Health and Wellness
June 23, 2020
Leo Baekeland likely had no idea what he’d done when he dropped his invention into the global market in 1907. Bakelite, the very first mass-produced synthetic plastic, reconfigured the universe in a way no one had ever considered was possible. Maybe...
Health and Wellness
August 25, 2020
If we’re not burning dirty fossil fuels ourselves, we hardly notice they’re happening. We’ve talked before about how much of our electricity is actually powered by fossil fuels (around 63%, at last count) and how easy it is to forget that when we...
Health and Wellness
August 18, 2020
Renewable energy is the goose that lays the golden egg – those who seek to find a way to halt climate change in its tracks and sever our ties to dangerous, dirty fossil fuels are all looking for the big, one-size-fits-all solution. Will it be solar...
Health and Wellness
August 11, 2020
Since the pandemic and subsequent global shut-down seems to be heralding a new era in which our dependence on fossil fuels is not only cruel and unnecessary, but much more costly, it’s a wonderful time to take stock of where we’re overusing crude...
Health and Wellness
August 4, 2020
Picture huge, industrialized fields of waving wheat and corn and soy in the American midwest. That’s about the size of our collective understanding of where America’s food supply comes from. If we know a little bit more, we can use words like “...
Health and Wellness
July 28, 2020
The human instinct is to trust and believe. That’s a beautiful thing. In order to immerse ourselves in the sustainable, ethically-sourced, bioavailable world rising up around us, we’ve got to understand the terms being used. Otherwise, you run the...


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