“What I wanted to do was make a difference in this world, which is what we all want to do, and can do.” — Marion Stoddart, founder, Nashua River Watershed Association, Greenway advocate (Please join Marion Stoddart, Sue Edwards, and the CounterAct Climate Change Project in supporting the Mystic River Watershed Association’s upcoming “Herring Run … Continue reading Watershed Protection, Land Protection, and Climate Change Mitigation Go Hand in Hand
I'm really pleased that our CounterAct Climate Change Project (C3) offers educational programs that aren’t your average, garden-variety presentations. Although you can find just about anything under the sun on TED Talks or YouTube, isn’t it nice to hear from local people who are experts in various ecological niches? Plus, those static programs on the … Continue reading All Hands on Deck! Protect Current Forests, and Plant Forests for the Future
"Every action to protect public lands is a step to protect our climate." Shelley Silbert, Executive Director, Great Old Broads for Wilderness Last week Sue Edwards and I hosted our third CounterAct Climate Change program, “Protecting Forests to Mitigate Climate Change.” (If you missed Ralph Baker’s presentation, you can see the recording here.) His talk … Continue reading Timber! Watch out for carbon emissions!
My colleague Susan Edwards and I recently launched an initiative called The CounterAct Climate Change Project, which is an online educational initiative. We host interviews, how-to programs, and articles about activists, artists, educators, and entrepreneurs who offer climate-friendly products, services, or ideas. We do not do this for profit. Our May presentation on "Mosses, Ferns … Continue reading Grow Moss, Mow Less
The Amazon rain forest is often dubbed “the lungs of the world” because it sucks up global emissions of carbon dioxide, and produces about 20% of earth's oxygen. It was not very long ago (2019) that many citizens and scientists alike were alarmed by the wildfires in Amazonia. And, from September 2019 through March of … Continue reading Forests, Lungs, and Climate Change