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The Politics of Urbanity and World Structures

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At present, social changes occur within the earth’s transition period and it includes the “process of globalization.” In this process of globalization, there should be a balance between being market driven and acknowledging the current political systems of nations. As the world enters into a dimension of constant change, another dimension adds flavor to this change: urbanization.  And history itself ... Read More »

How to Negotiate a Greener Future

More so than ever before in the history of humankind, technology is moving fast. It seems every year or two sometimes new comes along that totally changes the game. We’re not sitting stagnant for hundreds or thousands of years anymore, in fact if you went to sleep tonight and woke up even just ten years into the future; chances are ... Read More »

Environmentalist Candidate for Chicago Water Reclamation District Commissioner, Adam Miguest, Sues Rival for Allegedly Trying to Keep Him off the Ballot Unconstitutionally

Adam Miguest, a Democratic environmentalist candidate for Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago commissioner, and endorsed by U.S Green Technology, has filed a lawsuit against rival candidate Josina Morita, her Friends of Morita campaign committee and Mecole Castillo; he claims that these individuals tried to deny him ballot access in an unconstitutional attempt to control the outcome of the race. The issue revolves ... Read More »

Green Jobs Needed to Slow Global Warming ASAP

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Limiting global warming is not only a “nice” idea that would be good to consider in order to help the earth: It is an imperative idea that needs to be taken seriously in order to help to save the economy and the earth. Believe it or not, despite worldwide efforts to place Mother Earth back on the pedestal in our ... Read More »

Economic (Not Environmental) Concerns Are Pushing EV Manufacturing

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Economic (Not Environmental) Concerns Are Pushing EV Manufacturing (via Clean Technica) Job creation and economic opportunity (not environmental concerns) are the primary drivers of the big electric vehicle (EV) manufacturing push being taken by many industrialized nations, according to a recent study from Indiana University Bloomington… Read More »

U.S., China Collaborate on Climate, Oceans, Energy, Wildlife

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U.S., China Collaborate on Climate, Oceans, Energy, Wildlife (via Environment News Service) WASHINGTON, DC, July 12, 2013 (ENS) – The U.S. and China have agreed to combat climate change through new cooperation on heavy-duty and other vehicles; smart grids; carbon capture, utilization, and storage; collecting and managing greenhouse gas data… Read More »

Energy Jobs: Tax Credits for Green Energy Extended Through 2013

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In the frantic rush to avoid toppling over the fiscal cliff, President Obama and Congressional Republicans scrambled to shake hands and extended tax credits for alternative energy sources, and for green energy jobs. Wind energy wasn’t the only winner, as the production tax credit was extended for one year. Geothermal, hydropower and biomass also benefit. Green energy industries other than ... Read More »