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How Cities Are Key to Curbing Climate Change

Park Won-soon | Posted 06.03.2015 | World
Park Won-soon

SEOUL -- Cities make up about two percent of our planet's surface, yet the number of urban dwellers accounts for more than half of the world's population. Such tremendous growth and density have presented its fair share of challenges, namely that cities are responsible for 70 to 80 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions, much of which is due to buildings, cars and other urban environments.

Oklahoma State Senator Aims To Block Non-Binding Sustainability Resolution

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 12.27.2012 | Politics

A Republican state senator in Oklahoma has introduced legislation seeking to block the implementation of United Nations Agenda 21, the international o...

Tea Party Sees Wild Plot, But Others Sick Of Their 'Scare Tactics'

Reuters | Posted 12.15.2012 | Politics

By Nick Carey CEDAR FALLS, Iowa, Oct 15 (Reuters) - Tea Party activist Judd Saul admits that he can sound a little unhinged when he g...

John Celock

GOP Gov. Refuses To Address Controversial Ban | John Celock | Posted 07.17.2012 | Politics

The Republican governor of Alabama declined to say why he signed a bill banning the United Nations Agenda 21 sustainability program in his state. ...

Desperately Seeking Solutions... and Finding Them

Kelly Rigg | Posted 08.13.2011 | Green
Kelly Rigg

Despite all of the rhetoric and posturing to the contrary, insiders say that there are signs of progress being made behind the scenes at the Bonn climate talks.

In a Hot, Flat & Crowded World, Thank God for Cities

Ben Carmichael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ben Carmichael

More people are moving into ever-larger cities. For the first time, more people live in urban areas, than don't. This presents two conflicting challenges.