Environment

The low-key approach has some safety experts and political leaders worried that America is poised for an epic, yet preventable, nuclear disaster. “The NRC is to nuclear power today what the SEC was to Wall Street three years ago,” said Richard Brodsky, a former Westchester, N.Y., assemblyman...
05/11/2011
News/Resource
In an e-mail exchange following my visit to the neighborhood nuclear reactors, at Indian Point, Richard Brodsky, a longtime politician from the lower Hudson Valley who is now teaching at New York University, described his concerns about the agency, in relation to efforts by...
05/08/2011
News/Resource
Demos' David Callahan argues that increasing domestic oil production in the United States will have little effect on the global oil market. Opposite David is Chris Edmonds, of FIG partners.
04/27/2011
Video
Let's check out some numbers. There are, right this very moment, more than a billion computers worldwide. Two hundred million televisions were sold is 2009 alone. Eight million dashtop GPS units were purchased in 2008. One hundred and ten million digital cameras were sold in 2009. Apple blew out 20...
04/22/2011
News/Resource
New York, NY – On the eve of Earth Day, a new report by the policy center Demos spotlights the dangerous effects of the millions of tons of electronics that are thrown away each year by American households.  The study, entitled "Tackling High Tech Trash: The E-Waste Explosion and What We...
04/21/2011
Press Release
The state attorney general wants federal regulators to take enforcement action against the Indian Point nuclear plant for what he called the company's failure to comply with fire safety requirements. "In the wake of Japan's crisis, our country's nuclear facilities should be bolstering their safety...
03/29/2011
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New York, NY — On Black Friday, a massive amount of highly polluting, future consumer electronic waste is about to be unleashed, according to a new report by the national policy center Demos. The Consumer Electronics Association says 74 percent of Americans buying gifts this holiday season...
11/22/2010
Press Release
http://ncseonline.org/conference/greeneconomy/VIDEO/NCSE2010ThurChafeeSpeth.cfm Gus Speth delivers the 10th Annual John H. Chafee Memorial Lecture at the National Council for Science and the Environment. Click here to watch the video, or download a transcript of the remarks.
01/20/2010
Video
World Affairs Council: Northern California
09/03/2008
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