If, as a society, we hope to transition towards a sustainable future, the concept of “enough” is a concept that will need to become an ever increasing part of our life – of our living.
In a recent article, I stressed the importance of soil organic matter (SOM). I stressed how through solar energy, green growing plants, water and photosynthesis, SOM (58% carbon) can be increased in soils resulting in a rich aggregate.
Elon Musk, of Tesla, has just offered $100 million to support the development of a technological solution that will reduce atmospheric CO2. By so doing he is acknowledging and addressing the climate crisis. This must be unsettling news for climate change deniers.
I noticed a few years back that I was buying my clothes faster than I was wearing them out. That is, I was buying a new shirt or pants before what I was wearing was ready to be cut into rags.
I find the contradictions within the Canadian energy scene these days discouraging.
We buried our friend yesterday. Actually, we didn’t bury our friend. Because, well, COVID. But her family buried our friend privately.
Watching the drama of the US election come to a head last week has a lot of us wondering, “where do we go from here?” Indeed, there are dark waters ahead.
In the past, I’ve had a hard time finding the right Christmas gift, especially for other adults. Gift buying is always connected in my imagination with the image of an ideal Christmas in Dickens’ A Christmas Carol.
In Canada, the average new home provides 779 square feet of living space per person. That figure is likely smaller in Steinbach, but even here homes are being built larger every year.