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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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Clean Coal Fact or Fiction

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Our current coal power plants produce approximately 1/3 of our carbon emissions, and 40% worldwide, with modest increases predicted worldwide, except Asia, mainly China, which is projected to more than double by 2030. And I won’t even touch on all the other harmful toxins released not only by burning coal, but by mining it, and …

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Sustainable Development – Can We Balance Sustainable Development With Growth To Help Protect us From Ourselves?

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Sustainable Development is not a term that is mentioned too often in our fast paced throw away society. Is it posted and shared allover Facebook like Justine Beiber or some other trending topic, no. Should it be, probably, as we need it moving forward as much as we need water and food for survival. Population …

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Matt Petersen: Ready for Rio: Earth Summit Call for Action

Matt Petersen: Ready for Rio: Earth Summit Call for Action Global Green USA will join presidents, prime ministers, other world leaders ­and thousands of citizens and activists from Brazil, the U.S., and around the globe in Rio de Janeiro for the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (a.k.a. Earth Summit) next June. I will be …

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Rio+20 Panel Calls for Creating Sustainable Development and Low-Carbon Prosperity For Sustainable Planet

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The upcoming Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development for low-carbon prosperity and a sustainable planet sent out a blueprint with 56 recommendations yesterday in the Resilient People, Resilient Planet: A Future Worth Choosing report just released. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon yesterday called for action on a new blueprint for creating a sustainable planet, a just …

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