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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 chemicals, over 80,000 of them, in consumer [...]

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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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Harvard Unveils New Initiatives to Promote Environmental Sustainability

April 15, 2014, No comments

Harvard University has announced a string of new initiatives aimed at improving environmental sustainability and promoting renewable energy. The unive ...

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What Else Besides Low Cost is Driving the Growth of Solar?

April 15, 2014, No comments

Last year marked a turning point in the renewable energy field. Growth of 36.5 GW in newly installed solar generating capacity exceeded that of wind ...

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    Top 10 WASH Sustainability Tools of 2013
    March 6, 2014, No comments

    2013 has been a great year for SustainableWASH.org. We have seen the number of endorsers for the WASH Sustainability Charter swell to over 130, and we have seen the sector make [...]

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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 [...]