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Germans Debate Renewable Energy Supports

Conservatives call into question highly successful feed-in tariff There is a reason that Germany has half of the world’s installed solar generating capacity, and it is not the Northern European country’s boundless sunshine. Renewable energy capacity has achieved such tremendous growth because of the German government’s aggressive energy policy. The policy vehicle responsible for the […]

May 19th

US Drug War Policies Spur Sales of Afghan Child Brides

The US Government’s Drug War has spurred many social and environmental consequences throughout the world. Widespread aerial herbicide spraying aimed at eradication has caused environmental damage from Central America to Central Asia. Recently, I learned you can add the sale of child brides in Afghanistan to the list of social ills caused by the Drug […]

May 7th

Tangled Up In Green: Faster, Higher, Stronger, Greener

There has been talk recently of boycotting the 2008 Beijing Olympics for any number of valid reasons. Whether it is for the freedom of Tibet, the atrocities in Darfur, or China’s environmental policies. However, what would be achieved by boycotting the Olympics? Is China going to step back and say, “Whoa… the United States is […]

April 17th