An Elegant Solution to an Inconvenient Truth

by Eric Grunebaum Two headlines with nearly opposite impact landed in my mailbox last week and it caused me to reflect back on BASG’s En-ROADS Climate Interactive demonstration event in early June. The first was from Environmental Defense Fund’s newsletter, titled “A New Action Plan to Stabilize the Climate and Avert Catastrophe.” Catastrophe. That word … Continue reading An Elegant Solution to an Inconvenient Truth

The Unsuspecting Impact of Minimalism on Sustainability

by Aaron Hersum and Tilly Pick It may be one of the most fundamental questions environmentalists ask- maybe less of a question and more of a concern: Is all the “stuff” we make and consume each day destroying our environment? This month, the Boston Area Sustainability Group (BASG) invited Juliet Schor, Professor of Sociology at … Continue reading The Unsuspecting Impact of Minimalism on Sustainability