Category Archives: Local Sustainability

Why This Generation of Young People Want the Older Generation to Hurry and Die Off: The Times Are Changing

Bob Dylan wrote the following lyrics many years ago for a generation lost in an immoral war in Vietnam and an immoral cultural war against civil rights. His words are perhaps more important today, as this generation confronts a war … Continue reading

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Rick Santorum, The Pope, The Mormon Church, and Utah’s Environmental Disaster

It was a scene of expected hubris and environmental stupidity in this Republican primary season. We have over these past months, finally been spared the intellectual bottom feeding of  Republican candidates such as Christine O’Donnell, Rick Perry, Sarah Palin, Michele … Continue reading

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State Politics and Corporate Polluters in Utah

It is the Day After Christmas and Toxic Air Returns to Salt Lake City Toxic poisonous air has returned to Salt Lake City. As I look out my condo terrace toward the west, I can only see part of downtown … Continue reading

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Before The Breathing Air Is Gone

Before The Sun, Is Just a Bright Spot In the Night Time While I was still in architectural school at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, in 1970,  Three Dog Night produced an album entitled, It Ain’t Easy. On the album … Continue reading

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Utah: A Sad and Heartbreaking Irony

I live in what is arguably one of the most beautiful states in the union. Our natural landscapes, from the wilderness of our Wasatch Range in the north, to the Bonneville Salt Flats’ quiet beauty in the west, to Utah’s … Continue reading

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