Tag Archives: Environment

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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Majora Carter seeks “Hometown Security” in Net Impact Keynote

Reposted from TriplePundit.com: On Saturday, October 30, Net Impact closed out their 2010 conference on sustainable enterprise at the UMich Ross School of Business with keynote speaker Majora Carter, a dynamic green community development consultant whose work is revitalizing in … Continue reading

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4 Key reasons you should network in the green economy

I had a really wonderful time at the UrbanGoGreen Expo.  The event was charged with a warm community feel, and it was very easy to talk to all the speakers and vendors in the room.  People directly grappling with job … 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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How can we define “environmental justice”?

Majora Carter is a super charged environmental justice advocate who’s work is akin revolutionizing city planning, access to green services, and the use of public space in the South Bronx. What a guiding light. If you have not seen her … Continue reading

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New York bans home disposal of electronics!

Recycling electronics, such as cell phones, televisions, and computers (along with rechargeable batteries found in many of these items), keeps dangerous materials out of the waste stream and out of the environment.A combination of local and state laws dictate the … 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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