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An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power

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An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power

An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power documents Climate Reality Founder and Chairman Al Gore’s fight to solve the crisis as he travels the Earth, witnessing a planet transformed by rising temperatures and inspiring the next generation of citizen activists trained as Climate Reality Leaders.

Movie Review by Elaine Webster

This long-awaited follow-up to the 2006 Oscar-winning documentary “An Inconvenient Truth” brings fresh news on climate change. From the opening ...

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The Future of Food: A Documentary by Deborah Koons Garcia

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A Review by Elaine Webster

future_food_200The Future of Food recently caught my eye at the Windsor branch of the Sonoma County Library. I stared at it for a second, thinking that I must have seen it before, since it was originally released in 2004.  Then, it was only a year later, GE-Free Sonoma County’s Ballot Initiative failed by a narrow margin.  At the time I thought I knew all I needed about the ...

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PBS: Hummingbirds: Magic in the Air

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A review by Elaine Webster

hummingbird_062313_2Like many, I encourage bird visitation to my yard. So much so that the word has spread throughout the western flyway, that when you land in Sonoma County Wine Country, be sure to check out the Webster house. You can’t miss it. A flock of doves will be pecking at tossed seed and millet on the lawn. The jays will be nesting in the corner oleander bushes.  Across ...

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The Green Garmento—A Unique and Practical Alternative for All your Laundry and Dry Cleaning

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Green Dry Cleaners are popping up all over. Gone are the petroleum based solvents and the odors associated with them. Yet, dry cleaners continue to deliver your garments in flimsy plastic bags that add 300 million pounds of garbage to our landfills each year.  Now, you have a viable alternative—The Green Garmento.

Those of us that have “gone green” switched from paper or plastic at the supermarket to reusable bags made from recycled materials. Now, we can do the same for ...

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Pacific Whale Foundation Sunset Dinner Cruise

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It was my birthday recently and along with a working trip to Hawaii to review eco-travel options, I received an IOU for a sunset dinner cruise off the coast of Maui. Considering my job, as a writer for Greener Living Today, I of course chose the trip provided by the Pacific Whale Foundation (www.pacificwhale.org) and was not disappointed.

September is a wonderful time to visit the islands.  The weather usually cooperates and the seas tend to be calm. With ...

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