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Other News: GDP: Gauging Dematerialised Progress!

Other News: GDP: Gauging Dematerialised Progress!

   GDP: Gauging Dematerialised Progress!   By Hazel Henderson*   ST. AUGUSTINE, Florida, Aug 2013 (IPS) -As of Aug. 1, 2013, the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) finally stepped into our new 21st century. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) will now include much of the intangible production and services which [...]

E – The Environmental Magazine – Joining Hands for Beaches

E – The Environmental Magazine –  Joining Hands for Beaches

May 19, 2013 WHAT WE'RE FOLLOWING Joining Hands for Beaches This past Saturday, Hands Across the Sand participants joined hands at [...]

Great news on chemical reform; work still to do

Great news! This week the U.S. Senate achieved a landmark decision when the Environment and Public Works (EPW) committee passed the Safe Chemicals Act, which provides environmental health protections from toxic chemicals. This is the first time that there has been a vote on modernizing the nation's toxic chemical laws since the Toxic Substances [...]

The Ethics of Job Creation: Let’s Get Real!

By Hazel Henderson In the U.S., conceptual and political confusion over the issue of jobs was evidenced by wide disparities in claims over job creation, for example in the XL Pipeline case. Many politicians still claim that "the government can't create jobs; only the private sector creates jobs." The Government's Role in Job Creation Such [...]

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