Entering vacation (and adventure) mode and heading to Morocco As much as I’ve enjoyed my sustainability investigations (and I still need to update my Vitoria-Gasteiz post with some learnings), I’ve resolved to chill a bit more for the remainder of my trip. I took the train from Vitoria-Gasteiz in northernContinue Reading

Stepping off the train from Madrid in Vitoria-Gasteiz, a city of 252,000 in the Basque Country,  northern Spain, felt like stepping into an alternate universe. The doors of the station opened to a cool December evening. I walked down a wide street lined with large magnolia trees, interspersed with restaurantContinue Reading

Going to Madrid during the COP 25 conference was, in a few words, inspiring, depressing and frustrating. Inspiring to attend a few “side events” with excellent speakers deeply involved in implementing the TOTALLY DO-ABLE solutions we need to to turn the corner and drive global CO2 emissions to zero. DepressingContinue Reading

I finally figured out how to attend side events of the COP 25 climate conference in Madrid. It took some digging, and help from a couple of my new connections. So I’m busing it from San Sebastián, where I spent a few days decompressing from the hubub of Barcelona. SanContinue Reading