>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?