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Oct 11, 2010

Making a Difference

No one can do everything. Everyone can do something.

No one can do everything. Everyone can do something. WeAddUp.comThat quote comes from the website We Add Up. It’s been our motto for a long time. Since 1990 we’ve chosen a plant-based diet because it’s better for the environment. Last year we started eating more locally. Our resources section is full of great links.

Since 2003 we’ve driven a biodiesel car. This year our commitment to making a difference has taken a new turn. When we decided to cancel our bicycle trip to New Zealand it became important to us to spread the word about flying less. So we’ve elevated these pages to the top navigation of our website in hopes more folks will find and read about Cooler Smarter - Practical Steps for Low-Carbon Livingsome of these fabulous ways they can choose to make a difference starting with flying less!

Recently we joined the union of Concerned Scientists and got the book Cooler Smarter: Practical Steps for Lower Carbon Living

Jul 30, 2013

Let’s get to work.

Several of us have been talking for some time about how to best use our energies to change the world. A lot of the answer depends on what you mean by “best”, “use”, “our energies”, “change”, and “world”. But does it have to be that daunting? Perhaps. But is that any reason to fail to […]

Sep 1, 2010

Resources

We joined the union of Concerned Scientists and got the book Cooler Smarter: Practical Steps for Lower Carbon Living Global Warming and flying in the news NEW: Paying More for Flights Eases Guilt, Not Emissions Air Travel: How Much Global Warming? Air travel latest target in climate change fight BBC NEWS | Should I Really […]

Sep 1, 2010

Fly Less

“If you think you’re too small to make a difference, try sleeping in a room with a mosquito.” (African proverb) Our Story It all started in 2006 when Sheila and I were hit by a car while riding our tandem. Sheila suffered quite a bit of damage, the driver was DUI. The end of 2007 […]