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Spring Comes Early to Britain
Spring has come early to Britain, even as near-record snow has hit China and Chicago.
Wildfires Force Evacuations
Persistent drought in the Southeast has contributed to an outbreak of wildfire in South Carolina.
5 Ways to Say I Love You Without (Toxic) Roses
The NRDC offers the dirt on toxic roses, and alternative ways to say I Love You this Valentine's Day.
Add a Grammy to Obama's Win Column
Barack Obama won a Grammy, after winning four caucuses and primaries.
Trader Joe's Nixes Some Chinese Imports
Trader Joe's will stop selling single-item foods from China, but will continue to sell processed foods that include ingredients from China.
Read This Before You Replace Your TV
Consider the monthly cost of that new television, which can consume as much electricity as a refrigerator, and make plans for disposing properly of your old set before buying a new television.
Make That Organic Freedom Fries
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has made lunchtime more green and healthy in the Congress.
Venezuela Threatens to Stop U.S. Oil Exports
Exxon-Mobil is a powerful adversary to Venezuela as it fights over oil.
Obama Sweeps Weekend Contests
Hilary Obama went four for four in caucuses and primaries this weekend, claiming victories over Hillary Clinton in Washington, Maine, Louisiana and Nebraska.
Conasauga River, or "Cancer River"?
The Conasauga River is contaminated with PFOA.
Is Lead in Pet Toys Endangering Fido and Polly?
Lead in pet toys is a growing concern.
Toxic Trailers: Did CDC Blacklist Whistle Blower?
Congress is investigating whether the CDC suppressed science and the scientist that tried to raise warnings about supposedly toxic trailers given to Katrina victims.
Investing With Ethics. Well, Not Your Ethics
Not all socially responsible investment schemes share your ethics. Investigate the fund before putting your money down.
Court Tosses Bush Mercury Pollution Rule
The Bush Administration's rule to regulate mercury pollution from coal-fired power plants was struck down by a federal Appeals Court.
Six Degrees of Alec Baldwin
Alec Baldwin will narrate a National Geographic special that imagines a world that is six degrees warmer than today.
Renewable? Yes. Climate-Friendly? No.
Biofuels may do more harm to the climate than good.
Are Biotech Crops Failing?
The genetically modified cotton that was designed to make the Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt)toxins that kill bollworms has been thwarted by the bugs, according to new research.
How America's Fittest Town Keeps In Shape
Colorado Springs was named Men's Fittness Fittest Town in America for 2008.
Sam's Club Now Supports Fair Trade Roses
Sam's Club now offers Fair Trade Certified roses.
Global Warming Threatens Walrus
The Pacific walrus may be at risk of extinction due to global warming and oil and gas development.
Tortoise Brigade Will Fight Illegal Pet Trade
Many of the tortoises and turtles of Madagascar are critically endangered and a tortoise brigade is needed to stop the black market trade in pets and food.
Mitt Romney, Good Green Riddance
Mitt Romney has dropped his bid to be president, signaling the end to the campaign that had been most hostile to environmental issues.
The Seed of Deadly Tornadoes
Global warming has a role in forming stronger and more frequent tornadoes and thunderstorms, such as those that struck across the U.S. South with deadly force during an unlikely time of year.
Georgia Governor: Drought? What Drought?
Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue has relaxed water restrictions so that people can fill up their swimming pools.
How I Cut My Electric Bill 56%
How one man reduced his energy usage, and bill, in seven easy and mostly cheap steps.
Bisphenol A: Is Science for Sale?
"Science for sale" could be allowing companies with dangerous products to use unethical consulting firms to manufacture results that allow unsafe products to remain on the market, say U.S. Reps. John D. Dingell and Bart Stupak.
$1 A Gallon Cellulosic Ethanol Plant to Be Built
ICM and Coskata are teaming up to produce a cellulosic ethanol that they promise will be cheap, renewable and low-polluting.
Indictments Handed Down in Tainted Pet Food Scandal
Four people and their businesses were indicted for allegedly processing, exporting and distributing melamine and claiming it to be a plant protein. The tainted product is believed to have sickened and killed pets nationwide.
What Super Tuesday Results Mean for the Environment
When it comes to the environment, the results of the Super Tuesday primaries are a good sign.
Why Saudi Arabia Refuses to Boost Oil Supply
Five reasons why Saudi Arabia may be refusing to boost oil supply, despite impending U.S. recession.
Unseasonal Tornadoes Kill Dozens (Update)
Severe thunderstorms killed and injured dozens across the South on Super Tuesday, according to initial reports.
08 Climate Bill is a Long Shot
It is unlikely the Warner-Lieberman climate bill will be enacted in 2008, but a Democratic president and Congress in 2009 might well be able to pass a stronger bill.
Not Feeling Well? Consult Your Gut Bugs
Scientists have used DNA fingerprinting to map the species of microflora (gut bugs) in the human stomach, taking a step toward understanding important aspects of human digestion and health.
An Oil Subsidy Not Even Bush Can Love
Oil companies may lose federal research grants, since even President Bush thinks Big Oil's record profits are big enough that they can spend their own money.
Annabelle Gurwitch's "My Recycling Road Trip" Webisode on TheDailyGreen.com
A video webisode called "My Recycling Road Trip" by Annabelle Gurwitch, comedienne and writer.
Do You Suffer from Videophilia?
More Americans suffer from "videophilia," according to research that correlated a rise in the use of electronics with a decrease in time spent on outdoor recreation.
"The Gravest Threat to Bats Ever Seen"
White Nose Syndrome is infecting bat colonies, threatening the Indiana bat with extinction.
The Twilight of the Coal Era
Plans to build 50 coal-fired power plants were abandoned or delayed last year, and Wall Street banks are taking into account global warming concerns before investing in new plants.
Rebate Checks and Green Economic Stimulus
Investing now in solar and wind power is a smart way to stimulate the economy, even as the rebate checks are mailed.
FDA Food Safety Budget Hardly Bigger
The FDA food safety budget is increasing, but not enough to deal with rampant food safety problems identified in the last year.
A School Project Every Class Should Do
Students in a San Francisco-area high school did a simple experiment to find that lead dust at excessive levels contaminates the air in their classroom.
A New Era of Green Thrift
The New York Times today declared a new era of thrift. One way to save money is to go green.
Introducing the "Ultra Low Power" Chip
Newly developed ultra low power chips are 10-times more energy efficient than those used to run cell phones, pdas, BlackBerries, iPods and similar personal electronics.
Warning: 9 Climate "Tipping Points" Growing Near
Researchers identified nine possible climate tipping points, including seven that could occur this century.
5 Ocean Research Breakthroughs on the Horizon
The Pew Institute for Ocean Science has identified five fellows that will receive research grants to conduct cutting edge research intended to engineer solutions for preserving oceans.
Biological Pollution Decimating Lakes and Rivers
A new study has correlated human population density and economic activity with so-called biological pollution, when invasive fish species alter native ecosystems.
Super Tuesday Guide to Green Voting
Learn how the Republican and Democratic candidates stand on energy and environmental issues before the Super Tuesday primary election.
How to Avoid Phthalates In 3 Steps
How to avoid products that contain phthalates, which may disrupt the normal workings of the endocrine (hormone) system.
Huge Investments On Tap for Next Generation Batteries
The development of new lithium-ion batteries for plug-in and other hybrid-electric vehicles is expected to dramatically increase the market for advanced battery technology in the next five years.
N. America Recycles Just 52% of Aluminum Cans
Alcoa wants to see aluminum can recycling increased in North America from 52% (a decline of 16 percentage points since 1992) to 75%.