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Source: Washington Post
Here’s a green trend that more people should know about: Since 2007, the United States has managed to curtail its global-warming pollution by quite a bit — energy-related carbon emissions have fallen roughly 6 percent over the...
June 26, 2012 Beyond Rio: Pursuing ‘Ecological Citizenship’Source: NY Times
I’m posting a few final reflections related to the “Rio+20” United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, which marked the 20th anniversary of the first “Earth Summit” and concluded ingloriously in Rio de Janeiro on...
The debate over the British prime minister's role in deciding what should replace the 2015 millennium development goals (MDGs) has been nothing if not predictable. Critics point to David Cameron's limited credentials on global...
June 20, 2012 Economy trumps environment in RioSource: Gerard Wynn, Reuters
The financial crisis has definitively trumped the environment in a telling conjunction of G20 and green summits in Mexico and Brazil this week. The focus of the Mexico meeting, an unfolding drama of a possible collapse of the...
May 17, 2012 It's About Greening All Jobs, Not Green JobsSource: Huff Post
This year's most pitch-perfect political speech may have just been given, not by President Obama, or Mitt Romney, but by John Dingell, the dean of the House of Representatives, but razor sharp at 85. Speaking to the Blue-Green...
May 17, 2012 Countering Wind Energy SkepticismSource: Huff Post
The Wall Street Journal's tepid stance on renewable wind energy is receiving some push back from people who actually experience the benefits of this abundant and promising resource. On Monday, Iowa Governor Terry E. Branstad had...
May 17, 2012 A Bright Future for Renewable EnergySource: Huff Post
current market for the renewable energy sector in the United States and around the world is a mix of challenge and opportunity. However, the long-term future of clean energy is bright
It's clear that with unprecedented pressure on our natural resources and our climate, the world economy needs to "green up". I want UK businesses to be in the vanguard of that move. On Wednesday, I'll take my seat alongside...
May 3, 2012 Works not Waste -- Visions for a Green EconomySource: Huff Post
The Rio+20 meeting is just a few weeks away. Sitting here in India's sixth largest city, Pune, there is evidence of deep transformation since the last United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in Rio, in 1992. The...
April 20, 2012 The Greening of Wal-MartSource: American Prospect.org
Wal-Mart’s new green-washed image is deflecting attention from the drag the company continues to inflict on workers’ wages and communities’ quality of life.
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