Pebble in the Pond

The concept of the pebble in the pond is an old one, but one that resonates with us. We believe that small changes can ripple outward and become larger. Those larger ripples are what change the face of our society, locally and globally. With climate change being the existential threat of our time we are proactively trying to learn more about how we can be part of the solution, and we wish to share it with others. We believe in being a pebble.

Many of our blog entries will be connected to the Live Net Zero contest and the challenge categories they have defined, and then some will be more general or miscellaneous. We are organizing them that way to simplify finding posts that are of more interest to you.

You can select a category here or dive in to the most recent posts as shown below. Even though some of the categories will be empty until that challenge period is active we want to show how the Live Net Zero organizers are approaching ways to reduce your household and individual emissions / carbon footprint—thanks for reading!

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While this may seem like an odd category most people's carbon footprint increases significantly through the holidays—things like extra travel, trips to get presents or extra groceries for entertaining, etc.,

Uh oh! Looks like this challenge hasn't started and we don't have an category-specific posts yet. Please check back soon—the challenges are each two weeks long with a planning week in between and they are listed in order in the menu above. In the meantime here are some posts about other things...