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Finding The Best Solution

Going into the DHM 2003 – Problem Solving class, I had a small idea of what was going to be taught. What I was expecting was to learn about the best ways to go about different types of problems and … Continue reading

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The Future of Wicked Problems

I read the No reading by Leigh K Flecther, which was about building codes. A standard policy that can reduce electricity, limiting carbon since buildings are the largest contributor to electricity consumption. Her goal towards sustainability is to reduce carbon … Continue reading

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Act Now Before it is too Late

Throughout the “YES” reading of Green Economics: How We Can Afford to Tackle Climate Change the author, Paul Krugman, explains that it is time society starts paying attention to climate scientist that have evidence proving that our emissions of carbon … Continue reading

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More Change Less Talk

Regardless of the various opinions on how it is done, it is clear that businesses need to prioritize sustainability within their companies a lot more than they are currently. The last reading we read titled “Green Economics: How Can We … Continue reading

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Hands On Sustainability

Over the past week we read an article called “Does the Market Work Better Than Government at Transitioning to Sustainability?” by Paul Krugman and Leigh K. Fletcher. This article is a debate between these two people on opposing sides. One … Continue reading

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Building and Thinking Green

What would you change if you were told you’re responsible for up to 65% of the world’s energy usage? According to this week’s reading, architects have plenty of explaining to do. “Does the Market Work Better than Government at Transitioning … Continue reading

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Designing Solutions for World Restitution

In the article, Leigh K. Fletcher argues that building codes as a regulatory policy can reduce electricity which would significantly limit carbon since buildings are the largest contributor to electricity consumption. Building management has a significant impact on the environment. … Continue reading

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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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Money controls the environment

              The world we live in today is controlled majorly by the money and power of it that is put into play. The way we use the carbon control of the climate change is a big deal. If we don’t … Continue reading

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Different Roles in Sustainability and Company Improvements

Before reading the article, I was already aware that a reduction in carbon, pollution, and greenhouse gas emissions is necessary for a sustainable future. However, I did not realize how difficult it is for stakeholders to agree on regulations due … Continue reading

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