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The Ecology of Breast Cancer: The promise of prevention and the hope for healing

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Updates of Interest

  1. Dr Schettler at Green Chemistry Conference

    The Berkeley Center for Green Chemistry, the US Green Building Council (USGBC), and USGBC-Northern California Chapter held a one day meeting on February 20, 2014, to explore the challenges and opportunities associated with creating healthier building materials. Dr. Ted Schettler presented the opening keynote. To hear his presentation and a short interview, click here: http://bcgc.berkeley.edu/2014-bcgc-conference

  2. Recording Available: Community Right of Free, Prior and Informed Consent

    The presentation by Carolyn Raffensperger on the community right of free, prior, and informed consent and how it might transform public health and environmental decision making is now available as an MP3 recording. To listen and see Carolyn’s slides : http://www.healthandenvironment.org/wg_calls/14352 The idea of free, prior and informed consent is deeply embedded in the science and…Read More →

  3. Fracking and Health Spring 2014 Newsletter

    SEHN Networker Volume 19 (1) Spring 2014   Dear Friend, I’ve tuned my ear to stories about changes in the environmental movement. In the three decades I’ve been doing this work, things have changed significantly and stayed the same, all at the same time. What has changed is that we are now in a state…Read More →

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Recent Blog

  1. We Withdraw Our Consent

    By Carolyn Raffensperger I’ve been fortunate enough to be involved with an extraordinary group of women planning the second Women’s Congress for Future Generations slated for November 7-9, 2014 in Minneapolis Minnesota. The planning team has been holding house parties and meeting with other organizations. They have been remarkably successful in getting commitments from women…Read More →

  2. On the Differences Between Climate Science and Biotechnology and Nuclear Power

    By Carolyn Raffensperger There’s a paradox in environmental policy around the role of science in decision-making that hinges on the supposition that Science should be the final arbiter.  That paradox plays out in places like this headline and abstract from Yale 360.  “Why Are Environmentalists
Taking Anti-Science Positions? On issues ranging from genetically modified crops to…Read More →

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