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Greener Gadgets Conference to Take Place in NYC
The Greener Gadgets Conference in New York City will feature green technology, sustainable technology, in consumer electronics. Check out the latest in green design.
Bottles Holding Hot Liquids Leach Chemicals
New research finds that hot liquids make Bisphenol A leach from polycarbonate plastic bottles, whereas repeated use does not have as great an effect.
Will Brad Pitt Become a Green Movie Star Mayor?
Will celebrity actor Brad Pitt run for election as mayor of New Orleans? The Hollywood star is known for going green, so will he become the next green politician?
Hot Seas Spawn More Hurricanes
A study attributes 40% of increased hurricane activity to warmer sea surface temperatures in the Atlantic basin.
Converting Beetle-Killed Trees into Ethanol
A new plant in Colorado hopes to turn beetle-killed trees into cellulosic ethanol, a rising alternative fuel.
McCain, Clinton Win Florida Primary
Sen. John McCain's win in the Republican Florida primary means momentum is building for a new national global warming policy with the next president, Democrat or Republican.
Food Safety System Still Scattered
The FDA is making progress but the food safety net for American food is still scattered among 15 agencies administering 30 laws, a GAO report found.
Ice Cap Smaller Than Any Time in 1,600 Years
A study says the Baffin Island ice cap in the Arctic has shrunk by 50% in 50 years, is at its lowest extent in at least 1,600 years and will disappear by mid century.
U.S. Scraps Plan for Anti-Radiation Pills
Potassium iodide pills, anti-radiation pills, are controversial, but now the White House has ruled that it will not be passing the over-the-counter pills out to those who live 10 to 20 miles from a nuclear power plant to prevent thyroid cancer.
A "Great Leader" on Global Warming
Ted Kennedy endorsed Barack Obama for president, citing his ability to lead on global warming policy among his unique qualifications.
Bush Pledges $2B For Climate *
In his last State of the Union address, President George W. Bush is expected to unveil a $2 billion plan to invest in international clean energy development, but it is unlikely to change his legacy relative to the environment and global warming.
Toyota Beat GM in Global Vehicle Production
Toyota is now beating GM (General Motors) in terms of number of vehicles manufactured. Detroit's GM is still ahead in terms of vehicle sales. The Detroit auto industry has been facing stiff competition from Japan and Asia with fuel efficient, high ga
Drivers Should Expect Dramatic Toll Increases
Tolls are unpopular, but they are dramatically increasing across much of the country. Bridges and tunnels are also adding congestion pricing, and putting in new tolls. Tolls are good for the environment because they encourage car pooling, combining t
10-Year Old Autistic Boy Found Dead in Creek
In autistic boy from North Carolina wandered off from his care facility, and was found dead in a creek. Highlights the seriousness of autism.
Alzheimer's or Long-Ago Lead Poisoning?
Dr. Brian Schwartz has conducted research that indicates that long-ago lead poisoning may be a root cause of Alzheimer's disease in later life.
Obama Wins South Carolina, A Victory for the Environment?
Senator Barack Obama won the South Carolina Democratic primary but his environmental policies offer both good and bad.
Large Satellite Crash Poses Health, Environmental Risks
A large U.S. spy satellite will crash to Earth in coming weeks, potentially bearing a toxic payload.
Great Lakes Suffer From Lower Water Levels
Great Lakes are setting record lows for water levels thanks to diminished ice cover in winter.
Dangerous Levels of Mercury in Tuna Nationwide
Tuna and swordfish often contain dangerous levels of mercury according to new Oceana survey.
Infectious Meningitis Fells Long Island Teacher and Teen
A teacher and teen from Long Island both died from bacterial meningitis this week.
Severe Storms in California Spawn Avalanches
Severe winter storms continue to lash California, flooding suburbs and burying skiers.
Tourism Spreads Disease to Endangered Apes
Chimpanzees suffered serious respiratory disease after close contact with humans.
Flammable Foam in Vegas Fire Also Environmentally Unfriendly
Construction foam that helped spread the Las Vegas fire is both flammable and environmentally unfriendly.
China's Plastic Bag Ban May Prove Flimsy
new Chinese ban on plastic bags may clean up country and save oil or be ignored
Mystery Blob in Maine Puzzles City Workers
A mysterious 90 foot long blob of unknown origin is blocking the sewers in Lewiston, Maine.
Heidi Fleiss to Open Eco-Brothel for Women
Celebrity madam Heidi Fleiss is now opening in Nevada an eco-brothel for women, run on wind power and using non toxic, green building techniques for indoor air quality.
100 Sickened by Salmonella from Pet Turtles in Record Outbreak
In a record salmonella outbreak, 100 people, mostly children, have been sickened after coming into contact with pet turtles.
Learning From Jay Leno's Big Green Garage
Celebrity comic and Tonight Show host Jay Leno has a leading green garage, electrified with solar power, wind power, and using recycling and green cleaners.
Doctor Who Injected Patients with Weed Killer Gets Probation
In a bizarre case of toxic pesticide poisoning, a Georgia doctor has been sentenced to probation. He had been accused of injecting patients with Lyme disease with a toxic pesticide.
Senator Boxer Bashes EPA Head: "I've Never Seen Anything Like It" (Video)
Senator Barbara Boxer makes sharp comments in a hearing on the EPA's decision to block California's emissions rules.
In Wake of 16 Deaths, Advocates Urge FDA to Improve Botox Warnings
Public Citizen has urged the FDA to increase warning labels on Botox, the botulism-based drug, after 16 deaths and other adverse reactions have been reported.
California Debates Innovative Gas Mileage Incentive Program for New Cars
California lawmakers are debating a feebates program, in which green cars with high gas mileage would get rebates, and gas guzzlers would get fees. It would encourage consumers to buy new cars with high fuel economy, fuel efficiency.
Images from the Global Warming Front Lines
An eye witness filmmaker's photos of his experiences in Bangladesh in the weeks after Cyclone Sidr devastated the low-lying populous nation vulnerable to the ravages of global warming.
A Vision of Global Warming in Bangladesh
Filmmaker Nick Manning describes his experiences in Bangladesh in the weeks after Cyclone Sidr devastated the low-lying populous nation, and describes the implications for global warming in poor nations like this.
NYT Finds Dangerous Levels of Mercury in Tuna Sushi
Dangerous levels of mercury found in tuna sushi in New York study.
Screw It, America
Studies Say Feds Can Save $1 Billion with Energy Efficient Computers
Two studies, funded by HP and Intel, found the federal government could save $1 billion by upgrading to more energy efficient computers. By deploying Energy Star and other energy conservation green technology at data centers, the feds could save mone
Stonyfield Farm's Hirshberg's New Book on Organics Stirs It Up
Stonyfield Farm's CEO Gary Hirshberg has written a book about organics called Stirring It Up..
Envisioning World Population Growth
The world's population is growing and changing, as the world's poorest nations fill up the fastest.
World Population Cartograms
Cartograms show distribution of world population in 1900, 2000 and 2050.
Rich Nations Running Up "Ecological Debt"
Rich nations are running up a $47 trillion "ecological debt" with poor nations, which are bearing the brunt of natural resources damage from over-consumption and globalization.
Can Stirling Engines and a Record-Holding Company Deliver Massive Solar Power Gains?
Stirling Energy Systems is developing revolutionary solar thermal energy systems, based on stirling engines, that hopefully will be a leap forward in renewable energy.
Zetia and Vytorin Out Red Yeast Rice In?
New evidence suggests that red yeast rice could help cholesterol as well as Zetia, Lipitor, Vytorin.
25 States Get Real About Global Warming -- Is Yours?
In an absence of leadership from the U.S. federal government on global warming, 25 states are working towards their own solutions to climate change, such as setting emissions reduction goals.
The Uncertain Fate of the Grizzly Bear
The grizzly bear embodies many controversies related to the Endangered Species Act, and the Bush Administration's decisions relative to the act.
Volcano May Be Factor in Antarctica's Melting
Part of the reason for melting in the most volatile part of Antarctica may be a volcano hidden beneath glacial ice.
Kyoto Kicks Off, with Little Fanfare
How about a local food aisle at the local grocery store?
Vacuum the Way to Cleaner Air
Vacuums work to clean the air if outfitted with the right filters.
Introducing the 20-Mile Grocery Aisle
How about a local food aisle at the local grocery store?
The Next Great Extinction: How Long to Recover?
The world's greatest extinction event, 250 million years ago, was so severe it took 30 million years for the earth to recover previous biological diversity.