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October 27, 2011
The 2011 Net Impact Conference starts this week. A great many young professionals and students will convene to hear about and discuss sustainability. If you think about it, these are the individuals that will set the course for our society in the coming decades. So, what perspectives do I hope they take away from the conference? Several things really:
July 19, 2011
“That deaf, dumb and blind kid sure plays a mean pinball” - The WhoYou are standing there playing pinball. And, man alive! You are humming. The ball is hitting all the areas of the table you want and need. The bells are continually ringing and the score is zooming upward. You think that there’s nothing else you can do to be better here. You are beating this game. You are in the zone and as productive as the table will allow you to be.
April 11, 2011
“It isn't what we don't know that gives us trouble, it's what we know that ain't so.” - Will Rogers This nation’s energy policy for the past forty years is not that hard to judge - it’s disjointed, shortsighted and largely ineffective. We know it, we say it, but we continue to ignore it. It’s the “what we know that ain’t so.”
April 20, 2010
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see – Henry David Thoreau - A few months ago, I started a series of blog posts on Practical Environmentalism. This post is the fifth and last of that series. To recap, this one was preceded by the following:
February 16, 2010
“The ultimate test of practical leadership is the realization of intended, real change that meets people’s enduring needs” – James MacGregor Burns -