Our Blog | July 2010

Do You Live in the US? Are You Looking for Something to do in August?

by: EJ on 07/28/2010
Posted in: Activism

How about lobbying your local senator? The Energy Action Coalition; The Hub of the Youth Climate Movement, is calling on young people across the country to speak to senators in their states about the US Senate decision last week not to act on climate protection legislation. The reason for this decision, according to the Energy Action Coalition, is …

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Not So Pretty - The Story of Cosmetics

by: Heather on 07/22/2010
Posted in: Health

The latest video from the folks at The Story of Stuff Project takes on the environmental toxins lurking in our homes - specifically in our personal care products. With her signature style of clear, accessible explanations and gentle humor, host Annie Leonard looks at how the $50 billion beauty industry puts dangerous, untested and carcinogenic …

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Summer Blog Vacation

by: Heather on 07/06/2010
Posted in: Events

Our blog and Facebook postings have been a bit thin as of late (ok actually they've been as skinny as a Calvin Klein underwear model), and now they're about to grind to a temporary halt. The annual July one-two knockout punch of real-world publishing deadlines and commitments and impending (sorely needed) vacation time is upon us yet again.

Until …

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