I’m back, and I’ve got a few changes coming here for you soon. Photo Albums! And such! But today, it’s Earth Day, and there’s some love to be sharing.
My plans for Earth Day were mostly to trick people into drinking some organic wine and watching The Day After Tomorrow (still the best climate change movie ever produced, ever, sorry, Gore.) Well, some aspects of that would have involved more necessary trickery than others. I’m having a hard time finding anyone who finds that movie to be as much of a work of genius as I do. But given school and work, film and wine will need to happen later on. I’ll definitly pet my sprouts, though. That should be plenty earthy.
For a small celebration, though, I want to share a few links to blogs I’ve been reading and enjoying.
A More Perfect Market had a recent post on the problems of landholders cashing in on their forests- the ‘greenies’ and government are making it harder for them, and who’s it helping?
Bean Sprouts has a recipe for Goat Cheese and Roasted Vegetable pasta. It’s part of her eating-vegetarian challenge. Since goat cheese is delicious, how challenging can this be?
At Climate Progress, the talk is usually wonky and political, but for Earth Day they’ve posted a discussion of why we shouldn’t focus on saving the planet, but instead on saving ourselves (massive weather changes being way more damaging to people than the huge spinning ball of molten rock we’re allegedly concerned with).
Crunchy Chicken is doing a lot of good work, all the time, but the one that catches my eye is her series on highly attractive men on the environmental movement. This time, it’s Guillermo from LocalHarvest, a website dedicated to local farming. Good pic(k).
Eco Samurai is brewing beer at home for all the environmental, and delicious, reasons.
Eco Warrior collected some interesting ideas for making planters from things that aren’t planters.
Garden Punks has a great series of instructions and photos from their most recent garden design. Rather inspiring, but I’ll have to be content with rearranging my planters in attractive groupings for now.
No Impact Man gave a wise commentary on the recent and possibly counterproductive debates between some climate policy types (including Nordhaus and Shellenberger, who wrote “BreakThrough”) on Climate Progress.
People and Nature has collected a list of things to do outside, especially with kids. Makes me want to find a child to make go outside. In the legal-est way possible.
There’s plenty of Earth Love in these parts- well over 24 hours worth. Fortunately, when you’re a sustainability blogger, every day is Earth Day (cheesy grin).