Would Darwin be shocked by the news coming out of the environmental world today? Read on and decide for yourself…
- The Darwin 200: The Great Beyond provides a wrap-up of all the Darwin hoopla out on the internet.
- Hamster Power: In the search for renewable energy sources, researchers at Georgia Tech are testing out hamster muscle power captured via a nanogenerator. (Hat-tip: Environmental Capital.)
- Unstoppable Google : The money for smart grid growth in the economic stimulus package will surely benefit Google and other green tech companies.
- Green Nuptials: Are eco-weddings just a new way of packaging the same old thing?
- Keeping Up with the Pace of Climate Change: Is the IPCC report already dated? Michael Lemonick thinks so.
- Brrrr… If you live in the Northeast, you know this has been a cold winter. So does all this cold weather mean global warming is over?
- What Does a Climate Change Portfolio Look Like? A new database is helping investment firms factor climate change into their decisions.
- A Burning Question: Eoin O’Carroll continues the debate over whether climate change is the cause of the deadly wild fires in Australia.
- Why Do They Call it “3rd Whale”? A new green-business finder just might help alleviate your eco-anxiety.
- ‘Covenant of Mayors’: 400 European cities — including London, Paris and Madrid — have signed an agreement to reduce their carbon emissions 20 percent beyond the EU’s overall goal.
- The Spin on Climate Change: A senior scientist with the British government warns that scientists and the media can mislead the public when they rely on short-term weather trends.
- Shock Full of Energy: A new shock absorber for vehicles can generate energy with every bump traversed. A shockingly good idea?
- Hydro Lights in Ireland: Water flowing downstream will power street lights in Donegal County, following an upcoming test run.
- Wind and Oil Meet at Sea: Why not build offshore wind turines on oil rigs? EcoGeek explores the question.
(Image: hamster on a wheel. Source: Sualk61, via Creative Commons.)
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