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5 Major Public Transit Systems (Infographic)

The 5 public transit giants include New York, San Francisco, Washington D.C., Chicago and Boston. The amount of pollutants they prevent and people they transport is astounding. Scroll down to explore …

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Extreme Makeover, Coal Edition

A research center in Spain is perfecting technology to strip CO2 from powerplant emissions and store it deep underground. Science News by NewsLook var nl_rand = "m1b3shfQj3KKLg9g", NewsLook …

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Another Look at 5 Classic Green Myths

By TreeHugger This guest post is an excerpt from Cooler Smarter: Practical Steps for Low-Carbon Living, written by the Union of Concerned Scientists and published by Island Press. Find out more at …

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Vienna’s Carbon Neutral Neighborhood

Vienna builds Europe's largest carbon-zero neighborhood. Photo Credit: luca.sartoni via Flickr. Science News by NewsLook var nl_rand = "FJ6EAYoJAz4EjsRg", NewsLook = NewsLook || {}; NewsLook…

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Is Buying Local the Best Way to Go on a Carbon Diet?

By TreeHugger This guest post is an excerpt from Cooler Smarter: Practical Steps for Low-Carbon Living, written by the Union of Concerned Scientists and published by Island Press. Find out more at …

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The Value of the Forest

What value does the forest have? It is absolutely vital - both for humanity and nature. It's impossible to put a price tag on its value. But trees store CO2 - which is certainly measurable in terms of…

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“Troubling Milestone” for CO2 Emissions

The world's air has reached what scientists call a troubling new milestone for the main global warming pollutant, carbon dioxide. Science News by NewsLook   // Photo Credit: Sal…

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Could You Live Off the Grid?

By Randy Swaty with Jeannie Patton, The Nature Conservancy This summer, my two boys and I spent a few days with a couple who live off the grid in Michigan's Upper Peninsula, 17 miles from the neare…

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5 Human Habits Harmful to Ocean Health

By Jaymi Heimbuch, Planet Green No matter where we live, even if we're in the middle of the Mojave desert or the middle of farmland in the mid-west, our connection to the ocean is surprisingly …

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We Don’t Need EPA Regulations

Wait... did I read that right? Are we better off without any emissions regulations from the EPA? Do we even need a cap and trade approach? According to Dick Morris of the Creators syndicate, the Unite…

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