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Recession Is Good For Climate Change, Say Experts

March 30th, 2009 | by Amanda Peterka

Experts predict that this recession could lead to reduced carbon dioxide emissions because people will be driving less and working less. But has that always been the case in our nation's history

EU: Socialism Rises Again – But How Green?

January 30th, 2009 | by Richard Elen

In France, the Old Left is rising again. Working people are becoming angry that bankers are being bailed out to continue to pay obscene bonuses while ordinary peoples' jobs go to the wall. Governments are under pressure to limit mass unemployment as a result of the recession. But this cannot be done by propping up environmentally-dangerous industries. They must be required to change. It's a story of danger – and of opportunity

Europe Calls For $200 Billion Climate Tax on Developed Nations

January 23rd, 2009 | by Mridul Chadha

EU wants to include a $200 billion climate tax on developed nations in the next climate treaty but is it the right step forward given the global economic conditions. It's time to include countries like India and China in a long-term climate solution and ask them to shoulder greater responsibilities in the fight against Climate Change.

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