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Bush announces climate plan, world squirms uncomfortably
1 Jun 2007 at 12:06pm
The world gave George W. Bush lemons, and he made some dee-licious lemonade. Yesterday, Bush said the U.S. would take the lead on the climate issue, convening a series of meetings of the world’s top 10 to 15 polluting nations and setting long-term goals for cutting emissions. Coming amid criticism …
Pesticide exposure increases risk of Parkinson’s disease, study says
1 Jun 2007 at 12:06pm
A new study from researchers at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland concludes that pesticide exposure increases the risk of getting Parkinson’s disease, a degenerative condition affecting the nervous system. Patients from five European countries participated in the study, published in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, which found …
Warren G. Stone, green religious leader, answers readers’ questions
1 Jun 2007 at 12:06pm
Grist readers aren’t afraid to ask the tough questions, and Rabbi Warren G. Stone isn’t afraid to offer his opinions. What is the line between church and state? Is destruction of nature OK if it drives progress? Shouldn’t religious leaders support veganism? In answering these and other queries as InterActivist …
Union leader, Ford call for green progress in Detroit
1 Jun 2007 at 12:06pm
Could Big Auto be shifting gears? Speaking at a business conference on Michigan’s (car-free) Mackinac Island yesterday, Ford Motor Company Chair Bill Ford Jr. and United Automobile Workers President Ron Gettelfinger both addressed the need for Detroit to get with the green program. “Unfortunately, there is an impression among the …
Wachovia, fourth-largest U.S. bank, plans to build 300 green branches
1 Jun 2007 at 12:06pm
The fourth-largest bank in the U.S. will build only green branches by the end of 2008, aiming for 300 eco-friendly offices by 2010. Wachovia, based in Charlotte, N.C., is expanding into California and will begin its green experiment there. It is also seeking LEED certification from the U.S. Green Building …

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