Shades of Green

Tie A Ribbon To The Tree of Life

Radical hope comes to mind for me when spring arrives and life resurrects itself. How amazing is it that, against all odds, green shoots peek out and baby animals appear? What beauty there is in an Appalachian spring!

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Going Solar in the Scenic City

Drive down Lee Highway and turn onto Jubilee Drive. Soon, you’ll come to a solar array of 7,490 panels. This is the Chattanooga Airport’s 3-megawatt solar farm that currently produces enough energy to satisfy ... more »

Mar 11, 2015 4:48 PM Shades of Green

Helping Bees Keep Dancing

The small cottage sat inconspicuously back from Brainerd Road, overgrown and unkempt, mostly unnoticed as traffic passed. Tom Carroll saw an opportunity to turn it into a garden shop. more »

Feb 11, 2015 3:42 PM Shades of Green 1 Comments

Resolutions For A Living Planet

Greetings to those who made it to 2015! You are not alone. In fact, there are 7 billion people living on Earth with a new birth every 15 seconds in America. more »

Jan 7, 2015 5:15 PM Shades of Green

Time Once Again to Get Real

Once again, the holiday question arises: real or plastic? Is it best to purchase a living tree, a cut tree, or an artificial one you drag out for the next seven-to-nine years before sending it to the landfill? more »

Dec 10, 2014 5:14 PM Shades of Green

Are We Going Back to “Drill, Baby, Drill”?

The midterm election is over, and with it, its ads. Given the outcome, however, those who care about the environment should urge continued gridlock in Congress. more »

Nov 13, 2014 12:00 AM Shades of Green

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