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The Elusive Silver Bullet

True systemic answers don’t come in the form of stand-alone solutions Continue reading

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Stealing from the Future

The decisions we make today are determining the environment (and hence the future) for upcoming generations, and those generations have no voice in those decisions. Continue reading

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Why doesn’t environmentalism bridge the political divide?

The political portrayal of environmentalism and the economy as a tradeoff of one for the other is not only a false dilemma, but is just flat out false. Continue reading

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How wise is political wisdom?

A new survey says voters do want to hear views on global warming and that such a stand would benefit candidates more than it would hurt them. What’s going on? Why the difference between the common political “wisdom” and these findings? Continue reading

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Bummer, Dude

What if the environment was seen as integrally tied to our other, more highly prioritized issues? That a solution to the Great Recession is tuning our economy – our consumption and materialism – to reflect what things actually cost and what things actually benefit us. That diminished expenses in the military and on health care would directly result from renewable energy and energy efficiency. Continue reading

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