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“Sustainable Development”: How’s It Going?

The U.N.’s original definition of the term has been corrupted, and the current U.N. iteration (in a set of 17 Development Goals) is an overreach.  Either way it’s failing.   What is to be done? This currently fashionable concept first arose in the 1980s.  A U.N. report stressed that it should be about basic needs.  Our current emphasis on “growth” and increased “wealth” is unsustainable. I believe we must return to the original 1987 U.N. definition, which focused on our basic needs, and make it a global priority going forward.

 


A climate climate activist of the literary kind

When people ask me what I do I like to say I'm a "climate activist of the literary kind." Here's why: I'm not a novelist, and I'm not writing any books about climate change. But since 2006, I've been working 24/7, no days off from my PR computer in 12 years, to promote climate activist ideas, novels and movies, free of charge. I don't charge anyone any fees, and I'm not in this for personal fame or money. I'm a promoter. It's my hobby, after retiring from a long and zigzagging career with newspapers in Washington D.C., Alaska, Japan and Taiwan.


Merry Christmas Tiny Tim!

The Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come: The Choice is Up to Us! Tiny Tim is a metaphor for our sickly global environment.  Will We Save Him?


Global Warming Will Ruin Your Stock Portfolio

Global Warming Will Ruin Your Stock Portfolio and it may happen sooner than you think.


Can Our Institutions Meet the Challenge of the Environmental Crisis?

At the very time when our rapidly-growing environmental crisis is becoming an urgent, multi-dimensional threat, many of the world’s governments are corrupt, dysfunctional and/or the captives of retrograde vested interests.  Does this pose an insurmountable obstacle, or are there workarounds and solutions that can be used to deal with this existential challenge?