Letter on Carbon Derivatives Trading

The letter to Senators Boxer and Kerry does not take a position on the overall content of the draft Senate bill on energy and climate change. It advises the Senators that trading carbon emissions derivatives under pending commodity futures legislation could create extreme price volatility that could delay and inhibit investments in Green House Gas reduction technology

Protecting Public Health from Toxic Flame Retardants

Flame retardants are widely used in a variety of products to prevent and slow the spread of fire. While fire retardancy is important, some flame retardants, known as polybrominated diphenyl ethers or PBDEs, used in electronics and other products are leaving a lasting toxic legacy in the environment and in human beings. The good news is safer alternatives

Mercury Free Product Alternatives

Viable non-mercury alternatives for mercury containing products are not only available, but also considerably more cost effective when the downstream costs are considered.