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What is Sustainability? (04.02.2010)
Written by Randy Bisenz  

As the general population becomes more aware of our environmental challenges and the emerging energy crisis certain words have become popular in the media.  Not too many years ago words like sustainable, green or renewable would bring snickers from people who thought the environmental movement and search for alternative energy sources were just hoaxes perpetuated by those with purely political agendas.  Not anymore.  Just about everywhere you look in media and advertising people are talking green and sustainability.

One unfortunate side effect of having meaningful words become marketing buzzwords is that what these words mean and represent is often lost in a barrage of advertising and shallow quasi-news reporting.

The words sustainable and sustainability are powerful words with meaning that reveals great wisdom for the future of humankind.  It is important that we preserve the power of these words to help us understand what we must do to provide a high quality of life in the years ahead.  It would be tragic to be seduced by the spin doctors that because we put a green or sustainable label on something that we are properly addressing our long-term challenges.

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Leading By Example Makes Progress On Poverty Aid (06.18.2008)
Written by Bright Future Staff  

Problem:  Wealthy nations often make promises of aid to impoverished nations for publicity purposes and then lag on fulfilling these promises.

Solution:  Nations can lead by meeting and exceeding their commitments, which then puts pressure on other countries to meet their commitments.  Denmark and the Netherlands exceeded their commitments leading the way for a EU agreement to have all EU countries increase their poverty aid program.  This in turn puts pressure on other wealthy nations to increase their commitment.

The following article was reprinted from

Landmark Deal to Increase Aid to Poor Countries; U.S. Urged to Join In

by Abid Aslam

WASHINGTON - Activists are seeking to use a European breakthrough this week to turn up the heat on some of the world's richest countries to come up with money they promised decades ago in the global fight against poverty.


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