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Courts Wish You Merry Christmas and Clean Air
A court has reinstated the Bush Administration's Clean Air Interstate Rule, CAIR, which will limit smog and acid rain in the eastern half of the country.
Should Obama Spend Stimulus Cash on Green Jobs?
Obama's transition team is debating whether and how much to invest in green jobs and green infrastructure in its gigantic economic stimulus package.
The Most Extreme Weather of 2008
From hurricanes and tornadoes, to flooding and drought ... from wildfires and heat waves to the ozone hole and arctic sea ice melting, 2008 was notable for the strange extreme weather, possibly due to global warming.
We Need Your 2009 Green Predictions
2009 Green Predictions on energy, gas prices, eco-celebs and more.
DIY Organic Baby Food
Everything you need to know about organic baby food, courtesy of Ask an Organic Mom blogger Lexy Zissu, author of The Complete Organic Pregnancy.
Obama's Cabinet Sends a Signal: Global Warming Will Be a Priority
Obama's energy, environmental, science and even labor advisers show that global warming will be a priority in 2009 and beyond.
Which of These Cars Will Get 100 MPG?
22 teams are now official contestants for the Progressive Insurance Automotive X Prize. They are building the clean cars of the future; electric vehicles, hybrids, advanced diesels and more.
Stunning Photos of Antarctica
In "Antarctica: A Call to Action," Sebastian Copeland seeks to inspire concern about the icy continent, and the global warming that threatens it.
U.S. Scientists to EPA: Phthalates Are a Health Concern
Phthalates, a class of hormone-mimicking chemicals found in cosmetics, air fresheners, plastics and other common household products, need urgent study, according to the National Research Council.
U.S. Acknowledges Risk of Abrupt Climate Change
Persistent drought in the Southwest, an ice-free Arctic, rapid sea-level rise and a slowdown in the Gulf Stream are all possible this century, according to a new U.S. Geological Survey scientific assessment. Meanwhile, the EPA has again rejected scie
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U.S. Declares 6 Penguin Species Threatened
Several penguin species will be listed as endangered or threatened, under a proposal by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. While global warming is mentioned, it is not considered the chief threat by the federal agency in charge of administering the
'Death Map' Study: Heat Waves Kill More Than Any Other Natural Disaster Pages: 2
According to new research, heat waves kill far more Americans than any other natural hazard, despite the popular perception that hurricanes, tornadoes and earthquakes are the most dangerous natural hazards. Further, heat waves could reach peaks of 14
2008 Among Hottest Years Ever
New measurements suggest that 2008 is among the top 10 warmest years ever recorded, and that global warming is having the most dramatic early effects in the Arctic.
The True Cost of Asbestos: More Than 7,000 Years of Human Life Lost
Asbestos has cost more than 7,000 years of productive life from American workers, according to a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention study of asbestosis and "years of potential life lost" due to asbestos exposure.
7 Green Gifts Inspired by Your Favorite Celebrities
Green celebrities have inspired great green gifts with their new eco-conscious companies, from Begley's cleaning products to green baby products by Trista Sutter and Soleil Moon Frye, or wine by Sam Neill.
Obama's Interior Secretary Likely to Slow Energy Development
Obama's pick for Interior Department secretary, Sen. Ken Salazar (D-Colo.), is likely to be more friendly to environmental concerns than the Bush Administration's leaders.
FDA, Under Bush, Won't Ban Bisphenol A
While the FDA has rejected calls to regulate Bisphenol A in plastics, the Obama administration is showing some signs that it might ban or restrict its use.
EPA's Most Wanted Fugitives: Stories Behind the Crimes
The crime stories behind the EPA's new list of most wanted fugitives are fascinating.
Why Do N.J. Greens Oppose Lisa Jackson's Promotion to Lead Obama's EPA?
Some green groups in New Jersey think Obama has made a bad choice in promoting N.J. DEP Commissioner Lisa Jackson to be EPA administrator.
Pequitobun Makes Vintage Jewelry New Again
Pequitobun jewelry takes old vintage jewelry and remakes it into unique new green jewelry.
Obama Names Environmental and Energy Team
Obama has named his energy secretary, Environmental Protection Agency administrator and other members of his environmental and energy team: Lisa Jackson, Carol Browner, Steven Chu, and Nancy Sutley.
Senate Could Strip Environmental Rules from Auto Industry Bailout
The Senate will likely weaken environmental standards associated with the Detroit auto bailout before passing it.
Obama and Gore Meet, Envisioning a New Era in U.S. Climate Leadership
President-elect Obama met with Gore, as experts condemn Bush's environmental policy.
Beauty Industry Removing Phthalates from Cosmetics
The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics says personal care products are getting safer, with fewer phthalates.
How Green Is the Auto Bailout?
The auto bailout includes some provisions for improving the fuel economy of the American auto fleet.
Gift Idea: Rescue a Chimp
Instead of buying something this holiday, give the gift of a chimpanzee sponsorship with the Jane Goodall Institute.
Which U.S. Communities Are Using More Public Transportation?
A new report highlights the increased ridership of public transportation, including those communities that have seen the most increased ridership of buses, light rail, subways and other modes of public transit.
Turn Your Idle Computer into a Clean Energy Research Machine
IBM and Harvard University have just provided one good exception to the usual advice to turn off your computer when it's not in use: The Clean Energy Project.
Forget Copenhagen. Forget the U.N. (Do These 4 Things Instead)
The four factors that most affect an individual's carbon dioxide pollution and contribution to global warming.
Vote For Your Favorite Fall Photos
Submit your photos of fall landscape scenery and other fall scenes, like wildlife, for inclusion in The Daily Green's gallery. Then vote on your favorite.
Court Rejects Activists' Environment-Saving Defense
Florida environmentalists have been convicted after they protested building a new power plant. The defense argued they were acting to save the planet.
No Love in Zimbabwe's Time of Cholera
Zimbabwe, suffering under economic and social chaos in the wake of Robert Mugabe's stalemate with his rival, is now addled with cholera, due to poor sanitation and lack of clean water.
Tapped for Commerce Secretary, Bill Richardson to Seek Green Jobs
As Barack Obama tapped Bill Richardson for Commerce Secretary, the popular Hispanic politician will be seeking economic development through green jobs, especially in renewable energy.
Skiers to World: Save Our Slopes from Global Warming
Elite skiers and snowboarders are calling on the negotiators at the U.N. climate summit to act aggressively to stop global warming. Their sports are endangered.
Obama Wants to Fix Up Your House
President-elect Obama is considering a home energy efficiency improvement initiative as part of his economic recovery plan.
$140 Million Settlement Reached in Asbestos Case
W.R. Grace chemical company has reached a $140 million settlement in the asbestos case about contaminated insulation (Zonolite).
BLM Pulls Drilling Leases from Utah Wilderness
The BLM has removed from auction 100,000 acres of Utah wilderness, which won't be available for oil and gas leases or drilling.
China Warming Up to Consensus on Climate Change
China beings to speak more seriously on global warming, as world leaders meet in Poznan, Poland to discuss climate change.
Pregnant? Reconsider Using Those Cosmetics
Some in the U.K. and Europe are calling for a Europe-wide labeling system that would warn pregnant women against using certain cosmetics.
Another Pesticide Linked to Diabetes
Tributyltin, a pesticide used on boats as well as other applications, may cause diabetes.
Something About U.S. Causes Asthma
A new study shows that blacks born in the United States are three times more likely than neighbors born outside the country to develop asthma.
The World's Most Endangered Great Ape Gets a New Park
U.S. taxpayers and Bronx Zoo visiotrs helped to pay for a new park in Cameroon that will protect the world's most endangered great ape, the Cross River gorilla.
Pesticide Business Booming, Despite Risks
An industry report predicts the booming pesticide market will only continue to grow in the coming years.
3 Considerations for U.N. Negotiators in Poznan
As 10,000 delegates meet in Poznan, Poland, for the latest United Nations climate summit, there are several new reports showcasing the magnitude of the problem, and potential paths forward.
The Environmental Performance of the 15 Must-Have Christmas Gifts
A look at the 15 must-have products of 2008, along with ideas for buying more green on Cyber Monday, a.k.a. Green Monday.
World Carbon Emissions Reached Record High in 2007
Ahead of the United Nations global warming meeting in Poznan, Poland, the World Meteorological Organization reports a new record high concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, but decreasing concentrations of ozone-depleting chemicals.
Is Obama's Pick for National Security Adviser Green?
Gen. James L. Jones, Obama's pick for National Security Adviser, has a background working on energy policy for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which didn't endear him to environmental groups.
5 Soothing Remedies for Dry Winter Skin
Easy steps to natural skin care, and soothing relief, for dry winter skin. Robin Evans has some good tips on getting healthy, using essential oils, exfoliating and more.
The Most (and Least) Green Electronics Companies
Greenpeace has updated its list of most and least green electronics companies.