Category Archives: sustainable energy

The People You Meet Picking Up Beach Plastic

Serenely beautiful, surreal, spiritual.  Three weeks on the sugar-white sands of Tulum, contemplating the sometimes jade, sometimes topaz, sometimes evening blue Caribbean.  On days when the sea was perfectly flat and clear you could watch the sting rays and barracudas … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day, Dear Earth, #LoveOurPlanetNotPollution

Some of us have been meeting at the Southampton library to discuss ways we can scale up existing efforts that draw down carbon from the atmosphere, based on the top 100 solutions outlined in the New York Times bestseller Drawdown: … Continue reading

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Dangerous Men

Bleached Staghorn Coral By James Ewing (Watermill, NY) “The GOP Republican party is the most dangerous organization in human history…dedicated, with such commitment, to the destruction of organized human life on earth.”—Noam Chomsky, scholar, MIT. What are these most dangerous … Continue reading

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Those Bothersome Facts

In the age of “alternative facts”, Breitbart and Fox faux news, we can all make an effort to point out BS when we recognize it!  Bravo Nigel, an R&R regular, for his Letter to the Editor of the East Hampton … Continue reading

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First Evidence That Offshore Wind Farms Are Changing the Oceans

Wind turbines can support vast colonies of marine species in areas where they were previously rare. by Emerging Technology from the arXiv September 22, 2017   Offshore wind farms are becoming increasingly common in our oceans. In Europe, the goal … Continue reading

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