• Importants of Community in the Life of an Individual
    Many people have argued on the importance of community in the life of an individual. Some say the community does not make any difference in a person’s life while others believe that the community is a vital part of an individual’s life. The book Deep Economy written by Bill Mckibben has really...
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  • Deep Economy
    Deep Economy Analysis Bill Mckibben in his book “Deep Economy” argues for the unconventional notion that More is not Better. In fact, he says, More has become unsustainable, and is generating gross inequalities and insecurities, both among individuals and entire nations. He therefore proposes a...
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  • Deep Economy Summary
     Deep Economy, Chapter Two: The Year of Eating Locally Darlene Chan-Arias, Krystle Kaye, Cammie Lawson Salvador Pacheco, Madison Quiroga, English 301 Professor Kathleen Patterson California State University Fullerton Chapter two of Deep Economy...
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  • Wilderness
    by Bill McKibben, it doesn’t matter who is right about the parks, Cronon nor Waller, because in the end, society is going to choose the cheapest, most profitable option, whether or not it is doing what is right for the environment. McKibben states, “In some sense, the physical world is no longer as...
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  • Deep Economy
    Emily Victor HIS 1050 Dr. Francis Shor Fall 2011 The Wise Economy of Neighborliness Bill McKibben’s book, “Deep Economy”, begins by examining the idea that ‘More is Better’. This idea has been deeply ingrained into American culture for the past hundred years. Indeed, the practice of...
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  • The No Growth Fantasy
    Behavior. Modeled Behavior, 27 July 2010. Web. 14 Apr. 2012. <http://modeledbehavior.com/>. Friedman, Benjamin M. The Moral Consequences of Economic Growth. New York: Knopf, 2005. Print. McKibben, Bill. Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future. New York: Times Books, 2007...
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  • Deep Economy- What Eco Diet
    The time to take conscience Prior to reading chapter two of Bill Mckibben’s book, Deep Economy, I had never thought about food beyond its taste and affordability...
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  • Analytical Paper Ii
    , Deep Economy by Bill McKibben, Making Globalization Work by Joseph E. Stiglitz, and Mid-Course Correction by Ray C. Anderson. These books all talked about problems in the more global sense, they also presented different solutions than we read about before. It is very interesting seeing different...
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  • The Advantages and Disadvantages of Fracking
    (Congressional Research Service: 25, 2009). The process is carried out by first drilling a hole around a mile deep in the gas rich site and then lining the hole with a type of pipe, a horizontal branch is then created originating from the end of the hole that is usually around half a mile long (Bill McKibben...
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  • Dumb
    October 8 meeting Book Review for CTL The title of Bill McKibben’s latest book, Eaarth, sounds like the last cry of someone falling off a cliff. McKibben has been writing about Climate Change since he published The End of Nature 20 years ago, always mixing a prophetic pessimism...
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  • U.S. Oil Dependency: Our Greatest Threat
    production and usage of oil, it has proven to be a magnificent energy source. As Bill McKibben writes, “one barrel of oil yields as much energy as twenty-five thousand hours of human manual labor – more than a decade of human labor per barrel” (27). Unfortunately, oil is a finite resource, and we are...
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  • We'Re Hot as Hell - Summary of Bill Mckibben's Article "The Environmental Issue from Hell"
    We’re Hot as Hell Is global warming a moral dilemma? Is it the public policy problem from hell? In "The Environmental Issue from Hell," Bill McKibben uses many of such phrases en route to arguing for a new approach to global warming. By discussing hell and morals, the reader’s mind is already...
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  • Bill Mckibben's persona
    arduously in search of answers of climatic change and other nature-based phenomenon instead of finding a way to prevent it. Bill Mckibben, an American environmentalist, educated scholar and author of newspaper article “Now or Never”, has worked extensively on the impact and kindled people’s interest in...
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  • Informative Synthesis: Environmentalism
    environmental efficiency. Although sustainability coordinators have a “timetable for becoming carbon neutral . . . 12.5 million was spent to make the buildings within the campus more efficient” (506). Bill Mckibben believes that “the economy can’t do the job anymore, in part because the excessive...
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  • Going Green
    and eventually into our nations lakes, rivers and oceans. Author Bill McKibben wrote,  “The new green building movement arises from the realization that we can't go on living as we have in the past: that treating the environment in general and energy in particular as afterthoughts no longer makes...
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  • Global Warming
    focusing on a smaller period of time, like five or ten years. Earlier in the week we read an article on climate change and the numbers that come with it to prove it. The article, “Global Warming’s Terrifying New Math”, by Bill Mckibben addresses how longer we have left before we go over the cliff when...
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  • Indiviualism
    By Deep Economy chapter 5 "The durable future" written by McKibben. Firstly, it discusses about the a Chinese city, YiWu which is one of the finest economic growth in China. McKibben also compares YiWu economic growth style to liberialism. Commentary From earlier part of Chapter 3, it is more...
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  • The Age of Missing Information
    up the free air; you still get a rush of excitement and energy. The feeling received from nature should be personal, sitting on a park bench alone in the park listening the ducks flap around is a personal experience. In the Age of Missing Information, Bill McKibben helps us realize what we are...
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  • Nuclear Power
    . Several articles and studies have been written about the world’s reactions towards global warming. They include numerical facts as well as theories of how global warming is affecting the planet. The ones that will be mentioned are “The Most Important Number on Earth” written by Bill McKibben, “Has...
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  • Global Warming
    dioxide they use or finding cleaner energy sources for the industry, a solution is inevitable. There is much controversy on the matter of global warming. Writers and global warming activist like Bill Mckibben use fear tactics to aggressively encourage people to participate in their movement to make a...
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