Washington Convention Center on Sunday morning, just as the sun was coming out for the first time in what felt like ages.  It was … Weiterlesen

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Notes from Twin Peaks: 1 step forward, 2 steps back

In January there was a sigh of relief by wildlife conservation supporters here in the US.  Brand new president Barack Obama halted measures that would have eliminated Endangered Species Act protection for wolves in the northern Rocky Mountain region (my neighbours … Weiterlesen

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Notes from Twin Peaks: By the fire

Here in Twin Peaks, the temperatures are definitely getting lower, especially at night. With a wood stove as my primary heat source, there is a mixture of pleasure and concern that comes with the territory. The near-daily ritual of building … Weiterlesen

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Notes from Seattle – America’s Age of Repression

„We are the people we are waiting for.“ I hope you will enjoy this speaker, recorded live here at a Seattle independent book store: Matthew Rothschild: America’s Age of Repression .

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Notes from Seattle – Climate Action

In Seattle yesterday, Governor Christine Gregoire’s Climate Action Team met to discuss strategies for reducing greenhouse gas emissions (releases), and to plan how the state of Washington can prepare for and adapt to changes caused by global warming. This year, … Weiterlesen

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Notes from Seattle – Saving the Sound

Polluted stormwater is the single biggest threat to the health of the Puget Sound, the spectacular body of water that hugs Seattle’s western border. Stormwater enters Puget Sound through storm drains and carries with it toxic organics, heavy metals, bacteria, … Weiterlesen

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Notes from Seattle – Yard Waste and Composting

The amount of food-soiled organic waste in disposed residential garbage is significant. In 2002, food scraps and food soiled paper represented nearly 40% of the disposed 143,000 tons of residential garbage in Seattle.   Curbside yard waste collection service has recently … Weiterlesen

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