Private companies are aggressively trying to expand their share of the water service market, and too often we’re getting a raw deal.
The ongoing bonanza in the U.S. hydraulic fracturing industry marks a dangerous misstep on the road to U.S. energy independence.
Unless the industry finds some way to safely dispose of the waste caused by fracking, the entire method is a non-starter.
It turns every home into a gas station.
Over 100 people protested today at the World Bank building, as a tribunal housed inside the building decided the fate of El Salvador under the provisions of CAFTA.
Protest outside World Bank tribunal: Civil society leaders denounce mining corporation lawsuit against El Salvador over rights to gold
On Thursday, Institute for Policy Studies Director John Cavanagh will join labor unions, local Salvadorans, and others to call for justice for El Salvador and fair U.S. trade policy at a rally in front of the World Bank building.
Indian dams threaten Pakistani water sources.
Pacific Rim is suing El Salvador for up to hundreds of millions of dollars under the U.S.-Central America Free Trade Agreement for not approving a mining license. Since Canada isn’t part of this agreement, Pacific Rim opened a subsidiary in Reno, Nevada.
Maude Barlow Speaks About the Campaign to Establish The Great Lakes as a Commons.
Dubious, albeit positive-sounding, promises from the corporate world can’t substitute for more meaningful safeguards against corporate abuse.
In addition to poisoning our water, homes, and bodies, fracking is eroding the quality of life in rural America.
There’s no safe level of radiation exposure.
House lawmakers, who control the federal purse strings for the nation’s water supplies, spend nearly $1 million a year on bottled water.
Boneheaded executives and greed-headed investors might be draining the fresh water supplies where you live.
Our aging water systems are long past due for a major overhaul.