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5 Ways to Fight Record High Heating Oil Prices
Save money with these 6 simple steps. Home heating oil prices have hit record highs for this winter, so consider sealing leaks, getting a home energy audit and putting up window plastic.
Will Early Iowa Primaries Undermine the Green Vote?
Will the Jan. 3 Iowa primary keep college youth -- and the environmental issues they care about -- from making waves in the early caucus?
Smart Car Hysteria
Enthusiasm is high for the European Smart Car.
Record High Diesel Prices Ripple Through Economy
The cost of diesel fuel is at a record high, and that cost could be passed on to consumers if the price stays high for long.
U.N. Global Warming Science Talks Begin Today
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change meets today to begin drafting the world's most authoritative synthesis of global warming science.
Black Sea Oil Spill Is "Environmental Disaster"
A Russian oil tanker and four freighters sank in the Black Sea during a severe storm, causing a big oil spill described as "environmental disaster."
San Francisco Oil Spill: What Took Coast Guard so Long?
Sen. Diane Feinstein vowed to investigate the apparently slow response to an oil spill that has fouled 40 miles of coast line in and around San Francisco Bay, where it threatens hundreds of thousands of birds, marine mammals and fish.
Wave Power: Drawing Electricity from the Ocean
Experiments are underway to develop underwater turbines that could produce electricity from the power of waves or tidal action.
Disaster Insurance: Congress Steps in Where Firms May Not
Congress could pass a law that would allow states to create catastrophe funds for rebuilding after natural disasters, as private insurance pulls back from flood- and hurricane-prone areas.
Vietnam: First, Another Flood. Then, a Typhoon. Now, Crocodiles
Another dozen people, at least, have died in Vietnam, as the remnants of Typhoon Peipah again flooded the country, and in this case, sprung crocodiles from a farm. They are no terrorizing the flooded streets of Hanoi.
$100 Oil: OPEC Could Boost Output to Avoid Milestone
OPEC ministers will meet later this week for preliminary discussions about boosting output, as the world nears the $100 oil milestone. Questions will swirl about peak oil, as analysts eye Saudi Arabia's reserves.
Target Joins Companies Phasing Out PVC
Target is among those companies phasing out the use of PVC.
Peipah Makes Landfall in Vietnam
Vietnam braces for more flooding as tropical depression Peipah makes landfall.
Lead Toy Recall List Grows, Again
The latest toys to be recalled because of lead paint are Curious George dolls and children's sunglasses.
Studies Find Chemicals in Human Body
Scientists have found PBDEs, phthalates and Bisphenol-A in the bodies of most people tested.
Oil Spill Threatens Birds in San Francisco Bay
An oil spill threatens hundreds of thousands of birds, fish and marine mammals in San Francisco Bay.
California Sues EPA Over Global Warming Law
California sues the EPA over its greenhouse gas reduction law, in an ongoing global warming battle.
Congress Overrides Bush Water Bill Veto
Congress overrides a Bush veto for a multi billion dollar water bill
"Mother Earth" Nominated for Time Person of the Year
The Post gossip columnist Liz Smith says Planet Earth is in the running for Time Person of the Year.
Industrial Chemical Is "Date Rape Drug" in Aqua Dots
Background on the drug 1,4-butanediol that is used in the Aqua Dots toys recalled today, and that causes effects equivalent to date rape drugs.
Al Gore's "30 Rock" Cameo Is Tonight
Al Gore and David Schwimmer make guest appearances on a green-themed "30 Rock" tonight as part of NBC and GE's Green is Universal and Ecomagination strategies.
Typhoon Peipah Downgraded to Tropical Depression
Typhoon Peipah has been downgraded to a tropical depression, but still could inflict heavy damage on Vietnam, where severe flooding has already killed dozens and displaced thousands.
GM Reports Record Loss, Toyota a Record Gain
GM posts a record quarterly loss, while Toyota posts record revenues, and fuel efficiency is one factor.
Mets Ace Pedro Martinez Makes Hurricane Relief Pitch
Pedro Martinez and Moises Alou, Mets stars, made a pitch for hurricane relief aid for their native Dominican Republic, which was hit by Hurricane Noel.
"Date Rape Drug" Aqua Dots Were on Must-Have Wish Lists
Aqua dots have been recalled because a chemical in the coating causes comas, akin to the effects of a date rape drug. Aqua dots had been on at least two "top 12" toy lists, from Toy Wishes Magazine and Wal-Mart.
Aqua Dots Recall: Chemical Mimics "Date Rape Drug"
Aqua dots have been recalled because a chemical in the coating causes comatose, akin to the effects of a date rape drug.
Lead Paint Toy Recall Grows: 7 More Products
Seven more toys have been recalled because of lead paint risks, including cars, robots, ducks, tops, music boxes and toy wagons.
A Few Questions for EPA on Coal and Global Warming
A House committee will question EPA Administrator Stephen Johnson about the EPA's recent permitting of coal-fired power plants without any limits on greenhouse gas emissions, the major contributor to global warming.
500+ "Not-Made-in-China" Toys Pages: 2 3 4
A list from a national toy chain.
250+ Lead-Free Toys Made in USA Pages: 2 3 4 5 6 7
Tips for finding American toys this holiday: The Daily Green has reached out to Made-in-USA toy manufacturers all over America to find out what's available this holiday season for kids whose parents are willing to take that extra step to keep their k
Typhoon Peipah Churning Toward Waterlogged Vietnam
At least 200 people are dead in flooding, and Typhoon Peipah has yet to make landfall in Vietnam.
U.K. to Enact World's First Carbon Cuts
The U.K. has become the first nation in the world to set greenhouse gas reductions into law, in order to counteract global warming.
Nobel Peace Prize Concert Will Fete Gore and IPCC
A star-studded concert will celebrate Al Gore and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, who shared the Nobel Peace Prize.
Hillary Clinton Beefs Up Energy Proposal
Hillary Clinton proposed a new energy plan calling for new biofuel production, a boost in fuel economy and other measures which she promised would create 5 million new jobs.
Evangelicals Joining Animal Rights Movement
Some evangelicals are joining the animal rights movement.
Gas Hits $3 a Gallon
Gas hits $3 a gallon due to speculation that geopolitics will disrupt the supply, which is a sort of peak oil scenario.
Dole and Dow Lose Banana Pesticide Case
Workers win pesticide case against Dole and Dow Chemical, claiming they were made sterile on a Nicaraguan banana plantation.
Typhoon Peipah Nears Vietnam, Where 46 Are Dead From Flooding
Typhoon Peipah caused deadly flooding in Vietnam.
If You're Not Down With Coal, You're Down With the Terrorists?
The world's biggest coal company wants to scare you into buying coal.
How Bad is China's Air Pollution Problem?
NASA satellite image showing smog and air pollution in China.
Bee Collapse Caused by Aussie Virus? Not So Fast
An Australian virus may not be as important -- or at least as new -- to the cause of colony collapse disorder, the mysterious illness afflicting U.S. honey bees.
Stripping Carbon from the Smokestack
A power plant in Texas will test a new technology for stripping carbon from the smokestacks of coal-fired power plants as a means of reducing greenhouse gas emissions that cause global warming.
Eco-Reps Green Up College Campuses
The eco rep program is helping colleges and universities go green by turning pranks to a good purpose.
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A perfectly painless message from the founder
Can You Trust Toys Made in China?
Retail toy stores make information about unsafe toys recalled, but it's more difficult to find information about country of origin for parents that want to avoid toys made in China altogether.
1 Million Flee Floods in Mexico
Global warming could make floods such as the one that made as many as 1 million Mexicans homeless more common.
2008 Candidates: The Greenest and the Leanest Pages: 2 3
Compare the 2008 presidential candidates on environmental and energy issues.
Poll: We'll Do More To Combat Global Warming
Global warming concerns people around the world, and majorities in many countries say they are willing to sacrifice, or even pay higher energy bills, to do something about it.
Two Fires Still Rage Uncontrolled in S. California
Global warming could make wildfires such as the ones that destroyed homes and claimed lives in California more frequent.
First Veto Override Could be for Environment
Congress could override Bush's veto of a popular water projects spending bill.