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from Environment Forum:

Pure water from solar power; will it catch on?

January 31, 2011

water1 Remote villages in developing countries might benefit from these twin 40-ft long containers (left) -- a water purification system driven by solar power -- as a substitute for noisy diesel-powered generators, trucks bringing in water or people spending hours every day walking to fetch water.

from Environment Forum:

Bjorn Lomborg: skeptic or too much an optimist?

September 4, 2010

lomborgBjorn Lomborg, author of "The Skeptical Environmentalist," used to argue that concern about climate change was overblown because there were better causes to spend money on such as curing AIDS or malaria.