Conversations

  • The Male is NOT Like the Female

    Mohamed Ghilan

    Modern culture can be characterized as one that elevates feeling over fact and equivocates between equality of opportunity and equality of outcome. Islamic cosmology and the Quran teach that the male and the female are equal, yet different opposing parts of a whole. Their relationship is that of complementarity as...

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  • The Paris Agreement

    Nahian

    This photo was taken 1 million miles from the earth this past July on the Deep Space Climate Observatory satellite with NASA’s Earth Polychromatic imaging camera. It sure looks like an inviting place to live. One might imagine what it would take to increase the earth’s average surface temperature by...

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  • Sustainable Product Development and Fuel Cell Systems

    Omar

    I recently went to China and gave a talk at Nanjing University entitled “Sustainable Product Development and Fuel Cell Systems”. Nanjing is one of the premier research universities in China, and has roots going back to the year 258 CE. The campus is brand new in a beautiful part of...

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  • Earth Day and The Momentum of Sustainable Development

    Omar

    Human activity puts over 30 billion tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere every year. Carbon dioxide is a greenhouse gas that alters the earth’s energy balance and lasts in the environment for over 100 years. It is hard to imagine therefore, that the so-called President of the United States...

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