China Plans Major Energy Efficiency Push

June 16, 2011 by  
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Newsflash: China is building a lot of stuff. Fast

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The True Price of Gasoline (Video)

June 16, 2011 by  
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If you’re a Treehugger, reader then you already know that we’re totally underpaying for our gasoline here in the U.S . Yeah, it’s painful when those gas prices rise, but the true cost of extracting, transporting, refining and burning oil is much more than $4 a gallon

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10-Year-Old Pressures KFC to Stop Destroying U.S. Forests (Video)

April 27, 2011 by  
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Image: viZZZual.com via flickr Take a small group of determined schoolchildren who care about the environment and you get a story to inspire the rest of us: first, Cole had a school project that ended up getting McDonald’s to change to recycled packaging. Now, he and some friends are taking on KFC

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Palm Oil Lobby Fights World Bank’s Environmental Initiatives in Indonesia, Malaysia

April 20, 2011 by  
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Image: Marufish via flickr We know how destructive the palm oil industry in Indonesia and Malaysia , so it was great news when the

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Families Sue Chiquita for More Than 4,000 Murders in Colombia

April 4, 2011 by  
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Image: Dawn Hucze via flickr Despite some efforts by Chiquita to clean up its act in recent years, its long history of human rights abuses is coming back to haunt the company. Chiquita is being sued by the families of more than 4,000 Colombians murdered by illegal armed groups funded by Chiquita. ..

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Crocs to Pay $230,000 for False "Antimicrobial" Claims

January 4, 2011 by  
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Image: Liz Jones via flickr Crocs, the Colorado-based company that makes the seemingly-ubiquitous bright-colored plastic shoes, has been caught in a lie.

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Green Overload: 5 Green Products We Don’t Need More of

December 22, 2010 by  
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Photo: annnie via flickr. At TreeHugger, it seems every week there’s a press release for a new line of reusable bags or organic body care

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Saving the Oyster, and the Bay: Shell Recycling Program Replenishes Endangered Oyster Population

November 29, 2010 by  
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Image: fotologic via flickr Recycling, it turns out, is not reserved for inanimate objects.

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Bike Rack Design Competition Winners Installed In Toronto

November 29, 2010 by  
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Image credit Denis Marciniak at BlogTO Last year TreeHugger showed the top ten finalists in OCAD’s bike rack competition ; Now the winners have been installed on Toronto’s trendy Queen Street West.

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EU Bans BPA in Baby Bottles

November 27, 2010 by  
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Image: Abigail Batchelder via flickr Barely a week after the U.S. Senate failed, because of industry influence, to ban BPA in baby bottles and limit its use in other children’s products, the EU passed a very similar ban that will go into effect next year…

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