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August 17, 2009

Bottled Water Boom Appears Tapped Out

"Sales of bottled water have fallen for the first time in at least five years, assailed by wrathful environmentalists and budget-conscious consumers, who have discovered that tap water is practically free," wrote Ylan Q. Mui of The Washington Post.

Wenonah Hauter, executive director of Food & Water Watch, told the reporter, "I thought we'd never be able to impact sales of bottled water, and all of a sudden it's really gained momentum."

Hauter also reported, "The containers are also available online for about $20 each. Sales have been strong," according to Mui.

For further information, visit The Washington Post Article.

Food & Water Watch's Water Focus

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August 13, 2009

How Green Is Rail Travel?

Eurostar, the high-speed train service that connects London with Paris and Brussels, advertises a tenfold reduction in each traveler’s carbon footprint by comparison with an airplane trip over similar distances.

In Britain, government officials have described the investment of billions of pounds in a new high-speed rail network as a green initiative. The Obama administration has budgeted billions of dollars to build similar networks in the United States, partly to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

But do all forms of train travel really offer such dramatic gains?

Read the rest of the story on Green Inc.

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August 13, 2009

Al Gore "Green Purchasing" .eco domain?

Al Gore, the former American vice-president, is at loggerheads with Mikhail Gorbachev, the Russian ex-president, over the rights to control a new “green” internet domain that could be worth billions.

The right to operate .eco ? the green equivalent to .co.uk or .com ? could become available as early as next year... Read the TimesOnline Article.

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