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Nikolas Kozloff: Cancún Climate Summit: Time for a New Geopolitical Architecture

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As we approach crucial climate change negotiations in Cancún, Mexico, the key question on many people's minds is this: what nation will have the courage to stand up to the United States?

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on Nov 24, 2010 at 06:51 AM
Small New York Apartment to...

Small New York Apartment to Receive Radical Revamp with LifeEdited Competition (Slideshow)

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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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on Nov 24, 2010 at 05:50 AM

Solar-Powered Garden Canopy Proposed For New York’s BQE

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on Nov 23, 2010 at 09:50 AM
New York City Gets Serious ...

New York City Gets Serious About Local, Sustainable Food

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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...

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on Nov 23, 2010 at 09:20 AM

A rush to radioactive risk

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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.

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on Nov 23, 2010 at 05:20 AM

John Adams awarded Medal of Freedom; Philadelphia Eagles' stadium goes green; Casino trouble in New York; Push for BPA ban

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Earth911.com highlighted President Obama’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 Adams’ tenure has been “unparalleled by the...

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on Nov 19, 2010 at 04:20 PM

'Fired for telling the truth'

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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.

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on Nov 19, 2010 at 05:20 AM

Incoming Gov will need to revive a state environmental agency in crisis

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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...

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on Nov 18, 2010 at 01:21 PM

Ravitch warns roads, bridges need money

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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.

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on Nov 18, 2010 at 04:50 AM

Exxon to pay $25 million for New York City oil spill

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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.

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on Nov 17, 2010 at 01:20 PM