Oh boy, do we have a special treat for you today! Before we get to the news, let’s start off with a green limerick — winner of yesterday’s “Cool Green Morning” limerick challenge. Congratulations to reader TruNorth for his clever rhyme incorporating all of our daily news items:
If fish oil reduces cow’s toots,
and bottles get turned into suits
And newspaper bags
Pick up all fido’s “tags”
Will this make the world greener to boot?
And now… back to melting ice sheets, carbon confusion and all the enviro news that’s fit to print.
- Melting Ice Bridge: The Antarctic continues to melt faster than models predicted. This weekend a huge chunk of ice supporting a shelf the size of Connecticut collapsed into smaller ice shards. See the video above.
- A Free Ticket for Dirty Coal? Environmental Capital says the new Waxman-Markey bill is opening the door for more dirty coal.
- Cap-and-What? Green Inc. explains the numerous monikers — and how they differ — for proposed regulatory programs that cap greenhouse gas emission.
- Wanted Dead or Alive: The EPA has a list of its most wanted environmental fugitives — and last December they published this list to get more attention for their cause. (Hat-tip: 60 Second Science.)
- Flying Solo on Carbon Trading: A group of airlines is proposing that the U.N. adopt a single global carbon emissions cap for the entire aviation industry.
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