It's called "ecocide" and even the pope is talking about it.
Officials worry that the runoff whiskey could cause environmental damage.
"The Sierra Club supports a path to citizenship that will empower those in our nation who are among the most vulnerable to
From desertification to eroding shores, climate change has intensified resource scarcity, poverty and hunger. Vast new waves of migration may have a political ignition, but the fuel is climate change, from Africa to Asia. Somehow, even Syria's conflict can be attributed to the spark of longer-term drought.
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It had all the trappings of a typical Miami funeral. The eulogists, stifling their tears. The aria, Handel's mournful Piangero la Sorte Mia. The loud lamentations of the black laced lloradera.
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Environmental Disturbance and the Emergence of Tropical Disease: Lessons From the Gold Fields of Ghana
The wealth contained within this land does not belong to those that live and work it, but to those with the might to control it.
As our economy exceeds the capacity of the planet to sustain us and future generations, we need to monitor the size of our economy more closely than ever. And there is no better measurement of the size of our economy than GDP.
Food security is an eco-socio-economic issue that strikes at the fundamental human processes we have devised for our own longevity. These examples demonstrate alternative methods of addressing the global issue, locally.
"Hampshire's students inspired me. My generation is leaving a world in a precarious state. Their generation will have to address the problems of global warming, ecosystem destruction, loss of biodiversity and toxification we have created."
During an interview with a Florida radio station about the dangerous working conditions for undocumented Latino workers, the story of one of the listeners who called in got us all on the edge of our seats.
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There is no clear consensus on how much pollution really costs. But if China openly states that it's a 3.5 percent hit on its GDP, why don't we seize the opportunity to re-value our economy and GDP?
Simply extending the growth targets set out in the MDGs, as favoured by some governments, was inadequate, said the authors
I'm so fed up with what's going on with our country right now. The Tea Party trying to get rid of the EPA, every day more
Measurement of the environmental aspects of a business is equivalent to an x-ray or CAT scan to find the maladies in a business system and supply chain which can be addressed and cured.
A threat to one is a threat to all. Globalization, complexity, our relatively unsophisticated mechanisms for sharing information
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Tom: It takes a village - of philosophers - to get this all thought through carefully and creatively. It may not be easy
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The world economy is not a zero sum game. For us to be richer, someone else doesn't have to be poorer. In fact just the opposite is true.
The strategy of deterrence that drives both border enforcement and crackdowns on humanitarians is fundamentally flawed.