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05 Oct, 2012, 13:00 ET Presidential Debate Pits Economy Against Environment

Pavan Sukhdev Offer New Business Plan to Fix Both  During Wednesday night's presidential debate, President Obama and Governor Romney...


21 Sep, 2012, 14:00 ET Today's Corporation Cannot Deliver Tomorrow's Economy

Pavan Sukhdev Delivers New Business Plan  With only 45 days until the 2012 U.S. presidential election, Romney and Obama have yet to...


04 Dec, 2007, 00:00 ET Is Urbanism the New American Dream?

WASHINGTON, Dec. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Walkable urbanism is spreading beyond the boundaries of inner cities and into the suburbs as Gen Xers and...


17 Apr, 2007, 01:00 ET Author Defends Fish From Corporate Greed

WASHINGTON, April 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From helping save the pilgrims, to its role in the growth of industrialized fishing, to the...


14 Nov, 2005, 00:00 ET Is Suburban Living Gouging American Pocketbooks?

WASHINGTON, Nov. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans are paying $84 million a day ($31 billion annually) to live in sprawling communities, according to...


24 Jun, 2005, 01:00 ET Best Nature-Friendly Places to Live in the U.S. Announced Today

WASHINGTON, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The best nature-friendly places to live in the United States were announced today in a new book published by...


24 Jun, 2005, 01:00 ET Best Nature-Friendly Places to Live in the U.S. Announced Today

WASHINGTON, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The best nature-friendly places to live in the United States were announced today in a new book published by...


20 Jun, 2005, 01:00 ET UPDATE: Best Nature-Friendly Places to Live in the U.S. to Be Announced June 24th

WASHINGTON, June 20 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, June 24th, the best places to live in the U.S. for people who want nature and open space will be...


07 Jun, 2005, 01:00 ET Best Nature-Friendly Places to Live in the U.S. to Be Announced June 24th

WASHINGTON, June 7 /PRNewswire/ -- On Friday, June 24th, the best places to live in the U.S. for people who want nature and open space will be...


11 Oct, 2001, 01:00 ET A Groundbreaking Set of Measures on the State of the World Ranks 180 Countries by Human Development and Environmental Conservation

WASHINGTON, Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Sustainability consultant Robert Prescott-Allen will announce the findings of his new book, The Wellbeing of...