fix articles 139753, sustainability
Time on our Side by Anna Coote (tags)
In her opening essay, Juliet Schor argues that countries in the rich world cannot continue to grow their economies if they are to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to sustainable levels. We must face up to a future with little or no economic growth.
"We need a new economic balance" (tags)
If the US removed the cap on social security taxes, public spirit and generational fairness would return to the states. At present, there is a cap at $106K. If you make $4 million, you only pay social security tax on the first $106K.
A Global Ecological Argument for a Basic Income (tags)
Erik Christensen is an associate professor of economics in Denmark.
Focus The Nation Day, January 31: Global Warming Teach-In at CSULA! (tags)
Cal State L.A., long a leader in "green" technologies, will be hosting a day-long discussion by local faculty, staff and students on creating a culture of sustainability.
The Candidate of Oz (tags)
The closer Australia gets to the Federal election, the fewer the political differences between the two major candidates! The chances of opposition leader, Kevin Rudd becoming the next Australian prime minister have increased dramatically following his private dinner engagement with king maker, Rupert Murdoch in New York today. During his quick visit to the U.S., Rudd also addressed the Brookings Institution in Washington and confirmed that any negligible differences between his policies and Howard’s would be completely eradicated by the time of the election and that he was ready, willing and able to assume the ’position’ of lackey, sycophant and new governor of America’s newest colonial acquisition, Australia! [O Ned, you’re better off dead!]
The Triple Bottom Line (tags)
A talk with Alyson Slator on the Global Reporting Initiative.. Not only the financial bottom line counts, but also the social and environmental ones.. Obviously it is very embarrassing if a company has been cooking its environmental books.
Peak Oil and Politics (tags)
Among the many shouts of warning from environmentalists about global catastrophes, ‘Peak Oil’ stands out as the newest and most imminent. The issue has gained special acceptance from different sections of the left, who have chosen it as their primary concern – aside from of course, defeating Bush. Peak Oil and other environmental issues, such as global warming, have created important political questions that need to be addressed; the following is an attempt to analyze the different political considerations that arise when one discusses the topic of Peak Oil.
The Garden of Eden: Gus Speth (tags)
Gus Speth describes a "world full of wounds," the final loss of the "garden of eden," environmental pollution and the waste of resources in an ever-more densely populated world.. He outlines an "eightfold path" to sustainability.
Climate Change! We Must Intervene! (tags)
Can we take climate change activism beyond uptopian demands into the realm of meaningful strategy? The climate change battle is largely being fought-and currently lost!-in the media.
4th Annual Regenerative Co-operative Sustainability Seminar (tags)
The Regenerative Co-operative of Pomona is holding their 4th annual Sustainability Seminar.............
FBI Victim's home hosts Sustainability Seminar (tags)
Environmental Co-op home in Pomona hosts speakers, workshops, and tours including speech from Josh Connole, man wrongfully arrested by the FBI for vandalism in September, on Patriot Act and Civil Liberties
Hypocrisy that underlies HIPC (tags)
Vultures at the IMF/World Bank use accounting tricks to starve and further impoverish the poor.
The Right to Development (tags)
"The 1994 UN Development Program proposed a world social charter with the goal of building a society where the right to food is as sacred as the right to vote..and the right to development is a fundamentaql human right Brigitte Hamm is a professor in Duisberg.
World Social Forum Agenda (tags)
The list below, from the World Social Forum Website is a break-down of the four topics of conversation to be addressed at the WSF