Putting a Price on Success: The Case for Pricing Carbon
Third Way’s report, Putting a Price on Success: The Case for Pricing Carbon, assesses the impact of a carbon price on the United States economy. After reviewing more than two dozen academic, private sector, financial, and government studies on carbon pricing policies, the report contends that all 50 states will experience job growth. The report also finds wide agreement that a carbon price would save consumers billions of dollars in reduced energy bills, serve as a catalyst for capital investment in the United States economy and reduce the flow of U.S. dollars overseas to purchase foreign oil.
The actual report is eight pages (plus 12 pages of references).
International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHO) – dayagainsthomophobia.org
In 2008, sexual relations between persons of the same sex were punishable by death in 7 countries and considered to be some form of crime in more than 80 others. In most countries in the world, people from the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transexual, intersex, queer, … community are being denied their fundamental human rights as defined, inter alia, by the Universal Declaration of Human Right, the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.
The Day has been launched with the idea of creating a worldwide community of activists and committed people, sharing the ideal of a world without homophobia nor transphobia in which everyone can freely live their sexual orientation and the gender identity they wish to live in.
International Day Against Homophobia – homophobiaday.org
The International Day Against Homophobia, held on May 17 every year, is a rallying event offering an opportunity for people to get together and reach out to one another. Fondation Émergence promotes, mainly on a pan-Canadian level, the International Day Against Homophobia and encourages organisations and individuals to highlight this event in their environment.