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Environmental & Wildlife News of the Week

Since we had plenty of news last Friday and I was heading out of town, I decided to leave our weekly roundup of global weirding and environmental/wildlife news (that we didn’t already cover) to Monday. Here’s the environmental/wildlife portion. Tainted Water Still a Concern in Pennsylvania Gas Drilling in 2011 I have written before about […]

January 17th

November Link Drop

I know, it’s not November any more. I’m dropping links here for November stories I never got around to sharing or writing about but really wanted to. I figured it would be better to do so at the end of the week than on Tuesday. So, here are some more stories from November you might […]

December 3rd

Send Big Oil a Message — Join World Carfree Day

Join World Carfree Day Of course, you know I am going to encourage you to join in on this wonderful holiday. To affirm that you will be showing up on September 22, you can make your way over to the World Carfree Day Facebook page (you will need to login to Facebook) and join the over […]

September 9th

Latest Green News [screencast]

Here’s our latest screencast on some of the latest green news articles from around the web. Following up on our first screencast of green news stories from around the internet, here are the 10 more green news stories that we thought should be shared (links to the individual stories mentioned in the screencast are below […]

July 7th

Riding Transit Saves You $9,330 a Year

[social_buttons] Save thousands of dollars a year by riding transit. See a list of the cities with the highest average savings from riding transit below. On average, you can save $778 a month or $9,330 a year riding transit. Transit riders in New York City, however, save $1,159 a month ($13,906 a year) on average […]

June 20th

Win 1 Year of Free Transportation!

The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) is hosting a “Dump the Pump” video contest. The winner will get one free year on public transportation! Currently, only two videos are on the site. Save some serious money on transportation — approximately 30%, the largest percentage, of a working family’s budget in the US goes to transportation. […]

July 28th

Transformational Transportation Bill is 'in Traffic'

Advocates for better, green transportation achieved great success this year with a transportation bill in the House of Representatives that could change the United States forever. Not only advocates have brought this to where it is, though. The general public, the US Chamber of Commerce, AAA, the AFL-CIO, Associated General Contractors of America, and others […]

July 25th

Submit Your Photo of Public Transit

The American Public Transportation Association is asking for great transit photos showing transportation that is green and friendly and will change our future. As shown year after year, public transit is a key factor keeping our planet from warming much further than it already is! It is also one of our best bets for slowing […]

July 23rd

Learn How to Prevent Global Warming On Your Way To Work

By now you are aware that there are many ways to prevent global warming, but I would like to focus on things that you can do to help stop global warming on your way to work. First, it is useful to know exactly how Americans are commuting to work to realize just how much improvement […]

February 20th

DC Metro Police Searches Discourage Riders, Not Terrorists

Washington, DC’s Metro system recently enacted a random police search policy for its riders, citing increased security concerns for the decision. But in reality, the new policy does nothing to protect people from terrorist attacks and pushes people away from public transit and into cars.[social_buttons] Which is the bigger threat: a terrorist attack on a […]

November 7th