Monthly Archives: November 2018

Wicked Blog about Wicked Problems by a Wicked Dude

My sustainability journey was an unexpected one at that. Not realizing how bad our world has gotten was my fault for not listening to all the warnings. Also, I think I avoided listening about wicked problems because I did not … Continue reading

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Can We Fix This?

The earth is dying yet, not much is being done about it. There are two sides to every story. This is hindering the giant leap that our society has to take to become greener. Some people know the real issue … Continue reading

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Where will we be in 20 years?

The amount of carbon emissions I personally contribute to the atmosphere is 27 tons per year. I asked my stepdad to take the same quiz and send me his results. He contributes 70 tons per year. He owns a house … Continue reading

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Cause and Effects

Sustainability is something that can be useful and long lasting with ever purpose. Wicked problems are problems that are occurring with little solutions. With these solutions, there are other problems that may arise. So, at the end of the day, … Continue reading

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Cradle to Cradle.

I think a lot of sustainable lifestyles is thinking about the “cradle to cradle” concept. You have to think about a product from the time you design it, to production, use, and waste. Leyla talks about life cycle thinking in … Continue reading

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“Do I need the new iPhone?”

Leyla’s TED talk hit exactly on everything we are doing wrong as consumers on our planet. She spoke into depth about the waste of cell phones here in the United States and Australia and it actually surprised me how many … Continue reading

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My New Perspective on Sustainability

As we get closer to the end of this course, I have started to reflect all of the readings we have completed and the material we have learned throughout these four weeks. Overall, I have found this course to be … Continue reading

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Blog 3: Reuse, Reduce, Recycle

Leyla’s Ted talk was very eye opening. I never really thought about how much waste I throw out each day. When she talked about the amount of food we waste in the fridge was also very eye opening. Thinking back … Continue reading

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Sustainability. The More You Know.

My view on wicked problems and sustainability has changed so much over the last 3 weeks. Leyla’s TED talk was very eye opening. There are things that she discussed that I do not normally think about every day. I never … Continue reading

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Over consumption is A Problem & We are a problem

Leyla Ted talk was an explanation about how the western world is consuming so much energy and waste by big companies creating that waste and growing the waste by creating and taking charge into technologies by their own fortunes. Which … Continue reading

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