Category Archives: Environment

Contradictions

Las Vegas is a study in contradictions.  The glitz and the glamour of the famous “Strip,” serves as a symbolic backbone, bisecting the neighborhoods that flank each side and cling for support while at the same time distancing themselves behind … Continue reading

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Plastic water bottles are not entirely at fault

Now I did it!  I can just hear the computer keyboards start clicking away beneath the pounding of flying fingers, busily typing thoughts as they pass down the arms from the brain, furious at the very thought of someone giving … Continue reading

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Greening Your Home or Office Greening Your Home and Office

Whether you work at home or in an office away from home, you can find simple ways to save energy, resources, money and the planet all at the same time. Greener homes are in the spotlight these days, but what … Continue reading

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Has the world become unsustainable?

Last month the world population reached seven (7) billion, a landmark event that started me thinking about how this large population might affect the world economy.  Is our population growing beyond what we can feasibly support?  Will we ever be … Continue reading

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Current RFPs and Funding Opportunities for Sustainable Projects

The opportunities posted here are provided for reference and inclusion on this list does not imply endorsement.  Click on the title link for further information on submissions. Sustainability Research Networks Competition (SRN) National Science Foundation Funding:  $36,000,000 Preliminary Proposal Due:  December … Continue reading

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Preparing for winter

As we move into the cooler weather it is time to think about staying warm without breaking the bank. Do you “rug up” in winter, rather than rely on artificial heating? Turn your heating thermostat down a couple of degrees … Continue reading

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Are Oil Companies Really Villains’?

It seems that everyone is mounting a battle against the oil companies in an all out effort to shut them down.  I for one don’t think that we need to shut down oil companies but rather focus on how the … Continue reading

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Warning: Back-to-School supplies can be unhealthy

Time for mom and dad to do a little reading. Even though the temperature shows no indication of change, fall will soon be here.  And for many of you that means back-to-school.  This morning I was listening to NBC’s Today … Continue reading

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