Required Reading on Climate

Bill McKibbon’s July 2012 paper in Rolling Stone, “Global Warming’s Terrible New Math” is rapidly evolving from just a well-researched piece on climate change to a possible “tipping point.” We may look back in a few years and say that this paper was the catalyst that (with a little help from last year’s extreme weather) finally inspired a […]

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The Zero Waste Home (video)

Here’s a great resource for tips about reducing your personal waste impact and working toward Zero Waste living.  A few years ago, the Johnson family of Mill Valley decided to stop talking about sustainable living and to start walking the talk.  They  re-engineered all the details of their life until they achieved their goal of true Zero […]

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Megaflood Coming to California?

On Christmas Eve in 1861 a giant Pacific storm moved into California.  It rained for the next 43 days, and when it was over the central valley had been turned into inland sea 300 miles long. The January Scientific American examines the history of this event. For  most of the years since 1861 it has been […]

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Novato’s Fiscal Sustainability

Sustainable Novato hosted City Manager Michael Frank in October 2013 to present and discuss the City’s efforts for long-term fiscal sustainability. Where do you see Novato in five, ten, 20 years? What kind of City services do you expect and want to see? Check out the presentation that City Manager Michael Frank gave at www.ci.novato.ca.us/Modules/ShowDocument.aspx?documentid=10740 Want to […]

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