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Mainstream media explores Bush administration eco-disregard
28 Jun 2007 at 12:06pm
Searing indictment of the Bush administration’s environmental policies — it’s not just for bloggers anymore! Last week, Rolling Stone published “The Secret Campaign of President Bush’s Administration to Deny Global Warming,” about — well, you know. Not to be outdone, The Washington Post focused an installment of a series on …
California is no longer leading the pack on wind energy
28 Jun 2007 at 12:06pm
Once the leader in U.S. wind-power generation, California is now taking a back seat to Texas. Oh, the shame! The indignity! What slowed the Golden State’s breezy progress, and can it surmount the obstacles it now faces, ranging from property costs to military intervention? Kate Galbraith surveys the scene. …
Global weather is bad and likely to get worse
28 Jun 2007 at 12:06pm
Within the last week, excessive heat — think 113 degrees Fahrenheit — has killed dozens of people in Greece, Romania, and Turkey. Storms killed some 150 people in India and about 220 people in Pakistan. Britain has been deluged by flooding. We like to think of these severe weather incidents …
A quick guide to meat-free grilling
28 Jun 2007 at 12:06pm
Like the ritual of firing up the grill, but not so keen on the part where you chew on charred animal flesh? We hear that. Roz Cummins serves up some suggestions for vegan and vegetarian alternatives to the usual BBQ fare. Bon appetit! …
Waste Management announces $400 million methane-to-energy plan
28 Jun 2007 at 12:06pm
Renewable energy got a boost this week: mega-hauler Waste Management said it will spend $400 million over five years to build 60 landfill-based facilities that will convert methane to electricity. The potent gas — which results from the decomposition of organic yummies like trash and cow manure — is the …

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