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Election 2016 and The Future of Sustainability

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In my last blog in September, I chronicled recent quotes and policy positions by now President-Elect Donald Trump, side-by-side with the statements of then Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. If his pre-election statements are an indicator of how a President-Elect Trump will govern, then one must assume that the following are possible:   (1) many federal environmental regulations may be eliminated and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency may be significantly restructured or downsized (Trump, 2/4/16); and...

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Nmotion In Nashville

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It is no big secret, Nashville's population is rapidly growing. Just look at all the cranes dotting the skyline – a reminder of new construction projects going on in the city. With all the people moving in to the new buildings, there is a noticeable increase in automobile traffic. It’s New arrivals to Nashville love all that it offers, except one thing - the lack of mass transit options. Quick browsing on Nashville’s MTA website...

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What happens when you come to ISP events?

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by Michael Meador Mostly, it depends on the event. You attend, listen to the lecture or tour, participate, and be on your merry way. Occasionally, you might get a little something extra. I’m not talking about some door prize but something a little more important. I’m talking about inspiration. You come away with some newfound perspective, with a passion to tell someone about it, with zeal to accomplish something. It may not come from just...

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Lessons from Easter Island and the Rapa Nui

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Two weeks ago I stood at the edge of the volcanic crater Rano Kau on the most remote piece of inhabited land in the world. From that point, I could see almost the entirety of Easter Island—the rolling hills, the rocky shores, and the endless sea beyond them. I could only imagine what it must have felt like for someone to stand in that same spot hundreds of years ago, realizing the once-beautiful region covered...

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Election 2016

Sustainability in Election 2016: Comparing Presidential Candidates’ Views

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Every four years, a Presidential election focuses our attention on the future of our country and the candidates’ competing visions for how to shape it. Due to America’s prominence abroad, our collective voting decision could also have far reaching influence on people around the globe. This election year is no different. Themes like “Make America Great Again” and “Stronger Together” from Donald J. Trump and Hillary Clinton seek to appeal to our values and deepest...

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