The Time Traveler's Car

By: John A. Lanier

Decades from now, I think we’ll all look back on this time in the automotive industry as a turning point. Sure, Tesla might be a big winner looking back, but they won’t be the only ones.

It’s hard to remember the last time I went to a movie theater. I’m not anti-theater at all, it’s just that I don’t mind waiting six months longer than everyone else to watch a flick. I travel enough that I know the movies I like will eventually end up on the tiny screen in the airplane seat in front of me, and tiny screens ain’t so bad.

Actually, I can recall the last movie I saw in theaters – Star Wars: The Last Jedi. I don’t wait for Star Wars.

Anywho, all of this is to say that I finally watched Avengers: Endgame. Spoiler alert – this blog may not be for you if you haven’t seen it and plan to. I enjoyed the film, but this will be a gripe post. Ready…set…go.

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Brewing Full Circle

By: John A. Lanier

They fully understand that bread-to-beer is a lower-value use of the nutrients, but it’s a heck of a lot better than the bread going to a landfill. I’m impressed, because it shows they have a robust understanding of how the circular economy should work.

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Decisions, Decisions

By: John A. Lanier

Everyone is different, so what is doable for me may not be as doable for others, and vice versa. I believe environmental activism should be about encouragement, not admonishment.

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Mid-Course Correction: Lessons for a Circular Economy

Guest Blog by Jim Hartzfeld - Reprinted from Pyxera Global

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A Voice in the Wilderness

By: John A. Lanier

Just listening to her allows you to feel the warmth, gentleness and passion that are mirrored perfectly in her character. I’d happily listen to Janine just count to one thousand, and I enjoy it all the more when I listen to her describe the majesty of our natural world.

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The Energy-Water Collision

By: John A. Lanier

Sometimes the water is too hot in the first instance to be effectively used as coolant. Know when that is? In the heat of the summer, which will only get worse as our planet warms. Another challenge is droughts, like the kind also predicted to be more frequent as the climate changes.

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The Prodigal Species

By: John A. Lanier

We have a problem with excessive consumption. Our species has become prodigal, and we are spending not just our inheritance, but that of countless generations yet to come.

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Plan G

This 20-minute video covers four different climate stories in the state of Georgia. Even if you aren’t in Georgia, give it a watch – this is a great example of excellent climate communication!

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These Words Are in Style

By: John A. Lanier

I want the issues of our time (environmental or otherwise) to be reported on accurately, and the terms used by reporters and journalists matter when it comes to conveying correct information.

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A Burden to Bear

By: John A. Lanier

Some of the people interviewed for this piece are good friends of mine. Maybe that makes me biased, but it also means I have firsthand knowledge of their values and commitment. They are people of great courage, endurance, and love.

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