Many of us, happily or grimly, move around town in cars—either our own or hired—rather than take public transport. There is a carbon cost to that, however, and the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority has calculated it for us by estimating the carbon saved.
The past many weeks of hot, dry weather have been costly to our gardens and trees. Most of us with garden greenery tend naturally to focus on the shrubs and flowers we love, since they have a low tolerance for long dry periods, but.
Aldo Leopold is known as the father of American conservation. If you’ve never enjoyed his Sand County Almanac, you might want to put it on your ‘wish list.’ It tells a story of his evolution and enlargement in thinking about the natural world and.
“Time in nature is not leisure time; it’s an essential investment in our children’s health (and also, by the way, in our own).” Richard Louv, Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder Our faith stories, beginning with Genesis, are grounded.
There’s a popular Chinese proverb that says: “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” Richard Power’s novel, The Overstory, (this month’s St. John’s Book Club selection) explores, among other issues, our connections and complex relationships with our changing.