Site Map : http://www.thedailygreen.com
Index -> NEWS -> News Articles
News Articles Home
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.
Study Discounts Peak Oil Theory
CERA has released a study that discounts the peak oil theory.
Endangered Species SNAFU
NOAA has recommended killing endangered sea lions that congregate at a Columbia River dam to eat endangered salmon.
Fish Oil Pills Depleting Sea of Fish
Those fish oil capsules come from menhaden, which may well be overfished.
Mountaintop Removal Mine Pays for Stream Damage
A huge coal company has agreed to pay a record $30 million to settle charges it fouled streams in three states by dumping the debris from mountaintop removal mines into valleys.
Nevada Primary: Nuclear Waste Takes Center Stage
Democrats, and Ron Paul on the Republican side, oppose the use of Yucca Mountain to store the nation's nuclear waste, a hot-button issue as the Nevada primary approaches.
International Year of the Reef
The International Year of the Reef kicks off as corals face unprecedented threats from global warming, acidification and other factors.
Yangtze River Reaches Record-Low
China's Yangtze River has reached the lowest level ever recorded.
Green Tech Is Recession-Proof
Investments in green tech increased 38% in 2007.
2007 Second Warmest Year on Record
The Earth reached another milestone, when 2007 equaled 1998 as the second-warmest year on record, continuing a trend attributed to global warming.
Floor Finish Is Lingering Source of Toxic PCBs
A new study links PCB exposure to a particular floor polish.
Morgellons Disease Study Begins
Morgellons Disease: Environmental Ticking Time Bomb or Conspiracy Theory? Study Seeks Answers
Gaiam, Mother of the High-End Green Market
Gaiam is making money selling to a high-end green "LOHAS" market.
Breakthrough on the Methane Car
A nanotechnology breakthrough may make it easier to store methane as a vehicle fuel.
Romney Drives Fuel Efficiency Rollback to Victory
Mitt Romney won the Republican Michigan primary, in part with a message to Detroit automakers that fuel efficiency standards set recently by Congress and signed by President Bush would hurt business.
Greenland Melting More Than Any Time in 50+ Years
A new study says recent melting in Greenland has been more intense than at any time in at least 50 years, and that recent melting can be attributed to global warming, rather than regional weather fluctuations.
Bush Appeals to OPEC for More Oil
President Bush met with Saudi Arabia and appealed for more oil from OPEC, but our current state of dependence on oil is a result of policies that have been in place since Vice President Dick Cheney formed his energy task force.
Car Rental Companies Offer Carbon Offsets
Three prominent car rental companies will offer customers carbon offsets.
The Supreme Court's Toxic Conflict of Interest
The California Supreme Court won't hear a case about chemical toxic health problems because too many justices have conflicts of interest because of stock they own.
Milk Prices Soar as Government Backs Ethanol
Sen. Chuck Schumer wants to lift tariffs on imported corn so food prices come down.
Michigan Primary Results Key to Climate Fight
Michigan could prove pivotal in the fight against global warming, because John McCain and Mitt Romney offer a clear contrast for Republicans concerned about global warming.
Wildfires Dominate Insurance Claims
Wildfire claims dominated, but overall property and casualty insurance losses were down in the United States and the world in 2007.
Attack on Nigerian Oil May Be Imminent
A rebel group has threatened to attack Nigerian oil infrastructure, which would affect world prices for oil.
How to Build a Green City
WWF and Abu Dhabi plan to build Masdr as the greenest world city.
Sierra Club Embraces Clorox. No, Really
Clorox bought Green Works, and the Sierra Club has agreed to endorse the nontoxic cleaning brand with its logo.
Say Good-bye to McDonald's Fish Sticks
The acidification and warming of the Bering Sea will have a profound effect on common fish stocks that now provide one third of the world's wild-caught fish, including McDonald's fish sticks.
Green Theme at Detroit Auto Show
Attention to green details shows that fuel efficiency and alternative fuels are going mainstream now that oil costs so much and global warming is such a concern.
West Antarctic Ice Sheet Melting Faster
A new study shows that Antarctica is melting, at least in the Western region, due to the action of glaciers.