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Daily Archives: December 22, 2009
Read the full story at ClimateBiz. The clock is ticking. Not just on climate change, but on shopping days to Christmas. Could there possibly be a connection? Actually, yes, and more than you might suppose.
Read the full post at Dot Earth by Andy Revkin. Today is my last day as a staff reporter for The New York Times. After spending more than a quarter of a century writing about science and the environment, more … Continue reading
Via Docuticker. Roadmap to Low-Carbon Energy by 2030 Source: Worldwatch Institute Tackling climate change and a host of other global challenges will require systematic transformation of the global energy system over the next several decades, according to Renewable Revolution: Low-Carbon … Continue reading
The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) is considering the development of a new policy on public access to scientific literature resulting from federally funded research. A Federal Register notice published on 9 December 2009, states OSTP’s … Continue reading
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is requesting public comment on options for disclosing inert ingredients in pesticides. In this anticipated rulemaking, EPA is seeking ideas for greater disclosure of inert ingredient identities. Inert ingredients are part of the end use … Continue reading
Read the full post at Earth 911. Over the past three weeks, we have spoken with waste officials in more than 40 states while compiling Earth911’s Christmas tree recycling directory, and we noticed some reoccurring trends. As you get ready … Continue reading
Read the full post at Earth 911. Whether you are aware of it or not, plastic is all around us. We walk on it, wear it, drive it and use it every day, perhaps without even knowing it. Thinking about … Continue reading
Read the full post at Earth 911. Best Buy is certainly a popular place this time of year as the demand for electronics continues to grow on holiday wish lists. From the smallest notebooks to the latest LED high-definition flat … Continue reading
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) wants recommendations from small businesses on the best way to regulate air toxics from the production of bricks and structural clay products such as roof tiles. EPA is inviting small businesses to nominate representatives … Continue reading
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has finalized a rule setting tough engine and fuel standards for large U.S.- flagged ships, a major milestone in the agency’s coordinated strategy to slash harmful marine diesel emissions. The regulation harmonizes with international standards … Continue reading