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Making a Difference in a Sustainable Way

In last week’s reading I was able to learn more about what some people believe are the best, most reasonable ways to combat climate change. Paul Krugman in his article stated that we should try to implement cap-and-trade, carbon taxes … Continue reading

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The Problem With Poverty and What We Can Do to Help

In last week’s class I read the YES side, written by Professor J.B. Hans, which talked about why poverty is an agent for environmental degradation. Before reading, I had never thought about poverty as being a cause of environmental degradation. … Continue reading

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An Enraged Easter Island

While reading the Easter Island reading I noticed a multitude of parallels between how we are today and the way things were back then. One thing that stuck out the most to me was the deforestation of Easter Island after … Continue reading

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Patiently Problem Solving

Sustainability, to me, is the practice of living mindfully and responsibly. It means that you take what is needed and nothing more. It’s avoiding depletion of essential natural resources and finding alternatives to harmful practices. It also involves/affect’s the three … Continue reading

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