Smashing Ideas

Solunteering: A New Way to Fight Climate Change

I’ve got a pal who’ll resist to his last breath falling for any woman who doesn’t satisfy a psychotically specific list of screening criteria. A lady must have a Pulitzer, angel wings, ESP, gills, and the favor of Mount Olympus before he’ll date her. I think he’s missing out because Continue Reading →

Posted March 20, 2011 in Smashing Ideas | No Comments on Solunteering: A New Way to Fight Climate Change

The Charge of the Light Brigade: Curing Your Sense of Environmental Impotence with Light Bulbs and Dumb Hats.

Introducing the Light Brigade: a possibly amusing way to work around our phenomenal laziness about light bulbs.

Posted March 07, 2011 in Smashing Ideas | 6 Comments on The Charge of the Light Brigade: Curing Your Sense of Environmental Impotence with Light Bulbs and Dumb Hats.

In Honor of Tim DeChristopher

2 years ago, Tim DeChristopher walked into a federal auction and started buying oil and gas leases even though he had no money. He did it to fight climate change and to prevent the destruction of a beautiful Utah landscape.

Posted February 22, 2011 in Smashing Ideas | No Comments on In Honor of Tim DeChristopher

How One Person Might Slash His or Her State’s Emissions (and Expenses)

A brilliant idea [sic] regarding how one average person might have a big effect on his or her state’s energy efficiency.

Posted February 09, 2011 in Smashing Ideas | No Comments on How One Person Might Slash His or Her State’s Emissions (and Expenses)

How Mint.com Can Save the World from Climate Change: Proposal + Request

Wouldn’t be great if my carbon footprint appeared out of the blue, without effort or interest on my part, and then updated me automatically through time?

Posted January 18, 2011 in Smashing Ideas | 1 Comment on How Mint.com Can Save the World from Climate Change: Proposal + Request

Another Smashing Activism Idea: The Bubble Brigade

I think the world would be a better place if we made a concerted attempt to pop our infobubbles.

Posted January 15, 2011 in Smashing Ideas | 4 Comments on Another Smashing Activism Idea: The Bubble Brigade

I’m Going To Slip Gently Into Your Infobubble

Much of this site will be given over to my brilliant (read: not brilliant) ideas regarding how to raise awareness about the urgency of the climate change threat. Here’s the first one.

Posted January 01, 2011 in Smashing Ideas | 10 Comments on I’m Going To Slip Gently Into Your Infobubble

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