Governments Spend $1.4 Billion Per Day to Destabilize Climate

Green Blog

When governments actually subsidize their use, they take the distortion even further. Worldwide, direct fossil fuel subsidies added up to roughly $500 billion in 2010. Of this, supports on the production side totaled some $100 billion.

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Nikola Tesla and Resonating Earth Frequencies

The Alien Next Door

None of the governments purchased a contract to build the device. This movement of energy through space and matter (not just the production of voltage across a conductor) is called the Tesla effect. At October 8, 2010 1:01 AM , Anonymous said.

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Biggest plastic recycling facility to process half of UK’s plastic bottles

Green (Living) Review

AWS Eco Plastics, devastated by a fire 14 months ago, officially reopened on November 23, 2010 as a new £17 million state-of-the-art facility capable of processing more than two million plastic bottles a year.

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2010 Peak Oil Conference

Green (Living) Review

Global Energy Experts Agree: We are Facing the End of Oil as We Know It Speakers at ASPO-USA Conference Urge Government Action Now WASHINGTON, DC, USA: Economists, activists, technical experts and policymakers from across the political spectrum gathered October 7-9, 2010 in Washington, DC to discuss the global energy crisis.

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Canadians Believe in Climate Change! and Government.

Sightline Daily

and Government!? Canadians, unlike their US counterparts, see clear government responsibility in addressing climate change (65 percent vs. 43 percent). Just 43 per cent of Americans believe their national government has a great deal of responsibility to address climate change.

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New Eco Products Seen As Game-Changers For Government And Ordinary Americans

Green (Living) Review

October 2010: Terradime Modular™, a manufacturing and innovation enterprise focused on energy efficient technologies, today held an international product launch to unveil cutting-edge products designed to help people conserve energy and live cleaner, healthier lives. The products were created by alumni from Carnegie Mellon University. Both products can have a compelling and positive impact on the lives of millions of people.

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Canada’s conservative government is gutting environment protection

Green Blog

A retroactive section sets the clock at July 2010 for existing projects. This legislation, which required government accountability and results reporting on climate change policies, is being repealed. government should learn from Harper: “The United States should start taking lessons from Canada regarding oil development and its relationship to a pro-growth regulatory and tax structure. Canadian production of oil sands in northern Alberta is expected to reach 4.1

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Homeowners call on Government to help in reducing energy consumption and CO2

Green (Living) Review

A new YouGov survey undertaken on behalf of the Heating Helpline, to support the national Energy Savings Week, revealed what action homeowners would like Government to take to help them save energy and contribute to reducing climate change.

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Con-Lib government selling off Britain's forests

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The British coalition government between Tories and Whigs is putting forward the framework for legislation to sell off much of the government-owned forests and despite much protests seems to be going ahead with it. Claims and comments such as this one “The government is getting ready for a huge sell-off of our national forests to private firms.

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Gross Domestic Product

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) When thinking of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) we should think of the word gross , as in gross , as in yuck. The entire issue about the economy, economic growth and the GDP is something that is totally and utterly unsustainable but then, so again, is the way that the governments borrow money. When it comes to the governments it is always a case of “do as we tell you and don't do as we do”.

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The mass media and our environment

Green Blog

This meant that corporations were now free to influence the government with the very same rights as individual citizens had. Product-placement in the media, for example when Pepsi pays to have their soda drink visible in a TV-show, is a multi-billion-dollar industry these days.

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Defra to consult on glass recycling 'early in 2010'

Green (Living) Review

The government said in its packaging strategy, unveiled in June, that it would propose targets for glass packaging dependent on whether the cullet is recycled back into new products – a closed-loop system – or used in 'open' processes such as aggregates. No one seems to be thinking in this way in government, though, it seems, and one is left to wonder as to why not.

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List Of Solar Energy Government Tax Breaks

Solar Power Ninja

Corporate Tax Credit: Renewable Electricity Production Tax Credit. Production Incentive: Conservation Security Program (CSP) Production Incentive. Renewable Energy Production Incentive (REPI). Green Power Purchasing/Aggregation: Federal Government – Green Power Purchasing Goal. For Canadian residents, the C anadian Solar Energy Industry Association provides a list of government incentives.

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April 2010 President's Cancer Panel Warns Of Bisphenol-A Toxic Effects

Green (Living) Review

is drawing public attention to the 2010 President's Cancer Panel report which explicitly cited Bisphenol-A (BPA) as a "chemical of concern," and warned that "more than 130 studies have linked BPA to breast cancer, obesity, and other disorders." " Bisphenol-A is widely used as a plasticizer in polycarbonate baby bottles, besides adult personal care and cosmetic products, food can linings, microwave oven dishes, dental sealants, and also medical devices.

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Tools for Urban Governance

The Green Changemakers

Within the context of the Global Campaign on Urban Governance, UN-HABITAT, where possible jointly with its partners is developing a series of tools to support the capacity-building efforts of cities and their partners. 1), April 2000 PDF Habitat Debate Special Issue on Urban Governance Vol.

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Small Island Nation Leads Push for Biggest Climate Opportunity of 2010

Green (Living) Review

C tipping point Geneva, Switzerland, June 2010 – For the fourth year in a row, the small island state of Micronesia (FSM) has taken the lead to combat climate change by fighting to phase down the production and use of HFCs under the Montreal Protocol ozone treaty. The windfall profits firms are getting under the CDM are providing a perverse incentive to produce HCFC-22 solely to destroy its by-product, HFC-23, which has 12,000 times the warming potential of CO2.

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Failure: Sweden will reach EU’s climate targets 195 years too late

Green Blog

During the last four years with a right-wing Government in Sweden the pace of emissions reductions decreased from 1.5% Investment and research into new technologies will end up in other countries, as well as the introduction of products with the latest environmental technology.

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British government evading green governance

Green (Living) Review

By Michael Smith (Veshengro) Conservative UK Prime Minister David Cameron is failing at his now a little over a year old vow to lead the “greenest government ever,” according to a scathing report released in May 2011 by environmental group Friends of the Earth. Cameron had made the promise days after taking office as head of a coalition government with Britain’s Liberal Democrat party last May, noting that he “cares passionately” about the environment.

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Waitrose closes loop by powering beer production with food waste

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Waitrose has announced it will use food waste from its new shop in Ipswich to power the production of beer which it will then stock on its shelves. The gas will then be used to power the production of beer which will be stocked at the new shop. The plant, launched in 2010, is the first commissioned in the UK to use brewery and local food waste to produce renewable gas for use in the national grid.

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Private Sector Biodiversity Commitments Leveraged by CBD COP13

Conservancy Talk

The process that preceded CBD COP13 placed biodiversity issues in Mexico at the forefront of concerns for the government, companies, civil society and academia, generating new awareness and interaction between sectors and especially a new level of commitment from the private sector.

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‘Say No To Phonebooks’ welcomes Yell’s concession as the Local Government Association joins the anti-phonebooks lobby

Green (Living) Review

~ Yell reduces directory size as the LGA support an end to the phonebook ~ by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The ‘Say No To Phonebooks’ campaign, sponsored by 192.com, is claiming two victories this week with the Local Government Association (LGA) declaring ‘war on pointless phone directories’ and Yellow Pages announcing that its directories will be smaller in future. Tax payers and local government are making a stand against this illegitimate waste of council funds.

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Sustainable Consumption and Production Publication

The Green Changemakers

UNEP/Wuppertal Institute Collaborating Centre on Sustainable Consumption and Production, Norwegian Forum for Environment and Development, Wuppertal Institute. Encouraging Sustainable Consumption and Production and promoting ‘Green Growth’.

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Sustainable business model

The Green Changemakers

It is the way to deliver commercial success, within environmental limits, while delivering products and services that improve people’s quality of life. What a sustainable business model is not is creeping incrementalism – tweaks here and a spot of product innovation there. Start to shift your product portfolio. Sustainable business models are the next big thing for organisations.

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Bio “degrade” that Grease Away

Green Home Blog

Only $24, Charlie’s soap cleaning kit contains three amazing cleaning products you cannot be without – Laundry Powder, All Purpose Cleaner and a Pocket cleaner! We must really make a product that works. Make sure that products are really biodegradable. Biodegradable.

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BWEA becomes RenewableUK; officially

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) London, England, March 4, 2010 : It was announced today during a press conference held at the QEII Center in Westminster during the “Wave & Tidal 2010” conference dealing, with, obviously, all matters of creating electricity from wave and tidal currents, that the BWEA (British Wind Energy Association) was changing its name officially to “RenewableUK”. Tags: Wave and Tidal 2010 RenewableUK BWEA

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ALTERED STATES Globalization, Sovereignty, and Governance

The Green Changemakers

Book(s) 153 of 251 ALTERED STATES Globalization, Sovereignty, and Governance Gordon Smith and Moisés Naím IDRC 2000 ISBN 0-88936-917-8 e-ISBN 1-55250-262-7 96 pp. Disponible en français The dangerous turmoil is plain to see in the everyday failures of governments.

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Launch of new compostable checkout bag

Green (Living) Review

The bags are certified as fully biodegradable and compostable according to the European norm EN13432, which was set up to regulate products which are disposed of in composting sites and maybe that should give us the real hint here; the term “ products which are disposed of in composting sites.”

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How a Nation Can Go Green: The Iceland Model for Energy.

Living Green & Saving Energy

Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy How a Nation Can Go Green: The Iceland Model for Energy Independence by greenwise on December 13, 2010 Showing the world how to manage its finances is not the forte of Iceland. The small country of Iceland, with only about 318,000 inhabitants, leads the world in clean energy production.

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How a Nation Can Go Green: The Iceland Model for Energy Independence

Living Green & Saving Energy

Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy How a Nation Can Go Green: The Iceland Model for Energy Independence by greenwise on December 13, 2010 Showing the world how to manage its finances is not the forte of Iceland. The small country of Iceland, with only about 318,000 inhabitants, leads the world in clean energy production.

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Cybersecurity is a ‘constant struggle,’ cays NATO commander

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) NATO Supreme Allied Commander for Europe Admiral James Stavridis says that governments the world over are battling cybersecurity issues. Governments are struggling with cybersecurity individually,” he said.

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Bio “degrade” that Grease Away

Green Home Blog

Only $24, Charlie’s soap cleaning kit contains three amazing cleaning products you cannot be without – Laundry Powder, All Purpose Cleaner and a Pocket cleaner! We must really make a product that works. Axil Comras (our founder) called us after seeing the impact our product has on its customers. Make sure that products are really biodegradable. What’s your personal favorite of your products that Greenhome.com carries? Biodegradable.

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Dismay over EU decision not to ban baby bottle chemical bisphenol-A

Green (Living) Review

The Canadian government health department seems to be having evidence which the EU just tosses aside. The National Cancer Institute in the US has also recently called for the use of BPA in consumer products to be more tightly regulated.

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GREENER PRODUCT approves 3rd party certifications for green building products

Green Life Smart Life

GREENER PRODUCT approves 3rd party certifications for green building products. consumers (23%) say they have “no way of knowing&# if a product is green or actually does what it claims, signaling a lack of confidence in green marketing and revealing a widespread “green trust gap,&#. There is a lot of green-washing in sustainable building today” according to Peter Rundle, Greener Product LLC. “As About Greener Product LLC. Greener Product Team.

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Most of what passes for “green” in business only tinkering at the edges?

Green (Living) Review

The New Zealand government and a former US Energy secretary are now saying so, as US Strategic Air Command, Lloyds Insurance, a UK Industry Task Force on Peak Oil and Energy Security, the current British Energy Secretary, and the Transition movement, of course.

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How to avoid the solar cowboys

Green (Living) Review

28 June 2010 – With DIY Superstores now stocking low cost solar heating panel installation kits, homeowners trying to cope with the prevailing high levels of energy prices are bound to be tempted.

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Telensa’s PLANet system to manage Birmingham’s street lighting

Green (Living) Review

Amey chooses Telensa for the Birmingham Highways PFI project Cambridge, UK, 13th December 2010: Telensa Ltd., early in 2010. The company works across three main markets - Inter Urban, Local Government and Built Environment, which are supported by our award-winning consultancy.

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Wind power breezes through 5GW mark

Green (Living) Review

RenewableUK Chief Executive Maria McCaffery MBE, said: “Five gigawatts is an important milestone for two reasons: it takes us within reach of our 2010 targets on renewable electricity, while proving that each successive gigawatt takes less and less time to deploy.

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Cleantech Start-up Aims to Create Small-scale Wind Turbines for the Masses

Green (Living) Review

It aims to enter volume production by 2012, delivering turbines that provide a much quicker return on investment for owners - both through cost savings and by selling surplus power back to the national grid, under the government's feed-in tariff scheme.

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Are your cotton garments slave free?

Green (Living) Review

The other question, which probably will not be answered as easily would b e as to whether you know where the cotton for your cotton clothes and other cotton products comes from. For years, the company has had an office in Tashkent, where it maintains good relations with the Karimov government.

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Microsoft criticizes its competition OpenOffice.org on YouTube

Green (Living) Review

They claim that Oracle's free office product, OpenOffice.org, is incompatible, insecure and slow and that it would be no alternative for firms and other businesses to the Microsoft Office-Suite.

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