Check out the Top 5 green news stories we’re seeing on the web this morning:
- The site of a former brothel in Nevada could become a free-roaming river and sanctuary for wildlife, with restoration help from The Nature Conservancy (NYTimes).
- Besides the big climate summit, Copenhagen is a city known for its biking culture. So it makes perfect sense that the city is lighting its Christmas tree with pedal power (Environmental Capital).
- Treehugger talks to Nature Conservancy scientist Lindsay Chadderton, who discovered that the Asian carp has spread beyond an electric barrier meant to keep it from invading the Great Lakes (Treehugger).
- Looking for some eco-friendly ways to decorate your Christmas tree? See a slideshow of glorious green ideas (The Daily Green).
- Californians are riled up about smart utility meters, saying the new meters are logging more kilowatt hours than customers actually use (NYTimes).
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