Ahhh, Monday. Grab your coffee and start the week off with the top five Cool Green News links of the day. You won’t be sorry.
- How much will the Waxman-Markey bill cost you? A new assessment from the Congressional Budget Office says $175 per household (not the $3,000 that Repbulican opponents have asserted).
- According to MIT, a reduction in greenhouse gas emissions can only be achieved if the United States and China clean up emissions from coal plants as part of the solution.
- Did you see wolverine? No, not the X-Men movie. We’re talking about the first wolverine seen in Colorado in 90 years. Scientists radio-collared the animal in Wyoming and have been following his movements as part of a reintroduction program.
- Overfishing is a huge problem, but the Obama administration is trying to tackle it. A New York Times editorial supports the administration’s efforts, including a new market-based approach sponsored by NOAA’s Jane Lubchenco called “catch shares.” (Hat-tip: Environmental Economics.)
- Not a fan of suburbs? You might like this idea then: The City of Flint, MI, is razing declining suburbs with bulldozers and returning the land to nature.
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Tags: Climate Change, coal, colorado, Congressional Budget Office, emissions, Environmental Economics, Flint, Jane Lubchenco, MIT, New York Times, overfishing, suburbs, Waxman-Markey, wolverine, X-Men