Economy

SUNY-ESF
Everyone must purchase goods and services. If environmental costs were factored into these purchases then everyone would have a quasi-interaction with nature.

Not unsurprisingly, Democrats and Republicans had opposing views at a House subcommittee meeting Thursday on the future of coal in the United States. (Noah Broder/Medill)

Northwestern University
Medill's Noah Broder reports from a House hearing, which looked at the value of coal to our economy. Dems called for more environmental controls, while the GOP stressed its importance to our energy infrastructure.

A screen grab of the Ciudad Saludable website (ciudadsaludable.org). 

GWU
Addressing sustainable economic development can help reduce poverty.
The George Washington University Student
Most of us have to satisfy our chocolate cravings, but does the production and nutritional value of this sweet treat make it bittersweet?
EDITOR'S PICK: You might call yourself part of 99 percent or the one percent, but what about joining the 10 percent campaign? In collaboration with North Carolina State University, farmers, businesses and communities are pledging to spend 10... Read More
Planet Forward, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
We've got the stories, ideas and facts behind President Obama's big speech on climate change.
Keep It Green
http://keepitgreenblog.wordpress.com/2011/03/21/money-over-matter-poll-f...
During the New Green Economy Conference 2 blocks from the White House in Washington D.C., academics and economists presented new developments on how to reduce your carbon footprint. From planting trees to riding a bike, there are many ways citizens... Read More
Research and development is essential to making progress in the fields of environmental protection and sustainable energy. During the New Green Economy Technological innovation symposium Friday January 22nd, Dr. Brian Czech, president of the Center... Read More

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