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Cities Go Car Free
Car-free zones are becoming more popular in cities around the country
A S.C. Solar Access Law
Kids Want A State Amphibian
N.Y. Aims For Energy Savings
World Scientists Meet Today
Today, top scientists from around the world meet to determine what can be done about climate change, and to determine the costs of action, or inaction.
Pepsi Buys Into Renewable Energy
PepsiCo will walk away with the Environmental Protection Agency's top award for a corporation today because it has pledged to buy enough renewable energy credits to account for all its U.S. facilities.
Fish Disease Strikes Great Lakes
A virus first seen in 2005 is killing Great Lakes fish in such numbers that some scientists worry about the prognosis for freshwater species throughout the United States.
An Earth-tapping Home Solution
If you thought geothermal heating is something for Icelandic progressives sitting atop unique geologic features, think again.
Trouble Tracking Food in Rural China
The myriad small farms in China's countryside that grow food for the U.S. market do so anonymously and with little oversight, as U.S. inspectors have learned.
The Rebirth Of The Glass Bottle
Concern over ingredients in plastic, and their still-murky potential health effects, has prompted many parents to turn to an old solution: Glass baby bottles.
Gene Karpinski: LCV
LCV Executive Director puts the heat on candidates, and tracks global warming positions
Warming Skepticism Lingers
One Congressman compared scientific testimony about global warming to a bad movie.
Rock N Roll Restraint
Guster wants to write songs you sing in the shower, provided you install a low-flow shower head.
Food Security Plan Shelved
The Food and Drug Administration developed a plan to protect the nation''s food supply after the 9/11 attacks, but the plan has never been implemented.
For Coal, Build Well Or Not At All
Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) has introduce a bill that would ban new coal-fired power plants unless they are built to capture carbon emissions.
Planet Earth Inspiring Anew
Discovery's "Planet Earth" series promises to show the Earth as it has never before been seen, even by nature-show junkies.
Wood Carcinogen To Be Banned
California will have the world''s toughest restrictions on formaldehyde â a carcinogen common in kitchen cabinets, countertops and other wood construction materials.
Gore Stars At Tribeca
The buzz around Al Gore and the nine short films about global warming premiering at the Tribeca Film Festival haven't quite eclipsed the hype for Spiderman 3, but Gore still was introduced as "the world's hottest leading man."
'Genius' Sees Culprit in Bee Decline
In identifying a possible culprit of Colony Collapse Disorder, a "genius" scientist offers hope for the bees.
FDA Begins Huge Food-test Task
The FDA has a huge task ahead of it, as it tries to ensure melamine didn't contaminate human foods such as baby formula, breads and cereals.
Low Snowpack Worries California
A low snowpack prompted California to curtail water use.
Schwarzenegger May Sue EPA
California wants to push forward with its regulation of greenhouse gas emissions from vehicles, and it's fed up with the delayed approval it is seeking from the Environmental Protection Agency.
MSR Seeking FSR For Species Survival
Zookeepers are trying to get their endangered Sumatran rhino stud in the mood so he can keep his species alive.
FDA To Test For Contaminated Foods
The FDA will test human foods for contamination, following the discovery of melamine in hog feed and pet food.
EPA Chief Grilled Over Warming
If Democrats want swift action on climate change, they may have to do it themselves
Whole Foods Goes Local
The national chain buys local, and even pays the little guy to help small farmers grow
Facing Population Boom, Cities Innovate
Cities are using technological innovations to reduce congestion now, and prepare for a growing population.
Sheryl Crow To World: I Use TP
Sheryl Crow laughed off her statement about using just one square of toilet paper to conserve resources yesterday.
Scientists launch bee study
Concerned about "Colony Collapse Disorder," scientists said a comprehensive research program is needed to diagnose the problem afflicting the nation's bees.
Law Hides Food Data
Federal law prevents citizens, reporters, watchdogs or anyone else from finding the answers to even basic questions about nearly 140,000 food manufacturing facilities in 170 countries.
EPA: 'Technology Is The Key'
In an interview with Roll Call, EPA Administrator Stephen Johnson refrains from tipping the agency's hand about two important decisions related to global warming.
FDA Fails To Protect Food Supply
The Food and Drug Administration has acknowledged that the international network of food producers and processors has outgrown the agency's capacity to effectively monitor it.
Ford's New Green Strategy
To increase its dwindling share of the U.S. car market, Ford is promoting its environmental chief to the top of the corporate ladder.
New Bulbs For California
California is poised to become the first U.S. state to ban incandescent bulbs, after a key committee vote in the state legislature.
Kerry's Book - And Second Chance
Sen. John Kerry got a second chance with a tough crowd as he promoted his new book about the environment.
McCain's energy policy speech
The Republican presidential candidate frames climate change as a security issue
Clean Mobility in the Twin Cities
Two cities, and a commitment to low-emissions vehicles, make this car-sharing program twice as nice.
Boulder's Eternal Sunshine
The idea is to maintain the free flow of sunlight onto the south-facing walls of many of the city's buildings, so they can reap the benefits of passive solar energy now and preserve the option of installing photovoltaic panels later.
When it comes to combating global warming, these communities are re-writing the best practices handbook with real innovation, real action and real results.
Plymouth's Local Food Web
Take a small town, mix in a farmers market, and sprinkle some Internet savvy - viola! Local Foods Plymouth is the freshest idea in fresh, local produce to come around in years.
David And GOP Goliath
Laurie David and Sheryl Crow had a row with Karl Rove over global warming.
Big Green Apple
A new New York nickname: "The first environmentally sustainable 21st century city."
TV Producers Look For Green
TV and film producers see environmentally-themed programs as money makers, and they are filling their schedules.
McCain Sees Climate And Security As One
Republican presidential candidate John McCain will propose strict caps on carbon emissions to avert the "serious and urgent" security threat he says it poses.
Democrats Propose Energy Policies
Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and John Edwards all used Earth Day to trumpet policies related to energy and climate.
Chicago's Green Roof Revolution
Chicago has launched a green roof revolution.
Redford puts heat on candidates
Robert Redford joins The Heat is On campaign, urging the 2008 presidential candidates to take action on global warming.
California's carbon diet plan
California will slash greenhouse emissions from a variety of industries.
Spreading Gore's message
"Climate change messengers," trained by Al Gore, have presented his slide show on global warming an estimated 5,000 times.
Web of life keeps growing
From the leafy canopies of trees in the Northeast to the far-off jungles of Borneo, thousands of new species are being discovered each year.