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  • June 4, 2012

    Guam PDN

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    Robert Alvarez, a former senior Energy Department official in the Clinton administration, has issued a similar warning, saying if an accident causes the Unit 4's pool of spent fuel rods to drain, it could release of 10 times as much radioactivity as Chernobyl, the Russian nuclear plant disaster of 1986.

  • May 4, 2012

    The Hill

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    The PR effort drew quick condemnation. “How low will #Heartland go? This shows pure desperation,” said Daphne Wysham, co-director of the Sustainable Energy and Economy Network, over Twitter.

  • March 28, 2012

    Oil Voice

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    One of them is Janet Redman, co-director of the Sustainable Energy and Economy Network, who provides analysis of the international financial institutions' energy investment and carbon finance activities.

    'It is gut-wrenching and kind of sickening that Palau has been put in this position by those who have developed on the backs of the country's future,' Redman told Reuters in an interview. 'We are contributing to the process of an entire country disappearing,' she said.

  • March 1, 2012

    Fox News

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    “I don’t think there is a global appetite right now for new institutions … or a world environmental organization like we have, say, with the World Trade Organization,” said Janet Redman, co-director of the Sustainable Energy and Economy Network at the progressive Institute for Policy Studies in Washington, D.C.

    “There are a lot of places - especially the oceans and food security - where everyone is saying that doing this piecemeal is not going to address the bigger sense of these environmental issues.”

    But on the whole, she said, global government probably won’t work.

    “I think everyone agrees this is not the right time,” Redman told FoxNews.com.

  • February 21, 2012

    Fire Dog Lake features article “Coal Smoke and Planetary Fever”

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  • February 20, 2012

    YubaNet features article “Coal Smoke and Planetary Fever”

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  • February 10, 2012

    The Ellsworth (KS) Independent-Reporter features article “Fracking Perils”

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  • February 9, 2012

    Counterpunch features article “Fracking Perils”

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  • February 6, 2012

    Common Dreams features article “Fracking Perils”

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  • January 31, 2012

    Red Pepper Magazine

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    Canada, Russia and Japan confirmed their intention to withdraw from the Kyoto Protocol, while ‘the remaining countries (New Zealand, Australia, and EU members) pushed their favourite loopholes and exceptions’, says Janet Redman of the Washington-based Institute of Policy Studies, as a result of which ‘it’s hard to see what the use would be of enforcing the treaty anyway.’

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