By: The Associated Press - 16/03/2011 WASHINGTON - Higher energy costs and the steepest rise in food prices in nearly four decades drove U.S. wholesale prices up last month by the most in nearly two years. Full story here. PUBLISHER'S NOTE: Weird weather & climate change are surely culprits here! l.p.
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Council chapters making waves on World Water Day On March 22 – World Water Day – Council of Canadians chapters will be taking action to protect and promote clean, safe, public water in communities across Canada. March 22 was designated World Water Day in 1992 at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro to raise awareness about the importance of preserving global water resources. Since then, communities, organizations and activists around the world have come together every year on the day to highlight water struggles and the need for clean, accessible, public water for everyone. Council chapters are actively involved in World Water Day activities organizing at the local level to fight for water justice. Chapters are fighting against lakes being turned into dumpsites for mining waste and industrial abuses of water