Cool Green Morning: Monday, May 17

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Published on May 17th, 2010  |  Discuss This Article  

The usual bag of delicious mixed greens — fresh eco-news for a new week!

  1. Only 1 in every 5 Americans say they’ll reduce gas consumption because of the oil spill. (CleanTechnica)
  2. Can scientists create adaptive ecosystems in industrial wastelands? Yes — they’re scientists! (Conservation Maven)
  3. Is it more efficient to boil cold water for pasta, or warm it up first through the tap? (Grist)
  4. D’oh! The oldest nuclear plant in the United States is leaking tritium into an aquifer. (Ecopolitology)
  5. But at least there’s now a way to recycle the 4.5 trillion cigarette butts that litter Earth every year. (Journal Watch Online)
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