City to St. Louis – More travel options than you think
Travelers between Kansas City and St. Louis typically think of two
choices – drive or fly. But there are other options. Amtrak,
Greyhound, and Megabus can get you across the state in as little
as 4 hours and 15 minutes. There's no discount on a round-trip ticket,
so feel free to "mix and match" – for example, go
by Megabus and return by Amtrak. We've compiled a schedule and other
info about the the three carriers for your convenience. Make your
next trip more earth-friendly. Read
Choices for a Sustainable World
essay contains ideas that could be interpreted as threats to the
"American Way of Life." It also gently appeals to your
sense of responsibility to future generations. Read with
You’ve heard about sustainability. By one commonly accepted
definition, it means meeting our needs today in such a way that
we don’t compromise the ability of future generations to meet
their own needs.
No doubt you've seen pitches for products that are "sustainable."
Unfortunately, some such products are simply "less un-sustainable"
than conventional products.
Let's face it, we can't consume our way to sustainability. Read
Closer to Home
You reduce, you reuse, you recycle. You avoid
excess packaging, use things over and over, and measure your trash
in “weeks per bag” rather than “bags per week.”
more can you do to reduce the environmental impact of your earthly
existence? Try “living closer to home.”
closer to home is about transportation. We all need transportation
to get to work, to the store, to the doctor, or to visit friends.
More often than not, we drive. That’s what our culture encourages
us to do, in hundreds of subtle and not so subtle ways. Read
by Ron McLinden
It’s summer again, and with summer comes increased consumption
of liquid refreshment.
Our industrial economy has devised many ways of refreshing us. All
of them involve parting with some of our money, and most of them
involve “signing on” to a corporate identity or lifestyle
image. The beverage folks have even lured some of us into displaying
corporate logos on clothing and accessories, thereby making us extensions
of corporate marketing programs. Read