The last post here at Green Your Decor wasn’t exactly the happiest one I’ve ever written. However, it was something I felt I had to write. This post isn’t all rose petals and rainbows either, but I feel equally as compelled to ask for your support for our brothers and sisters in Haiti.
It’s hard to imagine what they are going through. One 7.0 earthquake was enough to literally shatter their world to pieces, but a second tipping the scales at 6.1 has rocked them to the core. An earthquake of this magnitude is life-changing no matter where it happens, but the abject poverty that existed in Haiti even before this disaster has certainly amplified its effect. :: READ THE FULL POST
The potentially monumental climate talks in Copenhagen are upcoming, and it’s important to have a real person there to represent the interests of those of us “regular” people who care about the environment.
My friend, author, green blogger, fellow Green Moms Carnival member, and environmental activist Diane MacEachern is taking part in the Huffington Post’s contest to send one citizen ambassador to Copenhagen, and I am happy to give her my personal endorsement. :: READ THE FULL POST
I write about green living every day, so it’s not a big stretch for me to write about climate change for Blog Action Day 2009. What warms my heart, though, is to see thousands of other bloggers — about 10,000, to be more specific — writing about the issue that I believe will have the greatest impact on the future of this planet.
For anyone who believes the small changes we’re all encouraged to make won’t add up, think about the power in this day. Ten thousand bloggers and their collective audiences are focusing on climate change today. And it all started with the founders of Blog Action Day just trying to do something to make a difference in the world. That’s what I call power. :: READ THE FULL POST