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Why Send Your Teen on an Environmental Leadership Program?
Why Send Your Teen on an Environmental Leadership Program?

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There are dozens of different varieties of summer enrichment programs on the market for high school students, from language and cultural immersion to adventure travel and service learning, so why should you send your teen on an environmental leadership program this summer? Here at Sustainable Summer, we believe there are few things more important than… Read More

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A Failure to Future Generations
A Failure to Future Generations

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Today Barack Obama was sworn into the office of president of the United States for the second time, and he laid out an ambitious plan for what he plans to accomplish in the next four years. ¬†Unlike his first inaugural address, which focused largely upon the financial crisis that was then unfolding, this time he… Read More

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New York State of Mind
New York State of Mind

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The New York Times reports that officials in New York City are already contemplating major investments to mitigate damage from future weather events like “Superstorm” Sandy that threaten the city’s infrastructure, which are expected to occur with greater frequency due to climate change. First of all, if cities worldwide recognize the threat of global climate… Read More

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The Political Dimensions of Sustainability
The Political Dimensions of Sustainability

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Too often when people think about the concept of sustainability it is associated with ‘the environment’ or some related idea, like climate change. But the environmental consequence of non-sustainable behavior are symptoms of economic and social causes. Similarly, when we think about specific environmental problems, we (the proverbial ‘we’ as in ‘global society’) tend to… Read More

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