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As we approach crucial climate change negotiations in CancÃƒÂºn, Mexico, the key question on many people's minds is this: what nation will have the courage to stand up to the United States?
Credit and more images: gaborriegerTreeHugger founder Graham Hill is trying to radically reduce his footprint and live happily with less space, less stuff and less waste on less money, but with more design. He calls it "LifeEdited." You can help: Enter the LifeEdited design competition and win up to $70,000 in prizes and the opportunity to design the apartment!I have been spending a lot of time...
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Image: Teesha Dunn via flickrWhen New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn announced the 59-point-plan, "FoodWorks," yesterday, she unveiled the city's latest move to reduce its environmental footprint, and boost the local economy and health of its citizens. The plan is designed to address all aspects of food in the city, from agricultural production through post-consumption....Read the fu...
NISKAYUNA, N.Y. -- A federal investigation into radiation released during demolition of a research building at the Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory found workers felt pressed by bosses to ignore safety issues and get work done faster.
John Adams awarded Medal of Freedom; Philadelphia Eagles' stadium goes green; Casino trouble in New York; Push for BPA ban
Earth911.com highlighted President Obamaâ€™s announcement yesterday that NRDC founder John Adams has been awarded the 2010 Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honor in the United States; the President said that John Adamsâ€™ tenure has been â€œunparalleled by the...
Former state Environmental Conservation Commissioner Pete Grannis got a warm welcome from a panel of state lawmakers Thursday, while his successor was grilled for nearly three hours on the issue of planned layoffs at the agency.
Respected conservationists Peter Berle and Pete Grannis were undoubtedly linked to each other when they made the rounds in Albany in the spring of 2007, after then-Gov. Eliot Spitzer nominated Grannis to be commissioner of the New York Department...
The state will likely need more tolls, as well as special taxing districts and more streamlined environmental reviews if it is to keep up with its road, bridge and mass transit needs in coming years, Lt. Gov. Richard Ravitch said.
HOUSTON (Reuters) - Exxon Mobil Corp will pay $25 million as part of a settlement to clean up a decades-old oil spill in New York City, the state's attorney general said on Wednesday.