Tag Archives: win-win-win

Take My Computer. Please. (The Case Against Ownership)

Ownership isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. There are many things that we don’t need – or want – to own. And here’s why. Continue reading

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The Distillery: September 28, 2017

Disasters can represent opportunities, especially in avoiding or mitigating future ones. Continue reading

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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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