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Freshwater shortage looming as next world crisis | Don Brunell

  • Sep 21, 2014 at 9:00AM updated Sep 22, 2014 at 2:04PM

Even though water covers 70 percent of the Earth’s surface, less than two percent is freshwater. Therein lies the problem. As the world’s population grows, demand for water is increasing; in periods of drought it becomes a crisis.

 
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Better Business Bureau cites complaints from cosmetic retailer Julep Beauty

  • Sep 21, 2014 at 7:00PM

Beauty has a price—especially for subscribers of Seattle-based Julep Beauty Inc, who say once they sign up, it is nearly impossible to get out.

Is an all-green energy strategy worth the cost? | Don Brunell

  • Sep 13, 2014 at 8:00AM

What if we could peer into the future and see the consequences of the decisions we make today? In a way, we can.

Labor Day epilogue: Partnering for success | Don C. Brunell

  • Sep 7, 2014 at 3:25PM

Over the Labor Day weekend, former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee gave a compelling commentary on the need for employers and employees to set aside their differences and partner.

Pity the Poor Streamers | Don Brunell

  • Aug 23, 2014 at 9:00AM

Every day, birds flying near a certain spot on the California-Nevada border are incinerated in midair. They’re called “streamers” for the puff of smoke that appears as they ignite and plummet to the ground. Federal wildlife investigators estimate there’s one “streamer” every two minutes.What’s causing this?

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