Environmental Impact

Riding a bike is a great way to reduce your carbon footprint

How can one person make a difference for the environment?  How do you measure your carbon footprint?  How come baby Albatrosses are dying on remote, uninhabited islands in the Pacific Northwest?  Here you’ll find a reality check and a way to connect the dots — making the case that we are all really a part of ONE planet. Only one!

Radio Shows

Celebrating 10 Years of Making an Impact

06.26.17

Gina Murphy-Darling, Founder and CEO Mrs. Green’s World – Ten years ago, Gina Murphy-Darling said “yes”. She stepped into a role that she felt called to fulfill – being a vessel of education…

Mrs. Green's News


06.20.17
Summer Staycation: 7 Reasons to Consider One!

I love the word “staycation.” Don’t ask me why but I do. And I believe in staycations – all year long. And even though this blog is about Tucson, the reasons for taking a staycation wherever you live still apply. There are hidden treasures in just about any city – large or small. Go exploring, […]

06.16.17
ESTOY TRISTE (I’m Sad)

The Back Story: I spent most of last weekend at the annual international board meeting for an organization called CEDO. In Spanish, CEDO stands for Centro Intercultural de Estudios de Desiertos y Oceanos. English version: Intercultural Center for the Study of Deserts and Oceans. CEDO’s mission: foster vibrant…

06.02.17
SEWAGE BREWAGE (or Poo Beer)

I don’t know where to begin telling this story. Let’s start with my observation about microbreweries. It seems that in every city I have visited lately, microbreweries are taking the world by storm with specialty brews in abundance. But imagine my surprise when I…

05.03.17
IS GREEN HIP?

My sincere and heartfelt thanks for the amazing and much appreciated feedback about my last newsletter – On Mind, Body, Spirit: Earth Day 2017. It felt great and made me believe that it is something many of us are hungry for. Hope you are remembering to feed your soul. Gentle reminders to follow.

Did You Know?


Tucson Electric Power Company

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  • Find energy-saving tips and learn more about programs that can help you save energy
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