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Reactions to Parisexit

The reaction to the decision to withdraw the US from the Paris Climate Change accord has been deafening. Unfortunately, these tirades fall on the deaf ears of the unholy climate-change denying triumvirate of Trump, Pruitt and Bannon. The New York Times editorial of 1 June lamented the impact on future generations:…
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Parisexit

It had to happen. When you have an ignorant, climate change denier in the White House the decision to withdraw from the Paris Accord should not come as a surprise. The truth is the US has been struggling to forge any kind of leadership in the fight against climate change and…
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Earth Day 2017

Each year, Earth Day—April 22—marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970. More than 1 billion people now participate in Earth Day activities each year, making it the largest civic observance in the world.   The idea for a national day to focus on the…
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Syntropic Agriculture

Ernst Götsch is a farmer and researcher who migrated to Brazil in the early 1980s and settled on a farm in the cocoa zone of southern Bahia. Since then, he's developed soil recovery techniques through planting methods that mimic the natural regeneration of forests. With the accumulation of more than three decades…
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UN adopts SDGs

On 25th September 2015, the 193-Member United Nations General Assembly formally adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, along with a set of bold new Global Goals. The new framework, Transforming Our World: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, is composed of 17 goals and 169 targets to wipe out…
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