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The U.S. Congress kicked off a long-anticipated battle over climate-change legislation Tuesday, when two Democratic representatives released draft legislation that could dramatically cut emissions - and raise energy prices, Republicans say.
by: Emilia PramovaEmilia Pramova
03 Apr 2009 08:15
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For those of us trying to make more sustainable choices within our daily lives, the decision to buy local produce appears to be an obvious next step. The transportation sector contributes nearly one quarter of greenhouse gas emissions in developed countries. It seems logical then that cutting down on the distance between consumers and producers should also have a direct impact on emissions. For this reason the last few years have seen a push for food miles labeling particularly in Europe. However, many critics of food miles feel that this system is at best tokenistic and in some cases does more harm than good.
by: Emilia PramovaEmilia Pramova
02 Apr 2009 11:24
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ScienceDaily (Mar. 19, 2009) — Researchers from the University of the West of England have found a legal route to limit damage to the environment – such as uncontrolled scallop dredging, using the common law of public nuisance.
by: Emilia PramovaEmilia Pramova
20 Mar 2009 12:04
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