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Chevy Volt May Miss 2010 Debut
General Motors could delay release of its plug-in hybrid electric car, the Volt.
Georgia Belatedly Adopts Water Plan
Georgia has developed a plan to share water and plan population growth as it sits in the midst of an historic drought.
World Cities Follow London's Congestion Pricing Lead
Several world cities are following London's lead and instituting congestion pricing plans. Will New York follow? The commission is set to decide this week.
McCain's New Hampshire Primary Win Huge for Climate
Sen. John McCain's win in New Hampshire Republican primary is a win for the climate, since he is the only Republican to talk tough on global warming.
How to Avoid Bisphenol A and Phthalates
The Daily Green has everything you need to know about Bisphenol-A, including the health risks and products containing this controversial ingredient of some plastics.
Scientists Unlock Secret to Monarch Migration
Genetic research has identified the molecular origins of the Circadian clock that allows monarch butterflies to make their extraordinary multi-generational migration to and from Mexico.
Kangaroo Killing Kerfuffle
Following Australia's condemnation of Japan's whale hunt, some Japanese people have lashed back with a video claiming Australians are vicious and racist and particularly brutal when it comes to killing kangaroos and dingos.
1,000 Rogue Cement Plants Defy China
More than 1,000 cement plants in China have refused orders to shut down, as part of the nation's effort to reduce pollution.
Study Links Parkinson's to TCE Exposure
TCE, a common chemical contaminant, may cause Parkinson's disease-like symptoms.
China Pins Big ($1.4B) Hopes on Nuclear Fusion
China is investing big in ITER, a research project hoping to unlock the secrets of nuclear fusion, a potentially boundless and relatively clean energy source.
Autism Not Caused by Mercury in Vaccines: Study
A study discounts the chance that autism is caused by vaccinations.
No Data Behind CFL-Migraine Claim
There's no hard evidence that compact fluorescent bulbs cause migraine headaches.
With Coral Die-Off, Only Sure Thing Is Human Cause
Human population causes coral reef decline, according to a new analysis.
400-Plus Coastal Zones Are Dying
The global nitrogen cycle is out of whack, as evidenced by dead zones around the world where aquatic life can't survive.
Polar Bear Decision Delayed Another Month
The decision whether or not to list polar bears as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act will be delayed, possibly by as much as another month.
Toward Zero-Energy Building
The Commercial Building Initiative is aiming to make zero-energy buildings a reality, not just a goal.
Even Hydrogen Whiz Kids Prefer Plug-in Hybrid
The duo that won a design competition with a fuel-efficient hydrogen fuel cell car have switched allegiances and are now focusing on plug-in hybrid technology.
Who Wants Water from the Great Lakes?
There is emerging competition for the water held in the Great Lakes.
California and Nevada Weather Extreme Storms
A series of storms are moving into the Midwest after having dropped exceptional amounts of rain and snow in California and Nevada, leading to flooding, death and the breaking of a levee.
Buying a Home Wind Turbine? Beware Hot Air
Distributed renewable energy holds great promise, but home wind turbines may not be the answer for many people, as a new study in Britain shows.
Katrina Victims File Claims in Excess of $12 Trillion
People in New Orleans have requested so much money from the Army Corps of Engineers for damages related to Hurricane Katrina that paying out would bankrupt the U.S. economy...and then some.
Vanishing of the Bees Movie Documents Bee Crisis
The makers of "The Vanishing of the Bees," a documentary about colony collapse disorder, are seeking donations to help them complete work on the documentary.
Sunny Side Up for Solar Technology
Sales of photovoltaic solar power panels are expected to increase, according to one market analysis.
New Hampshire Democratic Presidential Debate (UPDATE)
Will the candidates be asked to define their positions on global warming during tonight's Democratic debate in New Hampshire?
New Hampshire Republican Presidential Debate (UPDATE)
Will the candidates be asked to define their positions on global warming during tonight's Republican debate in New Hampshire?
The Raucus Caucus-A True Iowan's View of The Audacity of Hope
A Iowan's view of caucus night in West Des Moines.
Happy Birthday, Mars Rover
The mars rover, Spirit, marked its fourth anniversary on Mars Jan. 4.
Should Nation Have Idling Standard?
Truckers want a national idling standard.
Search for Extraterrestrial Life From Your Home Computer
SETI@home seeks more volunteers who want to help search for extraterrestrial life.
With Dodd Gone, So Goes Carbon Tax Champion
Sen. Joe Biden and Sen. Chris Dodd dropped their bids for president after the Iowa Caucus; Dodd was the only significant candidate to support a carbon tax to stop global warming.
Each Degree Warmer = 20,000 Deaths
A new computer model predicts 20,000 deaths due to air pollution for every one degree rise in temperature.
GM Wants Zero-Waste From Half its Plants in 2 Years
GM aims to make half its plants zero waste facilities by 2010.
Global Warming Melting "City of Ice"
Harbin, China's "ice city," is warming up due to climate change.
Brick-Making as Bad as Flying, When It Comes to Carbon
Brick making produces as much carbon dioxide as aviation. How about that.
Why Russia Loves $100 A Barrel Oil
For every dollar the price of oil rises, Russia's budget grows by more than $3 billion.
Herbicides and Genetically Modified Seeds Boost Monsanto
Agflation, ethanol and farm subsidies are behind Monsanto's near-record profits on herbicide and genetically modified seeds.
What an Obama-Huckabee Face-Off Might Mean for the Environment
While Barack Obama has a detailed energy plan, Mike Huckabee has been vague, but apparently more committed to environmental issues, like combating global warming, than some of his Republican rivals.
Poughkeepsie Is Ground Zero for New Bird Epidemic
Avian reovirus is killing off crows in large numbers in New York, prompting fears of a growing epidemic that could spread from wild birds to poultry farms.
Clinton, Edwards and McCain Strong on Science
The journal Science has analyzed the positions of nine major U.S. presidential candidates, and their views on science.
Planet Caught Up in Carbon Catch-22
A new study shows global warming will not increase the ability of northern forests to absorb carbon; instead, in a warmer world, carbon lost during autumn will offset extra gained during spring.
San Francisco Hunts Endangered Species
The Endangered Species Big Year competition aims to help prevent extinction of some of San Francisco's most unique wildlife.
Birds Take Drug-Resistant E. coli Global
Drug-resistant E. coli bacteria is taken round the world by migratory birds.
The Year in Drought: At a Glance
Drought affected a huge area of the United States in 2007.
The Giant Sucking Sound?
The final tariffs on corn and beans are ending as NAFTA takes full effect, leaving some to speculate that illegal immigration will rise if Mexican farmers can't compete with U.S. corn and bean imports.
Record High Heating Fuel, Gas Prices Follow $100 Oil
The cost of home heating fuel and gasoline will rise with the price of oil, so going green makes more economic sense than ever before.
Fine for Burning Down Eden's Forests: 11 Cents
Madagascar is a hotbed of biodiversity, owing to the evolution of wildlife in isolation, but the fine for burning down tropical forests there is a mere 11 cents.
Send A Green Your Vote E-Card To Your Friends in Iowa (Earth to Iowa: A Vote For The Planet E-card)
Send a Green Your Vote E-card to A Friend in Iowa.
California and Coalition Sue EPA Over Global Warming Law
Sixteen states and four environmental groups have sued the EPA over its decision to reject California's Clean Air Act waiver, which would have allowed it and the other states to regulate greenhouse gas emissions from vehicles.
Political Peak Oil: Price Spikes to $100 on Nigerian Unrest
The unrest in Nigeria, and the resulting oil price spike, shows that even if peak oil scenarios aren't real and present from a geological perspective, they are true from a political perspective.
Organic Cotton Acreage Up 14%
Plantings of organic cotton were up in 2007, though the harvest was down and the organic fiber industry remained a tiny fraction of the whole cotton industry.