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Whaling cruel and not sustainable- Obama going back on his word 0° (no replies)

Whaling is not sustainable: "14 days left " Whale droppings is vital to ocean’s carbon cycle Saving endangered baleen whales could boost the carbon storage capacity of the Southern Ocean, suggests a new study of whale feces. Whale feces once provided huge quantities of iron to a now anaemic Southern ...

Started by Paul S. in June 2010, about Agriculture & Food, Carbon Sequestration, Climate Change, Environment & Wildlife, Environmental Disasters, Politics & Government, Pollution

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Politics & Govemment 0° (no replies)

Central and State Governments The central government exercises its broad administrative powers in the name of the President, whose duties are largely ceremonial. The president and vice president are elected indirectly for 5-year terms by a special electoral college. The vice president assumes the office of president in case of ...

Started by Sai K. in May 2010, about Politics & Government

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What to do about rapidly developing nations... 28° (3 replies)

I think it's great that we're now moving towards a position where governments are seeing the need for a consolidated approach to addressing global warming. However, what should we do about those guys who don't want to play ball? Of course they have their own, shorter term interests in mind ...

Started by Matthew W. in June 2008, about Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Consumerism, Finance & Money, Industry & Business, Philosophy & Religion, Politics & Government, Population

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US election and it's consequences for environmentalism 6° (6 replies)

The US election has been pretty hard fought, with both sides talking passionately about climate change and how they plan to address it. However, for me it simply boils down to politics... those with vested interests in industries that traditionally have the largest impact will do least to push new ...

Started by Matthew W. in June 2008, about Climate Change, Politics & Government

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Which national policy will break oil addiction, strengthen national security and revive the economy, FEED IN TARIFFS or SOLAR RECS? 2° (2 replies)

The Feed In Tariff policy/business model, used in Germany to thrust its wind/solar industries, induces utilities to accept solar/wind netmetering schemes because the utilities make as much profit as the homeowner. I understand that the SOLAR REC policy/business model that many US states have adopted and that liberals in Congress ...

Started by Terry G. in July 2008, about Politics & Government

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Obama Commits To Climate Change 2° (2 replies)

Presidential candidate Barack Obama has committed himself in Berlin today to stand as one on Climate Change and he said he wants to save the planet. www.lamarguerite.wordpress.com . The comments on this blog echo my thoughts. What is the plan for weaning us off our dependence on oil and will ...

Started by Karlamanda B. in July 2008, about Politics & Government

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What do you think of McCain's pick of Sarah Palin for VP? 15° (15 replies)

According to Grist (http://gristmill.grist.org/story/2008/8/29/83614/5859) Palin: - Opposed a statewide ballot initiative to prohibit or restrict new mining operations that could affect salmon in the state's streams and rivers - Has pushed to build a natural-gas pipeline from Alaska's North Slope - Got the state legislature to pass a bill to ...

Started by Leslie B. in August 2008, about Coal & Oil, Environment & Wildlife, Politics & Government

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What do you think of Obama's pick of Joe Biden for VP? 4° (4 replies)

Greenpeace did a backgrounder on all the possible Obama VP picks and here is what they had to say about Biden: Delaware Senator Joseph Biden Climate Crisis • Biden is a cosponsor of the Global Warming Pollution Reduction Act, which would reduce climate pollution 80 percent by 2050, the level ...

Started by Leslie B. in August 2008, about Politics & Government

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Global Climate Day of Action -- What is going on in your area? 2° (2 replies)

We are looking for stories from around the world centering on the Global Climate Day of Action, Saturday 6 December. (Check out http://www.globalclimatecampaign.org/) If you have something planned, or witness anything in your community, please send us your material! From stories of local individuals doing great things, or pictures from ...

Started by Chris Tobias in December 2008, about Climate Change, Events, Media, Politics & Government

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