Archive for June 1st, 2011

World Bank Approves $1 Billion For Ganges River Cleanup
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That many stretches of the River Ganga in India are highly polluted, mostly thanks to inadequate sewerage and sanitation as well as industrial activity, should come as no surprise to many TreeHugger readers. In the latest effort to fund cleanup of the iconic river, the <a href="http://www.worldbank.or…
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US’ First Two Offshore Wind Farms On Hold Thanks To Congressional Budget Battle
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Two wind power projects vying to the be first completed in the United States have been put on hold thanks to partisan politics pulling the plug on the Department of Energy’s loan programs. As SmartPlanet reports, both NRG Bluewater Wind’s planned project off the Maryland coast and the near-iconic <a href="http://www.treehugger.com/files/2010/09/court-ruling-cape-wind-has-all-permits-for-construction-to-…
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Do Workplace Gifts Force Us to Consume?
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From making the case for laziness to the benefits of throwing stuff away, GetRichSlowly.org‘s take on frugality and personal finance often intersects with issues related to green living….
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Entrepreneur Won’t Build Wind Turbines at Turkey "Concentration Camp"
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Dale Vince became one of Britain’s richest men building wind turbines, and he’s picked fights with French nuclear companies and major utilities in the process (Ecotricity’s attempts to brand its biogas efforts the “real British Gas” were not met with amusement in all quarters.) Perhaps his most outspoken issue, however, is meat. As a committed vegan he has a…
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Oil spill survivors: Nesting turtles make comeback

Kemp’s ridley hatchlings make their way past spectators as they head to the waters of the Gulf of Mexico during an early morning release at the Padre Island National seashore near Padre Island, Texas.One year after the Gulf oil spill, scientists say there are more Kemps ridley turtle next than in any of the previous three years.

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Pick for Commerce has enviro, biz expertise
Seeking to boost exports and accelerate the growth of the U.S. alternative energy industry, President Barack Obama is bringing in business executive and environmentalist John Bryson to lead the Commerce Department.

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Rich nations say on track with $30 billion climate aid
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Noise research to combat ‘wind turbine syndrome’
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Obama Cuts Solar Costs with $27 Million in New Funding
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Volvo says road trains will be used in Europe by 2020
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Why Energy Efficiency is the No. 1 Climate Solution
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One of the web’s best climate writers, Joe Romm, has overhauled his must-read Climate Progress blog — congrats on the redesign, Joe — and is marking the occasion by trotting out some of his most indispensable, foundational posts. Here, he offers up a rundown on why improving energy inefficiency should be the United States’ top climate solution. Here’s a key graf:

In the past three decades, electric…
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EEA reports finds Europe to exceed NOx emission ceiling, mostly due to road transport
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Daimler and Linde Group to construct 20 more hydrogen filling stations in Germany
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Shutting Yucca dump ignores US law-House lawmakers
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