Tag Archives: environmentalism

Everyone’s a NIMBY Now

Being a NIMBY is, for the most part, considered a bad thing. It stands for Not in My Backyard!, the cry of people who are concerned only with their own little bubble and not the world at large. In some … Continue reading

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Who Speaks for the Trees?

The Lorax famously says, in the Dr. Seuss book named after him, “I speak for the trees.” Although the book never really addresses it, the next question is clearly, “What about the rest of us?” Besides, if you believe as … Continue reading

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Earth Day is Every Day (but is actually tomorrow)

Earth Day is like Valentine’s Day for environmentalists – fun, but over-commercialized, over-simplified, and highlighting something that’s supposed to be year-round anyway. While I acknowledge the role that Earth Day has played in the modern environmental movement since its debut … Continue reading

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