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Future Generations

A Warning For Parents Of Millennials

Christopher A. Brown | Posted 07.25.2014 | Impact
Christopher A. Brown

All of us should be very concerned about the picture that's emerging around two of the most profound choices today's young adults will face, marriage and parenthood, because they are bearing the next generation of children.

What Our Children Will Ask

William S. Becker | Posted 05.04.2014 | Green
William S. Becker

I know the questions our children will ask When they stop long enough to think of the past. Was there ever a summer when heat didn't kill, ever a harv...

Motivating Multigenerational Workforces

Bruce Mayhew | Posted 02.03.2014 | Business
Bruce Mayhew

No matter what generation we are from, it's too easy to keep doing what we are doing now and acting like each generation is (or should be), motivated by the same things we are.

How Our Dinner Table Influenced Our Future Generation of Men

Tara Campbell | Posted 02.02.2014 | Parents
Tara Campbell

Our round table is where each of us had a voice and was equally heard. We didn't have a head of the table but the hierarchy of our family unit was clear. We all came to the table to celebrate our day together and to check in with each other.

Generational Theft: Our Youth Have to Stop It

Gary Shapiro | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Gary Shapiro

It was an earlier generation of young Americans who provided the numbers and political cover to change our civil rights laws. And another generation of America's youth changed our policy on the Vietnam War. Now it's up to this generation to stop the federal government's destructive spending habits.

A Pivotal Moment in the Fight Against Global Warming

Margie Alt | Posted 08.26.2013 | Green
Margie Alt

President Obama's doubling of the nation's fuel-efficiency standards for vehicles last summer was the culmination of more than a decade of work by states to increase their own fuel efficiency standards, setting the stage for federal action

Graduating to the Adulthood of the World

Craig Snyder | Posted 08.11.2013 | World
Craig Snyder

I'd like you to pretend with me that you are much older than today and that you are remembering, as if you had already been witness to, what are today...

Being a woman in a schizophrenic male world

Monique Villa | Posted 05.27.2013 | Women
Monique Villa

This past week, chatting away at the dinner table, I was asked about one of my favorite books. My answer was swift: 'Il Gattopardo' -"The Leopard"- th...

Yelp Reviews on Life

Leslie Goshko | Posted 03.22.2013 | Comedy
Leslie Goshko

Much like chocolate and peanut butter, Mork and Mindy, Jack and Coke, certain things just belong together. Which is why it's about time that the follo...

State of the Union on Climate Change: What's the Rush?

Keith Peterman | Posted 04.14.2013 | Green
Keith Peterman

A recent report for the World Bank states that the consequences of a +4 degrees Celsius world would be "catastrophic." We are currently on a trajectory toward a +6 degrees Celsius world by 2035. Simply stated, there is no time left.

Laugh or Cry? Obama's New Commitment on Climate Change

Rachel Smolker | Posted 03.30.2013 | Green
Rachel Smolker

What will our emboldened president offer up this time? Will it be more false solutions intended to create an impression of doing something while really just ensuring more profitable business opportunities for the 1 percent?

How Obama Lost the Energy Debate

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 10.08.2012 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

Last week's presidential debate was supposed to showcase the differences between President Obama and his challenger, Mitt Romney. But between Romney's...

A Letter to Our Newborn Baby

Matthias Krug | Posted 08.22.2012 | Parents
Matthias Krug

There you lie, sleeping peacefully on a bed sheet of roses. A whole day could be filled just looking at you. One of my many favorite moments to do s...

Marriage Rocks -- or Does It?

Sherri Edwards | Posted 04.15.2012 | Parents
Sherri Edwards

I also understand marriages can fail. Yet for those of us continuing the soon antiquated practice of marriage, every union has strengths and flaws.

The Phoenix Generation: The Rise of Those Who Will Change the World

Kingsley Dennis, Ph.D. | Posted 04.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Kingsley Dennis, Ph.D.

The world we live in now is changing rapidly. The normal state of affairs is not the static and stationary that we sometimes view our lives to be, but of flux and flow.

How To Thank The Women Who Paved The Way

Kristen Houghton | Posted 03.12.2012 | Women
Kristen Houghton

The next time you sign a legal document that makes you a property owner or receive a degree, stop for a moment and say a silent thank you to the women who came before you.

5 Ways To Make Your Travel Sustainable

Winnie So | Posted 12.24.2011 | Travel
Winnie So

By the end of a 10-day trip that took me from Nairobi to the Laikipia District to the Masai Mara, I was a looking at the world through a different lens. Most empowering was the idea that travel can change lives. By bringing travelers into the lives of local communities, the lives of both are transformed.

Eating Well Now Can Help Your Great-Grandchildren Live Longer

Scientific American | Sarah Fecht | Posted 12.20.2011 | Fifty

Experiments with worms show that altering an enzyme can not only lengthen their life spans, but that the longevity effect can be carried across severa...

Making the World Safe for...?

Mark Goulston, M.D. | Posted 11.29.2011 | World
Mark Goulston, M.D.

Louis Brandeis is famously quoted as saying: "Sunlight is the best disinfectant." An updated version might be: "the Internet is the best disinfectant."

Stop Scaring Boomers: Why Social Security Matters

Carol Orsborn | Posted 11.22.2011 | Politics
Carol Orsborn

Just as one can ascend the pyramid towards actualization, so can one slip back down to the bottom, where fulfilling the urge to give back is replaced with the survival-driven pursuit of basic needs.

Urban Water Management in San Francisco: Conservation by Recession, Efficiency and Innovation

Francesca Vietor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Francesca Vietor

Water, water, everywhere. Reservoirs are overflowing, utilities are beaming and skiers are ecstatic. The City and County of San Francisco is experienc...

A Note of Appreciation & Farewell -- the Poem Is for You, too

Steven Crandell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Steven Crandell

By working to rid the world of nuclear weapons, we do more than remove an existential threat; we stand up for everyone's right to enjoy their lives.

The Good of Gen-Y

Martha St Jean | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Martha St Jean

There are lazy people in every generation; that's a just a fact. This pervasive attitude that the shortcomings of a nation fall on the backs of one generation is short-sighted.

What Research on Millennials Misses

Meghan Lewit | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meghan Lewit

Millennial generation data doesn't show just how far the reality of our lives has deviated from the expectations that many of us were born into, and why it is now necessary to rethink the transition to adulthood.

No Doggie Left Behind

Jesse Lava | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jesse Lava

"You've committed your life to Jesus. You know you're saved. But when the Rapture comes, what's to become of your loving pets who are left behind?"