Things must be manufactured with greater longevity Robert Bolman “Recycling” – Design Truly Cyclical, Sustainable Systems When a tree falls down in a forest, it is broken down into a complex biological system producing no toxicity & no waste and it ultimately results in a new tree.  This is how nature recycles.  It’s a truly … Read more

Toxicity in the Environment

Immediately begin the rapid phase out of Persistent Organic Pollutants, Ozone Depleting Chemicals and any other chemicals that are not fully known to be safe.  The willy nilly dispersal of toxic chemicals into the environment is a great place to invoke The Precautionary Principle.Any chemicals that won’t readily break down at a sewage treatment plant … Read more

Climate Change

In her book This Changes Everything, Naomi Klein points out that with the collapse of the Soviet Union, those running the world now embrace the idea that unbridled, global, consumerist, free-market capitalism is the only choice that we have.  Further, they believe that competition should prevail over cooperation and government regulation should be reduced in … Read more