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Oil Supply Flows On Saturn's Moon

Treehugger | Lloyd Alter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

John McCain wants to drill, drill, drill; oil execs tell him that it will bring the price down quickly. In fact, he credits President Bush just talkin...

Green College "Honor Roll:" Which Schools Made The Grade?

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The green movement seems to be relocating to college campuses across the nation. The 2009 edition of the Princeton Review's "Best 368 Colleges" develo...

Not Yet to the Tipping Point on Renewable Energy

Brian F. Keane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brian F. Keane

Everyone knows clean and renewable energy is good for the environment, good for public health and good for national security, but beyond that, most folks simply don't think the stuff works.

10 Facts About Wasted Water

Chelsea Green | Jon Clift and Amanda Cuthbert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

As the globe's temperature rises and the earth's weather patterns go haywire, water is quickly becoming a hot topic in the US and elsewhere. Floods ar...

Locavores Frequently Asked Questions: How To Start Eating Locally

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The locavore movement is quickly gaining momentum, from devout green bloggers to newly converted followers. Even celebrity chef Emeril Lagasse has jum...

Turning Green Trash Into New Money

Business Week | Roben Farzad | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

According to Business Week, innovative companies are sifting through the nation's trash and initiating a campaign to capitalize on the new found wealt...

Americans Drove 9.6 Billion Fewer Miles in May 2008, Biggest Drop in 66 Years

Michael Graham Richard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Michael Graham Richard

The drop is even more impressive when you consider that pretty much since stats are compiled, the number of miles traveled has been going up.

4 Easy Ways to Be a Freegan

Maura Judkis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Maura Judkis

Conventional wisdom states that dumpster-diving is for the homeless. Freegans, however, are a small anticonsumerist group who won't allow anything use...

Biodiesel? Veggie Diesel? Frequently Asked Questions

Planet Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

What is biodiesel, anyway? Biodiesel, the common name for fatty acid alkyl esters, is a biological-based fuel that can substitute petroleum fuels in d...

Cleaning And Greening Your Kitchen

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Unplug your energy-saving appliances, scrub with eco-friendly cleaners and reuse your take-out containers and you might make your kitchen the most env...

The Big Green Bus: Ex-Diesel Goes Veggie

Patrick Pfeiffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Patrick Pfeiffer

The recent ramping up in production of biodiesel and ethanol has brought forth some bad rap to the alternative fuels world. The negative side to increased biodiesel and ethanol production includes . . .

Dining Out With Green In Mind

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Eating out can serve as a healthy and eco-friendly dining option if you do it right, according to some bloggers. From the vast choice of organic produ...

Raising The Roof: Why Not Go Green?

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Green roofs are fast becoming the preferred method to green one's lifestyle according to bloggers. The rapidly sprouting initiative enables gardeners ...

A Guide To Green Laundry

Planet Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Top Green Laundry Tips 1. Wear it more than once It doesn't go for everything (unmentionables and socks come to mind), but the simplest way ...

Oil Prices Were Manipulated, U.S. Government Commission Charges

Janet Ritz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Janet Ritz

The agency charged with "ensuring the integrity of the futures & options market," has accused Optiver Holding of manipulating the prices of crude oil, heating oil and gasoline futures on the NY Mercantile Exchange.

Carbon Trapping: Pumping the Oceans Full of Malarky

Isabel Cowles | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Isabel Cowles

By compressing our polluted air into liquid, scientists hope to pump it down into the ground through carefully constructed storage tanks.

What Was the Name of that Green Organization Again?

Graham Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Graham Hill

There are so many great environmental organisations out there. But how many can you remember in a pinch? We have way too many Alliances of ... Resources ... Institutes ...

Six Tips to Green Your TV

Mairi Beautyman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mairi Beautyman

Here's a chance to make millions: Come up with a green TV. Frankly, there just isn't one yet. Even with huge technological "advances," this standard household item isn't getting greener.

Sensible Economic Development Policy Is Green Policy

David Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Roberts

grist.orgThe following is an elaborated version of the brief talk I gave at my Netroots Nation panel.The U.S. economy is in serious trouble, mired in ...

Human-Powered Floating Gym

Inhabitat.com | Jorge Chapa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Have you ever pedaled on a stationary bike at the gym and thought to yourself: 'What if this energy I am exerting could be used for something better t...

Greenwashers Beware: The Truth Will Come Out

Graham Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Graham Hill

Since the green movement has gained momentum, there has been a lot of talk about whether a company is greenwashing or whether carbon credits can be trusted.

Why Did Tom Friedman Misrepresent Al Gore's Challenge?

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

Tom Friedman distorted Al Gore's new energy challenge, which called for an energy policy based on 100 percent renewable sources, by including the role of coal. Isn't coal a nonrenewable fossil fuel?

The Arabs Are Coming, the Arabs Are Coming

Zachary Karabell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Zachary Karabell

General Electric and the government of Abu Dhabi announced an $8 billion joint venture for commercial finance in the Middle East, which will grow to $40 billion in the coming years to support a carbon-neutral city in the desert.

How To Green Your Outdoor Sports

Treehugger.com | Warren MccLaren | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

We love our wild, outdoor places. The problem is, we're loving them to death. Flying to visit the distant ones is contributing carbon dioxide to the e...

NYC Taxis Going From Yellow To Green

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW YORK - New York City's yellow taxi fleet now will go green at the rate of 300 new hybrid cars a month, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said on Wednesday, ...