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Tag: Env. Politics
What's "Sustainable Development"? Free Online Course!
On his blog “I see a change,” Nigerian Youth Development Expert Olumide Idowu presents the elements of sustainable development (source: olumideidowu.blog.com). Not all online courses provide all they promise you, … [Read full article]
Make-believe "Polarization" In 1st Hearing On Climate Plan
President Obama’s Plan to Fight Climate Change has an initial Congressional hearing (whitehouse.gov). Here’s what happened: Perhaps the second great step the Obama Administration has made this year with respect … [Read full article]
Hank D and the Bee: Political Signs
This season, more so than any other (thanks Super PACs and Nondisclosing Groups), the attack ads are in full effect. It reminds me of the timeless Mark Twain quote, “If … [Read full article]
"America Will do What's Right…"
Inspired by the 70 year-old Winston Churchill quote: “In the long run, Americans will always do the right thing — after exploring all other alternatives.” Joe’s cartoon archive, twitter … [Read full article]
The Conversation That my Brother-in-law's "Reagan Revolution" T-Shirt Provoked
I don’t see my brother-in-law, Bob too often. We disagree on just about every major thing two people could disagree on. However, we love each other and enjoy one another’s … [Read full article]
I Prefer to Buy People's Votes (VIDEO)
If only they were so honest. But, when the oil company and its shills can’t be, a grassroots effort to reveal them can be. Following up on the video at … [Read full article]
The Green Life: Top 5 Green Life Ingredients
For anyone who wants to green their life — really wants to — I think there are 5 basic requirements … or, to make them sound nicer, we’ll call them ingredients. Can … [Read full article]
Republican Voter Mistake #1
While Republican voters may think that they are in the same boat as Republican politicians, they are not. One of the biggest differences between the two is that most … [Read full article]
2011 — Record for Wet/Dry Extremes in U.S.
Believe it or not (and it would be hard not to believe it), extreme weather is increasing in the U.S., and around the world, due to global warming. And … [Read full article]
Big Corporations Spend More Lobbying Congress than Paying Taxes
Is there any wonder corporations lobby so much? They can get killer tax breaks, billions in tax breaks, for spending millions on lobbying. “A report released this month by … [Read full article]
Climate Change Agreement in Durban — What Happened? What to Know?
There are mixed reactions to the agreement made in South Africa at the COP17 climate conference yesterday. Well, really, I think most people have the same response, but that … [Read full article]
Take Action: 5 Opportunities
#1: Ringling Circus Gets Largest Fine of Its Kind for Animal Cruelty — Thank USDA & PETA! From PETA: “Feld Entertainment, the parent company of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & … [Read full article]