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Entrepreneurship and Sustainability

Last week we read an article, titled “Does the Market Work Better Than Government at Transitioning to Sustainability,” in which one author was supposed to argue from the position of the pro-government perspective, and the other author was supposed to … Continue reading

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I found this weeks reading to be slightly frustrating. Fletcher delves into the opportunity lost by not using more sustainable electricity practices. I thought the reason for lack of sustainable approaches within electricity use were based on the lack of … Continue reading

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Why Can’t We All Do Our Part?

The reading that was assigned last week was very eye opening to say the least. In the reading it displayed how many different ways there are to better the environment. With this being said it blows my mind that we … Continue reading

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Environmental Impact

Over the past week, I read through the article “Does the Market Work Better Than Government at Transition Sustainability.” It was a debate between two people, Paul Krugman and Leigh K. Fletcher, who did a better job at transitioning the … Continue reading

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More than a lifestyle change

The lessons I have learned this semester have completely changed me, my values, and my goals for the better. Going into this course, I didn’t know anything about sustainability. I thought that I did, but now that I understand the … Continue reading

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Starting the Change

When discussing wicked problems there are many areas to cover. Wicked problems are all around us and there are so many different ways we can work towards solving them and creating a better society. In our reading this week we … Continue reading

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How Poverty Is a Wicked Problem

In this day and age, equality is becoming a bigger issue. But have you ever thought that sustainability and environmental concerns come into play with equality? In reading 5 it talks about how the lower classes get the short end … Continue reading

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If Green Alternatives Exist, Why Aren’t We Using Them?

In this weeks reading, I was surprised to know just how many Green alternatives there really are. However, I was quickly let down due to the fact that I had just heard about these despite them being around for years. … Continue reading

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Restore, Repeat!

This week’s reading widened my perspective on the contributing factors to our growing climate change and pollution rates. I was assigned to read to the NO section and my main takeaways were the fact that buildings account for more than … Continue reading

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Money VS. Social Responsibility

Sustainability is such a hot topic and has been for several decades, however the government and many world organizations have only recently started to see the major problem that is pollution. Within the private sectors pollution is everywhere and with … Continue reading

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