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A Positive – and EcoOptimistic – Outlook

The public and Congress aren’t getting it, but businesses will. Continue reading

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Surprise: Environmentalism Actually Boosts the Economy

One of the premises of EcoOptimism is that environmental actions and solutions complement the economy. Too often, the assumption – particularly within the business world and among conservatives – is that the opposite is true. They believe, sometimes fervently, that … Continue reading

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Will 2015 bring legalization of hemp?

2012 and 2014 brought hemp closer to federal legalization. Will 2015 be the year it finally happens? Continue reading

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2014 Word of the Year

EcoOptimism’s December tradition: our word of the year. Continue reading

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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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Some Earth Week Optimism

Hunter Lovins rescues me from an un-EcoOptimistic mood. Continue reading

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Pascal’s Wager: The Climate Change Version

In EcoOptimism terms, the climate change “wager” says we’ve got everything to gain and nothing to lose. Continue reading

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A Letter to Mayor de Blasio: Don’t forget the environment as a cause of inequality

Environmental initiatives are integral to addressing the “tale of two cities” that Mayor de Blasio campaigned on. Continue reading

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Cities, Community and Sustainable Development

The rapid urbanization of the population is, in many ways, an environmentally positive event. Too often left out, however, is the question of what life in these cities is or will be like. Continue reading

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Holy (grass-fed) Cow, It’s Been a Year

Reflections on a year of posts, which — somehow — leads to a new formula for environmental impact Continue reading

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