Month: March 2016

On the Origins of Sustainability – Howard Schultz

Howard Schultz is a man I admire. Back in January I wrote a piece, “Greenwash or Raw Milk for Big Business? Inside Starbucks,” about the ubiquitous coffee company, a signatory to the American Business Act on Climate Pledge. Schultz, 63, is its

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While Your Blogger is Away, You Get Free Tickets!

Here are trailers for several of the many offerings at the 2016 Environmental Film Festival in Washington, DC, through this week. The first is called “Tiny Giants” where the filming and visual effects are rather amazing – Another, starring Jessie

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GSA Lost in a “Smog” of Its Own Making

subtitle: Losing Seriously to Air Pollution It’s hard to believe that in relocating the neglected FBI headquarters from downtown DC due to concentration of law enforcement personnel in the face of terrorist attacks, the GSA has removed site proximity to

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Back to Trees &. Natural Carbon Capture & Negative Carbon Emissions

In the recent Kenyon College alumni magazine, which parents of alums also receive, the issue was devoted to a kind of walk-through of daily life for students, faculty and others in Gambier, OH. On a typical afternoon last fall, I

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Among Things to Like About Our Nation’s Capital – Part 2 + Bay News

Part 1 of this post, published last week, was about- “America’s Greenest College Town,” including AU, CUA, GW, UDC, Galludet, Georgetown, Howard and Trinity Washington Close-in urban residential developer EYA which offers clustered, walkable for-sale housing Today’s post, Part 2, is

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