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December 14 2011

Durban U.N. Climate Conference Approves Landmark Deal

DURBAN, South Africa — A U.N. climate conference reached a hard-fought agreement Sunday on a far-reaching program meant to set a new course for the global fight against climate change.

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14 FUN Marketing Lessons…(Short and with Pictures)

Laugh-out-loud pics spice up this great presentation of some very important internet marketing lessons. Must-read.

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Long Beach Airport Parking

Long Beach Airport parking is as easy and convenient as most other services in this airport. People simply love LGB. Resource page includes rates, map, hotel parking locations, and coupons.

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Cell Phone Recycling Changes In Illinois

The State of Illinois is set to change cell phone recycling and electronics waste disposal practices within the state as part of the implementation of a recycling law that took effect in 2008.

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Canada to withdraw from Kyoto Protocol!

Canada will formally withdraw from the Kyoto Protocol on climate change, the minister of the environment has said. Peter Kent said the protocol "does not represent a way forward for Canada" and the country would face crippling fines for failing to meet its targets.

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Canada under fire over Kyoto protocol exit

Several countries have criticised Canada for formally withdrawing from the Kyoto Protocol on climate change. The move, which is legal and was expected, makes Canada the first nation to pull out of the global treaty.

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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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