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Why Education Should Be Free

By Scott Hines gettingsmart.com February 15, 2013 Why Education Should Be Free For most, the single greatest barrier to accessing higher education is cost. In the last decade, tuition has skyrocketed across the United States. Crippling student loan debt in … Continue reading

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The War Against the Environment

by Dan Farber Legal Planet AUGUST 10, 2011 Salon has a recent article entitled, “The Worst Anti-Environmental Congress Ever?” The answer is definitely yes. As someone who has lived through the Gingrich and DeLay eras in Congress, I can say … Continue reading

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Cargo terminal proposal part of national debate over jobs, environment

By CURTIS TATE MCCLATCHY AND JOHN STARK THE BELLINGHAM HERALD Aug. 03, 2011 According to the International Energy Agency, China surpassed the U.S. last year as the world’s largest energy consumer. Though China has its own vast coal resources, its … Continue reading

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CSI/National Grid Help Knowledge Take Flight

Students from Port Richmond, Curtis, Susan E. Wagner, and New Dorp high schools recently had a unique opportunity to come to the campus of the College of Staten Island and learn various aspects of engineering, thanks to National Grid’s “Engineering … Continue reading

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San Diego’s green jobs grow in national report

By Mike Lee signonsandiego.com July 13, 2011 The green economy in metropolitan San Diego remains modest despite years of efforts to bolster industries that create environmental benefits, according Business leaders across the nation have been racing to develop clean-tech jobs … Continue reading

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Green Jobs Attract Graduates

By AUSTIN CONSIDINE New York Times Published: June 24, 2011 WHEN the anchorman Howard Beale uttered his famous vituperations in the 1976 film “Network” (“I’m as mad as hell, and I’m not going to take this anymore!”), he was a … Continue reading

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Green jobs success eludes President Obama

Associated Press By DARREN SAMUELSOHN 6/12/11 President Barack Obama heads to an energy plant in North Carolina on Monday to talk once again about the job-creating power of a green economy. The catch? Nearly three years into Obama’s presidency, the … Continue reading

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Federal court won’t dismiss lawsuit against Exxon

The Associated Press By Staff June 8, 2011 A federal court will allow environmental groups to pursue a lawsuit that accuses the largest U.S. refinery of violating federal air pollution laws thousands of times in the past five years. HOUSTON … Continue reading

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US: Canadian oil pipeline hazardous to the environment

By Mark Guarino, Staff writer Christian Science Monitor June 4, 2011 Chicago A controversial oil-sands pipeline operated by a Canadian oil company was ordered shut down Friday by the US Department of Transportation on charges that its continued operation “would … Continue reading

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China gives bleak assessment of its battered environment

                Reuters By Ben Blanchard BEIJING, Jun 3, 2011 4:02am EDT More than half of China’s cities are affected by acid rain and one-sixth of major rivers are so polluted the water is … Continue reading

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