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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%.
Neil Young has Hybrid BioDiesel Dreams
Neil Young is transforming a 50-year-old Lincoln Continental into a plug-in hybrid biodiesel that could get 100 mpg.
Sam Waterston Argues for Ocean Protection
Sam Waterson has joined the board of Oceana, a leading environmental organization devoted to protection and restoration of the world's oceans.
A New Deal For Food
It's time Congress revamped the farm bill so that we subsidize organic, local and nutritious foods instead of agribusiness. Here's how it can be done.
China's Worst Winter in 100 Years
China's Year of the Rat is off to an unlucky start, as some areas have seen the worst winter weather in 100 years.
Toxic Chemicals 101
Deirdre Imus is working on a "Greening Your Schools" program to help get hazardous substances out of schools.
Babies Are Exposed to 7 Kinds of Phthalates
Babies are being exposed to phthalates, possibly through shampoos, lotions and powders, a new study concludes.
Smart Fortwo Steals The Show
The fuel efficient Smart Fortwo got a good look at the Philadelphia Auto Show.
Coal Plants Get "Greenwash"
Kansas lawmakers are coming under fire for a compromise that would allow two new coal-fired power plants to be built, despite lax emissions standards in an era when global warming is a real and present danger.
It Rains More on Weekdays Than the Weekends
New NASA research indicates that it rains more on weekdays than weekends, because particulate pollution spikes midweek, and rain can be induced by the fine dust in the atmosphere.
Super Bowl, Super Green Effort
The Super Bowl continues to tackle its greenhouse gases and other environmental impacts.
Polar Bear: First Victim of Climate Change?
Polar bears may become an endangered species due to climate change.
Strong Snowstorms Black Out Chinese Cities
Strong snowstorms have crippled Chinese cities, a potential taste of winter after climate change.
U.S. Government Cancels Clean Coal Power Plant
U.S. government canceled clean coal power plant that would have avoided climate changing emissions.
Irish Ban Makes Plastic Bags Rare
Irish plastic bag ban dropped use 94 percent and provided a model to the world on going green.
What Do Groundhogs Know About Global Warming
Punxsutawney Phil predicted six more weeks of winter but his groundhog cousin in Georgia disagreed, perhaps because of climate change.
High Oil Prices Good for Exxon Mobil and Environment?
Exxon Mobil earned record profits in 2007 thanks to continued high oil prices.
Sewage Soils San Francisco Bay
Heavy rains and human error caused 2.7 million gallons of sewage to flood San Francisco Bay.
Sunny Weekend? Thank Pollution
Sunny weekends in the southeastern U.S. may be due to midweek air pollution causing more rain.
Welcome To The Anthropocene!
Geologists propose giving the present geologic era the new name Anthropocene because of climate change and other human impacts.
10 Things You Didn't Know About Electronics and the Environment
The electronics industry has a big environmental impact, but it is getting much greener. From energy efficiency, recycling, reducing toxins and packaging waste, HP, Sony, Philips and more are leading sustainability.
Shell Oil Shocks
Shell Oil announced record-breaking profits to the furor of its workers, who fear layoffs and cutbacks.
Alternative Fuel Takes Flight
The Airbus A380, the world's largest commercial jet plane, is to be powered by alternative fuel.