“Ashes to ashes, dust to dust” is the Biblical order for our human bodies, but modern burials blocks that with embalming chemicals that are bad for the environment. Now comes “human composting.” The Guardian explains. (Photo: Waldopepper, Creative Commons)
Decreased human activity from sheltering in place is clearing skies and waterways of pollution and leading to a resurgence of wildlife. But it also shows how hard it will be to make needed changes. From The Guardian.
Here’s a brainy, challenging read from The Guardian about how economics has become a new faith — promising adherents a path to security, comfort and material salvation. Why not tackle this as a study group, sharing your own experiences of the marketplace’s hold over your soul. (Photo: epSos.de, Creative Commons)
Much faster than expected, oceans are warming and sea levels are rising. This spells big trouble not only for millions who live in coastal areas, but for the planet in general. This article from The Guardian gives a good overview, as well as links to other authoritative reports. (Photo: Rambojan Iphoneography, Creative Commons,)
You may be dreaming of a green Christmas, but it’s pretty hard to achieve when there’s so much consumption taking place in our throwaway culture. And we know that lots of consumption usually means lots of waste. But The Guardian’s A to Z tips can show you how to enjoy the holidays without costing the […]