Welcome. If you're who I think you are, you've come to the right place. This is probably not a great destination for hard core types, deep in the mainstream (or some tributary) of environmental activism. Should you fit this description, keep doing what you're doing. And I'll keep glued to your blogs, websites, books, campaigns, movies, talks, etc.
This site, instead, is intended to weave a web of understanding out of all this stuff. To show the connections, the interrelatedness of it all. It's a place to come and sample, learn, and start to get your own eConsciousness. It's a platform to visit and then jump off--and to revisit from time to time for fresh thinking. Because, you see, I plan to make this grow, and in so doing to make it even more worthwhile, more helpful, more all-encompassing.
So how does this work? This illustration may help (click to see it larger)...
It's like this...I read, study, surf and synthesize. I link, comment on, interpret, and guide. I inform, educate, facilitate, and advocate. I may even entertain. What you get is as real-time as possible, limited only by my brain and my two hands and the extent of my resourcefulness. You can look at it this way--you have one, single overachieving type of person here who will save you the trouble of making sense of it all.
The package, if you will, gives you:
1. my discoveries, covering what I learn and how it connects, as they unfold,
2. my pursuit of the motivation, the trigger or spark that kicks in and turns an individual into a committed recycler, sustainable business entrepreneur, carbon reducer, etc.,
3. and my attempt to create a meta-matrix, a roadmap, a geographic information system-like way of seeing the big picture and how you might fit into it.
Hey, I plan to do even more, but I thought I'd start small.
So let's begin at the beginning. I can't promise how many times I'll be looping back, but hopefully in ever-widening circles this unlikely activist can give you the push needed to become one yourself. Oh, and by the way, I'm expecting that if you do take the plunge, you'll come back and help grow this by adding your experience. Deal?