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Businesses defend donations to anti-climate group

Feb 16, 2012
A document leak from the anti-climate crusading Heartland Institute shows many mainstream corporate donors.
Posted In: Heartland Institute, climate change, Environment

Report: Four minute showers ideal for environment, wallet

Nov 23, 2011
A new report out by the company Unilever says that while showers use less water than baths, the costs of heating affect both your monthly bills, and the wider environment.
Posted In: shower, Environment, bills

Bad economy has been tough on environmental groups

Nov 21, 2011
At the same time some decry environmental regulation as a drag on the economy, the slow recovery has sapped environmental organizations of donations, leading to layoffs and changes in leadership.
Posted In: Environment, Sierra Club

Beacon Power files bankruptcy

Oct 31, 2011
Another company funded by the Department of Energy is going bankrupt, but experts still stay that the Solyndra controversy hasn't tainted the solar industry overall.
Posted In: Environment

Winter comes early to the Northeast

Oct 31, 2011
An early snow storm in the northeastern part of the U.S. has left many without power... or Halloween.
Posted In: Environment

Think Globally, Act ...?

Oct 10, 2011
Americans know more about the environment than ever before, but know less about how to fix it.
Posted In: Environment

British insurance market posts huge losses in disaster-filled year

Sep 21, 2011
It has been a big year for natural disasters, from the tsunami in Japan to floods in Australia. And that means a year of big losses for insurance companies.
Posted In: Environment

Wildfires devastate Texas, destroy over 1,000 buildings

Sep 7, 2011
Colin McDonald, environment reporter at the San Antonio Express-News, discusses the latest on the Texas wildfires and how much damage they've caused.
Posted In: Environment

Freakonomics: Preventing a hurricane

Sep 6, 2011
We know what causes hurricanes and how to deal with their symptoms, but not actually how to prevent the storms from happening in the first place. An invention firm may have come up with a 'hurricane vaccine.'
Posted In: Environment

Chinese environmental groups blast Apple for toxic waste

Sep 1, 2011
A coalition of Chinese environmental groups issued a 46-page report on Wednesday criticizing Apple for environmental degradation in China resulting...
Posted In: apple, China, Environment

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