Tag: Carbon Footprint

Nuclear Power Now?

Energy

August 1945. America uses the horrifying and horrible power of atomic bombs in nuclear attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Today we struggle with our attitudes toward the use of nuclear power for domestic, peaceful purposes. We could attribute this unease to some sort of collective squeamishness related to those days in 1945 but my informal […]

Carbon Footprint …

Environment

Earth Day is coming up so I decided to see how we were doing with our footprint – the mark our family leaves upon Planet Earth. How bad could it be? We recycle. Drive an energy-efficient, high mpg car. Try to group our errands … I went to the Earthlab site, clicked on the icon […]