Sustainability and Community: What Can One Person Really Do?

What can one person really do? 

For many people, it seems like there is almost nothing that one person can do, apart from participating in a movement to change the government. What impact does recycling some cans and using less water really have? In the face of such a daunting global problem, it can seem like trying to influence the government to make new legislation is the only thing that one person can do. Continue reading “Sustainability and Community: What Can One Person Really Do?”

Educating the next generation on sustainability is the key

Many of the people who deny climate change and think that sustainability is just a bunch of tree-hugging hippie mumbo-jumbo are old geezers who are going to be in nursing homes or dead before too long. The next generation are the ones who are going to be in office, making the most purchases, and starting new companies.

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The Market is a Double-Edged Sword: Sustainability and Business

I see many people talking about how we have to count on the market to save us. I also see many people talking about how the market is failed, how capitalism has failed and we cannot look to it to bring about sustainable solutions. Some go further and say that we need the government to step in and force businesses in line. There is an irony in that last part which I will address. 

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