Green Intentions: Dylan Thomas and the Faces of Nature

Last week I wrote about the poetry of the green movement, and today we're going to have a little more poetry. In fact, don't be surprised if you see poetry, thought-provoking quotations, and other posts from the heart in this space in coming weeks. After all, my academic background is checkered w...

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Tags: Carbon, Dylan, Global warming, Intention, Nature, Poetry

Should cooling homes efficiently be a priority?

Part of the stimulus package is going to the weatherization of homes across the country, something the federal government has been doing since the 1970s for low-income people, according to the New York Times. This time, there's a difference. A greater portion of the program's money is going towa...

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Tags: Air conditioning, Global warming, Health, Heat, Summer

NYT: Rich-Poor Divide Still Stalls Climate Accord

Developing nations demanded that the US and other developed countries cut their carbon emissions by more than 70% by 2020, according to the New York Times' Dot Earth blog. Developed countries have a historical debt – a historical responsibility. The more they pay now they less they pay later -- ...

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Tags: Class, Developing, Global warming, Human rights, Policy, Poor, Resources, Rich


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