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Archive for October, 2011

Video of BYU Prof. Barry Bickmore’s Climate Science Presentation

Monday, 31 October, 2011

If you weren’t able to make it to last Thursday’s presentation by BYU Professor Barry Bickmore about the science behind Climate Change, you can watch it here: The presentation is one hour and 23 minutes long. Prof. Bickmore is an accomplished geoscientist and articulate public educator, whose impact was recently highlighted in the Deseret News.

Climate Science: What Do We Know and How Do We Know It?

Tuesday, 18 October, 2011

LDS Earth Stewardship is pleased to sponsor an evening discussion of climate science with BYU Prof. Barry Bickmore.  Prof. Bickmore is an accomplished geoscientist and articulate public educator, whose impact was recently highlighted in the Deseret News.  Climate science is often not well understood by the general public, despite relevance to many aspects of modern life,…

Walking as a Way to Build Ward and Neighborhood Unity

Saturday, 15 October, 2011

I’m writing this blog post right after getting home from taking a long walk through the neighborhood with my two boys. While we were on the walk, we bumped into a number of neighbors who were outside working on their yards or other projects. We usually stopped and had a nice 5 minute chat with…

Scraps of bread

Tuesday, 11 October, 2011

I bake all of our family’s bread. Sunday night I dug a ziploc bag of rough chopped bread out of the freezer to make the bread crumbs for our dinner of salmon cakes.I love that I have a couple of bags of odds and ends of bread in my freezer. I don’t throw out the…

Composting technologies

Friday, 7 October, 2011

My goal in this post is to give you the practical advice on how to actually compost at home, with the idea that my previous posts have given you both some motivation to do it and some of the principles at work. Let’s start by reviewing the basics.  All we need to compost is: air,…

When Being Cheap is Green

Tuesday, 4 October, 2011

Many of my earth stewardship practices stem from my belief in being frugal. I spent six years in undergraduate and graduate studies and now I’m the wife of a graduate student, living in an expensive foreign country. I’ve spent a fair bit of my adult life with limited financial resources and I’ve invested time in…