Into the Unkown

Yesterday was bright and sunny, the sky deep blue, and the ridges of trees and grass on both sides of the path were iridescent green. It was a new trail to a new place, and as we climbed the fence to start our hike I was suddenly struck by that joyous feeling of stepping into…

Ten Ways to Kill Big Wind

How a Little Island Stopped a Huge Industrial Wind Project Despite many victories, communities around the world are still facing a plague of industrial wind projects that like hideous War of the Worlds steel monsters are destroying communities, mountains, and wildlands, slaughtering birds and bats, sickening people and driving them from their homes. Even though…

What is Adventure?

Once after a long arduous exploration of a cave in the Adirondacks we came to a broad underground river. It was the furthest anyone had ever been able to reach. I swam it and followed it upstream, deeply excited to be the first person in the history of the universe to walk up this raw…

If Harvard and NREL say it, it must be true . . .

It’s getting to be common knowledge that industrial wind projects (“farms”) don’t lower greenhouse gases or fossil fuel use. Though they destroy the environment and ruin communities and families, they do provide huge profits (paid by taxpayers) for the oil and energy companies that own them. There have been hundreds of scientific studies proving that…

A Bucket List Read

Saving Paradise is now on Bucket List Publications. What an inspiring site! If you love travel, adventure, and new experiences, check out Bucket List. Lesley Carter seems to have been everywhere and done everything, and yet she’s looking for more. As she says, life is unique and very deep and it’s important to live well…