September 6, 2013
by Elizabeth Shope
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World Water Week – Water Cooperation, Building Partnerships: Some Reflections

Elizabeth Shope, Advocate, Washington, D.C.
I spent the last week in Stockholm, Sweden at World Water Week, an international water conference held annually in Stockholm which brings together a wide ranging group of individuals from doze… Continue reading

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July 17, 2013
by MoreRecycling
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‘Impossible’ material made with record-breaking surface area and water adsorption abilities

A novel material with world record-breaking surface area and water adsorption abilities has been synthesized by researchers in Sweden. The magnesium carbonate material that has been given the name Upsalite is foreseen to reduce the amount of energy nee… Continue reading

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March 1, 2013
by MoreRecycling
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Toxic nuclear waste leaking from Washington dump

CBS News has a startling report on a toxic leak at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation in Washington State, which they call “the most contaminated nuclear site in the country.” Continue reading

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December 10, 2012
by MoreRecycling
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Conservatives can be persuaded to care more about environmental issues when couched in terms of fending off threats to ‘purity’

When it comes to climate change, deforestation and toxic waste, the assumption has been that conservative views on these topics are intractable. But new research suggests that such viewpoints can be changed after all, when the messages about the need t… Continue reading

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May 19, 2011
by Kate Sinding
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When is hazardous waste not hazardous waste? Why when it’s generated by a natural gas producer, of course. But NY has the chance to make things right.

Kate Sinding, Senior Attorney, New York City Among the most critical of the many questions New York faces when deciding whether to open up its share of the Marcellus Shale to new natural gas drilling is what to do with the huge quantities of toxic, pot… Continue reading

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March 14, 2011
by Amanda Maxwell
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Latin America Climate, Energy and Environment News: Week of 3.7-3.13.2011

Mexico
Mexico, United States and Canada will become the gray whale’s eyes to the world when they jointly launch The “Gray Whale Project,” providing an expedition to follow the whales along their migration route.  The gray whale makes the longest m… Continue reading

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March 2, 2011
by Kate Sinding
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NYT fracking series reveals need for toxic waste rules, wake up call for New York

Yesterday, The New York Times released the second installment of its investigative series on the dangers associated with natural gas production using hydraulic fracturing. The latest piece looks at fellow Marcellus Shale states – Pennsylvania and… Continue reading

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