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On Diverse Uses of Public Lands: An Open Letter to Bernie Sanders and Ron Paul

The armed standoff in Oregon concerning the Malheur Wildlife refuge is only the latest is a long series of conflicts over “public” lands, as R. McGreggor Cawley has pointed out in a recent… 691 more words

Climate & Environment

CAFOD’s hopes for COP21

After much anticipation the Paris climate negotiations, or COP21, are finally upon us. It is no exaggeration to say that governments, businesses, charities and faith communities have been working towards this point for years. 863 more words

Climate Environment

Do we need more coal to end energy poverty?

The climate threat from coal

The past week has seen a flurry of announcements about the future of coal in the run-up to the Paris climate talks… 1,423 more words

Climate Environment

Measuring what matters

In Laudato Si’ – the Pope calls us to think about what we mean by progress.

Put simply, it is a matter of redefining our notion of progress. 671 more words

Aid Power Governance

Argonne Launches Energy Storage, Nanotech Collaboration Centers

Argonne National Laboratory on October 6 announced it is opening two centers of collaboration that will afford private-sector companies a new, more direct means of contributing to and taking advantage of the latest advances in two critical fields of endeavor for the world’s best scientists and engineers: energy storage and nanotechnology. 1,112 more words

Technology

Citigroup Follows BoA, Cuts Coal Mining Finance

Citigroup announced it’s cutting financing of coal mining projects, part and parcel of the multinational banking and financial services group instituting an updated Environmental & Social Policy Framework… 696 more words

Climate & Environment

Sustainable Land Use Could Avert Crises, Add $76 Billion to World Income

At a time when environmental degradation and climate change challenge the fundamental basis for societies and economies worldwide, researchers around the world have been working diligently to put a monetary value on all the services ecosystems provide. 673 more words

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