Internet in the Election Year

The use of the Internet has changed the landscape of the American election process.  Candidates are using free resources like http://ustream.tv and http://youtube.com to get their message out with great success.  Web sites are used collect campaign money and put out calls to action.  Social networking sites have helped reach voters young and old.

These green methods are replacing the old wasteful election mailers.  We suggest these cadidates make a committment to greener business practices by using green web hosting such as Graymatter Green Web Hosting.

No Polar Ice This Summer? Holy Sh**!

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I’m sure I’m not the only one to catch their breath at the news.  Fifty percent chance the North Pole will be ice free for a short time this summer.  No ice.  None.

Scientists say it’s a 50-50 bet that the thin Arctic sea ice will completely melt away at the geographic North Pole.

The CNN video is a must-see if you haven’t already. When I first saw it I felt paralized, then panicked, then paralized again. I had the impulse to act, do something, anything, but nothing felt big enough.  My overflowing recycling bin seemed puny.  My oath to lower our electric bill seemed puny.  Walking to the store almost every time, seemed puny.  But if you took the time to add it all up, they didn’t seem quite as puny anymore.  Continue reading “No Polar Ice This Summer? Holy Sh**!”