Independence day: how about energy independence?

I've always thought a lot of the US magazine (and now online information service) Consumer Reports, but only just heard about their Greener Choice website--available free (Consumer Reports itself is a subscription service--it's the equivalent of the UK Which?). Greener choices are vital, given the challenges we face if what James Howard Kunstler calls "the long emergency" comes to pass. Put down the papers and read this article: "The End of Oil" from April's Rolling Stone (thanks, Margaux, for giving this to me!).

July 4th, 2005|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |

Snuggle Up

Winter's here, and it's cold in the Berkshires. We have a big Victorian house and the only reason our oil bills are fairly low is that we keep it so damned cold. When we first got an adjustable thermostat (something I definitely recommend) I set the temperature to 60

December 4th, 2004|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |