I vehemently oppose listicles, though I suppose this would've been a good kickoff for these briefs: From dating to snowboarding and everything in-between, Planet Green serves as a good starting point to learn how to green anything and everything. While we're doing the listicle thing, check this list for the basic no-nos one should avoid in the home.
Also at home, New York Times Green Inc. editor Tom Zeller Jr. is chronicling his efforts on the homefront to be more efficient and eco-friendly. His Home Green Home series finds him on the hunt for energy leaks and hiring green auditors to assess his home's carbon footprint.
Busy week at the Green House: Obama is supposedly making unprecedented changes at home, surpassing the eco-efforts of the Clinton and Bush administrations. Aside from the vegetable garden on the South Lawn, the Obamas will be starting small with a recycling program and environmentally-friendly household cleaners.
Obama signed the Wilderness Bill on Monday, March 30, which guarantees protection for more than 2 million acres. Big chunks in California and Idaho. No dice for Louisiana.
But not to worry. The Lake Pontchartrain Basin Foundation and Miss Teen Louisiana - World Pageant (of Tiffany's Tiara Productions, naturally) have teamed together to set the new platform for the pageant winner. The new Miss Teen Louisiana - World will assume the foundation as her championing cause, all the way to the Miss Teen United States - World competition in July.
Reminder: Tomorrow, apart from apparent technopocalyptic armageddon, is April FUELs Day. The Alliance for Affordable Energy and the Gulf Restoration Network will lead a fossil fuel protest march to the steps of the Entergy headquarters. Coal supporters, outta the way.