Larry Gibson is an environmental hero. He didn’t ask for the “job” of bringing attention to the Appalachian tragedy of mountaintop removal. It came to him, his family, his backyard. It came to his mountain in West Virginia.
Viewing Posts from 2011
One doesn’t have to search long or far to find information on work-life balance issues. Everyone is talking about it, sharing opinions, stories, best practices, and research. It’s become a complicated and often misunderstood topic.
Here I go – jumping into the fray on year-end retrospectives…
I believe the Occupy Wall Street movement was (and continues to be) a turning point for our country.
Have you seen anything in the past two weeks on the front page of the New York Times, Washington Post or Los Angeles Times about the climate change talks? No? Neither have I.
In Vermont, there’s an old expression. “Welcome to Vermont, now please go away. ” I think it was taught to me by my grandfather, a gruff longtime resident of Jericho. He espoused the same attitude about visitors to his property, even towards his young “uncivilized” (his words) grandsons.
I love the holiday season. Where I grew up, Christmas was the major family holiday with a concentration of visits to the pub followed by overeating and naps.
“I always thought of myself as a humanities person as a kid, but I liked electronics.
I recently had the opportunity to participate in two protests in Washington, DC to raise awareness about the Keystone XL pipeline and the dangers this project presents to the environment and climate change. The protests were organized by 350.
As I write, members of the Congressional Super Committee have just succumbed to failure. The pundits are saying two things: that markets around the world are waiting for the U. S. to take the lead by enacting meaningful deficit reduction—but that we shouldn’t hold our breath.
Earlier this month, I was fortunate enough to attend the AWEA Fall Symposium. This year it was held in southern California at a lovely hotel. To any casual observer, it appeared to be a normal corporate networking conference.