Category Archives: Technology

Are Geoengineering Proposals EcoOptimistic?

They’re very seductive – proposed solutions to climate disruption that don’t involve carbon fees or changing our modern comforts and habits. Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Trade Shows

I looked at two back to back trade shows through the lens of ecodesign and found both encouraging and discouraging points. Continue reading

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iRobot (No, not that one)

A new Wrongest Product Award nominee Continue reading

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Answering the Wrong Question

Pro-nuclear environmentalists are committing the ecological sin of not thinking in systems.They’re looking at the energy issue as if it’s independent from our other environmental and social dilemmas. Continue reading

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Is 3D Printing Part of the Path to Sustainability?

There is great EcoOptimism potential in the new technology of 3D printing, but is there a conflict, too? Continue reading

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“If we can put a man on the moon…” version 2.0?

As the EcoOptimist, I suppose I shouldn’t make this kind of conjecture, but will we soon be saying “If we can put an SUV on Mars, why can’t we…?” Continue reading

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