Five Minutes for the Planet

Jen Knoch
Fighting Climate Change through Culture Change
Created 09 Dec 2019
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  • October challenge: Talk
    28 Sep 2021 • 7 min read • 6 0
    Before we begin, since October’s theme is Talk, I decided to record a quick audio version of this edition, in case it’s easier for you to absorb content that way. If you find me whispering sweet clima...
  • Blinded by the light
    14 Sep 2021 • 4 min read • 5 0
    One of the most striking things about spending time in the country is the stars. Those swirling galaxies, a sky more freckled than my summer skin. Something glorious can be revealed simply by remember...
  • September challenge: Organize
    31 Aug 2021 • 5 min read • 5 1
    We all know I love individual action, because 1) I’m a type-A control freak, and 2) small daily actions, especially repeated by others, add up and can create new norms. I will never stop celebrating s...
  • Greening your workplace
    17 Aug 2021 • 11 min read • 7 0
    If you’ve been working remotely for the past year and a half, there may be some discussion about — or even some plans for — a return to in-person work. Of course this can bring up a mess of difficult ...
  • Can you do the can can?
    11 Aug 2021 • 2 min read • 2 0
    I know, it’s not a Tuesday, but I interrupt our regularly scheduled programming for an important announcement: A free canning workshop this Saturday at 4 p.m. Eastern! I’ll be live on Facebook in our ...
  • August Challenge: Learn
    03 Aug 2021 • 4 min read • 9 2
    I consume a lot of eco content, partially for research for this newsletter and to stay informed on the most pressing issue of our time. But perhaps the most important reason of all is a kind of consci...
  • Conscious consumerism decoded
    20 Jul 2021 • 7 min read • 10 0
    These days you can buy a package of something with more badges than an overachieving Boy Scout, but you may wonder . . . what do they really mean? Well, wonder no more because this week I’m shining my...
  • July challenge: Immerse
    29 Jun 2021 • 3 min read • 9 0
    Chances are if you subscribe to this newsletter you’re a fan of the natural world. Oceans, forests, lakes, mountains, and deserts are all glorious, not to mention the plants and creatures that live th...
  • Revolutionary renos
    15 Jun 2021 • 7 min read • 6 0
    What if I told you you could get $5,000 free, plus that money would pay dividends down the road? You’d be on it faster than vaccine hunters on pharmacy phone lines. Well, good news: thanks to the gove...
  • June challenge: Make
    01 Jun 2021 • 3 min read • 8 1
    Growing up, I didn’t know salad dressing was something you could make. Though now I’m hip to the fact that oil + acid is really all you need, then I think I assumed it was a product that could only be...
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