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    Pitfalls & Pathways in Action: How a Phone Call Fixed My Friendship

    by  • July 9, 2013 • Blog, Pitfalls & Pathways • 0 Comments

    After being exposed to the Pitfalls & Pathways work, I had an opportunity to reflect on a conversation – an argument, altercation, disagreement – I had with one of my closest friends about climate change.  We were less than a week away from graduating from Bentley University, on vacation celebrating the past four years, when […]

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    Yesterday I quit blaming past generations for the world not working, today I quit blaming my 9-month old daughter.

    by  • February 7, 2013 • Some one should... • 0 Comments

    Growing up inside of “Some one should…” it was clearly always the older generation that was accountable for solving our problems. Now that I’m a parent, I found myself “trying to get through it” with my finger pointed toward the future generation as the one that will be left to make the difference. That stops now. […]

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    Pitfall #1: “Someone should…”

    by  • February 10, 2012 • Blog, Pitfalls & Pathways, Some one should... • 0 Comments

    When I came to MIT as a student in 2005, I joined a group of graduate student advocates for sustainability.  We wanted to bring sustainability concerns front and center in the life of “the Institute.”  After many hours spent commenting to ourselves about what “others should do”, we focused on the emerging MIT Energy Initiative, which was […]

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