What is more important today: sustainability or climate change? The question poses a practical dilemma. Sustainability is a much more embracing concept than climate change, incorporating concerns beyond the environment to economic health and social equity. Climate change impacts all three dimensions, but sustainability would extend much further in each of them. Even so, I […]
Pandemic also shows threat from climate change
[This Guest Column appeared in the Durango Herald weekend edition, April 11, 2020.] A striking Durango Herald headline during the development of the coronavirus pandemic is that some Americans are stocking up on guns and ammunition, in addition to food. People are scared, in particular, scared for the security of their families.
Incubating the Egg
“I want you to act as if the house is on fire, because it is.” –Greta Thunberg, 2019 “Anyone who believes that exponential growth can go on forever in a finite world is either a madman or an economist.” – Kenneth Boulding, 1953 Welcome to Enduring Green Globe. The magnificent blue and green world we […]