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We cannot afford green tech initiatives

<p>I was reading <a title="The Climate for Change" href="http://www.nytimes.com/2008/11/09/opinion/09gore.html?_r=1&amp;scp=3&amp...">Al Gore's op-ed in

Can't See The Wood For The Trees

<p>What I love about life is that there is just so much of it, and no knowing all of it. I don&rsquo;t think I could ever be bored &ndash; there is just too much going on and I am almost overwhelmed by the information I have access to through television, the internet, the papers, magazines, just being in London.

Worse Being Right?

<p>It is human nature to be right. It certainly is true in my case. However, I have learned to temper the need in order to be an acceptable member of society. There remains in my, though, one area in which I refuse to compromise: my assertion about the causes and urgent effects of global warming.</p>
<p>For the first few years of the new millennium, I was mildly tolerant of skeptics of the climate crisis but began losing my patience very quickly when I became a leader in the Sierra Club of Central Florida.</p>

The Future of Conservation

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From the Lutzowufer: Climate Change

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<p class="MsoNormal">Indur Goklany works part of the time for the American Federal Government. Which I presume is like saying Al Gore works for Apple. The public persona of Dr. Goklany is defined by other commitments.</p>

Are environmental groups corporate lapdogs?

<p>A recently published book makes some claims that caught my eye.

How to deal with potentially catastrophic, environmental change?

<p>For years, like many others, I have been raising awareness of the fundamental fact that we all depend on a healthy, resilient ecosystem - often to be told that in the &lsquo;real&rsquo; world of money, business and politics the ec

Why Energy Independence Eludes Us

<p>Every president since Nixon has promised to make the U.S. energy independent. Yet each successive administration has seen us become ever more dependent upon fossil fuels extracted from foreign lands. Why does a noble goal such as energy independence elude the U.S.?

Global Warming Politics ≠ Partisanship

<p><img src="http://www.mistersustainable.com/images/capitol175.jpg" border="0" alt="" hspace="10" vspace="5" align="right" />If we really want to get a stranglehold on global warming before it strangles us, we must reform national energy policies (or lack thereof) in the capital of every industrialized nation, especially the United States.</p>

Sustainability = Embracing Abundance

<p>With the presidential campaign in full swing, environmental issues, especially the burning of fossil fuels and the need to find alternatives, are top-of-mind for many people.

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