Monthly Archives: June 2007


In Last Man on the Moon, Gene Cernan writes (page 344): “Sometimes it seems that Apollo came before its time. President Kennedy reached far into the twenty-first century, grabbed a decade of time and slipped it neatly into the 1960s … Continue reading

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Technology, place and community

Andrew Light argues convincingly that the foundation of environmentalism is a primary concern for one’s relationship to one’s fellow humans (“The Moral Journey of Environmentalism: From Wilderness to Place,” in Adaptive Design: Tools for Sustainability, Steven A. Moore, editor). That … Continue reading

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Space Race 2.0

There’s been an increase in the public discussion in the last six months on the establishment of lunar settlements, ever since the 2nd Space Exploration Conference in Houston in December 2006. Gregg Easterbrook wrote an article on NASA’s plans for … Continue reading

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Revisting the Brundtland Report

The overarching thesis of the 1987 United Nations report, Our Common Future: The World Commission on Environment and Development, could be thus summarized: “The human misery due to the poverty of the developing world, paired with the excessive consumption of … Continue reading

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