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Progression to Green Jobs Economy Must be Fast

A report released by Cornell University’s Global Labor Institute and the Worldwatch Institute states that for a significant impact to be made in the economy and the environment, the switch from a carbon-based economy to a “green” one must be speedy. If the transition is slow, then there will be too insignificant an impact on […]
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European Union Determined to Fight Climate Change

Despite oppostion from some member nations, the European Union is intent on sticking to their climate change related goals.  The financial crisis has made it more difficult to adhere to tougher regulations, yet a leader from the country who currently holds the EU’s presidency said that the economy cannot interfere with the climate package.  Although […]
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Argentina Requires Companies To Shape Up

Argentina has taken the first steps to make businesses accountable for the damage they cause to the environment. This law was implemented last month and it is estimated that it will affect about 35,000 companies in the country. The law states that any company that engages in potentially hazardous and damaging activities will have to […]
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Countries Expected to Help Save Rainforests

Deforestation accounts for almost twenty percent of greenhouse gas emissions, and directly contributes to global warming.  A new report commissioned by the UK concluded that developed nations should foot the bill for reviving rainforests, in order to lessen the effects of climate change and create new trees.  However, the program would cost tens of billions […]