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Go Green for Jobs
Sunday, October 10, 2010
How Arizona Created 15,000 Jobs by Accident!
Presented at the AzBizGreen conference, October 7, 2010
Full article in the October 2010 edition of SW-G (Southwest Green Magazine)
You may wish to quibble with me regarding the actual number. May be less
-George Washington Carver -  The Unsung Father of Sustainability
Saturday, August 7, 2010
By: George B. Brooks, Jr. Ph.D.
They say nothing is new under the sun and that is probably true. Many if not most of the principles and processes that we now use are ancient in concept. However, there was someone(s) who discovered how to apply them in the right combinations that created the
Southwest Green magazine returns!
Saturday, August 7, 2010
In 2008 and 2009 we published two experimental editions of a new concept in E-magazines, Southwest Green. Linked through a high quality PDF core the interactive magazines featured links to specially produced podcasts, videos and newspaper articles. The magazine focus was on how people and
Grow Baby Grow!
Monday, May 3, 2010
Grow Baby Grow
It is time to rebuild America's Aquaculture industry. The shameful and growing environmental, economic and human disaster caused by the BP oilrig explosion and subsequent oil spill is having wide reaching effects. One of the most significant is on America's seafood supply. Ocean
Sustainability in a Beer Can
Saturday, March 20, 2010
Sustainability in a Beer Can: An Exercise in Systems Thinking
Systems Thinking is the process of understanding how things influence one another other within a whole (Wikipedia 2010). It suggests nothing happens in isolation. So one could say that the positive or negative effects on ones actions
small victories will Save The World!
Sunday, February 21, 2010
Quiet as kept, it is not the big things that will save the world, but instead the billions of small victories won by each one of us. Unfortunately these stories are not often told or successes celebrated. So this is my chance to do both. The first of many such opportunities I hope.
Meet Henry
Building a 21st Century Arizona
Wednesday, February 3, 2010
I.    Introduction
Governor Robert McDonnell of Virginia in the Republican response to President Obama’s 2010 State of the Union address stated: “Government should have this clear goal: Where opportunity is absent, we must create it. Where opportunity is limited, we must expand it. Where
Green Revival Initiative Distributes More Than $100,000 in Access to Savings and Services to 19 South Phoenix Families
Friday, January 15, 2010
In 2010 energy costs are going up. However, the Green Revival Initiative (GRI) is working to empower families to reduce the impact. On December 17th, 2009 the dream began as the GRI distributed more than $100,000 in access to green savings and services to 19 Families at the New Destiny Leadership
An African American Opinion on the Climate Change Global Summit in Copenhagen
 (New American Media radio interview)
Sunday, December 20, 2009
“The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” Winston Churchill
Last week (December 11, 2009) I had the pleasure of being interviewed by New America Media for my opinion on COP15 through
The 4th Principle of Sustainability
How linking People, Planet, Profit and Purpose will change the world
Tuesday, November 17, 2009
Note: This essay expounds on thoughts first presented in the Oct 24, 2009 posting “Lessons from my Green Grandma.”
The three accepted principles of sustainability People, Profit and Planet, have served us well. Through 40 years of innovation they have helped us to create increasingly powerful
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