Posts Tagged earth day

Volunteers Needed for Earth Day

April 16, 2010
Volunteers Needed for Earth Day

Want to give mother earth some time? Besides watching that sleek starbucks feel-good video, what else are you doing for earth day?! Volunteer for NYC’s earth day extravaganza, which is not only at Grand Central, but also at Times Square this year. Mayor Bloomberg and Maya Linn will be over at that one, so sign […]

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The Environment after 100 Days

April 29, 2009
The Environment after 100 Days

People Seemed to be Feeling Positive on Earth Day A slight departure from stimulus talk today to discuss the President’s first 100 days in office, with regard to sustainability and the environment. Oh wait, actually the stimulus IS the first 100 days in office. And the money that went towards environmental initiatives from the stimulus […]

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Earth Day and The Economy

April 22, 2009
Earth Day and The Economy

Are we Feeling Less Festive this Year? Another year, another earth day. But this time last April, we were just beginning to see the subprime bubble burst, which of course was the start of the larger unraveling. And of course gas prices were just beginning to climb, with mass transit squeezing people into trains and […]

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On Earth Day: Why exactly do We Bother?

April 22, 2008
On Earth Day: Why exactly do We Bother?

Because We Need to… Every once in a while, someone so eloquently reminds me of something that I already know: Our environmental problems–and how we tackle them–are simply symptoms of a larger societal and globalized “character flaw” that accompanies the way we have come to live today. But generally we think of character flaws as […]

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Simulation Time: What is your Impact?

March 19, 2008
Simulation Time: What is your Impact?

There is No Simple Answer The New Yorker’s recent, insightful article, “Big Foot” based on the complexities of calculating a carbon footprint, left some feeling like all the moves they had made toward a more “sustainable” lifestyle were null and void.  However, I would argue that such an article asks us to stop and reassess […]

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