Elizabeth Nussbaumer is a researcher for the Common Resources program at Food & Water Watch. She works on issues related to the financialization, privatization and marketization of nature. Elizabeth holds a B.A. in political science from DePaul University in Chicago, IL, and a Master of public policy from American University in Washington, D.C. Elizabeth can be reached at enussbaumer(at)fwwatch(dot)org.
Articles by this author
Saturday, October 18, 2014
The New Face of Green Energy: Profiting From Pollution in the Alberta Oil Sands
On September 29, Genalta Power of Alberta, Canada announced that it generated 8,208 tons of carbon dioxide equivalent (CO 2 e) carbon offsets from its Cadotte Peace River Power Generating Facility in 2013. The credits were created by converting waste gas — a byproduct of bitumen extraction in the...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
The Toledo Water Crisis Won’t Be the Last
The recent water crisis in Toledo, Ohio is not an isolated incident, and it won’t be the last. As the annual and increasingly severe algae blooms hit Lake Erie this year, levels of the toxin mycrocystin reached such high levels that the City of Toledo ordered a tap water ban because the toxin can...