Trevor Talks Trash

Recycling has become one of those “too much of a good thing” things, particularly recycling plastics. What happened in the 1960s and ’70s wasn’t that recycling was invented, but that the reasons for it changed. Rather than recycle in order to get the most out of the materials, Americans began to recycle in order to

Infographic: A Bipartisan Climate Solution

Can one piece of legislation reduce U.S. carbon emissions by 40% in 12 years, create 2.1 million new U.S. jobs, create a healthier environment, and pay every U.S. citizen $500+ per year? That’s what H.R. 763 – Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act of 2019 proposes to do.

World Environment Day 2019

Today, China hosts the global World Environment Day celebrations with the theme: #BeatAirPollution. Approximately 7 million people worldwide die prematurely each year from air pollution, with about 4 million of these deaths occurring in Asia-Pacific. World Environment Day 2019 will urge governments, industry, communities, and individuals to come together to explore renewable energy and green

An Inconvenient Truth for Miami

“Miami, in terms of assets at risk, is the number one city at risk in the entire world for sea level rise. This is a major crisis.” ~~ Vice President Al Gore in “An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power”

Celebrate ‘World Oceans Day’ 2019 Miami-Style

Next Saturday, June 8th, is World Oceans Day. On World Oceans Day, people around our blue planet celebrate and honor the ocean, which connects us all. Get together with your family, friends, community, and the planet to start creating a better future. Working together, we can and will protect our shared ocean. WorldOceansDay.org A collective

Green Jobs

We need to recognize the opportunity that green jobs present to Florida and to the economy. Congressman Ted Deutch

Eco-architecture

We have to change from ‘ego-architecture’ to ‘eco-architecture’. Jaime Lerner

Make the Future Cooler, Safer, and Healthier

It’s too late to avoid a 21st century that is completely transformed by the forces of climate change, but we have to do everything possible to make the future cooler, safer, and healthier. David Wallace-Wells

Celebrate Earth Day 2019 by Supporting H.R. 763

Earth Day 2019 seems like an appropriate day to remind ourselves of the realities of climate change, and that there is no Planet B. This blog started in April 2010 (goodness, has it been that long!) with a focus on green building in Miami. And it is still that. But much like I imagine journalist

Changing Seas: Toxic Waters

You are invited to the premiere of Changing Seas: Toxic Waters, an original production by South Florida WPBT WXEL PBS. Hosted by the University of Miami’s Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science on April 22 at 5:30 p.m. at the Rosenstiel School Auditorium on Virginia Key.