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Zero Pollution Motors Talks Up the "Air Car"
Zero Pollution Motors, a contender for the X Prize, is building the "air car," with a hybrid fuel-compressed air engine that could get better than 100 mpg and be on the road in 2010.
Polar Bear, Trapped by Melting Ice, Scares Off Scientists There to Protect It
Scientists studying shorebirds and global warming in the Alaskan Arctic had to abandon their base after a polar bear stranded by melting sea ice menaced their camp.
Smog Lingers as Olympic Opening Ceremony Begins
The weather forecast for Friday in Beijing for the Olympics Opening Ceremony are supposed to be similar to Thursday, when smog remained an issue.
Hurricane Hernan Brewing in Pacific
Tropical Storm Hernan formed in the Pacific late on August 6, 2008 and forecasters said it could become the basin's fifth hurricane.
Tropical Storm Hernan Forms in Pacific
Tropical Storm Hernan formed in the Pacific late on August 6, 2008.
Rob Schneider Wants You to Save Miguel
Rob Schneider wants to save Miguel. Who is Miguel? Hint: Think wine, Portugal and a sustainable forest rich in wildlife.
The Most Fuel-Efficient Cars, the Best Driving Tips
TheDailyGreen lists the most fuel-efficient cars, SUVs, pickup trucks and vans, as well as the best driving tips to help you save gas and money regardless of whether your car is fuel-efficient or not.
New Gorilla Enclave Discovered
The Wildlife Conservation Society has discovered a new population of western lowland gorillas that doubles the previous worldwide population estimates.
Paris Hilton Looks Better Than John McCain in a Swimsuit
Paris Hilton's political ad actually works, not only to skewer John McCain, but to project a humanizing warmth and a command of complex policy issues. Hot.
How to Cure Your Lead Foot
Nissan's Eco Pedal will help drivers learn to drive more smoothly, accelerate more slowly -- and save gas and money in the process.
Half of All Primates Endangered
Half of all primates are endangered, according to a new report.
Tropical Storm Edouard Making Landfall in Texas
Tropical Storm Edouard is making landfall in Texas.
Behind Obama's Flip-Flop on Oil
With all the talk about high gas prices, short-term initiatives like uncorking the Strategic Oil Reserve or opening up additional offshore areas for oil and natural gas drilling are masking a larger, and more important, debate.
Find Out How Much Radiation Your Cell Phone Emits
Five ways to reduce your exposure to non-ionizing radiation from cell phones, including a Web site that allows you to compare the SAR, or specific absorption rate, of various cell phone models.
Gen Y's 15 Favorite Green Brands
15 brands that a Gen Y panel of trendsetters identified as the most favorite green brands.
Whole Foods: A Discount Retailer?
The Grocery Store Tries to Attract Cost-Conscious Customers During Tough Economic Times.
World's Smallest Snake Discovered
Barbados is home to the world's smallest snake, just four inches long.
Tropical Storm Edouard Could Hit Texas and Louisiana as a Hurricane
Tropical Storm Edouard could reach hurricane strength before striking the coast of Louisiana and Texas.
Challenging Back-to-School Season
With Less to Spend on Back-to-School Shopping, Consumers Want Green Supplies.
Green Your Back- to- School Shopping
Back-to-school is going green, and the Daily Green has a list of green school supplies to make your back-to-school shopping easier.
Obama Drinks Organic Tea
The Senator's Beverage Preference Gives McCain Camp Some Ammo - No, Really.
How to Report an Environmental Crime
An EPA Web site lets citizens report environmental crimes like pollution. And for the first time, a tip has led to a conviction.
Understanding the Causes of Lyme Disease
The EPA will fund a significant new study into the ecological conditions that lead to Lyme disease outbreaks.
Energy Crisis Solved?
An oily lake of liquid hydrocarbons has been discovered on Titan, moon of Saturn.
Cement Kilns Release 2 Times More Mercury Than EPA Thinks: Report
Cement kilns produce as much as twice the mercury pollution estimated by the EPA, according to two watchdog groups.
EPA Launches New Study of Toxic Substances in Artificial Turf
The EPA is launching a new study into whether playing surfaces and artificial turf fields made from waste tires pose a health hazard to children because of lead and other toxic substances in the material.
Hey Hey! Ho Ho! Does EPA's Chief Have to Go?
Democratic senators are calling for the resignation of Stephen Johnson, the EPA Administrator, over global warming policy.
Arctic Loses Huge Ice Shelf, but Melt Isn't Expected to Exceed 2007 Record
A big ice shelf collapsed in the Arctic, but overall the seasonal Arctic melt won't exceed the 2007 record.
Collapse of WTO Trade Talks Bodes Ill for Climate
The collapse of WTO trade talks may bode badly for international talks on curbing global warming.
Sen. Ted Stevens Indicted for Alleged Dirty Deals
Sen. Ted Stevens was indicted in connection to an alleged oil bribery scheme.
Magnitude 5.4 Earthquake Spares Southern California
A 5.4 magnitude earthquake hit the Los Angeles area in Southern California Tuesday, July 29 about 11:40 a.m. Pacific Time.
Ryan Seacrest Suffers Shark Bite
Was He Promoting Shark Week?
Magnitude 5.8 Earthquake Hits Southern California
A 5.8 magnitude earthquake hit the Los Angeles area in Southern California Tuesday, July 29 about 11:45 a.m. Pacific Time.
Is a Dangerous Pesticide Sprayed Near Your Home?
Earthjustice and a coalition of farm and environmental groups is suing to stop the use of diazinon, a pesticide derived from World War II nerve gases developed by Nazi Germany.
Does Your Child Get Too Much Fluoride?
An expert panel has told Health Canada it should warn citizens against over-exposing their children to fluoride in toothpaste, drinking water and baby formula.
"CNN Drops" Drive Up Wildfire Costs
The cost of fighting wildfires is greater because of "CNN Drops" -- airlifts to douse flames that do no good, but look good on TV.
Thick Smog Worries World Ahead of Beijing Olympics
Thick smog in Beijing is increasing fears that air pollution will not be cleared up in time for the Olympics.
Top 5 Most Charitable U.S. Cities and States
Volunteering is alive and well in America, as a recent 6 year study demonstrates. Here are highlights, including the cities and states that have the highest rates of volunteerism.
Gulf Dead Zone Not a Record. Not Quite.
The Gulf of Mexico dead zone was the second-largest on record in 2008, because of record flooding in the Midwest and the heavy use of nitrogen fertilizers to grow corn and other crops.
Why Solar Energy Is Ready to Go Mainstream
A look at the bright future of solar energy.
Even Prius Can't Save Toyota Amid SUV Slump
Despite strong sales of fuel-efficient models like the hybrid Prius, Toyota's sales will be down for the first time in seven years in 2008, reflecting the high cost of oil and gas.
Wildfires Burning Area the Size of Rhode Island
Wildfires will get even worse, and therefore more costly, due to global warming and development patterns.
Sharks Essential to Healthy Oceans
A New Report Shows These Top Predators of the Sea Are Invaluable - and Seriously Threatened.
Regional Cap and Trade System Gears Up to Fight Global Warming
The Western Climate Initiative (WCI) is gearing up to run a regional cap and trade market to help polluters reduce their emissions of greenhouse gases, and thereby reduce the impact of global warming.
Iconic National Monuments Face Flood Risk
The nation's most famous monuments in Washington, D.C. are at increased risk of flooding from the city's aging levees and sea level rise, spurred by global warming.
Mississippi River Oil Spill Stops Traffic
Accident at the Port of New Orleans pollutes river, threatens safety of water supply.
Miley Cyrus Steps Up Going Green
Teen star Miley Cyrus is going green, including riding her bicycle, owning a Smart Car and releasing an eco-anthem called Wake Up America.
New Survey Suggests Vast Oil and Natural Gas Reserves in the Arctic
A recent USGS survey suggests vast oil and natural gas reserves in the Arctic Circle. The news may touch off a fresh oil boom at the north pole.
With Ice Sheets Melting in the Arctic, Oil Reserves Take Priority Over Whale Playground.
China Buying Fewer Cars Than Expected
China, home to a booming auto market, is experiencing a slow down in the number of new cars purchased, causing a revision in market forecasts.