Tag Archives: climate change

#WATWB – The Greta Thunberg Helpline!

The Greta Thurnberg Helpline! Okay, I couldn’t help myself with this one.  In honor of the U.N. Climate Summit — may we all come to our senses and do something about the planet before the planet does it for us — … Continue reading

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Protect. Restore. Fund.

  There is a Massive Social Movement afoot, and it started with a child, a child who sat on the steps in front of Parliament in her native Sweden with a sign demanding climate action.  And she sat and she sat … Continue reading

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Global Bipolar Disorder

Global Bipolar Disorder Are there any climate change deniers left, other than the current administration, or can we all finally agree that global warming is a problem?  We’re two-thirds of the way through summer here in Central Pennsylvania, but the … Continue reading

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Plastic-Free Life Redux: A Story of Independence

[4th of July fireworks over Lancaster] Plastic-Free Life Redux: A Story of Independence A couple months ago I sent a letter to the four biggest local grocery stores in my area, espousing the benefits of removing single-use plastic packaging from … Continue reading

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Youth-Led

Youth-led More than ever, the world needs a deus ex machina, a word derived from Latin and used to describe the point in an ancient Greek tragedy where a God was dropped onto the stage by a machine, sent down … Continue reading

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Limnic Eruptions

  [photo at the Lancaster Science Factory of their new exhibit where you can shape and create your own landscape and even make it rain!]   Limnic Eruptions When my kids were in middle school, they each had to do … Continue reading

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WATWB – Watch Out World!

Because the news this month was all too positive to choose just one story, I chose three.  The first is the intersection of upcycling, a concept that my sister and her husband embrace with enthusiasm as they outfit their home and … Continue reading

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