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Archive of: Global Brief and NAPC

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Happy Workers

Happy Workers

Though flexible work schedules aren’t new, a twist on the idea at Best Buy known as a “results-only work environment” promises to transform corporate culture for the better.

February 2007

Under Pressure

Al Gore launches a national grassroots campaign calling for a federal “freeze” on the carbon emissions behind global warming.

February 2007
Mountain Shout

Mountain Shout

The famed Appalachian Trail may become a barometer for environmental and human health conditions.

February 2007
School of Sustainability

School of Sustainability

Arizona State University (ASU) inaugurated the nation’s first School of Sustainability.

February 2007
Think About It

Think About It

A series of worldwide web based mind-over-matter experiments monitored by physicists and psychologists will measure how directed thought energy changes the world around us.

February 2007

Sacred Ground

While development overruns 2 million acres of open space, farms and forest a year, private land conservation jumped 54 percent, from 24 million to 37 million acres.

February 2007
Fish Tale

Fish Tale

The Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Reauthorization Act of 2006 spells relief for hard-pressed coastal sea life within the overfished 200-mile U.S. offshore zone.

February 2007
Donate Other Peoples’ Money at Charity Websites

Donate Other Peoples’ Money at Charity Websites

With a single click on CharityUSA.com and FreeDonation.com, you can donate significant funds to sponsored charities through "clicking campaigns."

January 2007
Poll Reveals “Four Gods” in America

Poll Reveals “Four Gods” in America

A Baylor University Religion Survey defied conventional secular wisdom questioning the significance of religion in Americans’ lives by determining that only 10.8 percent are unaffiliated.

January 2007

High-Tech Plant Vaporizes Trash

Plasma-arc trash incineration technology promises a sustainable answer to dwindling land and energy resources.

January 2007
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