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September 5, 2013
Be careful what you measure, and what you base measurement on, and what you attempt to enforce.
August 27, 2013
No, your smart phone doesn't use more electricity than your refrigerator.
August 22, 2013
. . . and, as it turns out, this August more than most.
August 8, 2013
Our students need to grok what widely reported numbers mean, and what they don't.
August 1, 2013
Those who never learn history's lessons can't entirely be blamed . . .
July 25, 2013
Perhaps the most important thing we need to teach is also the hardest.
July 15, 2013
A second general criterion, applicable across disciplines.
July 9, 2013
The first of several general criteria for sustainability-promoting course materials.
June 27, 2013
The broad concept of sustainability -- doing what works best in the long run, not just what gives the biggest economic return today -- must be a central component of any education relevant in the 21st century. However, to deliver that, we need to be clear about what we mean to achieve.
June 20, 2013
Reviewing a municipal sustainability plan to learn what not to do.