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Enough: Change The System Itself!

Article originally published on Greenpeace International; Audio/edited recorded by Cortes Radio.

By Rex Weyler

Why are global politics so dysfunctional that the UN climate meeting requires a 15-year-old Swedish grade school student to speak the truth? Why does a coalition of youth, outside the COP 24 climate meeting articulate a more comprehensive action plan than the delegates inside the meeting?

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Alternate Fuels Will Power 1/3 World’s Vehicles By 2030

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PM1We already possess sufficient clean alternatives to take over from most fossil fuels. Only, the world’s economies are market driven. Clean technologies need to be competitively priced before mass adoption is possible. Some argue this will change as the true cost of fossil fuels becomes more evident. A new Lux Research report uses a more conservative approach, when it predicts alternate fuels will power of the 1/3 world’s vehicles by 2030.

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San Francisco’s innovative Street Solutions

By Roy L Hales

Screen-shot-2014-03-18-at-3.43.47-PMClarence Eckerson Jr. of Streetfilms was on vacation.  He just happened to step out on Market Street, with a camera, when a sea of bikes took over San Francisco.  The city encourages this. They hope to see 20% of all commutes within the city make by bicycle by 2020. This is just one of San Francisco’s innovative Street Solutions.

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