Sustainable Rossmoor is a regular contributor to the Rossmoor News through our column, Earth Matters. Past authors include Bob Hanson, Dr. Wayne B. Lanier, Carol Weed, Tom Stewart, Susan Clark, Barb Coenen, and many others. We are proud of our members and enthusiastically highlight their commitment to educating and advocating for a more sustainable world.
By Jennifer Mu
Many people I know have taken at least one vacation onboard a cruise ship in their lifetime. Some of our friends vacation on cruise ships only. Why not? On a single cruise, you can have all the luxury of a resort hotel while visiting many exotic destinations. You...Read More »
By Dale J. Harrington
I recently found the following quote: “Environmental sustainability doesn’t mean living without luxuries, but rather being aware of your resource consumption and reducing unnecessary waste.” (Author Unknown) The main focus in this article relates to “resource consumption and reducing unnecessary waste.”
Some of the ideas include reducing household...Read More »
By Anne Foreman
PG&E filed for bankruptcy on Jan. 29. What does this mean for California ratepayers? How will it affect California’s goal to have 100 percent of electricity come from renewable sources of energy (wind, solar and geothermal) by 2045? The short answer is “nobody knows yet.”
First, some background: PG&E...Read More »
by Wayne Lanier
Sustainable air travel is on its way. Electric aircraft have not only been built and flown, but they are expected to inherit the same advantages found in electric automobiles.
Greater efficiency, greater reliability, quieter operation and lower cost in volume production, operation, and maintenance. So, how would all...Read More »
By James Ware
It’s hard to be an optimist these days.
The United States is mired in cultural division, dissension and downright anger. The Trump Administration has pulled out of the Paris Climate Accord. Administration appointees seem intent on attacking our environment just about every day. The Administration is trying to...Read More »