From parking lots to parks

For this new chapter of my life – studying for my MBA in Sustainable Business at Pinchot University – I am living next to a parking lot and I have been wondering if the owners could just plant a few trees to make it look better. 

” Plant, baby, plant ” a reminder

In 2012 I wrote a series of articles about planting trees. Given how this simple action solves heaps of problems – such as climate change and air pollution – in both the countryside and in our cities I believe we should make it a priority. If you believe these are words from a treehugging enthusiast, read… Continue reading ” Plant, baby, plant ” a reminder

Random vacation thoughts

My time out for the past two weeks in southern France was the occasion for me to think a bit about energy and environmental issues as I was experiencing stuff I have been writing about on this blog. Exemplifying with day-to-day and real-life examples is a fantastic opportunity to see how stuff just works.  From… Continue reading Random vacation thoughts

FAO : Agroforestry is crucial to ensure food security

Do you remember my series of posts on how agroforestry and urban forestry could help the world solve some of its most pressing problems ? Well, it seems that the United Nations’ FAO is sharing my opinion. To their website : ” The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) today called on countries to… Continue reading FAO : Agroforestry is crucial to ensure food security

” Plant, baby, plant ” Episode 2, Urban forestry

Today is the second part of my “Plant, baby, plant ” series started last week with agroforestry. We shall delve here on urban forestry and its many advantages. Next week we shall conclude by the Billion Tree Campaign. As we have seen, planting trees among farming fields and gardens provide many advantages. But what about… Continue reading ” Plant, baby, plant ” Episode 2, Urban forestry