Global Warming Resources

The Water Rights Grab: Big Business, Investors Push for Privatization

The fifth World Water Forum took place in Istanbul last week, generating more controversy, debate and public demonstrations than the Turkish government may have anticipated. As participants heard and hashed out their views, critics contend that a push to privatize water resources will threaten societies and the environment around the world, hitting the poorest countries and agriculture the hardest.

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Copenhagen Aims To Be Carbon Neutral By 2025

Denmark’s capital, Copenhagen, announced it will aim to become the world’s first carbon neutral capital by 2025. The city launched a new climate plan last week which incorporates 50 specific measures to reduce carbon emissions. The first stage of the plan will be to slash 20% off Copenhagen’s net CO2 output by 2015. We are launching an ambitious plan containing very specific initiatives to …

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