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Climate change – the planet really is getting warmer. Are we to blame?

Early summer 2021 brought record highs to the normally temperate northwestern US and southwestern Canada. Portland, Oregon reported a high of 116 degrees Fahrenheit. A region in Washington’s Pacific Coast reported a temperature of 110 degrees, four degrees higher than the all-time high in Las Vegas. Climate scientists report global temperatures are now higher than they were in the late 1800s.

Sustainability: What the world needs now is green, sweet green

Some say the term “sustainability” is used so often for so many different activities, that it has become meaningless. I, for one, don’t think so. Millions of people in these times don’t only think sustainability is a viable concept; they’re also working toward its achievement. Indeed, sustainability may be the greatest need of life today.

On operating a business sustainably

There’s an unstoppable force in the business world today: sustainability. The concept’s been around a while – since at least the 1700s when it was used in a German tract about forestry. It promoted the idea that resources should be taken from forests no faster than it would take to regenerate them.