It was almost two decades ago in 1992 that Canada proposed a World Oceans Day, which was unofficially celebrated until the United Nations approved the day just last year. In 2009, Ban Ki-moon, the Secretary-General of the United Nations, spoke about the importance of protecting the world's oceans: The theme of World Oceans Day, “Our oceans, our responsibility”, emphasizes … [Read more...] about World Oceans Day and the BP Oil Spill’s Silver Lining
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Obama’s health care plan is expected to cost more than $1 trillion. The most likely source of funding: taxes. The Senate Finance Committee recently proposed a three-cent tax on sugary drinks including sodas, energy drinks and sports drinks. Diet sodas would be exempt. Not only would this proposal aid in funding the enormous health care bill; it would also, according to … [Read more...] about Soda Tax or Bottled Water Tax?