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December 14 2011

Analysis: Canada's Kyoto withdrawal began when Bush bolted

(Reuters) - Canada's widely criticized withdrawal from the Kyoto protocol ends a decade-long saga that began in earnest when former President George W. Bush walked away from the global climate change treaty in 2001.

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Canada, out of Kyoto, must still cut emissions: U.N.

(Reuters) - Canada still has a legal obligation under United Nations rules to cut its emissions despite the country's pullout from the Kyoto Protocol, the U.N. climate chief said on Tuesday.

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Lesbian Parents Confront Troy Mayor Janice Daniels About Homophobic Facebook Post

A concerned parent spoke to embattled Troy Mayor Janice Daniels at a recent City Council meeting. Her message: "Choose love over everything." Daniels has come under fire for posting a homophobic slur to her Facebook page. On Jun. 25, Daniels wrote a post that read: "I think I am going to throw away my I Love New York carrying bag now that queers can get married there."

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December 09 2011

The 1% are the very best destroyers of wealth the world has ever seen

Our common treasury in the last 30 years has been captured by industrial psychopaths. That's why we're nearly bankrupt. (George Monbiot)

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Walmart Heirs Worth Same Amount As Bottom 30 Percent Of Americans

The six children of Walmart's founders, Sam and James "Bud" Walton, had the same net worth in 2007 as the entire bottom 30 percent of American earners, according to an analysis from Sylvia Allegretto, a labor economist at University of California-Berkeley's Center on Wage and Employment Dynamics.

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Elizabeth Warren Leading Scott Brown By Biggest Margin Yet: Poll

WASHINGTON -- A wave of early television advertising appears to be working to the advantage of consumer finance watchdog Elizabeth Warren as a new poll shows her surging to her biggest advantage yet over Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.).

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Top 15 Cheap LAX Parking Locations

A couple of weeks before my brother's trip, we compiled a short list of the top parking locations in or around LAX based solely on their long-term rates for 7 days of parking. Here’s his top 15 least expensive LAX parking locations list.

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BWI Airport Parking Options

BWI Airport parking options include parking at the airport (on-site), off-airport parking, and airport hotel parking. You can find information on all three parking options on this page.

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Mitt Romney: The Huckster

Mitt Romney may have made $250 million as a venture capitalist, but he's trying to sell a party that's gone bankrupt.

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Mitt Romney's Lying Game

The open secret about Mitt Romney is that he'll say anything secure the GOP nomination. Over the course of this primary campaign, Romney has spoken in favor of hard-right propositions ranging from the flat tax to constitutional amendments granting rights to zygotes.

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December 07 2011

Cocos Island, Costa Rica National Park (PHOTOS)

The second week of One World One Ocean's expedition to Cocos Island brought with it a new round of amazing underwater photos, which showcase the incredible biodiversity of this marine sanctuary.

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November 12 2011

Pepsi Introduces First 100% Recycled PET Plastic Bottle

PepsiCo Beverages Canada yesterday announced the introduction of its 7UP EcoGreen bottle which the company says is the first beverage bottle in Canada and North America made from 100 percent recycled PET (polyethylene terephthalate) plastic.

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Upcycling Ideas - Fantastic Art Pieces From Recycled Computer Parts

EcoFriend recently featured a list of art objects created from recycled spare parts of obsolete or old computers. Take a look at the complete list here to get your creative juices going and perhaps come up with your own computer recycling ideas.

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Five Brilliant Green Ideas

Brilliant minds devote energy and time every day to come with ways to preserve the environment while still providing us with the conveniences of modern-day living. The folks at Eco Localizer compiled this list of a few clever, earth-friendly inventions, that make living just a bit easier for the rest of us:

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5 Cool Solar Array Designs

The following are five design concepts, featured at EcoFriend, of solar arrays or solar trees purposely created to pump earth-friendly solar-powered juice to your electric vehicles

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Solar Power At The Yosemite National Park

Suntrek, based in Irvine, California, has installed a 672 kW solar power system at the Yosemite National Park, one of the nation’s oldest and most beloved nature reserves. Visitors to the park will see not just the parks natural attractions, including the world-famous El Capitan monolith, but the solar panels attached to structures in the park’s administrative area.

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Clean Energy Gains Momentum With U.S. Army

In a move that’s widely seen as a further proof of the armed services’ commitment to develop renewable sources, the United States Army has recently announced the creation of Energy Initiatives Office Task Force responsible for the building of renewable energy power plants in U.S. military bases across the world.

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Emergency Back Up Power For Homes From Nissan Leaf

Here’s something that might prove useful to people who have lost power during a natural disaster like an earthquake or a hurricane. In Japan, a few weeks ago, Nissan unveiled a system to power an entire house during a power interruption or outage, using the LEAF electric vehicle.

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January 14 2011

Logan Airport Parking Alternatives

Logan Airport parking rates and fees. Find the top Boston Logan (BOS) airport parking garages located minutes from all terminals.

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TF Green Parking Alternatives for the Rushed Passenger

TF Green parking facilities, both on airport and off-airport combined, have in excess of twelve thousand parking spots in service at this time. Reserving one of these parking spaces shouldn’t be a difficult task. However, in order to reserve parking in the Providence airport area you have to be familiar as to where these parking spaces are. The Rhode Island Airport Corporation manages 6 airports, of which T.F. Green State Airport (PVD) is the largest and most active. The airport parking facilities are easy to find and will allow any traveler in a hurry to quickly get parking.

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