Top 5 US Political Posts of the Week Featuring: Obama’s 1st year, Scott Brown Win + Murkowski’s Congress Block

January 21, 2010 by  
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This week seems to have been a tumultuous one in American politics, with Obama coming under heavy scrutiny after his first year in office, with Scott Brown’s unexpected victory in Massachussetts, and with Murkowski , a Republican senator from Alaska, seeking to block the federal greenhouse gas regulation. What does all this mean for the environment and climate change policy? Brian Merchant reported on 11 Green Milestones in Barack Obama’s First Year as President a…

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After Haiti Earthquake Disaster Urgent Appeals For Aid Spread Across Blogoshpere

January 14, 2010 by  
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As the full scale of the tragic earthquake disaster in Haiti becomes apparent there is a mass mobilization effort to get aid and support to the stricken island as soon as possible.

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Living Homes Retools For Lower Prices, Wider Distribution

January 14, 2010 by  
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Living Homes have been TreeHugger regulars, with their LEED Platinum ratings and great modern Ray Kappe designs. But a big complaint was that they were really expensive. They were also designs that were very much part of their environment, very California.

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Copenhagen Roundup: Top 10 Reports Of The Week From Cop15

December 18, 2009 by  
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It’s a bumper version of TH Blog Love this week as we come down to the wire at Copenhagen. Tck Tck Tck! As predicted we’re all waiting for Obama to wave a magic wand to bring about an agreement at the very last minute. Is he, to quote a friend’s recent Tweet, ‘looking in the mirror and thinking “**** I’m about to let 6.5 billion people down” or is he trying on his cape and pants?’ Our amazing TreeHugger writers Matthew ,

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As Weak Draft Text Emerges, Obama Offers Nothing New to Desperate Summit (Video and Text)

December 18, 2009 by  
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UN Reportedly Asks Delegates to Extend Their Stays President Obama offered the Copenhagen summit a curt, no-nonsense summary of the challenges still facing the conference, and emphasized he’s here to act, but offered no new commitments. Following an impromptu meeting between Obama and 20 heads of state (Canada was inexplicably absent) and a testy, rousing address by Brazilian President Lula de Silva, Obama’s speech sounded tones of urgency (over the crisis) and impatience (over continued sticking points like China’s transparency and the decades-long negotiating process).

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We Shall Overcome: Pete Seeger Celebrates His 90th on DVD

December 18, 2009 by  
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Image from starpulse.com Here’s the gift for the hip old-timers on your list…you really like them but don’t have a clue what to get them. It’s Pete Seeger, singing along with all his friends

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Weird Solar Device of the Day: Solar Powered Garden Insect Theatre

December 18, 2009 by  
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Image via ecotopia If you need some front porch evening entertainment but aren’t into the cruelty of the traditional bug zapper, you can try the solar powered Garden Insect Theater. Like the bug zapper, it draws insects in at night with its bright light. But unlike the bug zapper, it won’t electrify them.

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Drool-Worthy Mag+ e-Reader Concept Shows Future of Magazines, But Misses One Giant Point (Video)

December 18, 2009 by  
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Image via Engadget Last week we discussed how magazine publishers are teaming up to take magazines digital. In that discussion, we took a look at one possible magazine e-reader device .

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Top 5 posts from Barcelona Climate Talks This Week

November 5, 2009 by  
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All eyes are on the city of Barcelona this week, as the last round of climate talks take place before the campaign roadshow moves onto to its final destination in Copenhagen in December .

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US Pulls the Plug On Copenhagen

November 5, 2009 by  
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Todd Stern and Hillary Clinton (Photo: EPA) The head US climate negotiator, Todd Stern, and Sen.

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