Category Archives: sustainability

Scalia: big gov’t liberal interpreter of Constitution gone; real conservative pragmatism now may have a chance.

Unusual and unnecessary written commentary issued prior to hearing arguments in landmark cases. Alleged vulgar gesticulations on the steps of a church. “Quack quack” as a closing comment when defending his controversial refusal to recuse himself from a case involving … Continue reading

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Warsaw’s Latest Sustainability Report: thanks to those who made it happen (and why every city should do something like this)

Warsaw – capital of Poland and home to +1.7 million residents – recently published its latest sustainability report (a press release, executive summary, and the entire Warsaw Sustainability Report are available in English and in Polish / po Polsku). The … Continue reading

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“Taking the blinders off our beasts”

Since about 2005 I’ve kicked around this phrase: “Sustainability reporting is like taking the blinders off our great beasts – helping our institutions see that eliminating harms and improving societal and environmental conditions is actually in their own interest.” It took … Continue reading

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UN Climate Change Conference in Warsaw Opens

The UN Climate Change Conference (known as COP19/CMP9) has opened. Here are some reflections/updates, roughly 2-and-a-half days into the 13-day event: (1) the most powerful moment so far was the speech of the representative of the Philippines at the opening session, … Continue reading

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Congrats students, Net Impact, Fall River & Town of Dartmouth: 3 world firsts, 2 national firsts!

Congrats students, Net Impact, Fall River & Town of Dartmouth: 3 world firsts, 2 national firsts!.

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