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Environmental Debt

The Carbon Diaries

Amy Larkin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Amy Larkin

As The Carbon Diaries points out so beautifully, only if we make more conscious choices today will we avoid the specter of future rationing. Believe it or not, the United Nations is a vehicle to level the playing field for businesses and to create incentives for saving ourselves from our own greed.

While the Hills Are Still Alive

Amy Larkin | Posted 07.16.2013 | Green
Amy Larkin

These signals should put us into Defcon 2. If we do not re-calibrate our economic system with wartime urgency, we will surrender the fate of our ecosystem to our own hubris. More like Götterdämmerung, the apocalyptic Wagnerian opera, than a Broadway musical.

Let's Talk About Environmental Debt

Amy Larkin | Posted 05.15.2013 | Green
Amy Larkin

The sad state of affairs is that neither the Obama administration nor the Congress seems willing to actually tell the truth about our federal budget. Today, one of our biggest financial burdens is environmental debt. In the near future, it will become the centerpiece of our financial troubles.