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Kyoto Protocol: Waste of Cash or Green Lifeline?
July 1, 2005 12:00 AM - Alister Doyle, Reuters

A waste of more than $1,300 a year for every American, undermining economic growth and jobs? Or a lifeline for the planet costing just an annual $20 for each European? The U.N.'s Kyoto protocol on curbing global warming looks utterly different when viewed from Washington, which opposes the 150-nation pact, or from its main backers in the European Union, Japan or Canada.

A Few Words from ENN Publisher Jerry Kay
July 1, 2005 12:00 AM - ENN

Over the course of the past week or two, your ideas and comments have been very helpful as we've considered -- and then re-considered -- the format of our newsletter and web site. (See "ENN Newsletter Articles: To Summarize or Not To Summarize...That is the Question," ENN, June 27, 2005.)

Solar Power May Trim Cost of Cleaning Brackish Water
July 1, 2005 12:00 AM - Andrew Webb, Albuquerque Journal

Salt, sewer waste and other impurities can be removed from water by forcing it through a very fine filter or membrane -- a process called reverse osmosis. The process requires intense pressure, which is usually created using electricity.

Honda Leases First Fuel Cell Vehicle to a Family
July 1, 2005 12:00 AM - Reuters

A Los Angeles family became the first in the United States to lease a hydrogen-powered car from Honda Motor Co. Ltd. as the company introduces consumers to the zero-emission technology.

GreenShift Acquires Stake in Ethanol Oil Recovery Systems
July 1, 2005 12:00 AM - ENN

GreenShift Corporation today announced the completion of its investment in Ethanol Oil Recovery Systems, LLC.

WHO Launches Project to Minimize Risks of Radon
July 1, 2005 12:00 AM - World Health Organization

In an effort to reduce the rate of lung cancer around the world, the World Health Organization (WHO) is launching the International Radon Project to help countries reduce the health risks associated with radon gas.

Radioactive Cesium Leaks into Baltic from Swedish Nuclear Plant, No Risk to Public
June 30, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

Radioactive cesium has leaked into the Baltic Sea from storage tanks at a nuclear power plant in central Sweden, but poses no risk to the public or the environment, the state nuclear authority said Wednesday.

India, Pakistan Fail to Resolve Differences over Disputed Water Project
June 30, 2005 12:00 AM - Associated Press

India and Pakistan failed Wednesday to resolve their differences over New Delhi's plan to build a dam that Pakistan fears will deprive its farmers of vital water supplies.

Government Scientist Denies Falsifying Yucca Mountain Data
June 30, 2005 12:00 AM - Erica Werner, Associated Press

A scientist at the center of a controversy over potential falsification of documents about the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump insisted before Congress on Wednesday that he did not alter paperwork on the project.

Panel Affirms Radiation Link to Cancer
June 30, 2005 12:00 AM - H. Josef Hebert, Associated Press

The preponderance of scientific evidence shows that even very low doses of radiation pose a risk of cancer or other health problems and there is no threshold below which exposure can be viewed as harmless, a panel of prominent scientists concluded Wednesday.

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