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The Best Green Moringa Smoothie

Two Father’s Day ago, my friend and colleague Andre Jonson called me and told me to get some moringa fast. Moringa is a superfood from Africa full of nutrients. Dre informed me that Moringa has more calcium than milk, more iron than spinach, more vitamin C than oranges, and so on. Through trial and error, I developed what I think …

Green Goggles Metaphor

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ATfVCig79cc] This is the power of Pop Culture. Notice the response from the commissioners in this video of the Local Clean Energy Alliance’s Dave Room giving testimony at the CPUC Energy Efficiency proceeding about the Green Goggles from Wizard of OZ, Greenwashing, and PG&E. This 2010 post on Sustainablog explains where the Green Googles metaphor comes from. In the Wizard of Oz book, …

The New Green Deal of 2009

A proposal from the COMMITTEE FOR A NEW GREEN DEAL (contact info is below) The New Green Deal of 2009* The incoming US Federal administration of 2009 will have an important opportunity to launch a New Green Deal that promotes locally directed efforts to solve many of our urgent problems. This is a time of economic and environmental crisis, and …