Are You Ready to Volunteer in Your Community on Green Issues?

It has been almost 2 years since I wrote my first post on this blog. The objective was to share my own experience in trying to make a biggest impact on climate change. I also set out to share knowledge and resources with others who are also interested in fighting climate change. One of theContinue reading “Are You Ready to Volunteer in Your Community on Green Issues?”

KnowCarbon Good News – Nov 6

With COP26 in full swing in Glasgow, there has been a flurry of news. Some positive, some alarming. I like to focus on the good news stories, as it helps motivate me more. Here are some of the stories I have read in the past few weeks. Clean energy could save American lives to tuneContinue reading “KnowCarbon Good News – Nov 6”

Great Ideas on Climate Change and Halloween

It can be spooky times for people concerned with climate change. However, with Halloween this weekend and the start of the holiday season, it is also important to also have fun and celebrate with friends. Here are some stories and tips I came across on what you can do to celebrate Halloween and still beContinue reading “Great Ideas on Climate Change and Halloween”

More Learnings From “How to Avoid a Climate Disaster”

Although I finished Bill Gates “How to Avoid a Climate Disaster” book a few months ago, I have been a little busy to get the learnings written up. In my last post I highlighted how emissions in US and Europe are going down, that electrification is critical, and the impact of manufacturing steel and cement.Continue reading “More Learnings From “How to Avoid a Climate Disaster””

3 Things I Learned From “How to Avoid a Climate Disaster” So Far

For the last couple of weeks I have been reading Bill Gate’s book “How to Avoid a Climate Disaster”. It is written in a very approachable way, and while in some cases very rudimentary in the explanations, it is an excellent book to bring the topic to a broader audience. It does a fantastic jobContinue reading “3 Things I Learned From “How to Avoid a Climate Disaster” So Far”

KnowCarbon Good News – Apr 24

I am currently reading Bill Gate’s book – How to Avoid a Climate Disaster. There are both sobering facts and healthy optimism. I will post some thoughts in the next few days & weeks. With Earth Day this past Thursday, there were many positive announcements, which is very encouraging, although still a lot of workContinue reading “KnowCarbon Good News – Apr 24”

You Are What You Eat

As we gathered for another Easter during Covid, and look forward to better times for family get togethers, I was reminded about good food, and what we eat impacts the environment. Normally, we would have lamb for Easter, and I must admit it is a favorite. It is well known that eating meats has aContinue reading “You Are What You Eat”

KnowCarbon Good News – Feb 13

As I sit in my warm house with the beautiful winter weather outside, I came across the following quote from John Boswell, “Winter, a lingering season, is a time to gather golden moments, embark upon a sentimental journey, and enjoy every idle hour”. Here are a few of the “Good News” stories, I came acrossContinue reading “KnowCarbon Good News – Feb 13”

Think Globally, Act Locally: 100+ Years Later

I have always loved the motto “Think Globally, Act Locally.” If it had not been taken, and I was more creative, I would have used it for this blog. Alas I am quite late to the game, as the term is attributed to Patrick Geddes, a Scots town planner and social activist over 100 yearsContinue reading “Think Globally, Act Locally: 100+ Years Later”

KnowCarbon Good News – Feb 2

We are getting through it, and there are some great things to look forward to in 2021. Here are some of the good news stories on climate change I came across in the last few weeks. The foods that reverse climate change Electric vehicles close to ‘tipping point’ of mass adoption 4 ways the U.S.Continue reading “KnowCarbon Good News – Feb 2”