Guest Post! What is your Household Carbon Footprint? And What Can You Do About It?

Today we have a guest post from our friend and fellow Concord resident Jessica Forrest! Jessica has developed tools for companies to measure and reduce their environmental impacts, and has worked with her city of Concord, New Hampshire on carbon footprinting and strategic planning relative to their ambitious 100% renewable energy and emissions reductions goals. Continue reading “Guest Post! What is your Household Carbon Footprint? And What Can You Do About It?”

How Bad are Bananas? The Carbon Footprint of Everything Review

I love this book! I read it first in 2010 and it has shaped a lot of my decisions since then. I am rereading it now to refresh my memory. The basic premise of the book is obvious from its subtitle. Mike Berners-Lee spent a considerable amount of time researching the carbon footprint of overContinue reading “How Bad are Bananas? The Carbon Footprint of Everything Review”

District 15’s Democratic Senate Candidates Talk About the Environment

With the primary less than two weeks away, GreenLifeNH asked the candidates to share their plans for addressing environmental issues. Here are their answers. Remember – voting is a free and easy way to protect the Earth and fight climate change. Our home needs to be at the forefront of our minds as we headContinue reading “District 15’s Democratic Senate Candidates Talk About the Environment”

Friday Links Around the Web

Is Climate Change affecting different social classes and parts of the world equally? The New York Times takes a look The NH race for governor is underway! Feltes releases a plan for clean energy NYC has paused its composting program due to Covid-19. This company is trying to offer an alternative It’s important to tryContinue reading “Friday Links Around the Web”

Friday Links Around the Web

It’s NH Eats Local Month!, Market Month in Concord and National Farmers Week! Liberty Utilities nixes Granite Bridge Route 101 pipeline project! The Concord CO-OP now has an e-shop! Voting is an easy and free way to make an environmental impact. Getting to the polls is trickier this year, but an absentee ballot is alwaysContinue reading “Friday Links Around the Web”

Pretend Soup and Salad People by Mollie Katzen and Ann Henderson

Want to raise vegetarian children who love cooking and eat their vegetables? These two books are just what you need! Full of fun and inventive recipes, they make cooking easy with step-by-step pictures that even non-readers can follow (there is also an adult version of each recipe). All the recipes are vegetarian, which makes choosingContinue reading “Pretend Soup and Salad People by Mollie Katzen and Ann Henderson”