A Carbon Tax is Our Best Tool To Combat Global Warming — Andrew McAfee at Long Now

If we think about global warming, which we can all agree is a dire problem and a problem that’s getting worse. The instant I start thinking about it as a type of pollution—as pollution caused by greenhouse gases—the problem becomes clearer to me. And I say this, I don’t say this to minimize the problem […]

Let’s Go Plant a Tree (The TREElogy Part II)

(Music Starts Playing) Let’s go plant a tree! Come along and work with me. We must do it right, you see for the tree to survive and sway in the breeze. So let’s go plant a tree! Let’s go plant a tree! Let’s go plant a tree! It’s fun. Don’t you agree! (Music) First, you […]

Head Shoulders Knees and Toes for Trees!

Roots, trunks, branches, leaves Roots, trunks, branches, leaves Buds, and fruits, and flowers in the breeze Those are the parts of trees! Head, shoulders, knees, and toes No! Trees don’t have those! They have roots, and trunks and branches and some leaves Those are the parts of trees! Trees, trees, trees, they’re sprouting up from […]

Tree Song- Learn about Trees! Roots, and Trunks, and Leaves!

Trees, trees, trees, Have roots, and trunks, and leaves, Trees, trees, trees, Have buds, and fruits, and seeds, Trees, trees, trees, A home for birds and bees, We all need our trees, trees, trees… Home for nests of flying birds, Home for buzzing, honey-bees, Home for bats so brown and black, Some squirrels share those […]

Dear Future Generations: Sorry

Dear Future generations. I think I speak for the rest of us when I say Sorry. Sorry, we left you with our mess of a planet. Sorry that we were too caught up in our own doings to do something Sorry, we listened to people who made excuses to do nothing I Hope you forgive […]