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Oil Flirts with $99 as Diesel Hits Record High
Oil continued its volatile price swings, reaching $99 a barrel before retreating to under $98 on Monday. Diesel prices hit a record high at the pump, all of which means we're living in an effective peak oil scenario.
Real Estate Slump Slows Sprawl - For Now
The real estate slump should give communities dealing with sprawl the chance to plan for the next wave, and develop strategies for containing growth in existing cities and villages, to preserve outlying farmland and forests.
U.N.: Wealthiest Nations Fail Global Warming Test
The U.N. reiterates forcefully that the world's poor will suffer most if the world's rich can't stop polluting the atmosphere with greenhouse gases. Global warming will undo efforts to reduce poverty.
Southeast Drought "Alarm Bells"
Warning signs in Florida and elsewhere in the Southeast indicate that the historic drought will continue, and get worse.
Employees Seek Greener Pastures
Employees are demanding green practices from their employers.
Toll on Bird Life Grows, 3 Weeks After Oil Spill
The toll on bird life from the San Francisco Oil Spill continues to grow, even as volunteers struggle to save birds.
Talking Global Warming, with Al Gore and George Bush
Al Gore and George Bush talk about global warming, after Bush invited Gore to the White House to recognize his Nobel Peace Prize.
Why the Midwest Global Warming Pact Matters
The Midwest pollutes more carbon per capita than the East or West Coast, making its global warming cap and trade initiative all that much more important.
China and France Sign Global Warming Agreement
China and France have signed a global warming agreement that includes, among other things, the sharing of nuclear power know-how.
Recalled Aqua Dots Toys For Sale!
Sunday fliers included advertisements for Aqua Dots, which contain the so-called "date rape drug."
Global Warming Key Issue in Australian Election
The new Australian prime minister has promised to sign the Kyoto Protocol.
Agency Didn't Study Health After Toxic Exposure
A House committee is investigating why federal agencies have failed to assess health risks from exposure to TCE.
After Iceberg Sunk Cruise Ship, Antarctic Tourism Sinking
Antarctic tourism is feeling heat after an iceberg caused the sinking of a cruise ship.
Natural Disasters "Quadruple" Due to Global Warming
Global warming is making natural disasters more frequent and intense, leading to a greater human toll, according to a new Oxfam report.
Typhoon Mitag: Philippines Battered, Taiwan Braces
The Philippines has been battered by Typhoon Mitag and looks to be hit a second time by Tropical Storm Hagibis (Lando).
Sales of Green Cleansers Up 23%
Green cleansers are increasingly saturating the market, with big-name brands joining niche producers.
Malibu Wildfire Destroys 53 Homes
At least 53 homes were destroyed in the latest Malibu wildfire, but firefighters expect to contain the fire today.
2007 Shaping Up as Warmest Ever for N. Hemisphere
2007 will set the mark for warmest year on record in the Northern Hemisphere if the forecast for a warm winter holds true.
Death Toll in Bangladesh Rising
The death toll continues to rise in Bangladesh, as the recovery from Cyclone Sidr continues into the 11th day.
Malibu Wildfire Leads to Evacuations
Santa Ana "Devil Winds," drought and suburban sprawl contribute to another round of destructive fires in Southern California, near Malibu in Los Angeles County.
Christmas Trees Bring Wasps to Hawaii
A shipment of Christmas trees to Hawaii brought with it some wasps that threaten the unique biodiversity of the island state.
Asian nations pledge to plant a forest the size of Illinois to combat global warming.
Black Friday? Thou Shalt Not Shop
Buy Nothing Day is an alternative to Black Friday.
Southeast Drought Highlights Wasteful Power Plant Water Use
The withdrawal of water for power plants is one of the factors affecting the scramble for scarce water in the drought-ridden Southeast, highlighting the wasteful use of water by outdated power plants.
Clean Tech Investment Doubles in 4th Quarter
U.S. venture capital investment in clean tech doubled in the 4th quarter.
Whole Foods Profit Falls After Wild Oats Merger
Despite winning approval for its merger, or because of it, Whole Foods disappointing financial results in the fourth quarter, but sales were up.
Thanksgiving Cranberry Supply Short: Global Warming a Cause?
Global warming could take a permanent bite out of many berry crops, particularly cranberries, which are already showing signs of decline. Crops that need cold winters are vulnerable.
Deep Fat Fry Turkey Oil-Powered Cars
Some cities and organizations accept deep fat fried turkey grease, which is transformed into biodiesel fuel.
LED Lights Trim Trees Impact
Cities across the U.S. are using energy efficient LED lights to light Christmas trees and holiday decorations this season to save money and electricity.
12 Tips for Buying Safe Toys
12 tips for buying safe toys, in light of the recent recalls due to lead paint.
No Good Reason for Latest Oil Price Spike
The price of oil hit another record, but why? No one seems to know.
U.N. Global Warming Report Puts Heat On 2008 Candidates
Political pressure is growing on the 2008 presidential candidates, but maybe not enough, to demand strong action to respond to global warming.
Tyson Can't Claim Chicken is "Raised Without Antibiotics"
USDA told Tyson it can't label its chicken antibiotic free.
Cyclone Sidr was 2nd Most Powerful Storm to Hit Bangladesh
Cyclone Sidr was the 2nd-most powerful storm ever to strike Bangladesh in recorded history, according to the United Nations.
Papua New Guinea Flood Death Toll Rises
Cyclone Guba, a tropical storm, caused seven days of rain, severe flooding, leaving 153 dead and nearly 150,000 affected in Papua New Guinea.
Category 2 Hurricane to Strike Philippines
A tropical storm is expected to reach Category 1 hurricane strength before slamming the Philippines this weekend.
12 Ways to Green Your Black Friday: Update Pages: 2
Easy tips for saving money, your sanity and the environment.
Cyclone Mitag Approaches The Philippines
Cyclone Mitag is forecast to strike the Philippines with the power of a Category 1 hurricane.
Furnace Efficiency Standards Upgraded, a Bit
The Department of Energy's proposal for upgrading the fuel efficiency of home burners failed to meet environmentalist's expectations.
Scientific Kerfuffle Over Colony Collapse Disorder
Australia gets mad, and Science gets a black eye over a study that purported to explain colony collapse disorder, the mysterious disease killing U.S. honeybees.
The "Please Don't Print this E-mail" Revolution
The signature e-mail tag lines asking people to print only when necessary are becoming common.
Cyclone Guba Leaves 71 Dead in Papua New Guinea
At least 71 are dead and the death toll could rise in Papua New Guinea, aftery Cyclone Guba, a tropical storm, led to heavy rains and flooding.
Philippines: 2nd Tropical Storm Follows in Deadly Wake
After 11 died in flooding and landslides in the wake of one tropical storm, a second storm is on its way toward the Philippines. Meanwhile, the first storm is continuing on toward Vietnam, which has been ravaged by deadly flooding in recent weeks.
China Drought Leaves Rice Bowl Bare
Drought in China has damaged nearly 5,000 square miles of rice crop. The cycle of drought has been blamed, in part, on global warming.
Bangladesh: Aid Reaches Remote Villages
Aid is pouring in to Bangladesh, where at least 3,400 people are confirmed dead and hundreds of thousands are in need, after Cyclone Sidr made landfall Thursday.
San Francisco to Fuel Cars with Grease
San Francisco will collect grease from its restaurants, turn it into biodiesel, and power its municipal vehicle fleet.
Last Privately Held NYC Island Is for the Birds
The federal government is buying the last New York City privately held island to make a bird sanctuary.
The Return of Santa Ana Winds, and Possibly Wildfire
The Santa Ana Devil Winds that whipped up wildfires in Southern California last month are returning.
The "Six Sins of Greenwashing"
Six guidelines to help you choose truly green products, not those that have simply been greenwashed.
Bangladesh: How to Help the Cyclone Sidr Recovery (UPDATE)
Cyclone Sidr made landfall as a Category 4 hurricane, causing at least 200 deaths in Bangladesh. How to help.