What's New in P2?
PPRC's monthly news bulletin "What's New in P2?" has been published for over seven years. News items are frequently added to this page, and old stories are removed from the page after several weeks, or the event has been held, respectively. PPRC is pleased to make news headlines available in RSS .
Do other crops use just as much water?
CA farms gulp most of state's water, but say they've cut back (04/07/2015)
California's historic drought is putting the amount of water used by farmers and other industries into sharp focus, especially now as urban Californians will soon be required to cut their water use by 25 percent.
Fracking study under ethics review (04/07/2015)
Chesapeake Energy paid undisclosed fees to the lead author, whose study was based on water samples provided by the company.
Fossil fuels are way more expensive than you think (03/19/2015)
A new study estimates the costs of energy sources including their carbon and other air pollutants
Other P2 Tidbits
EPA is announces over $925,000 in grant funds for tribes in Washington to remove older marine diesel engines that emit harmful air pollutants and replace them with newer engines for more efficient marine vessels.
Art meets science at air pollution kiosk
The Air Bare exhibit will use a touch-screen display and bubbles to visualize Louisville's air quality and show how it changes throughout the day.
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EPA released its 20th Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks today, showing a two percent increase in greenhouse gas emissions in 2013 from 2012 levels, but a nine percent drop in emissions since 2005.
Myths and facts about capping climate change pollution
Don't let false rumors--often circulated by entrenched fossil fuel interests tying to protect their profits--trip Oregon up on the path to clean energy. Get the facts.
This Texas town will get all of its energy from solar and wind
News sparked surprise in an oil-obsessed, Republican-dominated state where fossil fuels are king
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