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April 17, 2014, No comments

Some are calling the new nine-episode Showtime Series, Years of Living Dangerously, the “The Greatest Story Ever Ignored.” For those of you without cable,  the first episode of the series can [...]

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The Push For Better Regulation of the Chemicals In Consumer Products

April 16, 2014, No comments

The Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), passed in 1976 and never updated, regulates the chemicals used in consumer products. And there are many chemi ...

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If We Can’t Make Fracking Unnecessary, Can We At Least Make It Safer?

April 16, 2014, No comments

Russell Gold’s pragmatic piece about fracking in the Wall Street Journal makes a number of excellent points. First, our economy has such an enormo ...

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Try Recycling Jobs Instead of Trading Them Away

March 25, 2014, No comments

President Obama would like to create more jobs for American workers. One way he is attempting to do that is by negotiating more free trade agreements. ...

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    Electric Cars Get A Jump Start in China
    March 4, 2014, No comments

    Anyone concerned about the planet’s future and our ability to bring our climate-disrupting emissions under control, can’t help but regularly steal nervous glances at China. What China, with its massive [...]

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    Google Powers Global Forest Monitoring System
    February 28, 2014, No comments

    Global Forest Watch (GFW), an online global monitoring platform backed by Google, the World Resources Institute (WRI) and over 40 other partners, has been launched to provide near real-time information [...]