As a headline for understanding my position in blog posts; I think it is important for people to understand my overall mission and goals.
I like to call myself a “practical environmentalist.”
This means that I believe in taking a clearly defined and realistic path towards clean energy, reduced waste, and better environmental conditions. I do not believe that society will EVER sacrifice comfort and cultural norms (for better or for worse). For this reason it is important that we focus on the bonuses of environmentalism. Building a more sustainable home has proven to increase health, productivity, and comfort — while simultaneously decreasing operating costs and environmental impact. These are all fantastic attributes! However, most people still think of “green” homes as lacking the benefits of a modern society (I blame low flush toilets!).
Furthermore, I think it is important to note that I am an advocate for increasing wildlife areas, national parks, and urban ‘green.’ As an avid hiker and explorer; it is imperative that we leave a natural environment that will be utilized by future generations.
My world goals:
How I think we get there:
To Be Continued: