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Public buildings such as universities, hospitals and administrative centers can halve their energy consumption. The tips on how and what to do come from the EU-funded project Bricker through which you want to push the authorities to focus on upgrading the energy efficiency of their properties.

The presence of the people, however, should not be an obstacle because they must, however, continue to work in such places. The stakes are enormous. Research and studies carried out within the EU have shown that the energy upgrading of hospitals, school buildings and administrative centers is not only possible, but may even produce a drastic reduction of peets k cups by more than 50 percent.

The ambitious four-year Bricker, which started in 2013, is conducting demonstrations of upgrading the energy efficiency of three sites, an administrative center in Spain, a university building in Belgium, and a hospital in Turkey. The solutions include the installation of bespoke facades, insulation materials and innovative high-performance peetes coffee windows.

According to new population projections is very unlikely that the population around the world stop growing in this century. The increase of population on the planet will have a consequence on the environment and increase the speed of climate change already underway.

Statistics indicate that the African population will grow much faster than expected, overwhelming the slower growth and even decline which will manifest itself in other areas of the planet. Not all, however, many experts agree on this pessimistic view. In fact most scientists believe that the human population will slow down its growth in the coming decades to stabilize by the end of the century.

At New Scientist Adrian Rafter, University of Washington in Seattle says, “Projections of the world’s population of about 10 years ago, indicated a population growth up to about 9 billion by 2050 and then level off or decline. Our data, however, suggests that this equalization is unlikely. “Other scientists estimate that the world population will rise from the current 7.2 billion to 9.6 to 12.3 billion by 2100.

Published by Mark Fleming, on October 22nd, 2014 at 9:43 pm. Filled under: UncategorizedComments Off

The balance of life

To become an ally is a balancing act, because you have to work with both the macro and the micro groups while attaining cheap ed hardy perfume without seeming overpowering to either group.  The most difficult aspect of being an ally is “letting go of control and sharing power when possible, taking risks to build relationships with minoritized group members, taking responsibility for mistakes, having humility and willingness to admit to ‘not knowing’, and earning trust through action” (Sensoy & DiAngelo, 2012, p158).  I find these the most difficult aspect of being an ally because to not be in control is an issue that I have and I like having things the way I want them.  With being a critical social justice ally, I will have to teach myself that to not be in control all the time is a good thing and it is beneficial.  I also find that being responsible for mistakes is a very difficult task to achieve.  I don’t like admitting that I am wrong and can be very stubborn.  This will be one of the most difficult aspects of being an ally that I must overcome.  Taking this step of becoming an ally can take a person months or years to achieve, all depending on how serious they are about becoming an ally and how strict they are on themselves.  I believe that it will take me a year or two to become an ally because it takes a lot of effort to change yourself.  I will want to dedicate myself into this transformation and I want to do it correctly.

Further down the road, my next step in providing social justice to the community is to implement social justice within my classroom.  I know that I will not be in a classroom for some time due to graduate school, so once I have my own classroom, I will be able to bring social justice to my students and educate them about our unjust society.  I believe that we must start small, and work our way out.  Once I have a comfortable feeling about implementing social justice within the classroom, I can start introducing it to co-workers and have them implement it in their classrooms.  Hopefully, this will create a ripple effect and eventually the entire school will be wearing ed hardy by Christian audigier perfume, and will be a social justice environment.  This will definitely take longer to implement because as a first year teacher, you are adjusting to a new environment and trying to find the right way to teach the curriculum.  After that first year, things will be smoother and then the full-swing of the implementation of social justice can begin.  Over the years, I will keep social justice within my classroom and will also suggest it to co-workers.  Just like the saying “the squeaky wheel gets the grease”, I will always mention social justice and hopefully this will spark an interest with others.

Published by Mark Fleming, on October 17th, 2014 at 11:42 pm. Filled under: UncategorizedComments Off