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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.
10 of the Greenest Colleges in America
10 of the greenest colleges in America, from Harvard University to College of the Atlantic.
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.
Oceans Growing Acidic 10 Times Faster Than Expected
The rate of acidification of the oceans is 10 times faster than previously predicted according to a new study that adds to a growing list of dire assessments and predictions for the oceans.
Obama Pledges to Create 2.5 Million Jobs, Many of Them Green
President Elect Barack Obama has proposed an economic stimulus plan that would include investments in wind turbines, solar panels and fuel-efficient cars.
Fun Quizzes for Greens and Not-So-Greens Alike
Take our fun quizzes, on environmental and green knowledge, science, politics and much more.
Making the Electric Car Capital of the U.S.
The San Francisco Bay Area aims to be the electric car capital of the U.S. with a $1 billion investment.
Waxman Bests Dingell for Key House Chairmanship
Henry Waxman is taking John Dingell's seat on the House Energy and Commerce Committee.
California's Coalition of the Willing
California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's climate summit made some important steps in the fight against global warming by bringing together a bipartisan group of 12 states with four nations - Canada, Mexico, Brazil and Indonesia.
PlayStation 3 Costs 5 Times as Much to Operate as the Wii
A new study shows how wasteful video games are when it comes to energy usage.
Why We Must Upgrade to a Smart Grid
In order to spur the development of renewable energy we need to invest in a smart grid to move the electricity around.
Ted Stevens, Convicted Felon, Voted Out of Office
Energy policy and global warming legislation could be influenced by both the ousting of Alaskan Senator Ted Stevens, the departure of Sen. Joe Lieberman from a committee, and the squabble between Democrats in the House for control of the Energy and C
Thought Extinct, Pygmy Tasier Re-Discovered
Texas A&M anthropologists have re-discovered the pygmy tasier, a tiny adorable primate in Indonesia.
5 Reasons to Be Hopeful About Global Warming
There was ample news to bring hope to the global warming fight this week, as California and President-elect Obama showed real leadership on the issue.
Obama Makes Strong Pledge to Combat Global Warming
President elect Barack Obama has made a strong statement to a bipartisan group of governors at a Climate Summit, pledging to counteract global warming.
7 Depressing Environmental Stories
The seven most depressing stories of the day, all important news, all given short shrift in the nation's newspapers.
World Carbon Emissions Continue to Increase
World emissions of carbon dioxide continue to rise, fueling global warming, and President elect Barack Obama does not expect to attend the United Nations' next climate summit before taking office.
How to Recycle Your Old Electronics
To reduce E-waste, the EPA has a new site that attempts to connect recyclers to manufacturers and retailers that accept electronics like televisions for recycling.
Should Michael Pollan Be Secretary of Agriculture?
He's Got Legions of Fans, But Pollan Jokes He Fears Vetting Process.
20 U.S. Communities That Exercise the Most
The U.S. communities that get the most amount of leisure exercise.
Couch Potato, U.S.A.
The U.S. communities that get the least amount of leisure exercise.
The 15 Least Healthy Places in America
The unhealthiest places in America are mostly in the South and Southwest.
The 20 Healthiest Places in America
Healthiest places in America include many that are known to attract outdoors enthusiasts.
How To Bury a News Story
Bush Administration opened up tens of thousands of acres adjacent to national parks to oil drilling on election day, when no one was paying attention.
'Microwave Safe' Plastics Leach Suspect Chemical
Plastic containers marked 'microwave safe' still leached Bisphenol A and could expose infants to unsafe doses of the controversial chemical.
Southern California Wildfires Relentless
Wildfires in Southern California have destroyed hundreds of homes and burned tens of thousands of acres.
It's America Recycles Day
Americans recycle an awful lot, but not nearly as much as we could.
Cuba, Haiti and Texas Bear Brunt of 2008 Hurricane Season
The 2008 hurricane season is all but over, and the toll has been steep.
Decision By Obscure Agency May Prevent New Coal Plants
A decision in an obscure corner of the EPA could undo the Bush Administration's policy of refusing to regulate carbon dioxide through the executive branch. It puts the future of coal power in question.
Tadpole Tests Show Lethality of One Pesticide
A new study finds that one pesticide in particular, banned in Europe but used in the United States, is quite deadly to leopard frog tadpoles, and that mixtures of low-dose pesticides are also quite deadly.
4 Election Success Stories You May Have Missed
Voters across the nation voted for land conservation, renewable energy, energy efficiency and public transportation measures in the November election.
Tea Fire Destroys 80 Santa Barbara Homes
A wildfire fed by Santa Ana devil winds has destroyed more than 80 Santa Barbara County homes and forced the evacuation of many, including celebrities.
Dirty Air Costs Billions
Which State Has the Worst Air Pollution In the Country?
I'm Green, You're Not Here's a Gift
Earth-friendly green gifts to help your friends and loved ones go green. Look at these gift ideas if you're green and your loved one isn't -- yet.
How Do You Dispose of Unused Meds?
Unwanted Drugs Pollute Waterways, But One City Has Come Up With A Solution to Keep Them Out of the Water Supply.
Why Obama's Priority 1, 2 and 3 Should Be China, Russia and India
President elect Obama should deal with China, Russia and India to solve the energy crisis and reassert American supremacy as an innovator.
World Energy Outlook: 'Patently Unsustainable'
The latest World Energy Outlook from the International Energy Agency underscores the huge consequences of doing nothing to stop global warming, but also the huge costs of doing something.
Study: Pollution May Trigger Tornadoes
The 2008 tornado season has been deadly. New research suggests tornadoes may be triggered in part by dust and air pollution in the atmosphere.
Joe Sixpack, Solar Energy Installer
Getting the clean energy revolution off to a good start, with renewable energy leading the way.
Industry: Climate Fight Would Strain Electric Grid
20+ Ways to Give Without Giving "Stuff"
Green volunteer, charity and experiential gifts for the eco-conscious on your list.