Mon, 2007-09-10 13:37Darren Barefoot
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152 Photos and Counting For Our Photo Contest

Just a quick note to say that our Greenest Photo Ever contest on Flickr has taken off and exceeded our expectations. We're less than a week in, and we've already got over 150 photos submitted.

If you haven't submitted yet, feel free to head on over to the group, and add a few photos. Also, don't forget to 'favourite' some of the ones you like best–that's how we're choosing the finalists.

That photo is a very green rendering of yours truly, courtesy of Jordan Behan.

Mon, 2007-09-10 12:11Kevin Grandia
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Busting the polar bear myth

Joseph Romm has a great article today on the grim prediction that polar bears will be extinct by 2030.

The myth is that polar populations are increasing. While we wish this was true, it is anything but as Romm explains. 
Mon, 2007-09-10 11:55Kevin Grandia
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Mon, 2007-09-10 11:35Bill Miller
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A fresh voice sounds alarm over escalating threat of global warming

The Turkish Armed Forces says global warming will likely herald regional upheaval and wars in the near future.

With approximately five billion people facing clean-water shortages by 2025, Turkey could become a target – for Israel, Syria and Iraq, in particular – because of its plentiful clean water resources.

 
Mon, 2007-09-10 10:44Bill Miller
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UK Tory group plugs tax rebate for cutting energy use

A Conservative policy committee has proposed broad domestic tax rebates for those who improve energy efficiency on homes they purchase. The group also called for caps on the energy use of major appliances and a ban on goods that exceed restrictions. Britain’s ruling Labour Party, not surprisingly, has questioned the Tories’ calculations.

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