Indiana Drawdown – 3rd Update

Why are you interested in Indiana Drawdown? Contact us with your answer. Three people will receive $10… …to Better World Books, a B Corporation HQ’d in Indiana. (Amazon: boooo!) You see something in Indiana Drawdown. What is it? Our first phase was Research Beast Mode™, following many paths. Now it’s time to focus. Your perspective […]

Starting a Local Project Drawdown Chapter – Meeting Video and Notes

Since starting Indiana Drawdown, people from around the world asked, “How can I do this where I live?” I posted this in the Drawdown Facebook group, and a few days later about 12 people convened. Below is a recording of our meeting, who was in attendance, actions each of us agreed to before we meet […]

Marriage Proposal at Trafalgar Square During Extinction Rebellion Action

In spring 2019, Extinction Rebellion (XR) catalyzed what’s been called “the biggest mass protest of the generation” in London. They non-violently shut down five bridges. The result? The British government declared a “climate emergency,” international media publicized XR, and tens of thousands of people joined the decentralized movement. Just a few weeks ago, in October, there was […]

Indiana Drawdown – 2nd Update

This first appeared as an email update last week. To receive 1-2 updates per month, subscribe above in the yellow box. “If you’re not embarrassed by the first version of your product, you’ve launched too late.” Reid Hoffman, Founded of LinkedIn First an overview then updates: Overview: Did you know just 10 states produce 1/2 of […]

Interview with Jim Conklin and Randy Ziolkowski of Cultivate Culinary, Solution #3 Reduced Food Waste

A third of the food raised or prepared does not make it from farm or factory to fork. Producing uneaten food squanders a whole host of resources—seeds, water, energy, land, fertilizer, hours of labor, financial capital—and generates greenhouse gases at every stage—including methane when organic matter lands in the global rubbish bin. The food we […]

Interview with Shawn Naylor, Hydrogeologist, Solution #42 Heat Pumps (Geothermal)

The building sector worldwide uses approximately 32 percent of all energy generated; more than one-third of that is for heating and cooling. Maximum efficiency in heating and cooling could cut energy use by 30 to 40 percent. The means to increase efficiency are at hand, and one technology stands out from the rest: heat pumps… […]

How We Hoosiers Can Help Prevent Climate Breakdown

The following will be published soon in Natural Awakenings Indianapolis. Global warming is a crisis which encompasses all other social justice concerns. Billions of people are threatened. We’re in an “all hands-on deck” moment and need everyone’s gifts and passions now. The single most important thing you can do is to educate yourself, including about […]

Interview with Frank in Trafalgar Square, London, During Extinction Rebellion Climate Protest

Here’s an interview I conducted a few days ago (Oct 9) with a 80+ year old climate activist in Trafalgar Square, London. Frank’s family went through the Holocaust, he’s been campaigning for climate action for 30 years, and he’s proud his son is going to be arrested in a direct action with Extinction Rebellion (XR). […]

Indiana Drawdown – 1st Update

This first appeared as an email update last week. To receive 1-2 updates per month, subscribe above in the yellow box. First an overview then five updates: Overview Project Drawdown is the most comprehensive plan ever created to reverse global warming. About 200 advisors, mostly PhDs, compiled a list of 100 solutions then ranked them. It tells […]