Category Archives: Sustainability

Jim Rhodes and the Clark County Commission play a game of Cat and Mouse

Developer Jim Rhodes is applying for a zoning change from low density rural to high-density community development on a ridge that sits 1,500 feet above the pristine Red Rock Conservation Area. Continue reading

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Supermoon

November 13 and 14, 2016, will provide a real treat with what is referred to as a Supermoon. Continue reading

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Green Tips for Existing Buildings

By Craig A. Ruark You don’t need to build a new office building to become green. In fact, building a new building is quite counter-intuitive to the basic premises and mantra of being green, “Reuse, Reduce, Recycle.” The following are … Continue reading

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Food Choices

Buy Local, Buy Organic When you choose organically grown local foods, you avoid the pesticides that can cause health issues. Organic produce is also high in antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. By choosing wild-caught and free-range fish and grass-fed beef and lamb, … Continue reading

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Corporate Profits over Employee Compensation

What is the future for people who perform unskilled labor at a minimum wage?  Will they be able to earn enough money to live a comfortable life?  Or has corporate profitability destined these individuals to become modern day slaves who … Continue reading

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Green Energy and its Cost

There have been of late, numerous articles and comments made about green energy, wind and solar in particular, and the viability of those energy sources to dominate the now prevalent natural gas and coal power generating plants.  Much of the … Continue reading

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Spring Cleaning Tips

When you’re organizing your spring cleaning keep in mind that switching to green cleaning products will improve your health, lessen adverse environmental impacts and save money. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), of the 2,863 most commonly used … Continue reading

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