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Contraction & Convergence: An urgent global imperative to tackle Climate Change

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by Bhavani Prakash   Why have the past climate negotiations including the one at Copenhagen in December 2009 been inadequate to deal with the serious climate crisis facing the planet?  What is the model that allows for an equitable transition to a zero carbon future – probably the only model that will ensure climate justice and keep the […]

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June 6th, 2010 | Posted in Carbon Footprint,Climate Change,Government Policy,Green Activism,Green Economics | Read More »

What does a Billion Dollars mean for the Planet?

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It’s all relative isn’t it?  This infographic from the Fast Company blog ” What’s a Billion, Here and There?” which shows the comparative size of different expenditures and markets, really puts things in perspective.    For a clearer picture, click here at  Information is Beautiful. Cliff Kuang, the blog writer points to an important caveat in the diagram: The graph […]

April 27th, 2010 | Posted in Government Policy,Green Economics | Read More »

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