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Two Storms Swirl Around Mexico
Tropical Storm Marco is headed for landfall in Mexico, as Hurricane Norbert could take a turn toward Baja California.
Finally, Answers to Nagging Chemical Toxicity Questions
The National Childrens Health Study should help determine the causes of a range of childhood ailments, from autism to ADHD and asthma. It is on track to begin in 2009.
Mammals Disappearing from the Earth
The latest IUCN red list assessment of mammals is bleak: Half are declining and one in four faces extinction threat.
Hurricane Ike Spilled 12,000 Barrels of Oil
Hurricane Ike caused at least 500,000 gallons of oil to spill into the Gulf of Mexico.
2nd Hurricane Could be Brewing Off Mexican Coast
A day after Hurricane Marie formed out of a tropical storm in the eastern Pacific, a second low pressure system threatens strengthening.
Americans' Small Changes Matter
New Statistics Show Our Little Decisions Affect Climate Change. Can Government Do More to Motivate Us?
Honda Insight: Like the Prius, Only Cheaper
The Honda Insight will be a hybrid very similar to Toyota Prius but somewhat more affordable.
Palin and Biden Emphasize Energy and Climate Divide
Sarah Palin and Joe Biden sparred on energy and environmental issues in their debate. Here's an account.
Exposure to Some Plastics May Hit Men Where It Hurts
New studies raise fresh concerns about several ingredients found in plastics and other products.
Don't (Forget to Register to) Vote
With most state voter registration deadlines coming this week, it's essential that citizens who have moved or never before registered take action.
How Unsafe Is the Air You Breathe?
The Chicago Tribune has made available a database of EPA air quality data so that individuals can look up the risk associated with air pollution in their neighborhoods.
Bailout Bill Includes Renewable Energy Tax Credits
The Senate has passed a financial bailout bill that includes the renewable tax credits needed to sustain important industries, whether or not this is the best bill to attach those tax cuts to.
Offshore Wind To Supply 15% of Rhode Island Electricity
Rhode Island is completing a deal that should see 15% of its electricity generated by offshore wind.
48 Species to be Protected on Hawaiian Island
The federal government will protect 48 species and their ecosystem on Kaua'i, Hawaii.
The Truth About Electric Cars and Nuclear Power
A look at the energy policy misstatements that McCain and Palin have made in the campaign's Dr. No advertisement about electric cars, nuclear power, offshore oil and the summer gas tax holiday, according to FactCheck.org.
The Truth About Gas Prices and Offshore Oil
A look at the energy policy misstatements that McCain and Palin have made in an advertisement gas prices and offshore oil, according to FactCheck.org.
The Truth About Clean Coal
A look at the energy policy misstatements that McCain and Palin have made in advertisements about clean coal, according to FactCheck.org.
The Truth About Renewable Energy
A look at the energy policy misstatements that McCain and Palin have made in an advertisement touching on renewable energy jobs, according to FactCheck.org.
4 Misleading McCain-Palin Energy Ads
A look at the energy policy misstatements that McCain and Palin have made in advertisements, according to FactCheck.org.
The Style Doctor Goes Green
Gina La Morte, known as The Style Doctor due to her work with green fashion, has founded Boho magazine, a hip new publication for green fashion.
New Evidence that Common Pesticide Kills Frogs
A new study shows that a common pesticide can wreck an ecosystem in low doses, so even frogs that survive direct exposure die because their food source is compromised after pesticide infiltrates habitat.
Mercury Export Ban, Backed by Obama, Passes Congress
A new law will rein in exports of toxic mercury.
New Protection Against 80,000 Chemicals *
California's green chemistry bill is a step toward regulating chemicals under the precautionary principle, rather than allowing toxic substances to be widely used for years before banning them.
What Counts as Sustainable Farming?
The Leonardo Academy is leading an effort to develop standards to define sustainable agriculture.
New Green Magazine Launches
Boho is a new green fashion and beauty magazine.
Last Chance to Enter Our Cartoon Caption Contest
Arctic Circle, a comic strip by Alex Hallett, appears daily in The Daily Green. Enter to win a signed and framed print by choosing the best caption for this cartoon.
Bush Halts Pesticide Food Residue Tests
The Bush USDA has ended an 18-year effort to study how much pesticide ends up on foods, so that harmful exposure can be avoided.
Tropical Storm Laura, 12th Storm of Season
A day after Hurricane Kyle hit Canada, Subtropical Storm Laura formed nearby in the northern Atlantic.
Green Jobs Now!
Green Jobs Now plans to turn out hundreds of thousands of people to demonstrate their desire to see investment in green collar jobs.
Lead Paint Recall: Toy Police Cars
Toy police cars have been recalled due to lead paint.
Clinton: Financial Crisis Could Have Been Prevented
Bill Clinton said the financial crisis could have been averted if energy policies had encouraged investments in renewable and alternative energy technology, instead of housing.
Tropical Storm Kyle Could Strike Maine
Tropical Storm Kyle is the 11th named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season.
Listen to an Energy Debate About McCain and Obama Energy Policies
AlternativeEnergy.com radio offers free audio programs several times a week on various topics related to alternative energy.
Chlorine in Pools May Trigger Asthma in Children
Teens that spend more than one hour a week in an outdoor pool may be at greater risk for developing asthma.
Rooftop Wind Turbine Prototype Unveiled
The Hudson Valley is home to the first rooftop wind turbine of its kind.
Global Warming Reality Check
World carbon emissions keep going up.
16 Hormone Disrupting Chemicals Found in Teen Girls
The Environmental Working Group has found 16 different potentially hormone disrupting chemicals in the blood and urine of teen girls, raising concerns about health effects from cosmetics and personal care products.
New Invention Could Boost Fuel Economy 10%
Scientists say they have developed a cheap fuel injection technology that can boost fuel efficiency 20%.
Millions of Green Jobs Possible With Right Investment: U.N.
A new U.N. report outlines how green collar jobs could grow very big very quickly.
Senate Renews Alternative Energy Tax Credits
The Senate passed an eight-year renewable energy tax break plan, but the financial crisis jeopardizes investments.
Lead Paint Recall: Harry Potter Bookends
Harry Potter bookends have been recalled due to lead paint.
eBay's World of Good Provides New Marketplace for Fair Trade and Green Products
eBay's World of Good online marketplace features vetted green gifts, fair trade goods and other green products and ethically sourced goods, benefiting source communities. A good example is Divine Chocolate of Africa.
Saving Climate Could Doom Coral
Even stabilizing the climate and staving off the worst consequences of global warming by reducing carbon emissions could doom coral reefs because of ocean acidification.
Can We Bring Darwin's Tortoise Back from Extinction?
Galapagos turtles extinct since around the time of Darwin's famous voyage could be bred back into existence based on new genetic tests.
With Budgets Tight, Carbon Auctions Can Provide Cash
Regional greenhouse gas cap-and-trade programs hit milestones this week, as cash-strapped states see the carbon credit auctions as a source of income.
EPA Shirks Responsibility on Perchlorate
The EPA won't set a safe drinking water standard for perchlorate, leaving millions at risk, apparently because it doesn't want to expose the Defense Department to the liability for hazardous waste cleanup.
Fall Is Here! Only, It's Not
Peak fall foliage seems to be coming later, thanks to global warming.
World Consumption Exceeds Resources After Today
As of Sept. 23, we have exhausted a year's worth of natural resources and gone into ecological debt, with 99 days still to go in the year.
Cell Phones May Be Unsafe for Teens
Cell phone use by people under the age of 20 may significantly increase the chance of developing a brain cancer called glioma.
Take the Chicago 13-Point Global Warming Challenge
Chicago is challenging its residents to save $800 in ways that help reduce greenhouse gas emissions that cause global warming. You too can take the 13-point challenge.