Earth Initiative Blog

Stopping, on Mother's Day, to assess and focus on the most important things

It is a cool and sunny Sunday here in Philadelphia - following 36 hours of heavy rain - rain washed - and Mother's Day. To stop and say to ourselves Mother Earth - is not a cliche - it is a mythic and archetypal truth. We get the Sunday NY Times and...

Author: RobertLeming

Posted on May 15, 2017

From the Food & Water Action Fund: Treat our fossil fuel addiction, now

Really, let's #BeInconvenient. Enough with the entrenched wealth of the Dirty Fuel community - enough with them playing rope-a-dope with us. This crossed my desk today from @foodandwater : Food & Water Action Fund is launching OFF Fossil Fuels,...

Author: RobertLeming

Posted on May 3, 2017

The two future's for Mar-a-Lago

@ClimateCentral - please run the #ers and publish the infographic for the sea-level rise at Mar-a-Lago - science recommends vs Trumps future Sitting on a barrier island, holding forth on Climate. This Emperor has no .... (fill in the blank)

Author: RobertLeming

Posted on May 3, 2017

Sea-level forecast for California is revised upwards - no surprise #ActNow4Climate

This from Ellen Knickmeyer at the Associated Press Here is the key takeaway: In the best-case scenario, waters in the vulnerable San Francisco Bay, for example, likely would rise between 1 foot and 2.4 feet (one-third to three-fourths of a meter) by...

Author: RobertLeming

Posted on Apr 28, 2017

The biggest threat to our future, is when we let ourselves grow apart - here's a little something ...

Anna is the Scout in our house, and she just looped me into this: https://www.fastcompany.com/40412848/heineken-just-put-out-the-antidote-to-that-pepsi-kendall-jenner-ad Under 5 minutes, and wonderful. #Recommended Said to be genuine, unscripted Let...

Author: RobertLeming

Posted on Apr 27, 2017

Methane - Methane flames - red-tailed hawk - and us

Today's NY Times daily briefing leads with that photo, and this: A red-tailed hawk that was rescued recently after being injured by a methane flame in Lyndhurst, N.J. Wasteland there attracts 280 species of birds, but it has a permanent, near-...

Author: RobertLeming

Posted on Apr 27, 2017

Watch for the gold "TRUMP" signs on former National Monuments and Parks? Where is his war on the Natural World going?

Donald John Trump has opened a new front on his War on the Natural World - opening the door for corporate exploitation of our Natieoan Parks and Monuments. See: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2017/04/26/trump-executive-order-could-...

Author: RobertLeming

Posted on Apr 26, 2017

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