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US-China Greener Consumption Forum Lays Groundwork for Future Projects Together



How can the world's two consumer "superpowers"- the U.S. and China – work together to reduce the impact that consumption has on us and our world?   That was the topic a capacity crowd addressed on March 22 at the U.S. – China Greener Consumption Forum. The event, held at the World Bank in Washington, […]

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“Inception” and “The Adjustment Bureau” Ain’t Got Nothin’ on the New Disney Movie



Matt Damon and Leo DiCaprio move over. Sita, cheetah mother, gets my vote for "action hero" when it comes to thrillers that will keep you on the edge of your seat. "African Cats," Sita's star vehicle and this year's Earth Day release by DisneyNature, doesn't at first seem like an obvious nail-biter. Gorgeous shots of Kenya's extraordinary Masai […]

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Clothing: What’s Eco, and What’s Not



What does it take to manufacture, sell, and dispose of clothing? You might be surprised. The clothing industry is one of the most environmentally intensive in the world. If it's made from cotton, it's been doused with as much as 22.5% of the pesticides applied to agricultural crops worldwide. If it's made from a synthetic fiber, […]

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