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What Is the Real Cost of Power Production?: Scientific American
Science & Tech  (tags: animals, forests, globalwarming, energy, environment, habitatdestruction, pollution, nature, humans )

- 3107 days ago -
Market prices don't reflect hundreds of billions of dollars in hidden costs of energy production to human health and the environment.
Living on Earth: Chemical Reform
Environment  (tags: environment, toxics, toxic chemicals, chemicals, politics, laws, EPA )

- 3117 days ago -
Living On Earth talks with Dr. Megan Schwarzman from UC Berkley about what effect the suggested toxic chemicals law reforms might have on international commerce, public health, and green chemistry innovation.
Make School Lunch Fun and Green With Bento Boxes: Lunchbox Ideas to Reduce Waste, Improve Nutrition for Kids or Adults | Suite10
Green Lifestyle  (tags: children, food, greenliving, green, Sustainabililty, reducing waste, trash )

- 3125 days ago -
Growing popularity of a traditional Japanese style of packed meals (bento boxes) is making lunch at work or school better for the environment and health, cheaper and more enjoyable.
Basics - Give Birds a Break. Lock Up the Cat. - NYTimes.Com
Environment  (tags: cats, birds, wildlife, responsibility, animals, pets, endangered )

- 3129 days ago -
"People fool themselves into believing that by simply putting a bell on a cat they could prevent mortality to birds," Mr. Schroeder said. "But a bell ringing means nothing to a bird." (photo:
Obama on Climate: How Hard Is He Trying? | Mother Jones
Environment  (tags: climatechange, climate-change, CO2emissions, ClimateChange, globalwarming, globalwarming, pollution, politics, science, government )

- 3133 days ago -
Word in the halls of the UN this week was that President Obama's speech on Tuesday--the first to the world body by this most admired of world leaders--was a dud, a towering disappointment.
Chemicals in Home Cleaning Products Revealed: Manufacturers to Disclose Ingredients in Detergents and Soaps
Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, greenliving, greenproducts, Sustainabililty, sustainable, chemicals, toxins, toxins in products, labeling, chemical regulation, cleaning products, green cleaners )

- 3134 days ago -
Consumers trying to green their homes and avoid toxins in laundry detergents, household cleaners, dish soap, and more will get help from the cleaning products industry.
Wonk Room - Lisa Murkowski's Bid To Become A Climate Outlaw
Environment  (tags: environment, globalwarming, globalwarming, politics, pollution, ClimateChange, climatechange, climate-change, EPA )

- 3136 days ago -
Sen. Murkowski wants to take away U.S. Environmental Protection Agency authority to limit greenhouse gas emissions from oil refineries, coal-burning power plants and other smokestack industries.
Murkowski, Harkin Amendments Should Be Defeated | Union of Concerned Scientists
Environment  (tags: CO2emissions, conservation, climatechange, environment, globalwarming, globalwarming, greenhousegases, politics )

- 3136 days ago -
Two amendments in Senate would undercut Obama clean energy agenda. One would prohibit the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from addressing heat-trapping emissions from big polluters.
River and Beach Contamination Poorly Publicized: U.S. Agencies Fail to Notify of Sewage Pollution Risks for Swimmers | Suite101.
Green Lifestyle  (tags: water, health, risks, environment, swimming, beach pollution )

- 3136 days ago -
Sewage overflows and agricultural pollution in U.S. waterways means that swimming in lake, river, or beach water could expose Americans to diseases that include gastroenteritis, skin and eye infections, or even Hepatitis. Inconsistent public notification
Climate Week Hits the Big Apple - ABC News
Environment  (tags: climate-change, ClimateChange, globalwarming, greenhousegases, globalwarming, environment, Climate Week NYC )

- 3136 days ago -
Interview with tcktcktck's Ben Margolis on Climate Week NYC kickoff.
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