Citizens Summit on Sustainable Development

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Mar 20 2012 - 2:10pm

On March 24-25, the US-Canada Citizens Summit on Sustainable Development will bring together citizen organizations and networks, educators,...

Prospects for sustainability at State Dept - Part 2

Feb 20 2009 - 3:39pm

Climate change is just one of the many global sustainability issues which the U.S. government must address. Many of these are addressed within the State Department by the...

Prospects for sustainability at the State Department - Part 1

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Feb 20 2009 - 10:47am

So, what are the prospects for sustainability at the State Department under the new Obama Administration?

On January 26, Secretary of State...

Global food crisis

Feb 18 2009 - 8:55pm

The new world of soaring food prices.
April 2008

A five-part series by the Washington Post exploring the...

Financial meltdown worsens food crisis

Feb 18 2009 - 7:18pm

As global prices soar, more people go hungry
by Ariana Eunjung Cha and...

Globalization

"Globalization" is defined by Webster's Dictionary as "development of an increasingly integrated global economy marked especially by free trade, free flow of capital, and the tapping of cheaper foreign markets."

There are also other aspects of globalization, including the cultural globalization from mass media and the internet, social globalization immigration flows, and the globalization of environmental impacts, such as transnational pollution and global warming.