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5 Jun 2007 at 6:06pm
Dearest Grist reader, we won’t beat around the bush: it’s summertime, the livin’ is easy, and we’d like you to send us some of your hard-earned cash. In return, you’ll receive (in no particular order): our endless appreciation; ever more witty, incisive green journalism; and, for givers of $100 or …
U.S. government continues to turn a blind eye to climate change
5 Jun 2007 at 12:06pm
Happy World Environment Day! Let’s celebrate this auspicious holiday by taking a look at the latest climate news from the U.S. government. First, a draft energy bill circulating among the House Energy and Commerce Committee contains a provision that would bar the U.S. EPA from allowing states to adopt strict …
Clean Development Mechanism comes under fire for incompetence
5 Jun 2007 at 12:06pm
World Environment Day not depressing enough yet? Check this out: the Clean Development Mechanism, a key emissions-reduction program under the Kyoto Protocol, is riddled with incompetence, rule-breaking, and possible fraud, The Guardian reports. The CDM allows nations to fund green-energy projects in developing countries instead of slicing their own emissions. …
Grist names 15 sports stars who are going for the green
5 Jun 2007 at 12:06pm
What do NBA star Yao Ming, English footballer David “Calamity” James, and Aussie Olympian Cathy Freeman all have in common? (Besides their athletic prowess, that is.) They’re all striving to score big when it comes to environmental protections. And they’re all on our roster of green sports stars. Find out …
U.S. suggests saving imperiled owls by shooting other owls
5 Jun 2007 at 12:06pm
Despite 17 years of conservation measures, the northern spotted owl is still in trouble. So the Bush administration has issued a cease-and-desist order on logging in the owl’s Pacific Northwest habitat. Ha ha ha! No, the feds’ recent draft spotted-owl protection plan instead vilifies the barred owl, a nonnative competitor …

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