While you’re drinking your morning OJ, check out our daily round-up of eco-news from the blogosphere. And be sure to note the new findings about OJ…
- Green Light: Could California get the go-ahead on tough new emissions standards under the Obama administration? Grist, Earth2Tech and Environmental Capital discuss the issue.
- Eco-Generosity: It’s the trend in 2009 for corporations, according to trendwatching.com. A kinder term for green washing? You decide.
- OJ’s Carbon Footprint: No, not Simpson — orange juice. PepsiCo has figured out that the production of a half-gallon of OJ creates 3.75 pounds of carbon dioxide. Should you stop drinking?
- To Trade or Tax? That’s the question of the day, says Green Inc. What do you think is the best policy approach for reducing carbon emissions?
- Color Me REDD: The U.N. is introducing a new market-based plan to combat rainforest destruction: reduced emissions from deforestation and degradation, or REDD. Will it work, asks Red Green and Blue?
- No More Ice? New research suggests that the entire Antarctic has warmed significantly over the past 50 years.
- If I Had a Nickel… One of the world’s largest nickel mines will have serious consequences on species in a Madagascar rainforest.
- Tell Me More: Want to know more about MPAs and how they can be effective? The final report of an assessment of MPAs in the Coral Triangle is available.
- Talking Fridges Fight Global Warming: Yes, you heard right. Australian researchers have invented fridges that talk to each other in order to conserve energy. All we have to say is, good onya!
- Cleaner Air = Longer Life: A new study from Brigham Young University says Americans are living five months longer because of cleaner air.
- How Much Will it Hurt? That’s what Carl Pope asks about weaning the United States off carbon.
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