How You Can Save The World: Sustainable Living and Social Activism
About This Show
A podcast about the simple steps anyone can take to help to save the environment. Featuring Barbara Edelman: everyday world saver, environmentalist, and audio book narrator.
Most Recent Episode
Episode 15 HOW TO STAY WARM WITHOUT SETTING FIRE TO THE PLANET!!
Yes Virginia, Global Warming is real, and our planet IS heating up! Yet…wintertime and chilly days still abound. How then do you stay warm, without cooking the rest of the earth? This episode is ALL about the DIY tips and the science behind staying warm without burning fossil fuel to do so. This episode is not about suffering in a chilly home for the sake of the common good! Its about as cozy as a cup of hot chocolate with a marshmallow on top! All about the warmth! Episode 15 warm and toasty recap! What actually happened to our communal home climate-wise this past winter? How to understand the enviromental cost in the different ways you can heat your home. Quick and dirty tips for lowering your heating bill AS WELL your CO2 emissions. What else you can burn in your fireplace to stay warm? (and no, it isn’t your furniture!) Gorgeous Alternative Fireplace warming options! (real facts, not alternative ones!) What is a fireplace balloon and why should everyone get one? HEAT PUMPS? Geo-thermal heat pumps? What on earth....Hmmmm? DIY–the remarkable invention of the flowerpot heater! THE EGLOO, why you want one! Why I love them! EGLOO EGLOO EGLOO Making totally carbon neutral soy tealight candles for fuel! Meet Jack Monroe, British Budget Food Blogger, and doyenne of how to keep warm in a freezing UK apartment! Tons of DIY Tips from her and her readers on ways to amp up the cozy. INSULATION. Not such a sexy topic, except, who feels amorous when they are freezing? I ask you? There is a reason more people go to tropical islands for their honeymoons then Reykjavik. Really easy and odd DIY techniques I guarantee you have never thought of to insulate your windows, and your home all by yourself!