Keeping the various systems in a home running smoothly is a lot harder than it sounds. Experienced homeowners know just how much hard work goes into keeping things like an electrical or plumbing system functional. As a homeowner, you need to be concerned with how to stay one step ahead of problems. Bad weather events […]
If you’re itching to go back to the office, be prepared to be somewhat disappointed. Even if you do return, the workplace probably won’t be the same.
In a year that has forgotten the meaning of normality, the calamitous turns of 2020 only serve to emphasize the new normal.
With the US presidential elections just a week away, the whole world is watching on as the most powerful country on earth struggles to redefine itself. For many, in fact, it has gotten so that watching the news in the United States is almost as worrisome as watching the news in a developing country. If […]
Four years ago I stood as an independent candidate for the Australian federal parliament. I didn’t win but I made a real dent in the expectations of the sitting member. My single biggest issue was the urgent need for climate change mitigation. The sitting member was – and still appears to be – a climate […]
Here in Australia, we – and indeed, many other citizens of Western nations, follow the antics of Trump and the US Senate with bewilderment. It has nothing to do with left or right leanings. It is about the extraordinary abuses of power we are witnessing. Abuses that are fueled by the massive divide – dare […]
The rattling of backhoes, jackhammers, and pile drivers has become the aria of civilization recreating itself. But what price have we paid for the greener renewal?
If manufacturers made products with truly extended usable lives, they’d be out of business. Imagine a washing machine or a fridge that lasted 25 years.
Only a fool – or those politicians sitting on the religious right or in the pocket of big business – can continue to deny the link between our carbon emissions and global warming. We are the problem. We have to be the solution. Your children and their children are counting on our success. As I […]
How much does the straw in your soda or the plastic cup you’re holding contribute to a problem as colossal as climate change? You want a cleaner, safer world. You care about the environment and you know the decisions you make each day can make a difference. But where does one start? The answer just might be […]