Month: April 2012

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Enviro News Wrap: Climate Change and the Election; Koch Bros.

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Obama is setting the stage for the 2012 Election and climate change will be front and center. With the majority of Americans supporting a national policy on greenhouse gas emissions, it’s a seemingly sound strategy. My prediction […]Read More

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Sir David Attenborough: Growth, Population, and the Planet

Presenting the 2011 President’s Lecture of the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufacturers and Commerce (RSA), naturalist Sir David Attenborough speaks eloquently on the realities of biodiversity loss and the strains of unsustainable population and economic growth on the natural systems that underpin all life and human endeavor. This video was suggested by a colleague commenting on […]Read More

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The Fallacy of Growth: Redefining Prospority

“We confabulate; we make stories up about how it is that. ‘Oh, everything is just fine, and our consumer-driven society is just OK; and of course the fact that we are emptying the seas, the fact that we are causing wide-spread climate change, you know the fact that we do have global hunger is just […]Read More

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The Business of Earth Day: A Valuable Environmental Event or

The money in Earth Day Does Earth Day promote environmental action or is it merely a marketing blitz meant to sell product? The answer is of course both, Earth Day is an event that encourages environmental action throughout the year, it is also a time when marketers think of ways they can find points of […]Read More

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Drying Up: How Should China Deal with Growing Threat of

Now facing a water crisis, China cannot rely on large-scale infrastructure projects to solve the problem, according to a new ADB report, which proposes a three-pronged solution based on reducing demand through water conservation, improving the efficiency of water distribution and use, and better disaster preparedness.Read More