UK government to force Internet content blocking

Green (Living) Review

So-called extremist websites are also in the cross hairs of the government''s gun sight and we can take a sure bet that many survivalist sites and such like will also be considered and affected.

Don't confuse smaller government with more efficient government

Environmental Economics

Lawmakers say they are making government more efficient without endangering the environment or public health and emphasize that their changes have nothing to do with the Dan River spill. It seems that they are simply trying to reduce the size of government, cut income taxes and increase private sector profitability

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Government: It's all about control

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Government is all about control and absolutely nothing else regardless what we are being told. A free people do not need to have anyone lord it over them, no king and not government, however democratic it claims to be.

The government controls

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The government controls our water supply (including, in many places in the USA the rainwater, making rainwater harvesting illegal), our food supply, our medical supply, our media, our armed forces, our police. In short, the government controls everything, including and especially each and every one of us. The fact is that we do not seem to (be able) to control the government, and that is what we should be able to do. We need no government, period!

UK Government Introduces New Policy for Renewable Energy Producers

Green Prophet

The government of the United Kingdom has announced their new energy policy, which is called Smart Export Guarantee. Last year the UK government announced that the feed in tariffs (FIT) for small-scale renewables will end in 2019 and this caused many supporters of renewables to be alarmed.

The people shall govern

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) This is often used as an excuse to create a supposedly democratic government that then operates a business as usual with professional politicians. The people shall govern means simply that, namely that it is the people and not a government.

Freedom and government are opposites

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Peace and freedom comes about when nation states and governments are abolished and when people are allowed and empowered to be their own masters, their own sovereigns. You cannot be free while being governed at the same time.

Government bought authors?

Green (Living) Review

At the same time, in both cases, the authors stated that wind and solar are dead-end technologies requiring permanent government subsidies without being able to provide for the needs. To make claims that wind and solar are dead-end technologies requiring permanent government subsidies without being able to provide for the needs are not only very spurious and misleading but are, in fact, extremely dangerous for us and the Planet.

Government as footpads – Denmark

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The right-conservative government of Denmark is trying to do everything possible to deter refugees and migrants from coming into the country. The Minister for Justice and Immigration, Søren Pind, has this kind of highway robbery defended recently on government television stating that the income from those confiscations shall used as a part contribution to cover the expenses incurred by accommodating and feeding the refugees.

Is it possible for the federal government to raise taxes?

Environmental Economics

Federal duck stamps are annual permits sold by the federal government to hunt migratory waterfowl. 5069 contains no intergovernmental mandates as defined in the Unfunded Mandates Reform Act (UMRA) and would impose no costs on state, local, or tribal governments.

Government council cuts are punishing the most vulnerable

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Mass scale cuts to council budgets will lead to the death of local government and heap punishment on the most vulnerable, as ministers announce a further 2.9 austerity Austerity Britain Britain British government government UK UK government

"Most Americans Support Government Action on Climate Change, Poll Finds"

Environmental Economics

From the inbox: An overwhelming majority of the American public, including nearly half of Republicans, support government action to curb global warming , according to a poll conducted by The New York Times, Stanford University and the nonpartisan environmental research group Resources for the Future.

UK government plans for ancient woodlands get the axe

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) It is a great relief to learn from the Independent that Ex-Environment Secretary Owen Paterson''s proposed biodiversity offsetting scheme has been dropped by the Government. Britain UK UK government woodlands

Government advice for winter

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Now that British Summer Time has ended, and winter is seriously knocking at the door, the government says that now is a good time to think about what winter weather preparations you, your family and community may need to make.

Keith Taylor MEP: Tory manifesto scraps 'greenest government' pledge for 'energy extremist government'

Green (Living) Review

Theresa May is abandoning the Tory promise to be the 'greenest government' and instead pledging to be an 'energy extremist government'.

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US Government Shutdown Affects Birders (and Birds, Too)

10,000 Birds

government has rendered national parks off-limits. News Environmental Protection Agency government shutdown National Eagle Repository national parks U.S. Kings Canyon National Park in California is just one of hundreds of shuttered U.S. parks and preserves. Photo by the National Park Service). If you’re in the U.S. and you’ve got good weather forecast this weekend, you’re probably looking forward to some birding.

Children need more brainwashing time, says government

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The British government wants children “learning” in school from 8am to 6pm or thereabouts and also have less vacation time. Yes, we must; the Minister and the government. And thus the government clamors for a longer school day and shorter and less vacation time. government control brainwashing public school government indoctrination

NOAA created a URL for the government shutdown

Environmental Economics

I'm actually trying to write something up and I need to figure out how my precipitation data is measured. So I go try to go to the source [link] and I'm redirected here:  [link]. Nice touch NOAA! Curse you Congress

Saddest Photo from the Government Shutdown.

Elephant Journal

Homepages (Gold Tabs)* Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Non-New-Agey Spirituality (Religion, Philosophy) child government shutdown photo zoo

U.S. Government Steps Up to Protect Bees


government is joining the United Nations to pass legislation protecting this vulnerable species. Government Steps Up to Protect Bees appeared first on Ecorazzi.

There will be negative economic effects if the government burns carbon tax revenue

Environmental Economics

From the inbox: Thought you would get a kick out of the rather significant government finance "limitation" expressed on this poster I saw at a recent professional meeting. 

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Canadian Government Downgrades The Humpback Whale


The Canadian government has removed the North Pacific humpback whale from the “threatened” species list.

Fracking – Oil’s downside: Should governments invest in it?

Green Prophet

Oil and natural gas, as investment opportunities, have certainly had their share of publicity; both good and bad.

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Former NSA contractor develops font designed to combat government snooping

Green (Living) Review

Mun created the font as a response to increasing government incursions on privacy. “I email security fonts GCHQ government surveillance mail security NSA security spying by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Sang Mun is a former contractor for the NSA.

"Should Governments Use a Declining Discount Rate in Project Analysis?"

Environmental Economics

Weitzman: Should governments use a discount rate that declines over time when evaluating the future benefits and costs of public projects? Kenneth J. Arrow, Maureen L. Cropper, Christian Gollier, Ben Groom, Geoffrey M. Heal, Richard G. Newell, William D. Nordhaus, Robert S. Pindyck, William A. Pizer, Paul R. Portney, Thomas Sterner, Richard S. Tol, and Martin L.

Trash selfies to shame Tunisia’s government

Green Prophet

Social media has again proved to be a powerful tool in Tunisia , where a group of people started a Facebook page that turns the ubiquitous ‘selfie’ into an opportunity to express disgust with the country’s stinking trash problem.

Australian Government set to seize money from citizens bank accounts

Green (Living) Review

The banking industry believes the Government's changes to inactive bank accounts legislation is just revenue raising. " Mr Munchenburg says three years seems an arbitrary time limit as the Government failed to consult the industry on the change.

Government Approves Wind Farm Off Ocean City

Wind Power Ninja

Government / Industry maryland wind farm ocean city wind farmThe Obama administration opened Maryland’s coast to offshore wind farms Monday and is seeking bidders to erect more than 300 turbines in a 206-square-mile area off the coast of Ocean City. The move makes Maryland the second state in the nation, after Delaware, to have reached this stage in off-shore wind development. The closest turbines to the coast will be roughly 10 nautical miles from Ocean City.

Yes, the federal government does close stuff down

Environmental Economics

Surrounded by three university labs, it’s one of a handful of oceanography hubs in the nation and the only government research center between New Jersey and Miami studying Atlantic fish populations. So it came as a surprise when the federal government proposed doing away with the ocean science laboratory, which opened in 1899. What will happen to the lab’s 31 government contractors is less clear. 

Our Government Did Something Right:

Elephant Journal

Photo: President Obama thanks redditors for their help on net neutrality with a handwritten note. Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) WAYLON: Editor''s Picks break the internet cable company FCC freedom internet monopoly net neutrality

German government wants more cargo bikes

Green (Living) Review

To that end the government supported a 100,000-strong conference in Hamburg last year using cargo bikes for promotion and catering.

Kids Sue US Government To Force Action on Global Warming

Living Green & Saving Energy

Kids Sue US Government To Force Action on Global Warming. global warming Green News atmospheric trust litigation lawsuit by kids Mary Wood

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Seattle Government, Meet Democracy Vouchers

Sightline Daily

Monopoly by Mark Strozier used under CC BY 2.0 The board game Monopoly is simple enough for most nine-year-olds to master quickly. The rules of the game, however, run to eight pages , and you’d never hand them to your third grader and expect her to grasp how the play unfolds.

What You Really Need to Know about the Government.

Elephant Journal

They are the government, and local government is the public sector entity that holds the greatest impact over the. Animal Rights (Vegan, Pets, Wildlife) Denver Enlightened Society (Politics, Active Citizenship, Social Good) Z ADMIN Enlightened Society Featured Today animals compassion government Public Service right livelihood serviceThey are not glamorous or well paid.

List Of Solar Energy Government Tax Breaks

Solar Power Ninja

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. Government / Industry list of taz breaks for energy efficiency solar energy tax breaks state tax breaks for solarAmerican solar energy incentive programs are increasing every year.

Government attack on wind power

Green (Living) Review

London, UK, June 6, 2013: Commenting on Government plans to make it harder for onshore wind turbines to get the go-ahead, Friends of the Earth''s Head of Campaigns Andrew Pendleton said: "Another day, another Government attack on efforts to tackle climate change. "Carbon-intensive developments such as fracking, airport expansion and new roads will also impact on local people – so is the Government planning to give communities a greater say on these too?

Charlie Sheen Slams Danish Government for Whale Slaughter


Read More The post Charlie Sheen Slams Danish Government for Whale Slaughter appeared first on Ecorazzi. Film and television celebrity, Charlie Sheen has criticized Danish authorities for the arrests of fourteen Sea Shepherd activists.

UK government supports solar for Africa, slashes subsidies at home

Green (Living) Review

The second, from UK solar installer Solarcentury, not so much: Government’s proposed £7m budget for solar equivalent to subsidising Hinkley Point for just two days (Hinkley Point refers to a new, massively subsidized and Chinese-built nuclear reactor in the works for South West England ).

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"I am out of the office for the duration of the government shutdown"

Environmental Economics

From the inbox: I am out of the office for the duration of the government shutdown. I will not be checking messages, but will return your email upon my. return to the office

The greenest government ever, Cameron said

Green (Living) Review

This definitely is not the greenest British government ever. One green law after the other, especially the ones that would sort our businesses of all kinds and bring them in line to do the green thing, is being abandoned by this “greenest ever” government. What happened to it now?

Government Shutdown: Can Nature Be a Part of the Solution?

Conservancy Talk

The federal government shutdown is having a very real impact on the nation’s lands and waters — perhaps most visibly through the closure of the 400-plus national parks. The sad truth is that the impact of the government shutdown goes deeper than park closures. Government Relations.


Green (Living) Review

The UK government''s ''zero waste'' economy objective is highly desirable but unrealistic. In its latest report, CIWEM challenges government to ensure that everyone takes responsibility for waste – not just the waste management sector. Advocating that this is not solely an issue for the waste management industry, the report encourages to Government to ask more from businesses, who currently have full authority to supply products with no environmental responsibility for their impact.

UK solar growth stalls following government subsidy cuts

Green (Living) Review

Official figures released on Thursday show that large-scale solar farm developers rushed to connect to the grid in March to get in before the government excluded farms larger than 5MW, enough to power 2,500 homes, from its renewable obligation (RO) scheme.

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