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Experiment in (e)co-habitation gets the green light - Grist

Grist

James West said: This super eco-groovy condo-development-to-be will function more like an tight-knit, urban neighborhood than the bong-smoking boondoggles of decades past.

Mapping the Trees of New York, One by One - The Atlantic Cities

theatlanticcities.com

James West said: Working with teams of volunteers, Barry and Silva use rolling tape measures to pinpoint the location of every single tree on a block, as well as the size of each tree bed.

The Brown Revolution: Increasing Agricultural Productivity Naturally

Atlantic Oct 29, 2011

James West said: A team of ranchers in South Dakota are using holistic management to fight climate change.

Rep. Cliff Stearns is against energy subsidies that aren’t to oil companies

Grist Oct 7, 2011

James West said: Rep. Cliff Stearns (R-Fla.) is the conservative point man on Solyndra. His job is to make sure the controversy is as big a deal as possible and drags on as long as possible.

The Daily Caller Quadruples-Down on Its Wrongness

Mother Jones Oct 30, 2011

Kiera Butler said: The right-wing site digs its heels in on its false claim that the EPA plans to hire 230,000 employees to enforce new climate regulations.

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Coal is the enemy of the human race, mainstream economics edition | Grist

Grist Sep 30, 2011

Lisa Hymas said: Coal-fired power is a gigantic, blood-sucking parasite that's enriching a few executives and shareholders at the public's expense -- that's the takeaway from a new paper in a respected economics journal.

Former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm on the challenges for green jobs

Need to Know on PBS

Erin Chapman said: Former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm about efforts to rebuild her state's economy in the midst of the fiscal crisis.

Former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm about efforts to rebuild her state's economy in the midst of the fiscal crisis.

It's not easy being green: Creating a green economy in Michigan

Need to Know on PBS

Erin Chapman said: Can green companies in the U.S. succeed against global competition? Need to Know visits one Michigan town that is trying to reinvent itself as a green community.

Can green companies in the U.S. succeed against global competition? Need to Know visits one Michigan town that is trying to reinvent itself as a green community.

Battle of the Arctic Sea Ice

Mother Jones Sep 14, 2011

Kiera Butler said: Is 2011 the lowest year ever for sea ice?

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This Is What Global Warming Looks Like

Mother Jones Sep 7, 2011

Kiera Butler said: Polar scientists visited a glacier to see how much ice it'd lost in two years. The results were dramatic.

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