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U.S. – China Greener Consumption Forum to Focus on Consumer “Super Powers” and Strategies to Use Consumer Clout to Protect the Environment



 The U.S. – China Greener Consumption Forum will mark the first-ever gathering of women leaders from the world's two "consumer super powers" to meet and address the environmental challenges their countries face due to consumption. The Forum, to be held March 22, 2013 at the World Bank in Washington, D.C., will convene leading consumer advocates, green entrepreneurs, […]

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Michele Bachmann Wants to Crush EPA. First, She Should Go to China.



Michele Bachmann, the Minnesota Republican Member of Congress who's running for President, vows she'll cripple the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency if she's elected. Maybe if she spent a week in China like I recently did, she'd change her mind. I've just returned from a seven-day trip to Beijing, China's capital, and Xi'an, the country's cultural […]

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I’m Heading for China…



Is China a beacon of the environmental future – or a reminder of its past? What are we to think, when in the same conversation, we hear that the country is building one new coal plant a week – at the same time that it is churning out wind turbines faster than any other country […]

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