sustainable development

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New Book Tackles China and its Environmental Exports

Published: 
Fri, 03/15/2013 - 2:02pm
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The rapid degradation of the environment in China has become a central topic of discussion this year. 

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Sustainability by the Numbers: The Growing Reality of the Green Economy

Published: 
Mon, 11/19/2012 (All day)
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Energy

One of the more persistent myths in our political dialogue is that we must tradeoff environmental sustainability and economic growth. This is probably reinforced by a fact, pointed out to me recently by my Columbia faculty colleague, Michael Gerrard. Professor Gerrard noted that we have not had a major new piece of federal environmental legislation enacted in over two decades. The structure of U.S. environmental law is based on the assumption that economic development pollutes, and that the goal of environmental policy was to clean up or reduce pollution after it was created.

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Cape Eleuthera Island School Opens Hallig House, A Landmark Building for Sustainable Development in The Bahamas

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Wed, 05/02/2012 - 9:02am

Hallig House, a model for sustainable development in The Bahamas, will bring new opportunities for education and research in South Eleuthera Photo: Caleb Oberst