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The Real Story on Organic Dry-Cleaning
New York Sun  |  September 16, 2008
Excerpt: In everything from fruit to furniture, consumers have a choice between conventional or organic goods. And increasingly, the option is available in dry cleaning, an industry known for its use of hazardous chemicals, namely the volatile solvent ...

Little Progress Made in Effort To Restore Everglades
New York Sun  |  September 30, 2008
Excerpt: WEST PALM BEACH, Florida — A multibillion-dollar effort to restore Florida's Everglades has made little progress amid funding shortfalls, bureaucratic red tape, and disagreements, according to a congressionally mandated report that warns the vast ...

Global Warming Pollution Increases 3%
New York Sun  |  September 26, 2008
Excerpt: WASHINGTON — The world pumped up its pollution of the chief man-made global warming gas last year, setting a course that could push beyond leading scientists' projected worst-case scenario, international researchers said yesterday. The new numbers ...

Is 'Clean' Clean Enough?
New York Sun  |  September 26, 2008
Excerpt: On some day in December, as the clock passes midnight, air that was fresh and clean in scores of places will become, in an instant, unconscionably filthy. Millions of people will sleep on unaware of the harm done them.The harm done by federal air regulators, that is. ...

State To Auction Off Greenhouse Gas Credits
New York Sun  |  September 25, 2008
Excerpt: ALBANY — Greenhouse gas is on the auction block as a coalition of 10 northeastern states holds the nation's first sale of pollution credits aimed at curbing global warming. The three-hour Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative auction, starting at 9 a.m ...

Scientists: Arctic Permafrost May Not Hasten Climate Change
New York Sun  |  September 19, 2008
Excerpt: Arctic permafrost, the frozen soil that contains carbon deposits beneath polar ice, has withstood periodic temperature swings, indicating it may not contribute to current climate change, Canadian scientists said. Soil more than 6.6 feet below the ...

Australian Reefs Teem With Newly Discovered Marine Life
New York Sun  |  September 19, 2008
Excerpt: SYDNEY, Australia — Marine scientists have discovered hundreds of new animal species on reefs in Australian waters, including brilliant soft corals and tiny crustaceans, according to findings released yesterday. The creatures were found during ...

Bloomberg Speaks Out Against 'Carbon Tariff'
New York Sun  |  September 19, 2008
Excerpt: WASHINGTON — Mayor Bloomberg is warning Congress against a "retreat into protectionism" as it considers legislation to fight global warming by imposing a cap on carbon emissions. The mayor testified yesterday on climate change proposals at a House ...

Congress Will Examine Dangers of P.C. Recycling
New York Sun  |  September 17, 2008
Excerpt: WASHINGTON — It turns out recycling a used computer could be worse for the planet than just throwing it away. That's the premise of a congressional hearing today, when congressmen are expected to hear that computers collected through recycling drives ...

Fallacy of Promise of 'Green Jobs'
New York Sun  |  September 10, 2008
Excerpt: Politicians always promise that their programs will create jobs. If 'green jobs' make so much sense, the market will create them. They will be created by private entrepreneurs and venture capitalists who are eager to profit from winning investments. ...