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Introduction


February, 2017

Finding_Purpose.pdf


July, 2016

Earth_Overshoot_Day_is_Arriving_Too_Early.pdf


August, 2015

Why_Some_People_Don't_Respect_the_Environment.pdf


June, 2015

Why_Are_We_Not_Paying_Attention_to_the_Environment.pdf


April, 2015

We_Have_an_Obligation_to_Provide_for_the_Future.pdf


August, 2014

Corporations_Are_Too_Slow_to_Integrate_Sustainability.pdf


April, 2013

Why_I_Am_Committed_to_Talking_About_the_Environment.pdf


June, 2012

Two_Conferences_That_May_Shape_Our_Future.pdf


September, 2004

Managing_the_Ecological_Footprint.pdf


July/August, 2004

Exceeding_the_Carrying_Capacity_of_the_Earth.pdf


June, 2004

Our_Environment_From_Creation_to_Today.pdf


January, 2011

What_Can_We_Expect_For_2011.pdf



Energy


July, 2014

Why_We_Need_Nuclear_Power.pdf


April, 2014

The_Keystone_XL_Pipeline_Should_Not_Be_Approved.pdf


July, 2011

What_is_Meant_by_the_Smart_Grid.pdf


June, 2011

How_Important_is_the_Electrical_Grid_to_Renewable_Energy.pdf


September, 2008

Some_Thoughts_on_Current_Topics_Off_Shore_Drilling_and_Excessive_Oil_Company_Profits.pdf


March, 2007

Can_Renewable_Energy_Truly_Replace_Non_Renewables.pdf


September, 2006

Is_Hydrogen_the_Answer_to_Our_Energy_Problem.pdf


December, 2005

Distribution_Generation_May_Be_the_Answer_to_Our_Energy_Problem.pdf


November, 2005

How_to_Reduce_Our_Dependency_on_Oil.pdf


May, 2005

A_Proposed_Energy_Plan_With_Wrong_Priorities.pdf


April, 2005

How_Green_Buildings_Can_Contribute_to_Energy_Efficiency.pdf


March, 2005

Energy_Efficiency_Are_We_Ahead_of_Europe.pdf



Resources


September, 2016

We_Are_Continuing_to_Waste_Too_Much_Food.pdf


February, 2016

Natural_Gas_is_Important_but_Not_From_Fracking.pdf


December, 2014

Population_Growth_and_Its_Future_Impact_on_All_Environmental_Issues.pdf


November, 2014

The_Most_Critical_Environmental_Issue_Water.pdf


March, 2014

The_Inconsequential_Benefits_of_Zero_Waste.pdf


January, 2014

The_Problem_with_the_Plastic_Water_Bottle.pdf


December, 2013

We_Should_Stop_Drinking_Bottled_Water.pdf


November, 2013

We_Must_Stop_Wasting_Food.pdf


June, 2013

We_Must_Continue_Our_Fight_Against_Tar_Sands_Oil.pdf


January, 2013

Extend_the_Life_Cycle_of_Resources_by_Adding_Value.pdf


December, 2012

Are_We_Going_to_be_Able_to_Feed_the_World.pdf


September, 2012

We_Need_to_Solve_the_Futures_Food_Shortage.pdf


March, 2011

Is_Zero_Waste_Achievable.pdf


January, 2010

Livestock_An_Overlooked Source_of_Greenhouse_Gas_Emissions.pdf


November, 2010

Dont_be_Confused_by_Locavores_or_Organic_Food.pdf


June, 2009

Is_Water_a_Human_Right_or_a_Commodity_for_Sale.pdf


May, 2009

Water_May_Become_Our_Greatest_Environmental_Issue.pdf


April, 2008

What_Are_the_Benefits_of_Organic_Foods.pdf


December, 2007

Gaviotas_A_Village_to_Reinvent_the_World.pdf


November, 2006

More_Efficient_Use_of_Our_Natural_Capital_is_Critical_to_Protecting_Our_Environment.pdf


July/August, 2006

Convergence_of_Sustainability_and_Nanotechnology.pdf


October, 2005

Lets_Not_Destroy_the_Environment_for_Material_Gain.pdf


November, 2004

Is_Bottled_Water_Right_for_You.pdf



Strategy


August, 2016

Consider_Starting_With_a_Life_Cycle_Analysis.pdf


June, 2016

Development_of_the_Circular_Economy.pdf


May, 2016

Development_of_the_Sharing_Economy.pdf


February, 2015

New_Sustainability_Technologies_to_Help_Achieve_Our_Goal.pdf


October, 2014

A_Unique_Sustainability_Training_Program.pdf


September, 2013

Why_is_Sustainability_Being_Imbedded_So_Slowly.pdf


March, 2013

We're_Heading_in_the_Wrong_Direction_With_Oil_Sands.pdf


November, 2012

Are_We_Heading_in_the_Right_Direction_for_a_Sustainable_World.pdf


March, 2012

Do_Our_Presidential_Candidates_Understand_the_Environment.pdf


May, 2011

How_Will_Sustainability_Affect_the_Waste_Industry.pdf


February, 2011

How_to_Increase_Jobs_in_the_US.pdf


December, 2010

The_Importance_of_Integrating_Sustainability.pdf


September, 2010

For_Better_Results_Consider_the_Whole_System.pdf


May, 2010

Which_Country_Will_Lead_the_Environmental_Technical_Revolution.pdf


April, 2010

A_Route_to_a_Sustainable_Environment.pdf


November, 2009

What_IS_and_WHAT_IS_NOT_Sustainability.pdf


March, 2008

Our_Current_Consumption_Rate_is_Not_Sustainable.pdf


July/August, 2007

What_is_Really_Meant_by_a_Green_Product_or_Service.pdf


June, 2007

Sometimes_a_Big_Hairy_Audacious_Goal_Leads_to_a_Solution.pdf


February, 2007

Toward_a_More_Sustainable_World_Through_Creative_Destruction.pdf


March, 2006 

Environmental_Innovation_Trough_Biomimicry.pdf


February, 2006

Servicizing_A_Business_Model_for_a_Sustainable_Environment.pdf


December, 2004

The_Depletion_of_a_Critical_Natural_Resource_Fish.pdf

Renewables


October, 2015

We_Need_to_Adopt_More_Old_Technologies_for_Climate_Change.pdf


October, 2009

Be_Careful_in_Selecting_a_Wind_Turbine.pdf


June, 2008

Clean_Energy_The_next_huge_market.pdf


May, 2008

How_are_BioFuels_Impacting_the_Environment.pdf


April, 2007

Some_Companies_Are_Making_a_Difference.pdf


May, 2006

Why_the_US_Should_Be_Tilting_to_Wind_Turbines.pdf


April, 2006

Are_BioFuels_the_Answer_to_Our_Energy_Problem.pdf


January, 2006

Renewables_or_NonRenewables_Which_is_More_Important.pdf





Climate Change


March, 2017

Vanishing_Glaciers.pdf


November, 2016

The_Paris_Agreement.pdf


May, 2016

Climate_Change_is_Already_Affecting_Our_Lives.pdf


December, 2015

The_Most_Important_Environmental_Issues.pdf


September, 2015

Comment_on_the_Papal_Encyclical.pdf


January, 2015

We_Are_Moving_Too_Slow_to_Mitigate_Climate_Change.pdf


June, 2014

We_Must_Reduce_Carbon_Emissions.pdf


May, 2014

We_Must_Adapt_and_Be_More_Resilient_Because_of_Climate_Change.pdf


February, 2014

What_is_the_Future_Relative_to_Climate_Change.pdf


May, 2013

Are_We_Preparing_Ourselves_for_Climate_Change.pdf


May, 2012

Is_Climate_Change_Shaking_the_Earth.pdf


November, 2011

A_View_from_Abroad.pdf


October, 2011

Are_We_Going_to_See_More_Environmental_Refugees.pdf


April, 2011

Is_Climate_Change_Responsible_for_Recent_Natural_Catastrophes.pdf


October, 2010

What_is_the_Significance_of_10_10_10_and_350.pdf


February, 2010

What_Comes_After_the_Copenhagen_Climate_Change_Conference.pdf


December, 2009

How_Important_is_the_Copenhagen_Climate_Change_Conference.pdf


March/April, 2009

What_is_the_Future_of_Our_Global_Warming_Problem.pdf


February, 2008

A_Better_System_to_Pay_for_Carbon_Emissions.pdf


October, 2007

The_Confusion_of_Carbon_Offsets_Green Tags_and_RECs.pdf


September, 2007

Do_Carbon_Offsets_Really_Help_the_Environment.pdf


December, 2006

Are_We_Doing_Enough_to_Protect_Our_Environment.pdf


June, 2006

Emissions_Trading_is_One_Answer_to_Global_Warming.pdf





Policy


May, 2017

The_Environmental_Contributions_of_Patriarch_Bartholomew.pdf


January, 2017

Here's_an_Answer_to_Trump's_Position_on_the_Environment.pdf


October, 2016

Do_Our_Presidential_Candidates_Care_About_the_Environment.pdf


March, 2016

The_US_Ranks_Low_in_Protecting_the_Environment.pdf


January, 2016

A_Possible_Solution_for_the_Illegal_Immigration_Problem.pdf


July, 2015

Change_is_Critical_for_Sustainability_to_Take_Hold.pdf


March, 2015

We_Urgently_Need_to_Move_Beyond_Corporate_Social_Responsibility.pdf


August, 2013

We_Should_Place_a_Monetary_Value_on_Natural_Capital.pdf


February, 2013

We_Need_a_Greater_Effort_from_Congress_to_Mitigate_Our_Environmental_Problems.pdf


June, 2010

Is_a_Carbon_Tax_Necessary.pdf


September, 2009

The_Cash_for_Clunkers_Program_Another_Example_of_Wasteful_Spending.pdf


July/August, 2009

We_Need_Better_Regulations_to_Control_Global_Warming.pdf


February, 2009

Are_the_President's_New_Environmental_Policies_Reasonable.pdf


July/August, 2008

Developing_Countries_Should_Develop_the_New_Technologies.pdf


January, 2008

How_Important_Was_Bali.pdf


May, 2007

Is_There_a_Solution_to_Population_Growth_and_World_Hunger.pdf


January, 2007

Is_the_Environmental_Protection_Agency_Here_to_Help_Us.pdf


September, 2005

New_Energy_Bill_Benefits_the_Wrong_People.pdf


February, 2005

When_Will_We_Get_A_Favorable_Energy_Policy.pdf


January, 2005

Can_Regulations_Help_Us_Save_Energy.pdf





Economics


September, 2014

How_Can_Sustainability_Improve_a_Companys_Value.pdf


October, 2012

Outsourcing_May_Not_Be_the_Reason_for_Job_losses.pdf


January, 2012

Another_One_Billion_People.pdf


September, 2011

We_Will_Soon_Reach_the_Next_Billion.pdf


March, 2010

Why_Are_We_Spending_More_Than_We_Have.pdf


January, 2009

Redirect_US_Spending_to_Protect_the_Future.pdf


November, 2008

How_Will_the_Current_Economy_Impact_the_Environment.pdf


October, 2008

McMansions_Should_Go_the_Way_of_SUVs.pdf





Transportation


July, 2013

What_are_Some_Issues_with_Electric_Vehicles.pdf


April, 2012

Is_the_Price_of_Gas_too_High.pdf


December, 2008

The_US_Auto_Industry_Needs_More_than_a_Bailout.pdf


October, 2006

Are_Hybrids_Really_Our_Answer_to_Energy_Woes.pdf


July/August, 2005

One_Solution_to_Solving_Traffic_Congestion.pdf


October, 2004

Save_Energy_With_Cars_Not_SUVs.pdf




Concluding


November, 2015

Are_We_Heading_for_a_Collapse_of_Life_on_Earth.pdf


July/August, 2012

Halki_Summit_Progressing_Toward_a_Susatinable_Environment.pdf


July/August, 2010

What_Can_You_Do.pdf


November, 2007

The_Role_of_Stewardship_in_Protecting_Our_Environment.pdf


June, 2005

Is_An_Environment_Education_Right_For_You.pdf








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