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How Many Children Do U.S. Women REALLY Want?

cross-posted from https://mahb.stanford.edu/blog/many-children-u-s-women-really-want/ Harte, Mary Ellen | October 25, 2018 | 2 CommentsDownload as PDF The author and the one child she chose to have, 30 years ago. Concern about overpopulation was a factor in her choice. “How many children do you want?” … Continue reading

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Climate Change This Week: Groundwater Feeds Sea Rise, Community Solar Rises, and More!

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Party Caterpillar – one of many reasons forests should be preserved: crazy caterpillars! Source whyevolutionistrue.wordpress.com Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon A Small Reprieve for Mother and … Continue reading

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Climate Change: Rainforests, the Beer Connection, and More!

WHAT WORKS Speaking Out: Rhett Butler at Mongabay OO Scientists Warn Of Global Warming Threat To Temperate Rainforests and call to reduce emissions before it’s too late. OO Scientists Warn G20: $60 Trillion Infrastructure Plan Reinforces “A Dangerous Vision” – infinite … Continue reading

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Forest Update: Indonesia Leads in Deforestation, and More!

KEEPING CARBON STORED: FOREST UPDATE OO Sustainable Forests And Healthy Livelihoods Go Hand In Hand OO UN: Forest Policy Must Focus On Human Benefits OO Illegal Logging Finances Militias And Terrorist Groups – report. Forests are the jewelboxes of beautiful biodiversity, even as they … Continue reading

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What Helps Solve Climate Change: Growing Forests, Divestment, and More!

WHAT WORKS (>(>(> Speak Out <)<)<) OO Environmentalists Launch Push To Make Paper More SustainableOver 120 environmental and human rights organizations announced a global push to transform the paper industry, to preserve more carbon-storing forests. OO US Supreme Court Backs EPA Plan … Continue reading

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Business Transformations Are Key to Sustainable Growth

Business Transformations Are Key to Sustainable Growth argues Peter Graf at Forbes Magazine. For example, a business like auto sales (which involve resource consumption) can be transformed into auto services (resource re-use), such as short-term auto rentals. Such transformations, however, … Continue reading

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Big US Corporations Reducing Emissions, Saving Money

While Congress is paralyzed on federal climate legislation, many U.S. business are stepping up to reduce emissions, reports Maria Gallucci at Inside Climate News. A number of leading U.S. corporations are squeezing big reductions of climate-changing emissions from their operations … Continue reading

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Overpopulation Outstrips Climate Change on Water Scarcity in Andes – Report

As the Earth’s surface warms, climate models predict that the amount of fresh water for humans will likely decrease in some parts. While that prospect looms for many cities around the world, a new study finds a more imminent threat … Continue reading

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Cutting Resource Use Would Help US Economy – Bill Clinton

Bill Clinton said the economy of the world’s biggest consumer, that is, the US would recover faster from the recession and financial crises if more effort was made to use resources sustainably, reports Fiona Harvey at the UK Guardian. “We … Continue reading

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Affordable Home Efficiency Upgrades Now Available – SolarCity

SolarCity helped pioneer the solar lease, which has virtually eliminated upfront financing. Now, with Admirals Bank, SolarCity is doing the same thing for the US home energy efficiency upgrade business, report Herman Trabish at Greentechmedia. The company is expanding its … Continue reading

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