Posts Tagged by Pollution
|March 4, 2014||Posted by Staff under Editorials|
Rules that hobble business are getting repealed by some poor nations but proliferate in some rich nations.
|February 3, 2014||Posted by Staff under Environmental|
With the fumes from so much natural gas being burned in the Northern Plains, the nighttime sky has lost its stars.
|January 5, 2014||Posted by Staff under Environmental|
You’ve heard about China’s smog but did you know pollution of air, water, land, and food has ruined 8 million acres of farmland across the country?
|July 24, 2013||Posted by Staff under Environmental|
Chinese protest policy of growth at all costs which has delivered the goods to millions but also contaminated them. A new judicial interpretation would impose “harsher punishments” and tighten “lax and superficial” enforcement of the country’s environmental protection laws. This 2013 excerpt is from Reuters, Jun 19.
|April 24, 2012||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
In the Cities and the Seas, Eco-cide Sad Stats From Grey Places But New Book From Greens Still basking in the glow of Earth Day, youll be happy to know about bison and a good book to counter the sad […]
|March 24, 2011||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Subsidizing Risk Wyoming plagued by big-city problem: smog People put up with a lot of pollution. But why? Its not necessary. Its not efficient. Its preferred. We trim, blend, and append two 2011 articles from (1) Associated Press, Mar 8, […]
|March 30, 2010||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Simple solutions that can change the world Dirty water kills more people than violence Humans dont have to foul their nest. And with geonomics we probably wouldnt. The policy would enable the presently poor to prosper and afford apt-tech. And […]
|July 27, 2009||Posted by Fred Foldvary under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
What Government Could Do to Help Our Health A Pure Free Market in Medical Services by Fred E. Foldvary, Senior Editor, July 27, 2009 There are two directions for the reform of the U.S. medical services systems. One is towards […]
|February 25, 2009||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Artificial light traps animals, PFCs distort hormones Green Roundup — As beavers return to cities, gas cap works Read on about reasons to despair and reasons to cheer. Of course, if we used geonomics, wed both have to pay for […]
|February 9, 2009||Posted by Fred Foldvary under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Not everything that sounds good is good Tax Credit for House Buying — Good or Bad? by Fred E. Foldvary, Senior Editor, February 9, 2009 The Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008 (HERA) gives some house buyers an interest-free […]
|November 3, 2008||Posted by Fred Foldvary under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Markets could work right if prices were left alone To Subsidize is to Tax by Fred E. Foldvary, senior editor, November 2008 A subsidy lets people buy stuff below the price that would be set in a market. In a […]
|September 15, 2008||Posted by Fred Foldvary under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Time to cut our losses and let business sink or swim? The Great American Automobile Crash by Fred E. Foldvary, Senior Editor The automobile industry was once the engine of the American economy. As the biggest or second-biggest purchase by […]
|September 5, 2008||Posted by Staff under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Same old story — less habitat, more pollution Lights out? Experts fear fireflies are dwindling Want less pollution? Charge polluters. Want more habitat? Charge land users. Thatll drive out speculators, leaving plenty of room for all us species. We trim […]
|August 16, 2008||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
If it costs you more to jam up traffic, would you? EarthTalk: Do city ‘congestion taxes’ really help the environment? We reprint this 2008 article from The Christian Science Monitor, August 8 edition, reprinted from E The Environment Magazine. […]
|June 30, 2008||Posted by Fred Foldvary under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Why pay more at the pump? There are solutions Speculation and the Price of Oil by Fred E. Foldvary, Senior Editor Saudi Arabia’s King has accused speculators of driving up the price of oil to $140 per barrel. Saudi Arabia […]