No. 6, Sep/Oct 2010

National Security and Climate Change

National Security and Climate Change

In April 2007, CNA completed a national security implications assessment of global climate change in order to “better inform U.S. policymakers and the public” about effects and potential threats. This non-profit research organization, which operates the Center for Naval Analyses and the Institute for Public Research, convened a Military Advisory Board (MAB) of 3-4 star retired generals and admirals, as well as national security experts, in order to...

Leading America’s Next Great Transformation

Leading America’s Next Great Transformation

The current economic storm has most organizations “hunkering down” for safety and security until weather patterns become more favorable. With few exceptions, companies seemingly serious about sustainable business practices and about transforming corporate cultures are, once again, back to “business as usual.” Many would argue that this mindset caused the economic meltdown in the first place, which would make such a backslide even more problematic. Those compani...

An Open Letter to the Obamas

An Open Letter to the Obamas

We write to you as fellow parents concerned about the Earth that will be inherited by our children, grandchildren and those yet to be born. Barack has spoken of “a planet in peril” and noted that actions needed to stem climate change have other merits. However, the nature of the chosen actions will be of crucial importance. We apologize for the length of this letter, but your personal attention to these “details” could make all the difference in what surely wil...

Oat Hulls and Waste Byproducts Powering with Bio

Abound Solar Making Solar Accessible

A New Vision for Humanity

Bolivia’s Melting Glaciers

Federal Sustainability’s Impact

Thoughts on Poverty

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