• How To Go Green in Your Office

    How To Go Green in Your Office

    Take a moment to think about how much unnecessary trash your office produces or excess energy your workplace uses. Greening your office will not only reduce your carbon footprint and create a more sustainable work environment, it can lower high utility costs. Follow these tips for creating an eco-friendly office and reducing your impact on […]

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  • Green Could Be a Foreign Color at the 2013 Dallas Auto Show

    Green Could Be a Foreign Color at the 2013 Dallas Auto Show

    A foreign invasion could be descending upon the 2013 Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) Auto Show flying a solid-colored flag — green. With the recent release of so many alternative-energy vehicles, consumers have never been more interested in the advantages of going green behind the wheel. Although there is plenty of room for this technology to advance,  foreign automakers […]

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  • PlaNYC: Make it a Social Movement

    Central to the City’s sustainability efforts is PlaNYC, the monumental program linking hundreds of greening initiatives across City operations. Yet how sustainable is PlaNYC itself? As a project of the Mayor’s Office, it was created almost completely by government agency staff and consultants. The public wasn’t involved in creating the plan, so no grassroots constituency […]

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  • Hydro Fracking Opponents Speak Up

    Hydro Fracking Opponents Speak Up

    Hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking,” is a method in which high-pressure chemicals are injected into underground rock formations to fracture surrounding shale and release trapped natural gas. The problem is that the wastes of Hydraulic Fracturing pose great risks for public health and the environment. The water used in the process contains radioactive and toxic substances that […]

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  • Economy vs. Ecology

    Consumers must continually increase their consumption of products to feed the economy so that it can grow and expand, which in return, supports their accustomed lifestyles.  A robust economy where everyone can buy whatever they want to make their lives easier is the American Dream– freedom from want, without sacrifice. The flaw in this thinking […]

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