Site Map : http://www.thedailygreen.com
Index -> NEWS -> News Articles
News Articles Home
Eggs From Free-Range, Pasture-Raised Chickens Are More Nutritious
Most Chicken And Egg Labels Have No Rules To Back Them
Are You Ready to Pay a Mileage Tax?
Congress is considering a mileage tax to fund highway and bridge improvements, but is a gas tax better? And what about public transportation?
5 Free (or Almost Free) Vacations
Free and inexpensive eco-themed vacations.
6 More Companies to Stop Using Bisphenol A
Six more companies have pledged to stop selling baby bottles and other products for babies that contain Bisphenol A.
School Lunch Nutrition Standards Haven't Been Updated in 30 Years
Congress is likely to improve the nutrition of school lunch offerings by banning junk foods even as supplements to healthier main dishes. But will Obama and his allies be strong enough to ward off the junk food lobby?
The Obama Administration's Radically Different Culture on Climate Science
The days of the Bush administration's suppression of global warming science are over, leaving environmentalists with fresh hope for real action on climate change.
Some Estrogen with Your Energy Drink?
Bisphenol A has been found in soft drinks, particularly energy drinks, at high levels, with unknown consequences for the millions who consume copious amounts of the drinks, along with a little dose of estrogen-like hormone.
New Ratings Out for the Greenest Cars
Check out the ratings from Greenopia on the greenest cars, from the Prius to VW clean diesel. Get the best value in mpg, emissions and more.
3 Major Reports Paint Same Picture: Ocean Fish Are Rapidly in Decline
Three new reports paint a picture of ocean fish in rapid decline due to overfishing, climate change, acidification, habitat destruction and pollution -- and U.S. taxpayer subsidies.
Volunteer to Help Clean Up a Local River
The American Rivers group is organizing volunteers around the country for its annual river cleanup. Here's how to join up and other details.
Civil Disobedience Closes Coal Plant and Highlights Global Warming Risks
Climate change protesters launched a civil disobedience protest at the nation's capital coal-fired power plant Monday.
How Investing in School Lunch Is Economic Stimulus
In a speech USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack outlined many priorities for the USDA, including school lunch nutrition, small farm and specialty crop promotion and biofuels.
High Energy Future: The Nuts and Bolts of the Obama Renewable Energy Budget
Carbon trading, taxes on oil companies, a relaunch of Superfund and much more are in store from Obama's energy policy, as well as increased support for renewable energy.
7 Questions to Ask Before Buying Clothes and Jewelry
Ask these seven questions before buying jewelry or clothing, and you'll make sure your fashion choices are ethical and environmentally sound. (And you can still look great.)
Your Tax Cuts Will Come Courtesy of Carbon Cap-and-Trade
President Obama will tie middle class tax cuts to a carbon cap and trade regulation to combat global warming.
Obama Identifies an Axis of Energy U.S. Must Confront
In his first address before a joint session of Congress, President Obama identified energy as the NO. 1 priority, and he said American must out-compete renewable energy and energy efficiency leaders like China, Germany, Japan and South Korea.
Global Warming Gets Obama Administration Attention, Despite Economy
With Hillary Clinton in China, Obama in Canada and the U.S. set to regulate carbon dioxide at home, the fight against global warming is kicking up ... but the ravages of climate change are also evident in California particularly.
Organic Cotton T-Shirts and Jeans ... From Kmart?
Kmart and Wal-mart will begin selling more organic cotton tshirts, jeans and other products, bringing eco-sustainable products to the mainstream.
Global Warming Speeding Up: Scientist
Global warming is speeding up, according to new reports, but the Obama Administration is at least investing in ways to reduce carbon dioxide emissions and produce more energy from renewable energy and energy efficiency.
7 Questions to Ask Before Buying Electronics
What does it mean to be a sustainable consumer when you're buying electronics like televisions, computers, mp3s, etc.?
Special Court: Autism-Vaccine Link "Speculative and Unpersuasive"
Several legal cases have been decided against parents who believed thimerosol, the mercury preservative in some vaccines, had caused their children's autism.
Will Obama Jump-start Home Gardening and Local Farming?
USDA secretary Tom Vilsack is planting a new community garden. Will he amp up USDA policies so that community agriculture and home gardens get federal support, instead of industrialized corn?
Out of Work? How About Moving to Antarctica?
Want green jobs? Antarctica has them ... if you want them.
The Antithesis of Greenwashing: "Greendirtying"
Summer Rayne Oakes' book party for Style, Naturally demonstrates greendirtying - a new coinage describing the opposite of greenwashing. It's bringing authentic green to a mainstream audience.
The Future Of Offshore Oil
The future of offshore oil drilling in the U.S. is uncertain, as advocates seek a reinstatement of the offshore oil drilling ban that took effect near the end of the Bush Administration.
Stimulus Compromise Still Looks Green
The economic stimulus poised to pass Congress retains $100 billion for clean energy and other environmental projects that will sustain or create jobs, and help build a more sustainable economy built on renewable energy.
Global Warming Pushing Birds Hundreds of Miles North
A new study by the Audubon Society finds that most birds in North America are migrating northward because of global warming.
What Does It Mean to Be a Sustainable Consumer?
What does it mean to be a sustainable consumer? The Daily Green and eBay want to hear your ideas.
Australia's Worst-Ever Wildfires Spurred On By Arson ... and Global Warming
The deadly wildfires in Australia, the worst wildfires in Australia's history, are the product of both arson and a larger crime, global warming.
More Global Warming Warning Signs From the Ends of the Earth
New data from Australia to the Arctic shows how global warming is already having an effect on the Earth.
Global Warming Could Erase California's Farms
Obama's Energy Secretary Stephen Chu minces no words about global warming. By the end of the century, the nation's "salad bowl" could be a dust bowl as California's agriculture dries up by the end of the century.
10 New Species of Amphibians Discovered in Colombia
10 New species of amphibians discovered in Columbia: See photos of the frogs and salamanders that Conservation International discovered in the wilds of Columbia.
Do These Common Chemicals Cause Infertility?
Study: PFOS and PFOA, used to make everything from clothing to cookware, may make it harder for women to become pregnant.
(Another) Record Heat Wave in Australia
Record heat waves and droughts are again baking Australia, possibly due to global warming.
Real People Driving Real Cars Save 10% On Gas
Drivers using a new device were served real time data about their driving habits and fuel consumption, and as a result they reformed bad habits to save gas and money.
Scientists Bring Unprecedented Attention to Ocean Acidification
Monaco Declaration: "Urgent action" needed to reduce carbon emissions, stop ocean acidification -- and save ocean life as we know it.
Economic Recovery Bill: $100 Billion for Environment and Energy
While the House passed a massive $818 billion economic recovery bill with about $1 in every $8 for job-creating clean energy initiatives, the Senate's even bigger bill could include big incentives for the coal and nuclear power industries.
New Research Adds to Indictments Against Bisphenol A and Phthalates
More research links Phthalates and Bisphenol A, hormone-mimicking chemicals found in cosmetics, air fresheners, plastics and other common household products, to health problems.
6 Crucial Transportation Priorities for the New Obama Administration
Ray LaHood, Obama's Transportation Secretary, has a lot of work ahead with transportation policy, from boosting car gas mileage standards to battling congestion, funding mass transit, sticking up to the highway lobby and more.
Even If We Act, Global Warming Will Continue for 1,000 Years
Even if we do something dramatic about global warming today, the climate will continue changing for 1,000 years or more because of the built-up greenhouse gases.
6 Principles of Alicia Silverstone's 'Kind Diet'
Alicia Silverstone shares her diet secrets, along with vegan recipes from her book, The Kind Diet. Try recipes from Alicia Silverstone, one of the most beautiful vegan celebrities.
Global Warming Falls to Bottom of Priorities
A recent survey places the economy and jobs as Americans' top priority for 2009. Will green jobs change Americans' perspectives?
Forests Dying Two Times Faster, Thanks to Global Warming
Forests in the West are dying at twice the rate they once did, due to global warming. And that rate of death could lead to additional warming.
Obama's Day One: Stop Bush's Anti-Environment Agenda
By halting Bush Administration rules and putting energy and environment front and center, Obama is setting a new tone.
In Antarctica, a Massive Ice Shelf Is Nearing Collapse
The Wilkins Ice Shelf is nearing collapse in Antarctica due to global warming, and it could speed the melting of glaciers, which would increase sea level.
Study: Breathing Clean Air Adds Months to Your Life
Breathing clean air is extending people's lives by as much as five months.
Is the Global Warming Conspiracy Theory Gaining Strength?
Climate science skeptics have found a home on the Web, but now we have a scientist-in-chief in President Obama. Who will win the public over on the issue of global warming?
Another Link Between Pollution and Diabetes
Could sooty air have caused the obesity epidemic? One new study suggests that air pollution triggers obesity in rats with bad diets.
In Historic Inaugural Address, Obama Pledges to Take on Global Warming
In his inaugural address, President Obama pledged to bring the country together to face dire threats, including the economy, two wars, terrorism and global warming.
Friday's Question: Should Taxpayers Pay Cash for Clunkers?
Questions of the day: What should Obama do on Day One?