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Entries by Katherine Goldstein from 03/2010

Southern Company Backs Off From $700 Million Carbon Capture Project

Posted 03.02.2010 | Green

Many are skeptical that Carbon Capture and Sequestration is a solution to climate change. The argument goes that coal can never be clean, and the cost...

Peepoo Bag: Disposable Toilet That Could Help Grow Crops

Posted 03.02.2010 | Green

A Swedish entrepreneur is trying to market and sell a biodegradable plastic bag that acts as a single-use toilet for urban slums in the developing wor...

Cash For Caulkers Rebates: Obama Announces $6 Billion For Homestar Program

Posted 03.02.2010 | Green

SAVANNAH, Ga. — Sounding a familiar clean-energy theme, President Barack Obama on Tuesday announced details of a proposed energy rebate program ...

Are Bags-In-A-Bottle Be The Future of Packaging?

Posted 03.03.2010 | Green

The Ecologic Brands hybrid milk bottle is biodegradable, compostable and recyclable. We say hybrid because it is really two bottles in one. The outer ...

8 Top Winter Squash Varieties, 8 Recipes

Posted 03.03.2010 | Green

Guest Post from Planet Green ©iStockphoto.com/Nancy Kennedy Winter squash is harvested very late into the fall, eaten in its mature fruit stage, a...

Dave Navarro Naked PETA Ad: Gets Nude To Protest Fur (PHOTO)

Posted 03.03.2010 | Green

Rocker Dave Navarro has joined the ranks of celebrities who are taking it all off to protest fur. The Jane's Addiction star tells PETA in an interview...

Green Groups Slam Blanche Lincoln For "Backing Big Oil Bailout"

Posted 03.03.2010 | Green

Blanche Lincoln is one of three Senate Democrats so far to officially back a GOP effort to block the Environmental Protection Agency from regulating g...

Katrina Victims Sue Oil Companies Over Increasing Global Warming Which Worsened Storm

Posted 03.04.2010 | Green

WASHINGTON (AFP) Victims of Hurricane Katrina are seeking to sue carbon gas-emitting multinationals for helping fuel global warming and boosting the d...

Elusive Florida Monkey Evades Captors For A Year, Is Immune To Tranquilizers

Posted 03.04.2010 | Green

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — A monkey that has eluded capture in the Tampa Bay area for more than a year has again escaped from Florida wildlife offic...

Creationists And Climate Deniers Take On Teaching Climate Science In Schools

Posted 03.04.2010 | Green

Last week, Treehugger and ThinkProgress reported that the South Dakota state legislature passed a resolution to urge schools to teach climate science ...

Atlantic Bluefin Tuna To Be Banned? U.S. Backs international Trade Ban

Posted 03.04.2010 | Green

The U.S. government announced Wednesday that it supports prohibiting international trade of Atlantic bluefin tuna, a move that could lead to the most ...

Methane Gas: A Growing Climate Risk?

Posted 03.05.2010 | Green

WASHINGTON — Methane, a potent global warming gas, is bubbling out of the frozen Arctic faster than had been expected. Methane had become trapp...

Planet 100's Worst Gas Guzzling Cars (VIDEO)

Posted 03.05.2010 | Green

On this week's Planet 100, in honor of news that the hummer is being discontinued, host Sarah Backhouse counts down the worst gas guzzling dinosaur ca...

Climate Change Funds: The IMF Has Ideas For Combating Climate Change

Posted 03.08.2010 | Green

NAIROBI, Kenya — The head of the International Monetary Fund on Monday proposed a plan for the world's governments to pool together to raise mon...

Green Gowns On Oscar's Red Carpet

Posted 03.08.2010 | Green

Even with Linda Loudermilk and Stella McCartney's high-end sustainable clothing, it is still an effort to get eco-minded celebs into black tie worthy ...

Obama Administration Won't Discuss Financial Risk Of Nuclear Program

Posted 03.08.2010 | Green

The Obama administration has embarked on a high-stakes gamble: devoting billions of dollars to an expansion of nuclear power in the hope of winning Re...

Steve Price: Digital Artist Imagines The Future Cities

Posted 03.08.2010 | Green

Imagine some ugly, underused street in your town, marked by drab buildings, wide streets, and forbidding expanses of parking lot. If you have to go he...

16 Cities Sue Manufacturer Of Atrazine Weed-Killer For Contaminating Drinking Water

Posted 03.08.2010 | Green

A coalition of communities in six Midwestern states filed a federal lawsuit Monday seeking to force the manufacturer of a widely-used herbicide to...

China, India Join Copenhagen Accord, Last Major Emitters To Sign On

Posted 03.09.2010 | Green

AMSTERDAM China joined India on Tuesday in giving qualified approval to the Copenhagen climate accord calling for voluntary limits on greenhouse gas...

'The Cove' Filmmakers Lead Sting Operation Against Sushi Restaurant Serving Whale Meat

Posted 03.09.2010 | Green

Yet with video cameras and tiny microphones, the team behind Sunday's Oscar-winning documentary film "The Cove" orchestrated a Hollywood-meets-Greenpe...

China Chastizes US For Not Doing Enough About Climate Change

Posted 03.10.2010 | Green

BEIJING — China told the United States on Wednesday to make stronger commitments on climate change and provide environmental expertise and finan...

Polluters Are Buying Their Way Out Of Carbon Cuts In The EU

Posted 03.12.2010 | Green

BRUSSELS — Major European polluters are buying their way out of making big cuts to greenhouse gas emissions by purchasing carbon offsets that pa...

EPA To Empower States To Address Rising Ocean Acidity

Posted 03.12.2010 | Green

SEATTLE — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday it will consider ways the states can address rising acidity levels in oceans, w...

Should Obama Send His Science Team on a National Campaign to Explain Climate Science?

Posted 03.12.2010 | Green

It's been a couple months of seriously bad PR for climate science, both due to unfortunate errors made by scientists and (okay, mostly) a well-funded ...

Multitasking Must Haves: A Green Guide to the Most Versatile Fashion, Foods, Tools and More

Posted 03.12.2010 | Green

From the hardworking white button down shirt in the closet to a few spare potatoes in the pantry, some things that aren't necessarily "green" are the ...