Washington Life Magazine

The Quest for 1.5 Degrees Centigrade

By Roland Flamini CAN THE PARIS CLIMATE AGREEMENT SAVE THE PLANET? In November, the Trump Administration plans to begin the process of withdrawing the U.S. from the Paris Climate Agreement, formally reversing America’s commitment...

Greta Thunberg Wants Us to Panic, then Act

The world is listening to the impassioned voice of a 16-year-old climate activist. Our house is on fire. I am here to say, our house is on fire,” Greta Thunberg, the sixteen-year-old climate activist...

The Vikings Take on Climate Change

By Roland Flamini The Nordic countries are global front runners in the green transition. Supported by an environmentally concerned public, each of these climate-smart countries has taken major legislative and practical steps towards meeting...

Marc Cohn: It’s Called Respect

By Steve Houk   livingonmusic.com Respect. It’s not automatic, it’s not a given and it’s not just handed to you, especially in the music business. You have to earn it, often with a lot of...

Gary Puckett’s Will Power

By Steve Houk   livingonmusic.com For Gary Puckett, once he found the band he wanted, rock and roll success came at a fast and furious clip. After only a year of being together, he and the...

DC-Metro Modern Home Tour is Back this October

Get an up-close-and-personal look at some of the DMV’s top residential designs. The DC-Metro Modern Home Tour is returning October 5 for the third year in a row.  The self-guided tour, hosted by the...

REO Speedwagon’s Still-Incredible Journey

By Steve Houk  livingonmusic.com Their music was everywhere over a ten year stretch in the 70’s to mid 80’s. You really couldn’t flip on your favorite FM radio station and not hear something from...

Rick Wakeman’s Wonderful Life

  By Steve Houk   livingonmusic.com Just mentioning his name exudes the stuff of legend, often eliciting a subtle gasp of awe at the stunning spectrum of his almost 60 year musical career, and the...