Government Energy Bill will leave millions out in the cold

Green (Living) Review

Millions of the UK's poorest people will be left out in the cold by the 'Green Deal' to improve the nation's homes - a scheme at the heart of the Government's Energy Bill being launched next week - Friends of the Earth warned today. While the proposed Green Deal could encourage well-off homeowners to take advantage of loans to make their properties energy efficient, Friends of the Earth is warning it's unlikely to help the 4.5

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Time to Get "Smart" on Biofuels

The Green Changemakers

The Sierra Club and Worldwatch Institute today released a report, Smart Choices for Biofuels (pdf) , highlighting the need for important policy reforms at this critical juncture in America's effort to increase the use of biofuels.

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Dream of a Nation

The Green Changemakers

Magazine, Veterans for Peace, and Green for All. Magazine, Veterans for Peace, and Green for All, authored this stellar collection of essays and illustrations.

Dream of a Nation

The Green Changemakers

[link] [link] THE BOOK With over 400 pages of material that makes complex issues graspable, Dream of a Nation is a tool that will inform and engage.

Conference Presentations (downloadable): Building Safe, Healthy and Livable Communities

The Green Changemakers

Successful Approaches to Equitable Development: Capacity Building, Area-Wide Planning and Revitalization Strategies [CM 1.5] Successfully Engaging Diverse Audiences in Regional Planning: Tools, Techniques, and Strategies [CM 1.5] Broad(er) Partnerships Help Spur a Green Economy Along Boston's Fairmount Indigo Transit Corridor [CM 1.5] A Role for Everyone: Encouraging Green Infrastructure Applications [CM 1.5] Economy, Jobs and Spending, Oh My!:

Should I Say 'Climate Change' or 'Global Warming?' — Sightline.

Sightline Daily

A while back, in a famously leaked talking points memo , GOP pollster and messaging guru Frank Luntz advised those wishing to thwart energy reform to use the term climate change rather than global warming --because it made the problem sound less urgent and less "frightening" to the American public. But the strategy may have backfired--or simply been turned inside out. Skip to content.

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Sustainability is destroying the Earth

The Green Changemakers

By creating and reinforcing the belief that voting for minor changes and buying more stuff will solve all problems, those in power have a highly effective strategy for maintaining economic growth and corporate-controlled democracy. The green economy Green jobs.

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To The Next U.S. President: 100 Words for 100 Days

The Green Changemakers

Barnstorming a world without borders, the President can begin America’s journey toward a bright green future. million; renewable energy creates 10 times as many jobs as coal plants. Such legislation must set hard and ambitious, scientifically based greenhouse gas reduction targets, establish a cap and trade system with auctioned allowances, create innovative programs to incentivise energy efficiency and it must develop new ways to invest in clean technology and green jobs.

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Path to a Peace Economy

The Green Changemakers

Economic Collapse The Wall Street financial collapse has stripped tens of millions of previously middle class Americans of their jobs, homes, and retirement assets and plunged them into poverty and despair. The jobs, homes, and retirement assets of ordinary Americans have not.

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