A price on carbon and an internationally coordinated and enforceable effort are surely the way forward. by Michael Jones, Brunswick resident and associate professor of economics emeritus at Bowdoin College Portland Press Herald op-ed BRUNSWICK — The news Monday proclaimed two remarkable, and related, events. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, a United Nations committee comprised Read More
Since Jeff has just returned from a conference abroad, we decided to share his experience and perspective with readers of our column. Members of the Natural Resources Council of Maine (NRCM) have seen firsthand the power of working with like-minded allies. The recently completed Penobscot River Restoration Project is a great example. NRCM, a founding member Read More
Author Ken Ilgunas Tuesday, October 9 Osgrove Auditorium in the Diamond Building at Colby College 4000 Mayflower Hill Road Waterville, ME 04901 Thank you to all who joined NRCM and the Colby College Environmental Studies Program for an evening with author Ken Ilgunas as he spoke about his book, Trespassing across America: One Man’s Epic, Never-Done-Before Read More
When staying at a hotel, hang up your towels and request that your sheets not be changed for the duration of your stay. You don’t wash your sheets every day at home, right? To view more tips, click here. To subscribe to our Tip of the Day RSS feed, click here.
Let businesses know when you’re spending your money with them because of their environment-friendly policies—and tell those that you’re avoiding for supporting bad policies. To view more tips, click here. To subscribe to our Tip of the Day RSS feed, click here.
Before you hit the Print key on your computer, ask yourself if it’s an item that really needs to be printed. Read and delete the ones you don’t need to save and electronically file others you might refer to later. To view more tips, click here. To subscribe to our Tip of the Day RSS Read More
Got a friend or relative under eight years old? Plant a green “seed” in their mind by giving them a copy of Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax the next time there’s an occasion—like the last day of the school year. To view more tips, click here. To subscribe to our Tip of the Day RSS feed, Read More
Let restaurants and other businesses know when you visited their town for environment-friendly activities such as wildlife watching. They’ll see the economic benefit of protecting such resources. Put it on paper so it can be given to management. To view more tips, click here. To subscribe to our Tip of the Day RSS feed, click Read More
“The air is crowded with birds — beautiful, tender, intelligent birds — to whom life is a song.” — George Henry Lewes I woke this morning to the musical magic of birdsong—is there anything better? Despite the chilly weather, and the freezing rain earlier this week, songbirds are singing, and IT IS SPRING. In an Read More