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Well pads along Little Missouri River in Billings, North Dakota.

Infographic: The True Cost of Fracking

To make up your mind for yourself, run your eyes over this new infographic, which outlines the statistics both ‘for’ and ‘against’ the…
Smart cities, megacities, Leon Kaye, urbanization, Abu Dhabi, India, Detroit, sustainable development, Argentina, Brazil

Are Megacities the New World Order?

This quest to redefine urbanization, and to build and redesign 'smart cities,' may already be over. It is clear megacities -- 40 or…
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Jimmy Kimmel Schools Sarah Palin On Global Warming

Sarah Palin is back in the public eye, and not just to promote her Judge Judy knockoff. She's stumping for the climate denial…
Climate change, public health, San Francisco, adaptation, Leon Kaye, risk, bay area, Leon Kaye

Interactive Map of San Francisco Shows Potential Health Impacts of Climate Change

San Francisco’s Department of Public Health released an interactive map to showcase the potential effects that climate change could have on its residents.
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Against the Grain: Expanding Rural Health Care in a Climate of Closure

Approximately 17 percent of Americans live in a non-metropolitan, or rural, areas. Compared to their urban counterparts, residents of rural areas are older…
Ben & Jerry's voiced its support for Oregon's failed mandatory GMO labeling legislation by erecting this billboard in Portland in 2014. While the USDA and other agencies maintain that GMOs are safe, the debate about whether or not such ingredients should be labeled rages on -- and it's a case study for transparency.

Transparency and the Key to Consumer Trust

More than 100 years ago, the first fledgling calls for business transparency were heard. At that time, it was in the grueling textile…
How will Californians react to Time of Use (TOU) pricing when temperatures heat up?

Will California TOU Pricing Create a Consumer Revolt or Technology Revolution?

Starting in 2019 the state’s three investor owned utilities will launch Time Of Use (TOU) pricing for residential consumers. Will residential customers respond…
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Policy Points: How Business Can Address Climate Change, Minimum Wage and Taxes

A sustainable economy will depend on business policies that will advance change on a societal level. Here are three important policies that can…
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Partnerships and Policy: Shaping the Future of Water Together

For decades, water scarcity was fiercely debated; today, we recognize it as an unfortunate and permanent reality. Advancing policy, technology and collaboration are…
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From Jail, Ammon Bundy Still Promotes Land-Grab Agenda

Residence behind bars can't stop Ammon Bundy. From his cell, he continues to advocate for decontrol of federal lands and promote the Koch…
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The Case for Universal Basic Income

“For a long time, we assumed that the poor could not be trusted to make decisions for themselves," said Michael Faye, co-founder of…
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Mobility in a Net-Zero World

Prominent thought leaders discuss autonomous vehicles, smart cities and mobility in a net-zero world.
2016 Election, Tom Steyer, Republicans, Democrats, climate change, millennials, Leon Kaye

Billionaire Climate Activist Tom Steyer Pays $25M for Millennial Voter Drive

Earlier this week, Tom Steyer's Super PAC, NextGen Climate, announced that it would fund a $25 million voter-registration drive to target millennials in…
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Our Crumbling Infrastructure

Our national and state roads, dams, bridges, and airports are in such disrepair that they've even garnered the attention of this year's presidential…
Edward Murrow on a television news set in 1953.

Toward Stewardship of Civil Public Discourse

The essence of good citizenship is a civil public discourse. Unless we all participate as stewards of this public discourse, the continuing degradation…
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