Confronting the fascist threat in Europe and abroad

Green (Living) Review

In Hungary, Marton Gyongyosi, a member of parliament for the far-right Jobbik Party, called for the government to draw up lists of Jews who pose a national security risk and for the extermination, basically, of all Gypsies.

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Terrible Hot Air Balloon Accident in Egypt Claims 19 Lives

Green Prophet

In addition to being a tragedy for the visitors who were killed and for their family, it’s hard not to think this will further slacken the country’s flailing tourism industry , causing even more economic and social problems for the beleaguered North African country.

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Turkey Tells Egypt to Bypass Israel and Cyprus With Long Pipeline to Europe

Green Prophet

Turkish PM Erdogan on recent visit to Egypt; more energy influence at Israel’s expense. AP photo by Maggie Michael and Lee Keeth.

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Fascism in Germany did not start with Hitler and the NSDAP

Green (Living) Review

The current economic crisis throughout the European Union, and not just in the Euro bloc, is causing a resurgence of Fascism in many countries, including and especially Hungary and others countries of the former Warsaw Pact. Pogroms against Gypsies, however, are occurring already frequently in Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Italy, and also in Germany.

Europe bans bee-harming pesticides

Green Blog

There are several alternatives to using neonicotinoids and farmers will benefit from healthy pollinator populations as they provide substantial economic benefits to crop pollination.”. The UK, Czech Republic, Italy, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia, Austria and Portugal voted no the suspension.

Activists to target Danish Ministry of Defense to highlight fate of climate refugees

Green (Living) Review

This protest comes at a time when global economic policies and war are causing mass global displacement, while the effects of climate change will be a major cause of further mass migration from the poorest regions of the earth, on a scale we have never seen. Many years ago we saw movies that showed people radar at the borders between Austria and Hungary (before the latter become a member of the EU) and those, no doubt, will now be exported to the further reaches of the EU borders.

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Shocking analysis by country of years left to zero emissions

Green Blog

The Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics (ABARE) has projected that Australia’s black coal exports will increase at an average rate of 2.6% “Australia is committed to a greedy and inhumane course of climate exceptionalism, climate racism and climate injustice.&#. We all know that we have to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) pollution and eventually reach zero emissions.

Island Nations can fight Climate Genocide with Carbon Debt & Carbon Credit Analysis

Green Blog

However it is possible to quantitate the Climate Debt incurred by profligate high polluters such as the US Alliance countries and the Climate Credit allowing low polluters to advance economically on a path to eventual zero emissions in circa 2050. At the 2011 Durban Climate Conference the US, with the help of its climate criminal lackeys Australia and Canada, again succeeded in preventing requisite international climate change action.

Analysis by country of fossil fuel burning-based Carbon Debt and Carbon Credit

Green Blog

However these same countries have no problem with continuing to run up huge national debts, with demanding debt repayment by vulnerable countries (as in the current Eurozone crisis) or with crippling Third World countries with massive debt (for a damning account read John Perkins’ “Confessions of an Economic Hit Man”). Fossil fuel burning yielding the greenhouse gas (GHG) carbon dioxide (CO2) is a major component of man-made global warming.

What If We Built Our Cities Around Places?

The Green Changemakers

Fortunately, there is a new wave of interdisciplinary collaboration that adopts a more cooperative approach to knit neighborhoods together, and it brings real economic and social benefits to cities.

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