This is the eleventh blog and final blog for 2012 in a weekly series on how sustainability can save business. It appeared on Tuesdays, and will commence again in 2013. Our first blog, How Sustainability Can Save Business, reframes the common...
Just when you thought that things couldn’t get much worse, along comes Fracking – the practice (also referred to as hydraulic fracturing) of using high-pressure water to unlock oil and natural gas deposits that were uneconomic to tap only...
This article/video was previously posted on November 22, 2012. It was re-posted at the start of the Chicago Climate Reality Leadership Training event which I attended from July 30 to August 1. The post provided a great backdrop for...
Break Free is a movement and a call for action. The planet is heating up faster than anyone expected. February 2016 was the most abnormally hot month in history, by a heart-stopping margin. Scientists didn’t expect this kind of temperature...
Some of you will remember The Graduate (1967) starring Dustin Hoffman who played the character Ben, a young graduate attending a party. When asked what he plans to do with his future, Mr. Maguire takes him aside and says...
Jeremy Rifkin's book, The Third Industrial Revolution, has provided the inspiration for this post. The premise of Rifkin's book is that fundamental economic change occurs when new communication technologies converge with new energy regimes. "The industrial revolution powered by oil and other fossil...
In this post, Mike Nickerson asks the question, "what would happen if one thing changes all else?" What if our current mindset focused on perpetual growth could be supplanted by a mindset emphasizing the Common Good? Would that make...
Annie Leonard of The Story of Stuff is mounting a campaign to stop water bottling companies from using national parks to market and sell their environmentally unfriendly bottled products. BoomerWarrior has supported The Story of Stuff in its many...
Nature’s Confession, by JL Morin is an epic tale of two teens in a fight to save a warming planet…the universe…and their love. It was realeased on January 8, 2015. The following is a review by Barbara Alfaro, a poet...
In a previous post - From Economic Mind to Eco-Mind - Desmond Berghofer (grandparentsfortheturure) is inspired by Frances Moore Lappe's use of the phrase 'Thought Traps and Thought Leaps'. There are seven thought traps and seven thought leaps needed...