02/08/2011 04:39 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Green News Report: February 8, 2011 (Audio)

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IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Was the White House responsible for blackouts in TX? Some rightwing pundits thinks so (surprised?); Worldwide flooding, fires and storms: The growing cost of extreme weather to governments around the world; PLUS: A cool reception for President Obama from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce... All that and more in today's Green News Report!

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IN 'GREEN NEWS EXTRA' (see links below): Climate scientist sues skeptic for libel; Germany sells vision for 'green toys' to world; Wind power now competitive with coal in some regions; Natural gas drilling fells 1,000 trees in WV forest; China to impose green tax on heavy polluters; Colorado has more ailing dams, less money to fix them; Milwaukee, Chicago Areas May Face Water Shortages; Biden Announces $53 Billion Rail-Funding Plan; Chemical plant explosion causes massive fire near Houston ... PLUS: Industry-funded Super Bowl ad rails against (non-existent) soda tax ....

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