>World needs to axe greenhouse gases by eighty percent

>by Alister Doyle, Environment CorrespondentReuters (April 19 2007)The world will have to axe greenhouse gas emissions by eighty percent by 2050, more deeply than planned, to have an even chance of curbing global warming in line with European Union goals, researchers said on Thursday.Even tough long-term curbs foreseen by the EU or California fall short … Continue reading >World needs to axe greenhouse gases by eighty percent

>Beyond Munich

>The UN Security Council Helps Disarm a Prospective Further Victim of US Aggression {*}by Edward Herman and David PetersonZNet Commentary (April 02 2007)Imagine that when Hitler was threatening to invade Poland, after having swallowed Czechoslovakia - with the help of the Western European powers' appeasement of Hitler at Munich in September 1938 - the League … Continue reading >Beyond Munich

>Breaking the Consumer Habit

>Living the Buy Nothing Lifeby Jenny Uechiadbusters.org (April 20 2007)San Francisco, 1951.A living room fills with warm laughter and the aroma of fresh-baked goodies. Suburban housewives walk around the room exchanging smiles, telling stories. It's like any other casual gathering, except for one twist: this is a Tupperware party, everyone is here to shop.Painting over … Continue reading >Breaking the Consumer Habit

>How Will Our Grandchildren See Us?

>by Scott BontzThe LandInstitute.org (March 27 2007)Thirty years ago, Alex Haley's "Roots" on television inspired millions to sleuth their blood ties to history. On this anniversary, let's imagine what our own descendants will make of us when they look back.What they will see is that Earth's people more than tripled between 1950 and 2050. They'll … Continue reading >How Will Our Grandchildren See Us?

>Awful Truth About Hillary, Barack, John …

>... and Whitewashby Norman SolomonZNet Commentary (April 13 2007)The Pentagon's most likely next target is Iran.Hillary Clinton says "no option can be taken off the table".Barack Obama says that the Iranian government is "a threat to all of us" and "we should take no option, including military action, off the table".John Edwards says, "Under no … Continue reading >Awful Truth About Hillary, Barack, John …

>Danger from the strangers behind the wheel

>by Mark LynasNew Statesman (April 23 2007)Motorists must be forced to acknowledge that possession of a dangerous weapon requires extreme caution and diligenceThere is a menace on our streets, one that threatens the lives of our children on a daily basis. It comes from a group of people who are responsible for hundreds of innocent … Continue reading >Danger from the strangers behind the wheel

>Climate change: Why we don’t believe it

>by Lois RogersNew Statesman (April 23 2007)What does Britain really think about global warming? We reveal an unreported gulf between the pronouncements of campaigners and politicians and British public opinionGlobal warming is a threat that is going to wipe out civilisation as we know it. The liberal elite and political classes are signed up to … Continue reading >Climate change: Why we don’t believe it