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NRDC releases beach pollution numbers

NRDC releases beach pollution numbers

Thatcher Michelsen June 29, 2012 0

Even without a headline-grabbing accident like the BP oil spill in 2010, the water along the country's coastlines is constantly subjected to different pollutants

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Report proposes using public lands for green tech

Report proposes using public lands for green tech

Thatcher Michelsen June 28, 2012 0

With ever-increasing rates of global warming, the government must look to sustainable energy for the good of its people and the planet as a whole

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Court rules in favor of EPA regulations

Court rules in favor of EPA regulations

Thatcher Michelsen June 27, 2012 0

Earlier this year, the EPA issued regulations on carbon pollution for the first time, an essential step in the country's transition to sustainability.

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Car company produces only green energy vehicles

Car company produces only green energy vehicles

Thatcher Michelsen June 25, 2012 0

While many sizable car manufacturers around the world have begun to experiment with clean energy sources, the majority of vehicles on the road are still powered by carbon-based gasoline

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Green public transit a top priority at Rio+20

Green public transit a top priority at Rio+20

Thatcher Michelsen June 22, 2012 0

Reuters reports that eight of the world's largest banks have pledged to invest $175 billion into sustainable transportation programs

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Recycling rates vary widely across country

Recycling rates vary widely across country

Thatcher Michelsen June 21, 2012 0

Though it's one of the easiest ways to help protect the environment, some cities are still struggling to get residents to recycle

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Airline announces its first biofuel-powered flight

Airline announces its first biofuel-powered flight

Thatcher Michelsen June 20, 2012 0

Though airlines around the world have taken many strides towards making air travel more environmentally friendly, the industry still relies heavily on fossil fuels

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All-time low predicted for arctic sea ice

All-time low predicted for arctic sea ice

Thatcher Michelsen June 19, 2012 0

The sight of a polar bear clinging to an ice floe as its habitat slowly begins to disappear is one of the most iconic images of the effects of global warming

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New study shows just who goes green

New study shows just who goes green

Thatcher Michelsen June 18, 2012 0

In order to promote green energy efficient products and eco-friendly practices, government agencies and private organizations alike could benefit from learning more about the people who choose to go green

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USGBC certifies 20,000 eco-friendly homes

USGBC certifies 20,000 eco-friendly homes

Thatcher Michelsen June 15, 2012 0

More and more structures, including shopping malls, offices and private homes, are being built with eco-friendliness and sustainability in mind.

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