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The Environmental Impacts of Sequestration

In addition to harming the economy, the middle-class and national security, Sequestration cuts will have a disastrous impact on the environment. These cuts will adversely impact air, water, energy, fish, wildlife and national parks. Sequestration is a series of automatic budget cuts mandated by the Budget Control Act of 2011; it went into effect on […]Read More

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The Costa Concordia and the Destructive Environmental Impact of Cruise

The recent sinking of the Costa Concordia underscores the destructive environmental impact of cruise liners. The ship went down on January 13 with 4,200 passengers and crew on board. Seventeen people are confirmed dead and 15 people are still missing. Even if they manage to stay afloat, these massive ships have enormous footprints. If the […]Read More

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Unilever’s Collaborative Approach to Sustainability

Unilever is employing collaborative approaches to decrease their environmental impact and grow sales. Unilever has announced plans to halve the company’s environmental impact and double sales by 2020. This is a particularly ambitious undertaking when you consider that Unilever comprises over 100 brands and has sales in 170 countries with annual revenues of over $63 billion. Unilever’s Sustainability Approach Unilever is part […]Read More

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Environmental News Wrap – June 16-21

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Must Read of the Week: Biomass energy has been touted as a smart way to deal with bio-refuse. The idea is being reexamined though because the act of burning bio-refuse is more damaging than any alternative. Also, the pay off […]Read More