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EPA: New CO2 Limits Will Help Economy
Environment  (tags: EPA, carbon pollution, coal power plants, economy, environment, energy, globalwarming )

CarrieSIC
- 176 days ago - thedailybeast.com
The Environmental Protection Agency unveiled proposed regulations Monday aimed at cutting carbon pollution from coal power plants, which it said will help the U.S. economy.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Help Impoverished Nations Facing Climate Change - ForceChange
Environment  (tags: climtae change, world, economy, impoversished nations, aid, politics, environment, destruction, ecosystems, water )

Cal
- 238 days ago - forcechange.com
For no one are the devastating effects of climate change more real than those living in impoverished, developing nations. The poorest people of our world struggle to cope with rising temperatures, and with it the threats of rising sea levels, food and wat
TAKE ACTION NOW! WALMART and KMART "Don't Sell Rainforest Destruction -- Don't Sell Paseo Tissue Products!"
Environment  (tags: environment, ethics, rainforest destruction, business, corporate, economy, ecosystems, destruction, environment, protection, wildlife, world )

Cal
- 310 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Paseo products have no recycled content -- they're made of 100% virgin tree fiber. Worse, those trees come from pulpwood plantations that are eating into Indonesia's rainforests and destroying the last Sumatran tiger habitat.
Malaysia Clearcutting Forest Reserves for Timber and Palm Oil
Environment  (tags: corruption, business, corporate, palm oil, exploitative labor practices, Cargill, consumers, politics, news, labor, world, money, economy, abuse )

Cal
- 426 days ago - news.mongabay.com
In July Bikam Permanent Forest Reserve in Malaysia's Perak state was degazetted, allowing the forest to be clearcut for an oil palm plantation.
Our Cheap Snack Food Habits Are Killing the Orangutans -- Time to Stop
Environment  (tags: corruption, business, corporate, palm oil, exploitative labor practices, Cargill, consumers, politics, news, labor, world, money, economy, abuse, ecosystems, environment )

Cal
- 435 days ago - alternet.org
Huge corporate palm oil plantations are the cause of so many ills -- and it's something we can fix.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Create a Policy to Stop the Use of Destructive Palm Oil Products By New York State
Environment  (tags: corruption, business, corporate, palm oil, exploitative labor practices, Cargill, consumers, politics, news, labor, world, money, economy, abuse, ecosystems, environment )

Cal
- 435 days ago - change.org
It is time that New York state, which banned the sales of shark fins, to protect the ocean's biodiversity, speak up for the forests biodiversity and commit to using only sustainably produced palm oil!
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the United States to Use Only Sustainable Palm Oil
Environment  (tags: corruption, business, corporate, palm oil, exploitative labor practices, Cargill, consumers, politics, news, labor, world, money, economy, abuse, ecosystems, environment )

Cal
- 457 days ago - forcechange.com
The palm oil industry has been wreaking environmental damage for years. Several nations have already committed to using only sustainable palm oil, but the United States has yet to take such an environmental initiative.
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Oil Tanker Traffic in British Columbia's Coastal Waters
Environment  (tags: government, ethics, obama, politics, climate change, energy, altenrative energy, usa, economy, news, ecosystems, energy, environment, protection, humans )

Cal
- 462 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
A single Exxon Valdez-like spill would be catastrophic to thousands of families and coastal livelihoods, entire cultures and a spectacular diversity of life. It's time to unite in the protection of our coast and urge Parliament and the Legislature to st
TAKE ACTION NOW! Tell the EPA to Keep Glyphosate From Monsanto Off Your Plate!
Environment  (tags: corporate, dishonesty, Monsanto food labeling, politics, society, environment, ethics, consumers, business, americans, finance, economy, money, world, SustainableDevelopment, sustainabledevelopment )

Cal
- 512 days ago - action.fooddemocracynow.org
For 20 plus years Monsanto has said that its proprietary weedkiller Roundup and its main chemical ingredient glyphosate were safe. But in the past several years a host of studies have linked Roundup and glyphosate to an alarming number of diseases threate
An Economic Boom in Turkey Takes a Toll on Marine Life
Environment  (tags: world, politics, development, economy, class warfare, environment, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', ethics, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, politics, world )

Cal
- 525 days ago - e360.yale.edu
The development-at-any-cost policies of Turkish Prime Minister Recip Tayyip Erdogan -- a key factor behind the protests and clashes in Istanbul's Taksim Square -- are also playing a role in the steady decline of the nation's porpoises, dolphins, and other
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Monsanto's Ruthless and Damaging Practices
Environment  (tags: corporate, dishonesty, Monsanto food labeling, politics, society, environment, ethics, consumers, business, americans, finance, economy, money, world, SustainableDevelopment, sustainabledevelopment )

Cal
- 533 days ago - forcechange.com
The lack of accountability goes hand in hand with the ruthless business practices enacted by Monsanto. Now is the time to stand up against Monsanto and its harmful business practices before the impact on our nation's agricultural industry becomes irrepara
Worldwide Movement Against Monsanto Gaining Steam
Environment  (tags: corporate, dishonesty, Monsanto food labeling, politics, society, environment, ethics, consumers, business, americans, finance, economy, money, world, SustainableDevelopment, sustainabledevelopment )

Cal
- 540 days ago - alternet.org
Monsanto's stocks have fallen following its GMO wheat debacle and the global March Against Monsanto.
Thousands in Mexico Protest Monsanto By Throwing a Carnival of Corn
Environment  (tags: corporate, dishonesty, Monsanto food labeling, politics, society, environment, ethics, consumers, business, americans, finance, economy, money, world, SustainableDevelopment, sustainabledevelopment )

Cal
- 543 days ago - alternet.org
The Carnival of Corn was, at its core, a celebration of Mexican agricultural heritage -- and a rejection of the biotech corporation.
Soybeanland Stands Up to Monsanto
Environment  (tags: corporate, dishonesty, Monsanto food labeling, politics, society, environment, ethics, consumers, business, americans, finance, economy, money, world, SustainableDevelopment, sustainabledevelopment )

Cal
- 547 days ago - alternet.org
In Argentina, a group of women calling themselves the "Mothers of Ituzaingó" are fighting against the spraying of Monsanto pesticide Roundup.
Taxpayer Dollars Are Helping Monsanto Sell Seeds Abroad
Environment  (tags: corporate, dishonesty, Monsanto food labeling, politics, society, environment, ethics, consumers, business, americans, finance, economy, money, world, SustainableDevelopment, sustainabledevelopment )

Cal
- 556 days ago - motherjones.com
The US State Department has been essentially acting as of de facto global-marketing arm of the ag-biotech industry, along with high-ranking figures like former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton mouthing industry talking points as if they were gospel
 

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