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20 of Inhofe's Global Warming Deniers Are Economists
Sen. James M. Inhofe's latest list of supposedly prominent climate scientists who doubt global warming is full of problems, including 84 scientists who have had their work supported by fossil fuel industries.
Richardson, "Energy President," Exits Race
Gov. Bill Richardson, an early champion of aggressive energy policy and action on global warming, has dropped out of the Democratic race for president.
Tata Nano, World's Cheapest Car, Hits India Auto Expo
The Tato Nano has been unveiled. It's cheap, and highly polluting.
A Fortune in Fossil Fertilizers
The explosive growth of the phosphate and nitrogen fertilizer industries is built on corn ethanol subsidies, and it's coming at the expense of the environment, as dead zones proliferate in coastal areas due to nutrient runoff.
Scientists ID Chromosomal Basis for Autism
The cause of 10% of autism cases has been linked to a genetic mutation.
Why Isn't Antarctica Melting?
Antarctica hasn't shown the same consistent signs of global warming as the Arctic.
In Search of Cheap Coal, India Looks to Indonesia
India is buying more and more coal from Indonesia, where the natural resource is cheaper, showing yet another way that Indonesia is a major player in global warming.
Cracking Down on Underwear Pollution
Fruit of the Loom's insurer will pay to clean up four contaminated sites left by the bankrupt underwear maker.
FDA Will OK Frankenmeat and Frankenmilk
The FDA is on the verge of approving the sale of meat and milk derived from cloned animals.
China's Plastic Bag Ban Will Save 37 Million Barrels of Oil
China has banned the use of plastic bags, a move that will save millions of barrels of oil every year.
Research Promises Cheap Solar Power
Combining thin-film solar technology with nano quantum dots appears to yield great gains in efficiency of solar power.
Africa's Population "Emergency"
Sub Saharan Africa's population could reach 2 billion by 2050.
Unusual Heat Spawns Tornadoes, Flooding
Tornadoes and flooding resulted from unusual warmth, in what could be seen as a harbinger of things to come with global warming.
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.