Posts Tagged ‘ economic growth ’

Climate change is a human rights issue – and that’s how we can solve it | Olivier De Schutter, guardian.co.uk

Apr 25th, 2012 | By

We can overcome the problems of delivering collective action on climate change by treating mining, deforestation, ocean degradation and more as violations of human rights Global climate-change talks often resemble the scene of a traffic accident. Multiple voices shout each other down in a bid to tell their own version of events. What is the

[continue reading...]



As Emissions in Northeast States Decline, Economic Growth Outpaces Nation: Report

Apr 11th, 2012 | By

A new report by Environment Connecticut Research & Policy Center released today in front of the solar array atop Middletown-based Center Point Office Park, highlights the role that clean energy and environmental policies have played in moving states toward meeting targets for reducing global warming emissions, while challenging claims that actions that reduce emissions undermine economic growth.