It’s cool, it’s green, it’s just what the doctor ordered: the top 5 green news links of the day:
- Is feeding 9 billion people by 2050 an impossible task, or one we — and planet Earth — are up to? (The Vine)
- Another story of how competition helps change human behavior: one company is reducing truck idling time by posting those hours in the staff breakroom. (Marc Gunther)
- Hawaii is on target to get 40 percent of its electric power from renewables by 2030… good news for the state most dependent on foreign oil. (Christian Science Monitor)
- It’s not just about agricultural run-off… household pesticides are finding their way into rivers in California. (NY Times)
- HDTV (the U.S.), cars instead of bikes (China), fast-food proliferation (India)…six trends happening world-wide that are NOT good for the planet. (Treehugger)
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