Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Raising Awareness Without Preaching

August 9, 2010 by  
Filed under Everything You Should Know

The human condition is constantly evolving, which may be news to those who believe it to be shallow and self-obsessed. As time goes on, the way we look at things is influenced both by the past and by the needs of the present. So while the 80s were considered to be a cynical time, and [...]

It’s Not A Competition!

August 9, 2010 by  
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Doing the right things to protect the environment is something that is not unlike charity. It is often a compromise on our behalf, and something that calls on us to go above and beyond what is naturally required of us. And like charity, environmental concern can sometimes become something that it should never be – [...]

Turn Off The Light

August 9, 2010 by  
Filed under Everything You Should Know, Featured

When we are asked what we, ourselves, do to protect the environment, it is easy to become embarrassed under questioning and feel that what we are actually doing is nothing much. Compared to the size of the problems we can come to the conclusion that our contribution is either to small to really be worthwhile [...]

Climate vs. Economy – A Battle That Cannot Be Won?

August 9, 2010 by  
Filed under Green Living Tips

Many supporters of environmentalist causes will have winced when the extent of the global economic crisis of recent years was revealed. Just as environmental causes were gaining the attention and the purpose of the people in control of the levers of power, something came along that presented a very real problem – where environmental causes [...]

Are The Skeptics Right?

August 9, 2010 by  
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There is a clear and obvious difference of opinion in society with regard to the importance of the issues facing our environment, and in some cases there is a difference of opinion as to the existence of some of these issues. It is only natural that – as questioning, naturally curious beings – we might [...]

Environmental Education – Acceptable Brainwashing?

August 9, 2010 by  
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As time goes on, we see more examples of environmental issues being raised in the classroom, and younger children being exposed to environmental subjects. Most schools now will have a policy of getting children involved in environmental projects, and this has led to accusations of brainwashing from some sources. While brainwashing is something that we [...]

It’s Easy To Be Cynical

August 9, 2010 by  
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When we see celebrities getting behind a cause, there are many of us – maybe even most of us – who will have the identical thought. “It must be good for publicity, their agent must have told them to do it“. And in many cases this may well be true – a celebrity who warns [...]

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