Category Archives: Γαῖα

Dirty power: Sweden wants your garbage for energy Trash is a fast-growing import in the Scandinavian country, which turns it into heat for people’s homes March 27, 2015 5:00AM ET by Elisabeth Braw @elisabethbraw

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Every purchasing decision we make has an impact on the environment

Sustainable Economy & Procurement Every purchasing decision we make has an impact on the environment, economy and on society – from the energy which our new computer consumes, to the conditions of the workers who made our clothes. Sustainable procurement … Continue reading

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carbon neutral neighbourhood

Published on Jul 29, 2013 Adam Shaw discovers how the Swedish city of Malmö has created Europe’s first carbon neutral neighbourhood.

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value judgments

Culture, Perception, & Reality by GOOD SIGN on APRIL 21, 2015 When information passes through our knowledge filter, one of three things happens: We decide that the information is not meaningful to us and the perception stops there; We do not … Continue reading

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Environmental values

  “The Earth has cancer and the cancer is Man.” – Club of Rome (1974) Mankind at the Turning Point Hijacking the Anthropocene by Ian Angus, originally published by Climate and Capitalism  | May 20, 2015 How the anti-green ‘Breakthrough … Continue reading

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Porter hypothesis

According to the Porter hypothesis, strict environmental regulations can induce efficiency and encourage innovations that help improve commercial competitiveness. The hypothesis was formulated by the economist Michael Porter in an article in 1995. The hypothesis suggests that strict environmental regulation … Continue reading

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Kuznets curve

In economics, a Kuznets curve graphs the hypothesis that as an economy develops, market forces first increase and then decrease economic inequality. The hypothesis was first advanced by economist Simon Kuznets in the 1950s and ’60s.[2] One explanation of such … Continue reading

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soil

By Thomas McCormick The soil provides a key indicator to determine if societies and economies will thrive or fail.  Look at how civilizations treat the soil that produces their food and you get to the basis of sustainability.  In her … Continue reading

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Christians Acting On Climate Change

Climate Change: An Evangelical Call to Action Preamble As American evangelical Christian leaders, we recognize both our opportunity and our responsibility to offer a biblically based moral witness that can help shape public policy in the most powerful nation on … Continue reading

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Boko Haram

Since its emergence in 2009, Boko Haram has slaughtered some 5,000 people. The terror organization, whose name loosely means “Western education is a sin,” staffs its ranks partly through a mosque and Islamic school set up in 2002 by Mohammed … Continue reading

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