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Wilderness is pretty much a thing of the past, says report
2 Jul 2007 at 11:07am
Regardless of whether humankind was given dominion over the earth, we’ve most certainly taken it. A new report in Science calculates that only 17 percent of global land mass has been untainted by human dwellings, agriculture, or roads. And that was as of 1995; we’d venture to guess that the …
Umbra on fireworks
2 Jul 2007 at 11:07am
With the Fourth of July fast approaching, a reader wonders how to convince her family to ban carbon-spewing fireworks from their festivizing. But advice maven Umbra Fisk wonders if it’s really worth causing sparks over such a thing — and besides, she says, carbon is the least of the problems …
Poll respondents pick Al, Oprah, and Kofi as climate messengers
2 Jul 2007 at 11:07am
Recent polls have shown that people all over the world … join hands, start a love train, love train! Oh sorry, we get distracted. People all over the world are worried about the environment — and the latest poll says that Oprah could help save us. Run by the Nielsen …
Grist names 15 green movies
2 Jul 2007 at 11:07am
What are the greenest movies you’ve ever seen? We got to thinking about our favorites, and offer them up for you — from you-know-who’s Inconvenient Truth to Chinatown and Hoot. See what makes our screening list, then add your own favorites in our comment section. (The FernGully crowd is already …
McDonald’s to power U.K. delivery fleet with its own grease
2 Jul 2007 at 11:07am
Proving once again that everything’s cooler in Europe, McDonald’s has announced that it will run all its U.K. delivery vehicles on biodiesel — from its own greasy grills! The chain will convert the 155-lorry fleet to a mix of 85 percent fry grease and 15 percent rapeseed oil by next …

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