Earth Day Reflections

Did you know that nearly 2.4 million lbs of plastic enter our oceans every minute?

In honor of Earth Day, I’m posting some videos from two of my favorite websites to help you take a moment and reflect on the state of the planet.

Inspired by oceanographer Charles Moore’s discovery of the Pacific Garbage Patch, artist Chris Jordan’s talk at Poptech! 2009 brings the horrific reality of this statistic to light in his characteristically poignant and devastatingly brilliant photographs.

Wish you had some practical information that went beyond mundane generalities on saving the earth?

Watch as scientist extraordinaire Catherine Mohr does some astounding calculations on our behalf, to highlight what really matters when building a house that is green.