Van Jones is the author of the Green Collar economy and the founder of Green For All, a Social Justice network that works in inner city minority areas to provide green collar jobs. They would help acquire funding for training and motivate a new economy based on renewable technologies.
He emphasis the idea that change towards a different economy can uplift us from…
At the Pasco Fair grounds in Dade city there was a Green Expo. The following video is one I took while going around the expo. It's amazing that if you add all the features from different products you could drastically reduce your energy bill. One business- Ecotechnologies - www.ecotechnousa.com - This business claims to be able to reduce your electricity bill in Half with Solar water heater and Insulation.
What if every household could reasonably afford such adjustments. The… Continue
Added by Eric Stewart on March 3, 2009 at 12:22am —
If you were to trace your food back to it's original source how many miles would you have to travel? Would your banana's be from Brazil? Your Pineapple from Hawaii? Your Lettuce from New York? How far would your Broccoli travel? The typical produce vegetable travels 1200 miles to get to your dinner plate!
Sunday Morning Jan 4th 2009, Adam and myself went in search of an Alternative. Adam first showed me his garden that he's been working on. What a novel concept- Food grown in your… Continue
Added by Eric Stewart on March 3, 2009 at 12:21am —
Dr. Steven Chu is a professor at Berkely that was recruited by President Obama to be the next Secretary of Energy. Why is this important? Because Dr. Steven Chu is a Huge advocate of trying EVERYTHING to get things done about the Climate Crisis our generation faces.
The challenge of climate change is the biggest challenge humanity faces. This challenge won't be met alone by America.… Continue
Added by Eric Stewart on March 3, 2009 at 12:16am —
The power of the Internet to connect people is astounding. Last week I put a craigslist ad for volunteers for Code Green Community. I received a Response from Michael from Suneva.org. Three months ago Michael started Suneva after holding a long passion for Electric Vehicles. He organized local owners of electric vehicle's to form a group where his passion could be shared. Connecting with other organizations like his… Continue
Added by Eric Stewart on March 3, 2009 at 12:00am —
The Definition of a Social Entrepreneur is a person who's main ambition is not to work with the measure of how much money the Entrepreneur makes but how much Social Change the Entrepreneur preforms. This is the aspect I want to instill with the formation of this group. Real change in society has always come from a group of like minded people working together.
Now more then ever is the time to use the tools available to create a dynamic tribe of people who attempt to establish… Continue
Added by Eric Stewart on March 2, 2009 at 11:58pm —
Although current prices tell a different story, we are facing a energy crisis. The amount of Oil that is available for our generation is going to reach a tipping point sometime during our lifetime. When it does the price of Oil will skyrocket inevitably once more causing social as well as economic struggles. Peak Oil can be should be viewed from a third perspective. A… Continue
Added by Eric Stewart on March 2, 2009 at 11:30pm —