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Bike to Work this Friday, May 17!

May is the perfect month to ride a bike – it’s National Bike Month, and in Washington DC, Bike to Work Day is on Friday, May 17. The National Bike Challenge kicked off on May 1, with the goal of uniting 50,000 people to bike 10 million miles throughout America. Regardless of the reason, swapping … Continue reading

New Year’s Resolutions

I am addicted to resolutions.  I make a new goal each month, and promptly abandon them for a new and “improved’ resolution the next month.  Over the course of last year, I resolved to be more adventurous, to drive less, to lose weight, to give up all plastic items, to start composting, to spend less, … Continue reading

The Tipping Point and Accountability

Last night, I was at a networking event chatting with a woman who worked as a behavioral science researcher for an energy firm.  Her job was to research consumers behaviors, and what the catalyst is for moving those consumers to more eco-friendly energy habits.  The conversation turned to why the argument for money saving on … Continue reading

Book Review: ‘Soil not Oil’ case for redefining energy

“It is fruitful to remember that energy has other meanings and other forms.” I am a huge Vandana Shiva fan, I won’t lie.  She has this way of putting words together that whip you up into a frenzy and make it nearly impossible to disagree with her.  I’ll read out sentences to my fiance, just … Continue reading