Miyawaki forest celebrates history and native plants

Miyawaki forest celebrates history and native plants

By Catherine Endicott, Judy Maccully, and Sarah Philips, Environmental Rotary Club of the Puget Sound, Washington State, USA Have you ever seen the stars align for a service project? Imagine 100 no-shows and then 100 people showing up unexpectedly, transforming the...
Building a Green Culture for Rotary

Building a Green Culture for Rotary

Our Journey as the First Eco Cause-Based Club in Africa By Jane Maonga, Founder and Charter Member, Lavington Eco Rotary Club Lavington Eco is building a green culture for Rotary as Africa’s first eco-Rotary Club. I’m writing to share our experience as a road...
Cape Cod Proving Ground

Cape Cod Proving Ground

By Ariel Miller, ESRAG Newsletter Editor For over thirty years, Brian Braginton-Smith has been urging the United States to change course to prevent climate calamity.   Working from the storm-battered Massachusetts coast where he grew up, this American Rotarian has...
Tools to Restore Sustainable Living

Tools to Restore Sustainable Living

By Nilam Bedi, PhD, ESRAG Cadre Liaison to The Rotary Foundation The accelerating impacts of climate change are driving increasingly urgent calls to action, with the goal of sustainable living at their core. Sustainability means living within the limits of the planet...
Dr Prakash Tata and RC Naperville Win Engineering Grand Prize

Dr Prakash Tata and RC Naperville Win Engineering Grand Prize

by Ariel Miller The innovative plastics recycling social enterprise designed by Rotarian Prakasam (Prakash) Tata, PhD has won the 2023 Grand Prize for Small Projects from the American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists for the Rotary Club of Naperville,...
Catalyzing Green Jobs

Catalyzing Green Jobs

By PDG Jeff Smith, District 7170 Environmental Sustainability Chair Rotary’s Seventh Area of Focus is an enormous undertaking.  According to Bill Gates, in his recent book How to Avoid a Climate Disaster, the transition to net zero carbon emissions will be the...