EvanEco: The Survival Imperative: Using Space to Protect Earth by Darrick Dean
A lot of people wonder why we spend money on space exploration. William E. Burrows writes a powerful answer in The Survival Imperative: Using Space to Protect Earth. He writes the space program hasn't had a coherent goal since Apollo and that space efforts should be redirected for the "protection of earth from the dangers that threaten it."
Green Fertility: Do-It-Yourself Citrus Toner by Marie Myung-Ok Lee
I was so excited to find a Buddha's Hand fruit in our local, but very cool supermarket This fruit is considered to be yummily medicinal, and it's basically all rind, like the Korean citron, yu-ja, that makes a great tea. I can't decide whether I should make tea with it, more maybe throw it into a citrus toner.Hippy Shopper: Put your right foot forward with Walk It by Abi Silvester
'If you live in London and haven't yet discovered the Walk It website, you've been missing out! Not only will it tell you the quickest way to walk from A to B, it calculates the distance, journey time, number of calories burnt, and the amount of CO2 avoided based on what form of transport you'd otherwise use.'
Jetson Green: Carnival of the Green #62 by Preston D K
This week's marry go round includes: The Green Festival, Living with Ed, Greenwashing at the Grocery, Composting toilets and High Rise Developments.
Lime: Blowing Nonsense by Philip Higgs
'Back when we first toured our house, before we finally bought it, the seller kept going on about the heating system: radiant floor this, hydronic baseboard that. To be honest, I had no idea what he was talking about. Growing up, I spent my winters sitting in front of a heating vent in the kitchen, not caring where the hot air came from, only that it came.'