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Trump changes US approach to climate change headline

ECONOMIC GROWTH: NOT ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION STRATEGY

With its recent executive order to gut the US federal government’s climate regulations, the Trump administration has chosen to ignore the ongoing devastating impacts and future risks of climate change while perpetuating the widely believed myth that economic growth drives prosperity.

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Benefits of Australia Growth is Booster Spin

Growth boosters and profiteers have little trouble finding outlets for their pro-growth propaganda. Newspapers and other media companies profit from population growth because ad rates increase with the number of eyeballs. So, KPMG consultant Bernard Salt didn’t have to twist any arms to get this commentary into print in The Australian

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