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July 2012

Published on July 16, 2012 Written by Jodi Smits Anderson Posted in Community
The students had ideas for greening your computer - included revamping with stic

What would you do if you found yourself in front of an audience of 20 kids, all convinced they know it all, yet totally open to new thoughts and ideas? If you were bold and a bit naïve, you might try to teach them about the triple bottom line, only to be blown away by their reception of the concept.

I had the opportunity to teach the...

Published on July 12, 2012 Written by Rick Fedrizzi Posted in Community
The Scoundrel's Handbook on Huff Post Green

It was Samuel Johnson who said that patriotism is the last refuge of the scoundrel. He talked a lot about false patriots, those who "appeal to the rabble, circulate pointless petitions, and who allow their passions to confound the distinctions between right and wrong." He never said if he had anyone particular in mind, but I sure do. A lot of...