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July 21, 2014 Americans Say Business Background Is Best for GoverningSource: Gallup
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Four in five Americans (81%) say the U.S. would be better governed if more people with business and management experience were in political office. Meanwhile, 63% say the country would be better governed with...
President Barack Obama said on Wednesday he wants additional financial reforms to make sure banks are not tempted to make risky bets that can pay off handsomely for a few if they succeed but can cause widely felt disruptions if...
June 30, 2014 Signs of improvement in air qualitySource: Science Reporter
Data from the NASA satellite Aura has shown that the nitrogen oxide levels has decreased by 32% in New York and 42% in Atlanta in the past 10 years.
Source: Daily Caller
President Obama is emphasizing global warming ahead of the November elections, but a new poll suggests he faces an uphill climb. According to a Pew Research Center poll, 35 percent of Americans say there is not enough solid...
Global Research - âThe intent of this report card is to track how Congress votes on holding corporations accountable for their impact on communities and the environment,â said Pratap Chatterjee, Executive Director of...
Nearly half of Californians, 48 percent, have a generally favorable opinion of federal health care reform, according to a new survey by the nonpartisan Public Policy Institute of California. The institute's Mark Baldasarre, who's...
May 27, 2014 Best Practice Guidance for Policymakers and Stock Exchanges on Sustainability Reporting InitiativesSource: UN Conference on Trade and Development
Today the world faces a number of critical development challenges, from chronic poverty and economic instability to climate change and harmful emissions. The United Nations is working to identify and address some of the world’s...
Source: Bloomberg -The Grid
Not to worry if you missed the 841-page National Climate Assessment issued last week by the White House. There are others you might like better. Yesterday the federally funded Center for Naval Analysis put out a short tome about...
Climate change is a "catalyst for conflict" and a "threat multiplier" posing a growing national-security threat to the U.S., a new report finds. Climate change does not only threaten the environment but also U.S. national...
The US government has neglected to inspect thousands of oil and natural gas wells that pose a potential threat to the environment, a report has revealed. An investigation has uncovered outdated technologies still in use and lax...
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