Today’s news from NASA isn’t good, but we found a few positive nuggets out there in cyberspace — read on for our daily round-up of green news.
- Waiter, There’s Mercury in My Fish: The U.S., China, India and hundreds of other countries have agreed to develop a global treaty to curb industrial use of mercury. (Hat-tip: Environmental Leader.)
- Eat Your (Organic) Veggies: It’s official (in the EU at least): Organic farming helps in the fight against climate change.
- Who Pays for that Made-in-China Toy? Is it possible to measure a country’s consumption, rather than its production, to calculate its carbon emissions? That’s the question on the table at The Vine.
- Getting Smart? A new report says establishing a smart-grid energy system will require a substantial updating of existing energy infrastructure.
- Invest Now in Scuba Gear: One report predicts we could be living underwater by the year 3000.
(Image: Scuba-diving. Source: Star5112, via Creative Commons.)