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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 …

Tags: green+movies, wilderness, global+warming, climate+change, biodiesel, environmental+news
Thomas Schueneman
Thomas Schueneman
Tom is the founder and managing editor of and the PlanetWatch Group. His work appears in Triple Pundit, Slate, Cleantechnia, Planetsave, Earth911, and several other sustainability-focused publications. Tom is a member of the Society of Environmental Journalists.

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