October 2009

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What is Green Economics?

Oct28 2009 // By: RESCUE GREEN // Categories: Sustainability, Economics and Finance No Comments

Economists are not ecologists and ecologists are not economists. The same can be said for policy makers. Neither economists nor policy makers have studied the principles of ecology, nor integrate these principals into their work. Can we expect economists and policy makers to keep the environment in mind when making decisions concerning business actions and legislation?

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New Urbanism

Oct12 2009 // By: RESCUE GREEN // Categories: Sustainability, Green Building No Comments

Globalization is driven by technology and innovation; it has increased the spatial reach of communication, and extended the scope of international trade, finance, and investment. These advancements have brought several societies great prosperity but has simultaneously fueled social inequalities by leading others into deeper poverty.

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National Security Now Involves Climate Change

Oct01 2009 // By: RESCUE GREEN // Categories: Sustainability, Politics and Legislation No Comments

The scientific community, and now increasingly the political community, has come to accept climate change as a circumstance of our dependence on fossil fuels. The concerns continue to be, rising sea levels, severe storms, heat waves, and droughts (to name a few). However, many societies continue to see the problem as a phenomenon rather than fact.

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