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Carbon Tax?

September 21, 2011 - 8:23 am

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I’ve been pondering my reticence to get more involved in political action in the face of our myriad challenges, from local fracking to global climate change. In part, I think it comes from a feeling of pessimism about many political efforts that inherently seek to educate the public or political leaders. It seems to me […]

Join the ST Blog

September 1, 2011 - 1:17 pm

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Sustainable Tompkins is pleased to announce the launching of our Sustainability Blog. A blog is a combination of the words web and log: therefore a web log. Our blog is open to all who wish to post and/or discuss issues broadly related to sustainability. You can find our blog at the bottom of the ST […]

Join the ST Blog

September 1, 2011 - 1:04 pm

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The Sustainable Tompkins Community Blog Sustainable Tompkins is pleased to announce the launching of our Sustainability Blog. A blog is a combination of the words web and log: therefore a web log. Our blog is open to all who wish to post and/or discuss issues broadly related to sustainability. You can find our blog at […]

GreenNotes

May 7, 2011 - 8:49 am

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An occasional feature of the Sustainable Tompkins Community Blog By Richard W. Franke, Board Member, Sustainable Tompkins Lester Brown’s recent (2011) book, World on the Edge: How to Prevent Environmental and Economic Collapse, contains a number of unexpected “facts” (observations?). I selected a few of them: how many surprised you? Don’t believe him? You can […]