Written by Margaret Southern | February 25th, 2010
Killer snowstorms in Washington, DC. No snow in Vancouver. What’s an isolated weather fluctuation — and what’s a scientifically verified indicator of climate change?
Written by Margaret Southern | February 9th, 2010
What happens when couples and families disagree over how much to “go green”? Margaret Southern says the line between advice and nagging can be very, very thin.
Written by Margaret Southern | January 27th, 2010
What’s the best way to get people to save energy? Would you believe making it a competition…and giving them smiley faces?
Written by Margaret Southern | January 4th, 2010
Want a New Year’s eco-resolution that won’t seem stale by February? Get 5 easy ones from our green blogger, Margaret Southern.
Written by Margaret Southern | December 21st, 2009
A recent Washington Post article said personal green actions are getting in the way of mass political greening. Pshaw, says our green-living blogger.
Written by Margaret Southern | December 16th, 2009
Here are 7 ideas on how to put your holiday on a green diet…and make it more satisfying in the process.
Written by Margaret Southern | November 18th, 2009
I’ve talked a lot about biking as a great alternative to driving to work, but there is another option that may be a little less daunting: telecommuting. If you regularly drive to work, telecommuting can save thousands of pounds of carbon dioxide from being released into the atmosphere and save you a bundle of money […]
Written by Margaret Southern | October 28th, 2009
A few weeks ago I attended a “Green Festival” in Washington, D.C., tagged as the world’s largest environmental expo. As I walked around, I kept thinking about who this festival was really meant for. Everyone in attendance chose to go to (and pay to get in) this event. These are people who are already invested […]
Written by Margaret Southern | October 12th, 2009
As hard as “living green” can be at home, it’s even harder on vacation. All the miles driven or flown, all the eating out…all the things you just can’t control. Luckily, I just took a trip to what could be considered the greenest city in America: Portland, Ore. But how green was my vacation? And […]