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Green Purchasing

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Greenhouse gas emissions are growing, and growing more dangerous, draft of U.N. report says.

Runaway growth in the emission of greenhouse gases is swamping all political efforts to deal with th ...

'Zombie' servers and inefficiency drive energy waste at data centers.

The high energy demand of nearly 3 million data centers across the U.S. is well documented, but up t ...

North Carolina moves to fine Duke over coal ash pollution.

North Carolina environmental officials moved Tuesday to fine Duke Energy over pollution that has bee ...

PSU study shows Portland's urban forest reduces air pollution but also finds hazards.

A new Portland State University study that maps Portland's air pollution patterns highlights the ai ...

Be Safe

Precautionary Action Prevents Harm

The precautionary approach looks at how we can prevent harm from environmental hazards. It is a “better safe than sorry” practice motivated by caution and prevention. Why ask “what level of harm is acceptable?” when we can prevent pollution and environmental destruction before it happens. The Center for Health, Environment & Justice’s BE SAFE campaign is a nationwide initiative to build support for the precautionary approach. [Read more]

August 27, 2014 Corporate Espionage Non Profits Without Legal Consequences - Greenpeace received word... [Link]
August 25, 2014 Cindy Crawford Pulls Kids Out of School Due to Elevated Levels of PCBs - Better sa... [Link]
August 22, 2014 BPA and Reproductive Health - In 2006 a panel of experts reviewed the literature to... [Link]