Half Celebrated Earth Hour Quietly

Last week, Prospere Magazine asked whether its readers were going to be observing Earth Hour, which occurred on Saturday, March 27.  Out of all of you who participated in the poll, 50% of you said that you were either going to observe at home or with friends at their place.  Surprisingly, no one who took […]

Susan Newman and Mary Jo Rhodes: Creators and Environmental Activists

Susan Newman is both a graphic designer and environmental activist.  A graduate of the School of Visual Arts, she worked for many New York based publishers, including Macmillan and Penguin.  In the mid-1990s, Susan launched her own design firm, Susan Newman Design, Inc.  Her clients ranged from individuals to small businesses and even multinational firms.  […]

Earth Hour: Most Participated but 33.3% thought it was gimmicky

Last week, Prospere Magazine asked whether you had plans to celebrate Earth Hour, which occurred this past Saturday.  Out of all of those who participated, 27.7% were took part for the second time and 33.3% were new at it.  Another 33.3% believed that it was something started by environmental activists.  The remaining 5% chose “other.” […]

Poll: Earth Hour is this Saturday. Will You Take Part?

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Mixed Results for Transportation Poll

Last week, Prospere Magazine asked: Do you take public transportation?   Results were pretty mixed.  While 30% said that you take public and you don’t own a car, 20% said that you took public transportation to certain places, but not all.  Another 20% of you would like to take public transportation, but only if it […]

Poll: The Prospere Magazine Reader and Public Transportation

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Do You Bring Your Own Bags to the Supermarket?

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US Auto Bailout: Why Now?

Last week, Prospere Magazine asked its readers what they thought of the possible US auto bailout.  We were not surprised with the results.  80% of you thought it was too little, too late.  The US auto industry has been in trouble for years, and it really doesn’t make any sense that they’re asking now.  However, […]

You Can Do It!: A Wrap-up of the Changing the World Conference

TU Dawood If you want to change the world, there was no more inspiring place to be this past Saturday than at the Changing the World Conference at University of Toronto. Conference Speakers Sponsored by IBM, Starbucks, Microsoft, and Queen’s University, the conference featured some of the world’s greatest visionaries, each given 18 minutes to motivate […]

Earth Hour Had Power – For Most…

Cynthia Cheng Last week, Prospere Magazine asked: This past weekend (meaning March 29, 2008), many people around the world participated in Earth Hour by switching off the lights for 60 minutes. Did you?      It’s pretty clear that many of you took part, as seen by the results below: