Now that Gay Games 9 has ended and I’m not averaging 14-15 hour work days, I finally have some time to work on the site again. I am beginning to pull together some information on our sustainability initiatives for a sustainability report – more on that in the coming weeks – but, in the mean time, The Guardian posted a piece last week that discusses our sustainability plan in the context of environmentalism in the LGBT community. It doesn’t quote me or mention me by name, but that’s fine with me. Here’s a snippet: “You don’t have to be gay, you don’t have to be good, you just have to be 18,” is the unofficial slogan of the 2014 Gay Games. Perhaps what goes without saying is that it’s best to be eco-friendly as well. Personal commitment to environmentalism is more pronounced in the US LGBTQ community than in the heterosexual population, according … Continue reading
About MeI am a recent graduate of the MA program in Global Environmental Policy at the American University School of International Service in DC. I focus on issues related to environmental peacebuilding, disaster risk reduction, and climate change. I am a Cleveland native who loves my hometown, for and despite its flaws.
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- Catching up on my sustainability efforts for Gay Games 9 August 21, 2014Now that Gay Games 9 has ended and I’m not averaging 14-15 hour work days, I finally have some time to work on the site again. I am beginning to pull together some information on our sustainability initiatives for a sustainability report – more on that in the coming weeks – but, in the mean time, The Guardian posted a piece last week that discusses our susta
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- Infographic: A day in the life of global warming June 25, 2014Here’s a great infographic from Infographic World on the myriad ways that global warming will generally make our lives more unpleasant, difficult, and expensive: Courtesy of: Infographic World The post Infographic: A day in the life of global warming appeared first on Tim Kovach.
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