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Gore To Back Emissions Reduction

theage.com.au | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A fully costed map for how Australia could reduce greenhouse gas emissions "at emergency speed" will be developed with the backing of former US vice-p...

Can Artificial Trees Be Better For You?

treehugger.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Fake plants generally don't give off huge environmental benefits--especially when they're the plastic kind that just barely cheer up offices and waiti...

Drycleaning: Do It Less, Do It Greener

Huffington Post | Ami Cholia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Not only is dry cleaning expensive it's actually terrible for the environment. The main chemical used by dry cleaners is perchloroethylene, which the ...

CO2 Famine: Exxon-Paid Scientist Says Earth Is Short On Greenhouse Gases (VIDEO)

treehugger.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Senate's Environment and Public Works Committee had an unusual guest recently: a man who says we are in a carbon dioxide famine. Treehugger's John...

Pro-Carbon Dioxide Commercial From 2006 Is Really Scary (VIDEO)

Videogum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Videogum dug up this little gem -- a pro-CO2 video. Now, I'm not fundamentally against carbon dioxide. And I don't know anyone who is. And that's wha...

Orange is Greener When It's Organic

Wendy Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Wendy Gordon

PepsiCo learned that it wasn't running the Tropicana factory or transporting juice containers, but the nitrogen fertilizers they used that were the primary carbon emissions culprit.

Combatting "CO-Tuneout"

James Glave | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James Glave

Do you know how much carbon that quick Google search just kicked up? Or the atmospheric price of that orange juice? Me neither. In fact, I don't care.

Yes, We Can Regulate CO2!

Sarah Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sarah Newman

Environmentalists are heralding Obama's decision to review the request by California and 13 other states to establish strict limits on greenhouse gas emissions from cars and trucks.

One-Third of China's CO2 Emissions Made by the West

Alex Pasternack | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Alex Pasternack

In recent years, consumers in the US huffed over the dangers of Chinese-made goods to kids in the US. Now they and their governments might start thinking harder about what those goods are doing to kids in China.

New Cement Absorbs More CO2 Than Production Emits

guardian.co.uk | Alok Jha, Green Technology Correspondent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Standard cement, also known as Portland cement, is made by heating limestone or clay to around 1,500C. The processing of the ingredients releases 0.8 ...

Climate In The Obama Age: An Interview With Andy Revkin

Treehugger | Jacob Gordon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Hopes are high for an Obama-led climate strategy, but when it comes to true details there are still more questions than answers. Andrew C. Revkin has...

Obama Likely To Face Even Higher Global Temperatures

Climate Progress | Jeff Goodell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The themes of James Hansen's recent talk at American Geophysical Union's fall meeting were not new to anyone who has heard him speak recently (or to r...

A Federal Cap-And-Trade System: More From The Summit

Paige Donner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Paige Donner

What's interesting about the governor's climate conference is that you normally would think that international negotiations or solutions are all about Heads of State talking to each another.

Colorado Company Takes Algae-Based Fuel to the Next Level

Green Inc. | Matthew L. Wald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A Colorado company will break ground early next year on an algae farm that is intended to produce thousands of gallons of substitutes for gasoline and...

The Auto Industry and the Obama Administration

Dave McCurdy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dave McCurdy

When it came to rescuing Wall Street, Washington didn't waste a minute. But now that autoworkers are suffering, Washington's put on the brakes.

Sarah Palin Enviro Hit List & Plastic Trees -- ZapRoot VIDEO >>

George Spyros | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
George Spyros

Arizona tests artificial CO2 filtering trees. Sarah Palin loves oil. Find ways to get rid of your junk mail. • ZapRoot gives a breakdown of the ...

Letter to My Fellow Americans

Marguerite Manteau-Rao | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Marguerite Manteau-Rao

Just when you feel, there is no room in your life for one more worry, I ask you to please take a moment, and consider these facts...

The High Price Of Taking Trees For Granted

Marguerite Manteau-Rao | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Marguerite Manteau-Rao

The CO2 emissions from deforestation are greater than the emissions from the world's entire transportation sector-all the cars, trucks, planes, trains, and ships combined.

Congestion Pricing by the Numbers

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

Charging drivers a premium to enter a city center during peak hours has improved air quality and reduced traffic gridlock in urban pockets around the ...

The U.A.E. and the U.S.

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

Even more surprising, the United States produces more oil than the U.A.E. -- 8 million barrels a day compared to the the U.A.E.'s 3 million.

The 350, Big Oil and John McCain Connection

Marguerite Manteau-Rao | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Marguerite Manteau-Rao

Maybe not as exciting as the Democratic Convention, but even more critical for our survival, is a piece of news that went totally unnoticed this week. CO2 levels continue to rise, with no end in sight.

Lower The Heat To 350 -- Unless You Want To Broil

Kerry Trueman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kerry Trueman

We're so busy worrying about $4 gas that we've lost sight of a much more fundamental number: the amount of CO2 that's in our atmosphere. This wonderful, wordless video is a universal call to arms.

Getting Energy From Exhaust Pipes

ENN.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Researchers are working on a thermoelectric generator that converts the heat from car exhaust fumes into electricity. The module feeds the energy into...