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US Climate Denial versus European and Asian Sustainable Growth

While much of the rest of the world seems to see the dangers of climate change, many Americans appear to be woefully oblivious. Embracing a green, low-carbon economy is a sustainable way of dealing with the problems of resource depletion, economic uncertainty and climate change. Europeans understand the severity of the threat posed by climate change far better than Americans. An…

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Sustainability depends on collaboration

Measuring the Effectiveness of Collaborations for Sustainable Solutions

Collaboration may be a popular buzz-word, but is it really effective? As I have argued in three previous Global Warming is Real articles, a collaborative approach to sustainability offers the fastest and most effective means of combating climate change. Now more than ever a variety of strategic partnerships are emerging between industry and governments, academia and non-government organizations (NGOs). Almost 70 percent of charitable organizations are collaborating to share resources, save…

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2011 has already become the dealiest tornado season in US history

Deadly Tornadoes in Massachusetts

On the first of June 2011, Massachusetts recorded one of the most bizarre weather events in the state’s history. Massachusetts was hit by several tornadoes, causing the deaths of at least four people and injuring hundreds. The tornadoes occurred in at least 18 communities in the Springfield area including Westfield, West Springfield, Wilbraham, Sturbridge, Monson, Oxford, Charlton, Agawam, Brimfield, and Douglas. Springfield is…

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Response to Criticism of Cooperation Between Business and Mainstream Environmentalism

Some radical environmentalists are harshly critical of the increasing levels of cooperation between environmental organizations and major corporations. These extremists believe that the only way we can address the climate change crisis is through a revolution which overthrows the entire capitalist system. This revolutionary rhetoric was reiterated in an article published on Saturday, April 23, 2011, by Cory Morningstar in…

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Play the Green Madness Game and learn how to live greener

The Green Madness Competition

Green Madness is a new game designed to raise awareness about practical actions that help protect the Earth from the perils of climate change. This year is the inaugural edition and teams across America are participating in competitions that run from March 20 to April 22, 2011. One of the major obstacles to the progress of environmental movement involves the lack of…

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Financial Regulation and Green Bubbles

The green market is vulnerable to the formation of a bubble. The rapid growth of the green market could be seriously undermined by the implosion of such a bubble. Those who care about the environment have a vested interest in protecting the green market from bubbles. The Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) civil lawsuit against Goldman-Sachs suggests they are serious about addressing securities…

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