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Global Warming and Modern Capitalism 15.2.2009 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines
Global Warming and Modern Capitalism
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Our Towns: Recession Colors Debate Over Renewing Indian Point’s License 14.2.2009 NY Times: NY Region
The drama surrounding a nuclear power plant has become more complicated now that anything that can be depicted as a threat to the economy is a soft target.

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National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition Update (02/09/2009) 14.2.2009 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines
National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition Update (02/09/2009)
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Vision Los Angeles 12.2.2009 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Los Angeles is legendary for many things—including its air pollution and traffic congestion . Business leaders routinely point to these factors as hurdles to attracting and keeping good workers. Environmental and health advocates point to them as black marks on the region’s livability. Los Angeles: #1 worst place for commuting Daily commutes in Los Angeles get worse all the time. In fact, the region earned the dubious distinction of being the #1 worst place to commute—out of all urban areas nationwide—for lost time, lost productivity and wasted fuel. Wasted money, worsened health Cars, trucks, trains, planes, ships and other mobile sources create more than two–thirds of the air pollution in the Los Angeles ...
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Stimulus Policies Can Serve Economic and Environmental Goals 12.2.2009 WRI Stories
A new provides policymakers with a timely framework for maximizing economic, energy and climate-policy objectives. As they respond to the worst economic crisis the United States has faced in half a century, policymakers seek to direct government spending in ways that not only generate short-term growth and employment but also address long-term policy goals sidelined by the current crisis. Chief among these are energy and environmental objectives, as evidenced by the considerable attention paid to “green” economic recovery by policymakers and the press. The , co-authored by the World Resources Institute and the , assesses 11 “green” policy options under consideration by Congress for their economic and environmental impact against a backdrop of ...
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Everything Must Change in the Auto-Industrial Society 11.2.2009 Truthout.com

    After the banks, the automobile industry. With the plan of massive support for French carmakers announced yesterday, the government - under inescapable duress - has once again come to the rescue of a system in distress. As usual, there will be grumblers in Brussels and elsewhere to wax indignant over the growing interventionism of the state rushing to the bedside of big companies that have fallen victim to the crisis and using the same occasion to invite itself into their strategy and their management.

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The World Bank and Climate Change: Sustainability or Exploitation? 11.2.2009 Upside Down World
Following decades of scientific research and environmentalist action, governments across the globe (with the frequent exception of the United States) are finally...
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Rachel's Democracy & Health News #997 10.2.2009 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines
Rachel's Democracy & Health News #997
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Economic Development of the Amazon is Essential for Conservation, thinks Bertha Becker 10.2.2009 TreeHugger
Photo: Getty Images. To keep the Amazon as a pristine environment without human touch seems like a beautiful idea, but hardly a real possibility. First of all, , and second, the So if the region is in fact going to develop, is it possible that it goes through that process in a responsible way? Pres... ...
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Peter Brown and Geoff Garver: It Is Time to Order a New Economic Order 10.2.2009 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
The evidence is everywhere that continued dedication to 'economic growth,' per se, will destroy the Earth's ability to provide a healthy home for most life forms.
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Earth Equity News (2-08-09) 9.2.2009 Organic Consumers Association News Headlines
Earth Equity News (2-08-09)
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The Earth Belongs to Everyone 9.2.2009 Commondreams.org Views

In ‘The Earth Belongs to Everyone', Alanna Hartzok establishes equal rights to the earth and its resources as a basic human right, identifying sharing as a key ethic in constructing the ‘Next Economy'.  This compilation of essays represents the author's life journey, weaving personal narratives and new economic perspectives around the themes of Earth Rights Democracy and land rights issues.  In providing practical a

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Senate Stimulus Bill (Full Text) 8.2.2009 Huffpolitics on The Huffington Post
Senate Stimulus Bill (Full Text)
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Jack Hidary: The State of Green - Obama and the First 10 days 8.2.2009 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
OBAMA AND THE GREEN ECONOMY Jack Hidary Interviews Holly Kaufman, CEO of E&E Strategies Hidary: You and some colleagues spoke this past week at the...
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Beyond the Bailout: Agenda for a New Economy 7.2.2009 Truthout.com

    Winter 2009 Issue

    The financial crisis has put to rest the myths that our economic institutions are sound and markets work best when deregulated. Our economic institutions have failed, not only financially, but also socially and environmentally. This, combined with the election of a new president with a mandate for change, creates an opportune moment to rethink and redesign.

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The State of Green Business 2009 3.2.2009 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com

The release of our second annual State of Green Business report comes at an auspicious time for taking a measure of corporate environmental performance -- although the data don't always match up to expectations.

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Cap and Trade: Who Supports It? 30.1.2009 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
is the politically feasible and effective approach to solving the global warming crisis. As a result, cap and trade enjoys the support of a broad array of leaders in business, government and the environmental community. Political leaders: Best way to fix our climate and grow our economy Leaders from both sides of the political aisle, from Governors Arnold Schwarzenegger and David Paterson, to President-Elect Barack Obama and Senator John McCain, are supporters of cap and trade. "My presidency will mark a new chapter in America's leadership on climate change that will strengthen our security and create millions of new jobs in the process... That will start with a federal cap and trade system." — Barack Obama ( ) "We ...
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Press Release: Conference Brings Experts Together to Address How Texas Can Prepare for a Low-Carbon World 30.1.2009 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact : Mitch Jeffrey, British Consulate General Houston, 713-659-6275 ext 2117-w, 713-516-6753-c or . Media Contact: Chris Smith, Environmental Defense Fund, 512-691-3451-w, 512-659-9264-c or .   (January 29 Austin, TX) – Texas’ Changing Economic Climate: Risks and Opportunities in a Carbon-Constrained World , hosted by the British Consulate-General Houston and the Environmental Defense Fund, brought together more than 200 business, government and NGO leaders to discuss actions Texas needs to take to stay competitive in the coming low-carbon economy. Dimitri Zenghelis, chief economist on the Stern Team; Mattia Romani, senior economist on the Stern Team; David Vincent, director of projects, ...
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Cap and Trade: Who Supports It? 30.1.2009 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
is the politically feasible and effective approach to solving the global warming crisis. As a result, cap and trade enjoys the support of a broad array of leaders in business, government and the environmental community. Political leaders: Best way to fix our climate and grow our economy Leaders from both sides of the political aisle, from Governors Arnold Schwarzenegger and David Paterson, to President-Elect Barack Obama and Senator John McCain, are supporters of cap and trade. "My presidency will mark a new chapter in America's leadership on climate change that will strengthen our security and create millions of new jobs in the process... That will start with a federal cap and trade system." — Barack Obama ( ) "We ...
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This is what change looks like 26.1.2009 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
"The days of Washington dragging its heels are over." — President Barack Obama, January 26, 2009. This morning, President Barack Obama signed two executive orders that could be remembered as the critical turning point toward achieving real energy independence and stopping global warming. Politically, what President Obama said was at least as important as what he signed. [...]
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