Alykhan Velshi

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Let Them Eat Carbon

(10) Comments | Posted October 9, 2011 | 3:02 PM

All around us, there are growing signs of environmental devastation and destruction: coal power plants in China spewing toxic chemicals into the air and water; deforestation and illegal poaching across the African continent; environmentally short-sighted, government-mandated sprawl, which has made walkable urbanism illegal in much of North America....

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Ethical Oil to Saudis: Back Off, This Is A Free Country

(53) Comments | Posted September 19, 2011 | 12:28 PM

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is an oil rich dictatorship where freedom of the press doesn't exist, where bloggers, journalists and writers face arrest and imprisonment .

Since July, has been campaigning to encourage people, businesses, and governments to make ethical energy choices by supporting...

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There Is Such a Thing as 'Ethical Oil'

(66) Comments | Posted September 1, 2011 | 6:19 PM

Outside the White House today, two women wore Saudi-style burqas and held signs attacking Canada and its oil sands. They marched, they chanted, they handed out leaflets, and they posed for photographs. You can view photos of their protest here. They even released a

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