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Video: International development fund answers prayers in Harlem and Ethiopia

Recently, I had the pleasure of sitting with Reverend Nicholas Richards of Harlem’s Abyssinian Baptist Church, to talk about his spearheading of the Abyssinian Fund, which provides development grants in the form of training, education and technical assistance to a … Continue reading

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SustainACTIVITY: Urban Go Green 2010 Expo at Fordham University Oct. 23

The URBANGOGREEN Expo October 23, 2010 @ Fordham University at Lincoln Center Pope Auditorium · New York City · 10AM-8PM Want to attend an event where you can explore green careers options, internship or volunteer opportunities? Want to learn the … Continue reading

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350. If you don’t know, now ya know…

I mentioned 350.org in my last post, and to be sure that folks don’t miss the message, here’s a separate note to clarify:  Who/What is 350.org?  It’s all about the number in this case.  The org is a network of … Continue reading

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Where have all the fishies gone?

Is anyone else concerned that we are overconsuming and polluting a MAJORITY of the world’s fish-stock?  This idea is mind-boggling to me.  I have the feeling that just the thought of this is enough to turn clueless Americans into self-deluding … Continue reading

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What does urgency look like?

Just as a reminder, this information on the degradation of ecosystems was reported in a speech by UN Environment Programme Executive Director Achim Steiner at the Good Jobs, Green Jobs conference: “A few facts: * Entire forest systems have effectively … Continue reading

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Climate Debt vs. Localization: Climate Justice in the New Economy by David Korten

Here is a great synopsis on the economic rift taking place.  What is the “New Economy” of localized sustainability versus the “Old Economy” of monetary transfer, especially as “aid”?  As we’ve seen in both the domestic U.S. and international realms … Continue reading

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