Fire Drill Friday | Jane Fonda Keeps Us Focused On #1 Priority

Washington (GGM) Analysis | November 15, 2019  by Noreen Wise It was an emotional day on Capitol Hill with defamed ex-Ambassador for Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch, testifying in the second impeachment hearing for Donald J. Trump. The details outlined by Ms. Yovanovitch were critical and seem to have sealed Trump’s fate. I speculate he’ll be impeached by New Years Eve 2019. Meanwhile, a few hundred yards … Continue reading Fire Drill Friday | Jane Fonda Keeps Us Focused On #1 Priority

A REAL Solution – Urban Tree Canopy|Act Now

Washington (GGM) Analysis | November 10, 2019  by Noreen Wise The emerging concept of “green intelligence” is bringing much needed analytical assessments to the attention of mayors across the country.  We understand the importance of planting thousands of trees in our local communities. But apparently, where we plant trees really makes a difference. How do we determine the best locations for each household to plant ten … Continue reading A REAL Solution – Urban Tree Canopy|Act Now

EV Charging Stations | Let’s GO!

Washington (GGM) Analysis | October 18, 2019  by Noreen Wise It’s alarming to see how far behind the US is with EV charging stations compared to the EU and other countries across the globe. If we’re the largest carbon emitters per capita, we have to become the leader in sustainability initiatives. Over the past decade, the two chief barriers that have kept consumers from transitioning to … Continue reading EV Charging Stations | Let’s GO!

Setting Up Our Home Compost Bins ASAP

Washington (GGM) Analysis | October 16, 2019  by Noreen Wise For the millions of us searching for effective next steps in reducing atmospheric carbon, as well as lowering our personal carbon footprints, having a home compost bin is a significant step forward. The best part, is how easy compost bins are to step up and maintain. According to Exploring Green , Duke’s Nicholas School of … Continue reading Setting Up Our Home Compost Bins ASAP

Plastic Update | Marriott Bonvoy Hotels

Washington (GGM) Analysis | October 11, 2019  by Noreen Wise With the EU voting to ban single use plastics by 2021, a bold and decisive move, highlighting their focus and commitment to climate action and saving lives, let’s get excited about shifting into high gear and doing the same. The statistics behind single use plastic are alarming: 99% of plastic is made from fossil fuels … Continue reading Plastic Update | Marriott Bonvoy Hotels

Tree Crisis Compounds Climate Crisis | Quick Action

Washington (GGM) Analysis | September 3, 2019  by Noreen Wise With such an overwhelming blow to rainforests in the Amazon last week —  4,000 new fires detected in less than 48 hours, and 80,000 total fires in 2019 — we must move swiftly to replant and reforest on every continent. The Amazon is considered the “lungs of the world.”  On average, we lose 65 trees … Continue reading Tree Crisis Compounds Climate Crisis | Quick Action

What is Carbon Sink? | Climate Crisis

Washington (GGM) Analysis | August 23, 2019  by Noreen Wise It’s important to learn as much about carbon as swiftly as possible so we can turn the corner and begin to reverse decades of excesses that have led to our current climate crisis. Understanding carbon sink is a significant first step. Carbon sink is the process by which carbon in the atmosphere is removed and … Continue reading What is Carbon Sink? | Climate Crisis

Oceans Are the Heart of the Climate Crisis

Washington (GGM) Analysis | August 23, 2019  by Noreen Wise Washington (Gallant Gold Media Hill Report | Analysis | July 17, 2019) –  The melting glaciers are an urgent wake up call for all of us to pay attention to global warming. The vast mountains of snow and ice that blanket our poles, are what has provided climate stability for 20 million years. Glaciers breaking … Continue reading Oceans Are the Heart of the Climate Crisis

Weather Weaponization | Climate Change Deluges

Washington (Gallant Gold Media Hill Report | Analysis | July 15, 2019) –  The new normal of weekly rain deluges is directly correlated to the melting polar ice sheets. The fact that these rain and snow torrents are now so consistent and prevalent, serve as a steady reminder of how urgent the climate crisis is, and how essential climate action must become in our daily … Continue reading Weather Weaponization | Climate Change Deluges

Cows & Climate Crisis | What We Eat

Washington (Gallant Gold Media Hill Report | Analysis | July 15, 2019) –  Holy cow! Who knew that eating such healthy, wholesome meat and dairy would one day threaten humankind’s existence? It’s shocking to learn the huge impact cows have on global warming. It’s all about the methane and the significant amount of methane that cows emit. Surprisingly, methane causes 23 times more global warming than … Continue reading Cows & Climate Crisis | What We Eat