Category: Green Politics Special Reports

Child Labour and Sweatshops Part 3

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Child Labour and Sweatshops Part 3 Child Labour and Sweatshops – Who Made YOUR Shirt? Types of Garments Made in Sweatshops There are some types of clothing that are more likely to be produced in a sweatshop by child labor than others. -Shoes Athletic shoes and sneakers are more commonly made in a sweatshop, but …

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Climate Roadmap Proposal for UN Deal by 2015 Proposed by EU Climate Diplomat

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A climate roadmap has been proposed by the European Union’s top climate diplomat on Nov 5, 2011 for the European Union which could lead to a comprehensive deal by the year 2015 has been well received. Currently, negotiations being conducted under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) have had little success ever since …

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Environmental Policy What is an Environmental Policy and What We Need To Focus On

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Environmental policy is any type of action consciously taken, or disregarded to manage human activities with a view to prevent, reduce, or mitigate harmful effects on nature and natural resources, and ensuring that man-made changes to the environment do not have harmful effects on humans or wildlife and nature itself. It is useful for us …

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DISASTER PREPAREDNESS IN AGRICULTURE IN INDIA

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DISASTER PREPAREDNESS IN AGRICULTURE IN INDIA By Dr. Ashok Kumar Panigrahi Definition of Disaster The India National Disaster Management Act 2005 defines, “Disaster is a catastrophe, mishap, calamity or grave occurrence affecting an area, arising from natural or manmade causes, or by accident or negligence which results in substantial loss of life or human suffering …

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Effect of economic to the ecology

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Effect of economic to the ecology INTRODUCTION: The ecology has developed from the study of natural biological systems, emphasizes the dynamic relationships between the various components of a system. Economics, with its nineteenth century origins in mechanistic concepts influenced by the industrial revolution, takes a more static view of the balance of accounts at the …

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Rising Oil and Gas Prices Will Continue As We Reach Peak Oil

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While oil and gas prices keep rising, and us nearing peak oil, many are concerned with where and when it will stop. Price spikes have occurred in 1973, 1979, 1991 and most recently 2011. These price jumps in oil and gasoline have done little to sway US Energy policies in the past, and with the …

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Sustainability What Does Sustainable Development Mean For Us And The Environment

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The term sustainability is derived from sustain, and pertains to sustainable development in this reference, and has ten meanings according to most dictionaries. The word sustain in it’s basic form means to maintain, support or endure. In the 1980’s, sustainability was implemented more in terms of mankind’s sustainability on our planet. There are differing interpretations …

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Climatic Changes From Global Warming Results in Completely New Climates

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While climatic changes from global warming may not be first and foremost as they should be, expert geographers have projected temperature increases due to greenhouse gas emissions to reach a not-so-chilling conclusion. The standard climate zones that we currently experience will shift and some climates will disappear completely by the year 2100. Tropical highlands and …

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Neonicotinoid Pesticides Bee Populations Colony Collapse Disorder Linked in Two New Studies

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Neonicotinoid pesticides and bee populations crash are linked, however CropLife America, a front group for Monsanto, Dow, and other pesticide makers would have you believe otherwise. 2 recent studies have tied the crashing populations of Bees to the pesticide. The pesticides in question are called Neonicotinoids, since they are derived from nicotine (used as a …

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Is Global Warming Real? New Report By Skeptic Answers Is Global Warming Real

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When we ask is global warming real, there are few scientists that will argue that point anymore. The evidence is overwhelming that it is in fact real. There have been longstanding feuds amongst scientists over the decades since the theory was first introduced by Svante Arrhenius in 1896. Ever since that time there have been …

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