Monthly Archives: December 2018

Making a change!

There are many environmental and global issues that we face nowadays. High level of consumption and environmental degradation are major problems that contribute to global warming. In the market vs. government regulation reading, buildings are largest contributor to electricity consumption, … Continue reading

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Our Voice Matters.

Consumerism is the main reason for many of today’s social issues. The story on stuff breaks down each step of the material economy. It is based on the life cycle of products from extraction, production, distribution, consumption, and disposal. But … Continue reading

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The Final Chapter

              Taking care of the environment is something I have always been passionate about, something I credit my dad and his love of science for, but prior to taking this class, I was getting to … Continue reading

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Striving for Sustainability

Our society is greedy and overconsumes, this has put us on a course for destruction. We over mine the earth in order to keep up with our habits. Since our culture is consumer based we produce a lot of waste. … Continue reading

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Making this world a better place

Making this world a better place We all want to buy new things and dispose the old ones because well, new is better which is probably why a large percentage of goods we buy are hardly being consumed after 6 … Continue reading

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Being Mindful Could Benefit the World

Close your eyes. Focus on breathing slowly. In 1, 2, 3… Out 4, 5, 6, 7… now picture yourself in a peaceful setting, a riverbank perhaps that cuts through the mountains. The water is flowing, the air is crisp, and … Continue reading

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People and Sustainability

Before I gained a better understanding of the issue, I ignored the fact that the planet will not last forever, that is if we do not make a rapid change in the way the world operates. Today, there are wicked … Continue reading

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