personal responsibility’

What Will Our Work Amount To?


A week ago Wednesday, I gave my first presentation on the PDX to Gulf Coast Project and I had several reasons to be worried: I’ve been working on this project, “pedal to the metal,” since early June and though our trip to the Gulf was by all measures a success, our work means nothing unless [...]

Want to Prevent Future Disasters? Make a Change!


When I heard the news of the Deepwater Horizon explosion on April 20th, my first thought was, “this is my fault!”  After all, I am addicted to oil, and that rig would not have been out there had we all not been so reliant on the stuff. With every image I saw throughout the summer [...]