Count the Bees!

Join the hunt for bees! By watching and recording the bees at sunflowers in your garden, you can help us understand the challenges that bees are facing. The first batches of seeds are mailing the week of 23 March 2009. We’ll be sending our next round of annual Lemon Queen sunflower seeds at the end […]

Oil execs asked to justify huge profits

Oil execs asked to justify huge profits at Congressional hearing Lawmakers took them to task for making enormous profits but investing next to nothing in renewable sources of energy. They were also called to justify why they got $18 billion in tax breaks last year when their profits had hit $123 billion and oil prices […]

No more oil

At Oil Change International they have a new tool that shows the relationship between the candidates and oil money. I sent the following message to Barack Obama. I just went to priceofoil.org and saw that they listed that your campaign has accepted contributions from the oil industry. Granted it is much less than the other […]

Green Power

Yesterday, just before we turned out the power, we also signed up for Puget Sound Energy’s Green Power program. The City of Lacey issued a Green Power Challenge and we’ve been meaning to sign up. Earth Hour seemed to be the appropriate time. We already try to do things to reduce our energy use. Our […]

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