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ENERGY READINESS – General McDew Discusses Renewal Energy for National Security

In the video below, General Darren McDew (retired) addresses energy readiness in a meeting of the Senate Armed Services Committee. Questions are posed by Sen. Warren regarding military use of renewable energy. In the conclusion of the video, Gen. McDew affirms that renewable energy is a matter of national security.

Salmon Sisters – Alaskan Wildlife Habitat Ambassadors and Preservationists

Salmon Sisters is part business and part inspiring social-movement meets habitat preservation. It’s an initiative started by Emma Teal Laukitis and Claire Neaton, two sisters from the Aleutian Islands off the coast of Alaska. From the Salmon Sisters website: Emma Teal and Claire grew up on a homestead called Stonewall Place on the Aleutian Islands of… Continue reading Salmon Sisters – Alaskan Wildlife Habitat Ambassadors and Preservationists

The Global Seed Vault in the Arctic Circle

Located in the arctic circle, The Global Seed Vault isn’t simply just a large storage facility for seeds from around the world. The vault is protecting the world’s agricultural genetic diversity and protecting our future food supply in case of catastrophe. Video posted to YouTube on 11 Nov 2016.

“Hero’s Journey” Kia Niro Commercial Starring Melissa McCarthy – 2017 Super Bowl

Video About Published by Kia Motors to YouTube on Feb 1, 2017. Watch Melissa McCarthy during the Big Game as she sets off on a mission to save the planet. Unfortunately, she finds out the hard way that it’s not easy to be an eco-warrior. Luckily, she drives the 2017 Kia Niro. With over 40 MPG,… Continue reading “Hero’s Journey” Kia Niro Commercial Starring Melissa McCarthy – 2017 Super Bowl

Another Pipeline Leak. This Time in Iowa. The cause of the leak might surprise you.

As with any type of infrastructure, pipelines are susceptible to failure. They represent an exceptionally high risk because leaks and spills cause an enormous amount of harm to the environment. Additionally, they introduce multiple points of vulnerability from a national security standpoint. Due to these risks, people are concerned about expanding on our existing pipeline grid. Those… Continue reading Another Pipeline Leak. This Time in Iowa. The cause of the leak might surprise you.

7 Things You Can Do to Reduce Fossil Fuel Use

Here’s a list of seven things you can do to reduce fossil fuel use: Bicycle Riding. There are numerous benefits to riding a bicycle. Among them is the reduction in demand for fossil-fuel. Buy Local. When we buy local, we avert a domino effect of unnecessary waste. There are a lot of products that we ‘buy… Continue reading 7 Things You Can Do to Reduce Fossil Fuel Use

A Simple Idea That Could Save Billions of Gallons of Fresh Water

Water is a scarce resource, and we can’t live without it. Groundwater is simultaneously being depleted and contaminated. As a result, wars are being fought over what remains of the planet’s available water sources. Despite these circumstances, we waste millions of gallons of water each year doing one simple thing we could do differently. Every day we all… Continue reading A Simple Idea That Could Save Billions of Gallons of Fresh Water

“Before the Flood” – Leonardo DiCaprio – A Planetary Warning and Call to Action

Summary The following video is an important global announcement regarding the fate of the planet. In cooperation with National Geographic, the United Nations, various world leaders (including Pope Francis), and numerous organizations, U.N. Messenger of Peace Leonardo DiCaprio traveled the world for three years to document the current environmental state of the earth. This documentary… Continue reading “Before the Flood” – Leonardo DiCaprio – A Planetary Warning and Call to Action

Years of Living Dangerously – New Season Premiers Sunday 30 October 2016 on National Geographic

About the Documentary This Emmy-winning series follows celebrity correspondents around the world, to witness first-hand the effects of climate change on our planet and to learn how we can save it for future generations. New Season premieres Sunday, Oct. 30, on Nat Geo. Visit Years of Living Dangerously on YouTube to watch previous episodes. Visit the… Continue reading Years of Living Dangerously – New Season Premiers Sunday 30 October 2016 on National Geographic

Texas Brine Salt Caverns Leave Sinkhole that Swallows Trees in Bayou Corne and Grand Bayou of Assumption Parish, Louisiana

Summary. In the aftermath of a Texas Brine mining operation, residents of Bayou Corne and Grand Bayou are concerned about a massive expanding sinkhole that is swallowing up entire trees. Here are two videos about this story. CNN Video Truth Loader Video Controversy. It’s common in industry not to compensate anyone for negative outcomes that may… Continue reading Texas Brine Salt Caverns Leave Sinkhole that Swallows Trees in Bayou Corne and Grand Bayou of Assumption Parish, Louisiana

Your iPhone Does NOT Use More Energy Than Your Refrigerator

Someone recently told me they refuse to purchase an iPhone because they read that the iPhone uses more power than a refrigerator. So, they were determined to purchase another brand of smart phone. Skeptical, I did a Google search and was surprised to find this article in Forbes: “Your iPhone Uses More Energy Than Your Refrigerator.”… Continue reading Your iPhone Does NOT Use More Energy Than Your Refrigerator