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Being Mindful of the Good News on the Environment

By Faren Dancer There seems to be a lot of discussion lately about how things are speeding up on Planet Earth, energies are intensifying with shorter intervals between memorable events, both personally and collectively. It’s becoming more apparent that thought … Continue reading

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Green Talk – Our Renewable Future?

True sustainability begins within each person, in how we think, to have a mind that is perceptive but at peace, a heart capable of love and forgiveness, and the everevolving capacity to visualize the future we wish to experience. These qualities, along with willingness to take action, will drive our transition. The ability to harmonize with ourselves, each other and our environment, will provide the clarity and inspiration to make the wise choices in the dramatic years ahead. Continue reading

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Old Corporate Backed Paradigm v Sustainable Future, NM Style

I was tempted to entitle this month’s column…The Roundhouse Roundup, as the 60 day New Mexico Legislative session is reaching its crescendo. That catchy alliteration aside, this has been the most intense session in recent memory. Continue reading

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Natural Capitalism: The Next Industrial Revolution

By Amory Lovins Capitalism is supposed to be the productive use of and reinvestment in capital. But what is capital? There are several kinds, but industrial capitalism deals only with two: money and goods. There are at least two more, … Continue reading

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Abolish the EPA? You’ve Gotta Be Kidding!

Last week, Newt Gingrich, former Speaker of The House, called for the abolishment of the Environmental Protection Agency. His call marks an extreme turn in the campaign being mounted by some of the most conservative voices in America against environmental … Continue reading

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Solar Energy Rising

Recently, I received a little membership token from the American Solar Energy Society, a window sticker that reads…”The Solution Comes Up Every Morning”. Funny how something so predictable and taken for granted is one of the most obvious answers to our energy needs. Here in New Mexico, the land of lavish sunshine, many innovative architects and builders experimented with new design approaches that were highlighted by passive solar innovations. Continue reading

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US Leading The Way To Catastrophic Climate Change? You’ve Gotta Be Kidding!

A new report The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) states that the United States will lead the world into catastrophic global warming over the next twenty five years. EIA’s 2011 Annual Energy Outlook predicts that energy-related CO2 emissions will grow … Continue reading

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FREE Healing – Outside Your Front Door

By Dr. Robyn Benson DOM – What is perhaps the single most important thing you can do daily to improve your health?  Answer: Reconnect to the earth! The Earth produces a low-frequency electromagnetic field on its surface upon which every … Continue reading

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The Coming Demographic Revolution

We are on the edge of one of the greatest social, cultural, economic and demographic revolutions in history. Over the course of the next few decades a significant percentage of the U.S. population as much as 50% of the world population will be over 50 years of age. This demographic tsunami will require us to redefine our personal values, consider new and different priorities, learn new skills, experiment with better use of our available resources and, above all, learn to live more consciously and age more wisely. We explore how. Continue reading

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