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Monday Night, at a fine Indian restaurant in the shadow of Yale's School of Forestry and Environmental Studies: after giving...

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As the Presidential race nears the finish line— with the candidates and voters both gasping for air amidst the ubiquitous onslaught of commercials on everything from lawn signs to Saturday Night Live—there are no shortages of "new and improved" proposals...

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It's been just over 21 years since the United Nations released Our Common Future and introduced the term "sustainable development" to the popular culture.  I was thirty years old when I read it, and I remember highlighting whole sections and...

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Recently, I received a review copy of a handbook for people seeking “green” careers. This has been beat for a long time now, and I’m always interested in other people’s wisdom and advice. I was vaguely troubled after reading it, but...

On Wednesday of this week, fellow Island Press author Bracken Hendricks and I talked about "green collar jobs" on Philadelphia's popular NPR show "Radio Times." We tried to define what "green collar" means, answered some questions about whether the...

Is it just me, or is the word "green" approaching it’s sell by date? I know I’m getting a bit tired of all things green, and I really need this color association to hold on to its hip cachet. It would be a minor disaster for me if...

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Hello Island Press readers! It's a pleasure to be asked to contribute a few thoughts about environmental careers for the blog. I hope that these thoughts spark some conversation.

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