Articles by: Starre Vartan

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Tahoe and Yukon Hybrids: Sensible or Stupid?

Tahoe and Yukon Hybrids: Sensible or Stupid?

I was embarrassed. There’s no other way to describe how a green, treehugging, environmental blogger such as myself felt clambering into a Chevy Tahoe outside […]

by × August 2, 2007 × 13 comments

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Call Your Representatives About Renewable Energy!

Call Your Representatives About Renewable Energy!

Ok, normally I try not to post too much of this kind of stuff, but I can’t urge you all enough to contact your representatives […]

by × July 30, 2007 × 1 comment

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AuH2O Fashion Show!

AuH2O Fashion Show!

I had a great time at the AuH2O Fashion Brunch this past Sunday. Held in a funky East Village eatery called Marion’s that seems to […]

by × July 30, 2007 × 6 comments

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Eco-Friendly Homes: More Buck for Your Green Bang?

Eco-Friendly Homes: More Buck for Your Green Bang?

A modular green house It looks like adding green features to your home, like low- and no-VOC paints, high-efficiency heating systems, water filtration, solar panels, […]

by × July 26, 2007 × 3 comments

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Did You See the Snowman Last Night at the Debates?

I thought the Dems debates last night were the best I’ve ever seen (I watched them streaming on Cnn.com since I don’t have cable). That […]

by × July 24, 2007 × 1 comment

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Global Warming Showing Up at MOMA

Global Warming Showing Up at MOMA

The Pejovschi exhibit is on the huge wall behind the dramatic sculpture in the foreground. I went to check out the Richard Serra sculpture exhibit […]

by × July 23, 2007 × 2 comments

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Ewwww…..This is Why You Need a Water Filter!

Ewwww…..This is Why You Need a Water Filter!

On the left is the filter that was replaced, on the right is the new filter. Bottled water sucks, we all know that (if you […]

by × July 23, 2007 × 3 comments

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Green Gossip: What Good Is It?

Green Gossip: What Good Is It?

At US Weekly, there’s coverage of John Mayer’s involvement with the green group Reverb: Reverb, a non-profit environmental organization started by Guster frontman Adam Gardner […]

by × July 18, 2007 × 3 comments

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Not Only Are They Gas-Guzzlers….

Not Only Are They Gas-Guzzlers….

….they’re not very safe either, according to this MSN report. The seat of a sport-utility vehicle or a pickup truck isn’t necessarily the best place […]

by × July 18, 2007 × 2 comments

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Sweet and Super Green Wedding Gifts

Sweet and Super Green Wedding Gifts

Summer is wedding time, and if you’re like me, you might be running out of ideas for great, eco-friendly gifts. I try to give native […]

by × July 14, 2007 × 4 comments