Why Washington’s anti-regulation agenda will hurt the economy

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Fortune 500 CEOs are calling on the president to keep business-savvy environmental protections strong. Will they be Trumped?

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2016: The Recycling Industry Year in Review

December 21, 2016 by  
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Just how is the recycling industry doing? The best place to go for that information is to the source itself: the people actually doing the recycling. During a recent U.S. Senate briefing, the president of the Institute of Scrap Recycling…

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COP17 Launches a New Leader for the Climate Community

December 8, 2011 by  
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Among the many gracious, insightful and charismatic leaders among the South African hosts of the latest UN climate summit, perhaps none has made a bigger impression than Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, the president of COP17.

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Survey Fatigue Spurs Cisco to Disclose More Green Data

December 8, 2011 by  
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Getting as many as an inquiry a day about some aspect of its environmental footprint inspired Cisco to release far greater details in its latest CSR report.

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Al Gore: Obama isn’t "relying on science"

September 8, 2011 by  
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photo via flickr Al Gore, who is preparing a new slideshow for his Climate Reality Project, which debuts on Sept. 14, is stepping up his criticism of the president. In June, Gore penned a tour de force in Rolling Stone that covered everything from the death of the climate bill to what’s next for the climate movement. He was not shy then about lovingly critiquing the president, and now he’s openly saying that the president isn’t “relying on science.”… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Aussie Police Refuse to Execute Dive-Bombing Bird

September 8, 2011 by  
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Photo: Mountain/Ash / cc If you’ve never crossed paths with a magpie, Australia’s icon black and white bird, then consider yourself fortunate. They may look harmless enough, cute even, but every year the species rain terror from above by dive-bombing anyone who dare venture too close to their nesting grounds. Recently, a father reported that his teenage daughter had been swooped upon by one of the bad-tempered birds, prompting officials to order its execution. But thanks to the public outcry in the animal’s defense, and a stri… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Can Obama’s Better Building Plan Create More Jobs?

June 16, 2011 by  
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A new study finds that the president’s plan to make existing buildings more energy efficient could also create more than 100,000 green jobs at the same time.

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Why Conservation Won’t Save the World’s Forests (Video)

September 23, 2010 by  
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Photo via Travelpod Conservation Alone Can’t Save the World’s Forests “Conservation has a place,” says, Bharrat Jagdeo, the president of Guyana. “Despite all [the conservation groups’] good work,” he says, 50% of the world’s forests are gone

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On The President’s "Anger Problem" And Our Transferred Culpability

June 6, 2010 by  
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photo via flickr Much has been made in the media about the president’s perceived inability to get mad over the BP oil spill and the inability for either the government or BP to stop the gusher. Obama, or probably more accurately, his handlers, are aware of this criticism and have pushed back with photo ops and speeches to show the president’s resolve. Less reported than the president’s mood or his flashes of anger is how Americans are viewing this crisis and if th..

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Can Audubon’s "Frozen Zoo" Save Endangered Species?

June 6, 2010 by  
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Audubon retrieves oil-coated turtle from NOAA. Photo: Audubon Nature Institute With the recent declaration of the rusty grebe extinction , due to a non-native carnivorous snakehead murrel being introduced to its habitat, Lake Alaotra in Madagascar, as well as drowning in nylon fishing nets, there’s no chance of resurrecting it. Unlike Cuba’s Zapata rail, which is critically endangered by the mongoose and catfish – not as long as the Audubon Species ..

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