Universities are getting tough on environmental protection as they tackle challenges, through architecture, literature, hard science, and finance, bringing the new genre of climate-change fiction to life.
I know many successful boomers who are now moping around their 8 to 12,000-foot monuments to capitalism. But has America's long-standing love affair with this type of -- not very green -- home finally run its course?
Ed Mazria is a preeminent leader in sustainable design. He closed his practice in 2006 to start Architecture 2030, a nonprofit that challenges designers to achieve carbon neutrality in buildings by 2030.
Using our imagination, intelligence and buying power, we can set the Earth on a path to healing and ensure that future generations of all God's creatures rest -- nourished and cared for -- in its loving, ample, natural embrace.