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  Encyclopedia: Green Movement
Global Greens Charter: ecological wisdom · social justice · participatory democracy · nonviolence · sustainability · respect diversity The Global Greens Charter is a document that 800 delegates from the Green parties of 70 countries decided upon a first gathering of the Global Greens in Canberra, Australia in April 2001.
Green economics loosely defines a theory of economics by which an economy is considered to be component of the ecosystem in which it resides.
Green Parties are part of, but do not exclusively represent, a larger political movement to reform human governance to better fit the constraints of the biosphere -- usually called the Green movement to contrast it from the electoral participation of the legally-registered Parties.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Green-Movement   (2181 words)

 Green movement - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Green movement encompasses the Green parties of various countries, and relies on the ideals of the larger ecology movement, peace movement, conservation movement, environmental movement and general trend towards environmentalism.
Not all political ecologists or "Greens" are necessarily active in parties or Green politics.
These movements all agree that ethics must subordinate the scientific method where the latter is likely to lead to dangerous changes, i.e.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/Green_movement   (430 words)

 Green movement: Just the facts...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A more mainstream term for a member of all of these movements is political ecologist, which is used especially in Europe (The 2nd smallest continent (actually a vast peninsula of Eurasia); the British use `Europe' to refer to all of the continent except the British Isles) and academic circles.
Many Greens (Any of various leafy plants or their leaves and stems eaten as vegetables) disdain electoral politics as a matter of conscience, refusing to participate in violent processes of defining and enforcing laws.
These movements all agree that ethics (The philosophical study of moral values and rules) must subordinate the scientific method (A method of investigation involving observation and theory to test scientific hypotheses) where the latter is likely to lead to dangerous changes, i.e.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/g/gr/green_movement.htm   (430 words)

 Left-Green Movement - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Left-Green Movement (Vinstrihreyfingin - grænt framboð) is a political party in Iceland.
It was founded in 1999 by a few members of Alþingi that did not approve of the planned merger of the left parties in Iceland that resulted in the founding of the Alliance (Samfylkingin).
The Left-Green Movement is a member of the Nordic Green Left Alliance.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Left-Green_Movement   (224 words)

 Encyclopedia: Left Green Movement   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Green Parties are part of, but do not exclusively represent, a larger political movement to reform human governance to better fit the constraints of the biosphere - usually called the Green Movement to contrast it from the electoral participation of the legally-registered Parties.
Green Parties in Italy and France are part of the political pendulum and return to government with the success of the main parties of the left.
Green parties advocate measures that appear to conventional politicians different from those conventionally grouped into "left" (or " labour ") and "right" (or " capital ") by economic interests.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Left_Green-Movement   (206 words)

 The Manila Times Internet Edition | WORLD > Green movement becoming lucrative business   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Reflecting growing public concern about the environment, the green movement has grown into a multibillion-dollar industry and its activists are more likely to wear a suit than sandals as they take their message to the streets.
Other critics take broader exception with the green movement and accuse it of grossly exaggerating the threats to the planet to scare the public into filling its pockets.
Green groups are also accused of latching on to cuddly “poster animals” such as pandas that humans seem to relate to in a bid to push their cause.
www.manilatimes.net /national/2004/nov/17/yehey/world/20041117wor5.html   (1580 words)

 Glossary of Events: Gr   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Environmental Movement is a very diverse social movement characterised by relatively loose organisations of activists involving people in local activity around global environmental and natural issues, organised on a transnational basis and promoting a holistic, global and ethical world-view emphasising preservation of nature and restraint on economic development.
Green issues were no longer the preserve of a few visionaries or dedicated animal lovers, but began to engage the consciousness of millions in the West, who had achieved development but now feared the excessive cost.
The issues raised by the Green Movement were and remain genuine issues of life and death for humanity; the problems were posed to humanity for the first time in the early 1960s as a result of the gigantic expansion brought about by the post-war boom.
www.marxists.org /glossary/events/g/r.htm   (1771 words)

 An Caorthann - Lúnasa '94: Green movement, Green Party
It is common for a green party to talk about "the green movement" as something which the party is involved in, but is larger than the party.
Secondly, the movement has no overall leadership: it cannot be decapitated, there is no-one to be bought off, there is no structure to be sucked into the system, there is no committee to degenerate into an endless wrangle while the movement collapses.
The green movement, then, is a way of looking at a series of struggles; and the people who are involved in them do not have to see themselves as being a green movement.
www.iol.ie /~mazzoldi/toolsforchange/zine/lun94/party.html   (700 words)

 Green movement   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Not all political ecologists or "Greens" are necessarily acive in parties or Green politics.
These often make reference to the political ideals of Mohandas Gandhi, although in historical fact Gandhi was actively involved in party politics his whole life.
For example, in the 2000 US election some Movement Greens started "Greens for Gore" to support then-US Vice President Al Gore of the US Democratic Party against US Green Ralph Nader, who threatened to "split the vote" and elect opponent George W. Bush, whose views Greens saw as incompatible with environmentalism.
www.explainthis.info /gr/green-movement.html   (389 words)

 Nuala Ahern - green movement party   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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www.nualaahern.net /green_movement_party-1.html   (496 words)

 S/R 14: The Crisis in Green Politics, Direct Democracy, and the Future of the Green Party Movement in the United States
The Ralph Nader Green Presidential campaign, as contradictory as it was in many respects, represented a major stage in the advance of the Green Party Movement in the United States.
A movement in which a high proportion of its membership has spent an inordinate amount of time wrapped up in utopian ideals and pursuits often finds itself unwilling or unable to face harsh realities--particularly if those realities constantly reveal glaring shortcomings in its own internal functioning and makeup.
I believe that the Green movement has reached a critical point in its own process of self-definition--the verdict is not fully in yet, but there are already a number of warning lights flashing.
www.greens.org /s-r/14/14-05.html   (1911 words)

 Augusta Georgia: features@ugusta: The Green Movement is getting religion 01/30/99
Some activists call it the birth of a religious movement as significant as the battle against slavery: Churches, temples and synagogues across the land are seizing the environment as a top-priority concern.
The movement arrived as a global force last October, when Harvard University brought together more than 1,000 top theologians, scientists and activists in what was billed as the largest interfaith dialogue on the environment in history.
As the movement grows, its members are influencing the language, the parameters and sometimes the outcome of environmental debates.
www.augustachronicle.com /stories/013099/fea_green.shtml   (1111 words)

 The Nation, 07/19/1993 - The U.S. Green Movement Today by Sale, Kirkpatrick
...Such is the way with the environmental movement, only it is a movement concerned not just with human rights but with human survival-and the survival of all other species and the ecosystems that give them life...
...But it is also true that this inevitably condemns the environmental movement to a kind of perpetual tinkerism and fingerin-the-dike-ism, a never-ending record of defeats mixed with victories and of victories that are always provisional insofar as they do not alter the values of the prevailing system...
...To gauge the future of such a movement adequately, it is finally necessary to suggest at least the considerable forces ranged against it: an indication of its success, no doubt, but also an indication of its difficulties...
www.nationarchive.com /Summaries/v257i0003_09.htm   (2880 words)

 E. Korolyova Abstract   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The great scope and strength of the environmental movement was attained in areas that are especially unsafe ecologically in the industrialized oblasts of Russia: the Volga basin, the Urals, Lake Baikal, the Aral Sea and the Aral Sea region.
The green movement in Russia is a new factor on the social-political scene.
This massive alternative movement has a significant influence in these regions, so far as considering that the indissoluble geographic, historical, cultural and ecological connections, are aspects of national rebirth.
www.earlham.edu /~wellingh/wpea/KOROLYEV.html   (285 words)

 Boston.com / News / Local / Mass. / Green movement pales in Bay State   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Mike Ryan, president of the Friends of the Middlesex Fells Reservation, outside the park’s Wright Tower, which has been locked up since it was vandalized in July.
Massachusetts was once a favorite of the national environmental movement, passing some of the country's strongest laws to protect its air, water, and land.
Starting in the 1970s, when the environmental movement first took hold nationally, Massachusetts soon became one of the leading states, passing laws to reduce businesses' dependence on toxic chemicals, identifying new hazardous waste sites, and approving some of the most protective wetlands laws in the country.
www.boston.com /news/local/massachusetts/articles/2005/02/21/green_movement_pales_in_bay_state   (515 words)

 Green Movement of Sri Lanka - In harmony with the planet
Green Movement of Sri Lanka - In harmony with the planet
With the closest election in years just around the corner, the Greens are wondering if either of the two front running candidates have any leadership qualities at all.
We wonder if we are being forced to vote for a lesser evil to rule it for the next six years.
www.greensl.net   (267 words)

 10/11/2005 -- 'Building Green' Movement on Rise in Georgia
City Hall's "green roof" is one of dozens of projects in Atlanta that are part of the "building green" movement that proponents hope will take root in cities across the country.
Supporters say the concept of building green has recently gained momentum because of increased concerns about rising energy costs and the creation of a standardized system that certifies buildings as environmentally responsible.
Green buildings use 30 percent less energy than traditional buildings with methods such as incorporating insulation and windows that help with heating and cooling, said Rick Fedrizzi, president of the U.S. Green Building Council.
www.climateark.org /articles/reader.asp?linkid=48125   (832 words)

 Wangari Maathai / Green Belt Movement - Kenya - 1984 Right Livelihood Award Recipient
About 2,000 public green belts with about a thousand seedlings each had been established and over half-a-million school children were involved.
In 1986 the Movement established a Pan African Green Belt Network and has introduced over 40 individuals from other African countries to its approach.
Environmental awareness has been greatly increased in the country, and many women's groups have sold millions of seedlings to the Movement, using the income to meet immediate domestic needs such as education of their children or investing it in other income-generating ventures.
www.rightlivelihood.org /recip/maathai.htm   (536 words)

 North West Community Development Council: Green Movement   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The North West CDC has embarked on a 3-tiered Green Plan in line with the Singapore Green 2012 initiative that targets at the School, Community and National levels.
Talks, tours, camps, gatherings and exhibitions are also organised for Green Club members to increase their awareness of Singapore Green 2012 and to enhance information sharing.
Through the fundamental network of Grassroots Organizations and Green Clubs, the CDC will support national campaigns like Clean and Green Week, Litter Free Campaign, Earth Day and World Environment Day to promote the importance of environmental protection and sustainable development to all residents within the North West district.
www.northwestcdc.org.sg /nwcdc/greenmovement/index.do   (287 words)

 The Hindu : Green movement in schools
If implemented properly, it might be the beginning of a "school green movement" involving thousands of students in Ernakulam district.
The seeds have to be sown in well-turned soil at a depth equal to twice its diameter.
The efforts taken by members of the green club this year could be taken forward by another group next year.
www.hindu.com /lf/2004/06/03/stories/2004060300670200.htm   (570 words)

 green movement - Books, journals, articles @ The Questia Online Library
Green militia: Eco-warriors...forces of the environmental movement," Mr.
Valois told the...increasingly frustrated green movement is spawning on its fringe...say the Unabomber, the "green militias" and anyone else...outside the mainstream movement.
The temperance movement was in existence as early as 1800, but it was not until 1867...first three presidential candidates James Black (1872), Green C. Smith (1876), and Neal Dow (1880) each polled a very...
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 The Hindu : Tamil Nadu / Erode News : Green movement plans rally in Erode
ERODE: The Tamil Nadu Green Movement will conduct a massive rally from Erode to Kalingarayanpalayam on May 6, opposing the supply Cauvery water to Tirupur.
The State president of the Movement, V. Jeevanandham, said that at present, Erode and its neighbouring municipal and panchayat areas were getting Cauvery water for drinking purposes.
The Green Movement had already voiced its protest to supply Cauvery water to Tirupur.
www.hindu.com /2005/05/02/stories/2005050205620300.htm   (288 words)

 Boston.com / News / Local / Maine / Green movement infiltrates state's religious communities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The church recently became certified as a "Green Sanctuary," one of just 21 Unitarian Universalist churches nationwide that are so designated.
As a Green Sanctuary, the church hopes to build a faith community that acts as a good steward of the Earth.
And the Unitarian Universalists, long known as a liberal denomination, embraced ecology as part of their official doctrine during the environmental movement of the 1960s.
www.boston.com /news/local/maine/articles/2005/04/17/green_movement_infiltrates_states_religious_communities   (554 words)

 Crosswalk.com - Green Movement Turns To God To Advance Cause
Caring for the environment "goes back to the beginning in [the biblical book of] Genesis when God created the world and put Adam and Eve in the garden and told them to take care of it, to be stewards of creation," he added.
Julie Greene of the National Council for Science and the Environment said, "Faith and the environment are intimately connected."
Chris Horner, a senior fellow at the free-market environmental think tank Competitive Enterprise Institute, found it ironic that the greens would attempt to merge forces with religious groups.
www.crosswalk.com /news/1177703.html   (789 words)

 Green Party of Minnesota
September 12, 2005 Minneapolis, MN - Greens believe all public officeholders should be held accountable to the public, directly and transparently.
The Green Party holds its elected officeholders and candidates to the highest ethical standards.
Greens actively work to reduce corruption in government and the undemocratic influence...
www.mngreens.org   (306 words)

 Environmentalist slams 'lunatic fringe' Says leaders of green movement betraying U.S. Constitution - Land Use Issues at ...
Jan Michael Jacobson, an environmentalist and Everglades expert who is part of a battle against the government's habitat policies in South Florida, claims the leadership of the environmental movement has betrayed both its core constituency and the U.S. Constitution.
He was asked his views on the environmentalist movement and its impact on America and the Constitution.
Jacobson sees the original environmentalism movement as a worthy cause that went bad due to its leaders' desire for power.
www.off-road.com /land/environmentalist_slams_lunatic_fringe.html   (930 words)

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