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June 8, 2015 Why New York's Fracking Ban for Natural Gas is "Unsustainable"

Source: Forbes

In December, New York became the 2nd state after Vermont to prohibit hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) statewide. Although a few others have joined in, New York is the only state with significant shale gas potential to ban...

May 28, 2015 Who’s to Blame For California’s Water Shortage? Look In A Mirror

Source: IVN

We Californians are to blame when it comes to our water shortage — but ultimately for reasons most of us never contemplate. The problem is our willingness to cede to single-party control in our state. Regardless of which side of...

May 28, 2015 A Drought For Business: How Water Shortages Will Impact Your Bottom Line


Since 2011, California has moved from a state of “abnormally dry” to two-thirds of the land labeled as “exceptionally dry”. The Governor has issued an array of laws to help replenish California, most recently a mandated 25...

May 22, 2015 STUDY: California TV Stations' Drought Coverage Gave Short Shrift To Climate Change

Source: Media Matters

It has become increasingly clear that human-induced climate change is exacerbating California's historic drought and will continue to make droughts in the western U.S. more common and more extreme, as many studies and leading...

May 21, 2015 What can be done about a water shortage?

Source: Missouri S&T

The water crisis in the western United States – most notably in California and Washington – may be the most severe and most publicized, but other threats to the nation’s water supply loom, says Dr. Joel Burken, professor of civil...

May 21, 2015 What can companies actually do to fight the global water crisis?

Source: Food Navigator

The WWF report offers industry a five-step plan to tackle global water scarcity and holds up certain food and drink companies for their best practice.

April 17, 2015 California Drought a Shortage of Water or Common Sense?


Californians seem to have remarkably good attitudes about the sacrifices they'll make as the drought heads into its fourth year. Based on polls, they even are supportive of crackdowns on excessive water use, which may explain...

April 17, 2015 Business Viewpoint: The fracking truth may be a different truth

Source: Tulsa World

Whether scorned by those who view it as an environmental threat, or touted as the savior of the domestic energy industry, fracking is in the news. But, can you believe all you read? Is it true that fracking has resulted in...

April 14, 2015 The Real Reason Californians Can't Water Their Lawns - text/video

Source: Bloomberg

In response to the ongoing drought, California Governor Jerry Brown has set limits on urban water use—ordering cuts of as much as 25 percent. Cities across the state will stop watering highway median strips and rip up grass in...

March 16, 2015 Stand up to junk science on fracking

Source: The Hill

America’s smart drilling revolution has bestowed numerous economic and environmental benefits. Innovative entrepreneurs who combined horizontal drilling with hydraulic fracturing have led to huge increases of domestic energy...

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