Lucky shamrocks, it’s the greenest day of the year! Get in the spirit by reading our top five picks for the most important green news stories you should read today.
- Greener Rivers: Eoin O’Carroll explains the tradition of dying the Chicago River green for St. Patrick’s Day – and poses the enviro question of the day: Is the green dye really green?
- “Smoke and Mirrors”: The EPA’s corporate “Green Club” may be abolished, in part due to a Philadelphia Inquirer feature exposing the practice as ineffective, reports Environmental Leader and Red Green and Blue.
- The 10 Step Program to Sustainability: GreenBiz offers a “roadmap for the journey to sustainability” with these 10 tips that businesses can take to green their operations.
- Ride the Waves in New York: Sea level rise could have a greater impact on cities in the Northeast due to some complicated ocean currents, explains The Vine.
- Climate Skeptics Convene: More than 600 of them are meeting this week to debate, discuss and persuade lawmakers that global warming is not the result of human activity.
(Image: The Chicago River, dyed green for St. Patty’s Day. Source: loft42, via Creative Commons.)
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