The holidays are a time of joy, happiness, families and... waste? Estimates show that almost 25% of waste produced in the US comes from the six weeks between Thanksgiving and New Years. But we can change that, starting now.
Geothermal is a stable & plentiful source of clean energy available all around the world, including in the United States (especially in the West). But that industry is still in its infancy and very little of that resource's potential is being tapped.
One of the main barriers keeping us from making progress on renewable energy is in our minds. I'm not saying that we can dump fossil fuels overnight, or that it will be easy, but we could certainly do a lot more.
Michael Brune, executive director of the Sierra Club, explains why the non-profit will add civil disobedience to its roster of tactics in an effort to curtail the "global crisis unfolding before our eyes."