Tag: sustainable

The Unbearable Lightness of “Green”

Stainless steel water bottle, solar recharging path light, hand and solar powered radio, bookcase from sustainably harvested trees, non-toxic paint and stain, biodegradable laundry detergent, compost bin, florescent light, recycled paper, shopping bag made from recycled fabric – – all of…

Two For The Road

“A Friend Of The Earth” by T.C.Boyle Futuristic funny, fantasy, realistic, amusing, and a little scary. Great writing. From the jacket: “It is the year 2025. Global warming is a reality. The biosphere has collapsed and most mammals — not…

What nobody (including me) wants to hear

      This planet can not sustain current economic growth (given current population). We can’t go on as we have been. As described in many venues, including Jarad Diamond’s book, “Collapse,” the planet’s resources are finite and being used…

An sustainable incentive-based stock market

  Here’s a “what if” (an idea that makes sense but probably can’t work). Stock value based on long-range planning and financial health, rather than just short-term profit increase. It’s currently easy to see the pitfalls of a short view on…