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Green my (Big) Apple

Feature story | 15 December, 2006 at 16:58

'Tis the season for stockings stuffed with ipods, and Macs nestled under the tree. But this holiday Steve Jobs has the chance to play Santa by making Apple green.

Activists say "No Coal" in Italy

Feature story | 15 December, 2006 at 0:00

Twenty Greenpeace volunteers yesterday climbed the 250-meter-high chimney of a power plant in Porto Tolle, Italy. They're protesting Italian energy company ENEL's plans to rely on coal for Italy's energy future. Several activists have now...

Greenpeace Italy occupies ENEL

Blog entry by Brian Fitzgerald | 14 December, 2006 1 comment

Activists in Italy are occupying the chimney and roof of an Italian power plant situated in a World Heritage site which is being converted to coal. It's part of several backwards steps the Italian energy company, ENEL, is planning...

New EU chemical law alive, but not kicking

Feature story | 13 December, 2006 at 12:28

The European Union has approved a new chemical law to replace regulation that is over 40 years old. But the new EU chemicals legislation (REACH) is in critical condition, according to health, environment, and consumer groups.

Phytoplankton and climate change part 2

Blog entry by Andrew | 13 December, 2006 2 comments

Image courtesy of NASA. Someone sent me these NASA images. The top one shows change in surface temperature. The bottom, change in phytoplankton productivity. Overall, warmer surface temperatures meant less productive phytoplankton...

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