Buzz, Buzz, Buzz: Common Misconceptions About Sustainability

You’ve heard the buzz about businesses and institutions “going green” and taking steps to become more “sustainable”. And you’ve heard about “greenwashing“, where companies’ deceptively use green marketing to promote the perception that their products, goals, and/or policies are environmentally friendly, thereby spending more money trying to convince the public that their practices are green rather than funding sustainable… Read More Buzz, Buzz, Buzz: Common Misconceptions About Sustainability

Do We Have an Obligation to Protect the Environment for Future Generations?

We usually justify our claims to mitigate climate change, to preserve nature, and to consume fewer resources by talking about the rights of future generations. We typically refer to the Brundtland Commission’s definition of sustainable development (“development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs“), which… Read More Do We Have an Obligation to Protect the Environment for Future Generations?