Toxic Hot Seat (Video) – Ineffective Flame Retardants and our Health

Toxic Flame Retardents

I have written about this topic before in an early post, Toxic flame retardants: In our homes, our dust, our lives, but this HBO special covers this topic in much greater detail and packages it in video ;-) I believe it is very important for everyone to understand the level of chemical experimentation that is happening […]

Our Modern Food (Health) Crisis – Jamie Oliver TED (Video)

Even milk can't escape sugar infusion.

An very inspiring (TED-Talks award winning) speech on the state of our health with relation to how and what we eat. Jamie Oliver wants people to educate kids about what they eat, and give them the knowledge of what exactly they are eating and what is in their school lunches. As he says so brilliantly […]

Bill Nye The Science Guy Explains The Basics Of Climate Change (Video)

Climate Change 101

Originally posted on by Megan Kelly If you know anyone who’s having trouble wrapping their head around climate change as a human-driven crisis, this video could really come in handy. Stick around to the end for some empowering words from Bill Nye the Science Guy about how we can work together to turn things […]

Exposed: What’s Lurking in Febreze?

Dangers of air fresheners

I have written about the hidden dangers of air ‘fresheners’ before; and basically they are loaded with chemical hormone disruptor’s that are terrible for you and your family. Febreze is no different, although they try to market themselves that way. Original article can be found at by Michelle Schoffro Cook. Forget what the TV commercials tell […]

Climate Desk – Cutting edge journalism covering all facets of Climate Change


What a great website, lots of interesting and insightful stories all focused squarely on climate change and how it is affecting all of us. Bookmark this site. In their own word:

About Climate Desk

The Climate Desk is a journalistic collaboration dedicated to exploring the impact—human, environmental, economic, political—of a changing climate. The partners are The Atlantic, Center for Investigative Reporting, Grist, The Guardian, Mother Jones, Slate, Wired, and PBS’s Need To Know.

Atmospheric Carbon Dioxide has Surpassed 400ppm for the First Time in Human History – SCARY!

400PPM CO2 - Scary

I have been very busy so it has been a while since my last post (although I have lots still to talk about), but this needs to be mentioned. We have surpassed the 400ppm (part per million) threshold of carbon dioxide in our atmosphere, which is a very scary place to be. This is the highest concentration […]

Freecycle – Have something that is still good, but you don’t want or need it anymore, gift it!

Freecycle - Changing the world one gift at a time

This is a great website and a great service designed to keep things that still work and still have some value out of our landfills (and into the hands of people who can use them). It is a simple and TOTALLY FREE service and like Kijiji or Craigslist it is broken up geographically so it is easy to find […]