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Author Archives: Peter Crownfield
A lot has been written about the Boston bombings, the Tsarnaev brothers, and the way the case was handled. I don’t want to add to that, but here are links to some of the more insightful articles, along with a … more
connect – discuss – collaborate – share The Sustainability Commons is a new space for individuals, organizations, and informal groups to connect, discuss, collaborate, and share on all sorts of sustainability-related topics and projects. The commons workspace is based on … more
A unique and excellent addition to the Lehigh Valley’s offerings, the Social Research Social Justice Conference began in 2003 as a collaboration between faculty and students in the Department of Media and Communication at Muhlenberg College, with the goal to … more
A roundup of informative and well-written articles covering points the mainstream media routinely & intentionally ignores, minimizes, or distorts. Industrial Ag Triggers Devastating ‘Web’ of Pollution | Common Dreams – Looking at the nitrogen and phosphorous cycles and their disastrous … more
It seems pretty obvious that we’re on a track that leads to an extremely harsh future. Can we stop, take stock of where things are headed, and make some serious changes — before it’s too late? Can each of us … more
The benefits of making a clear commitment can be dramatic, especially over the long term. When students, faculty, staff, and alumni know that the college or university is making a broad and comprehensive commitment to sustainability, they are more likely … more
This is another no-brainer. Recently, colleges and universities have been earning an average 6–8% return on their endowment funds. Most facilities projects to reduce energy & greenhouse gas emissions [GHG] have a 5–7 year payback — a 14%–20% return—which means … more
A ‘Green Revolving Fund’ provides funds for small projects such as the one described above, projects that will make the college or university more sustainable and, in most cases, pay for itself by reducing expenses for energy. Any project that … more