Photo courtesy of Shira Golding Earth Day has come and gone, but there are still a lot of contests going on that focus on environmentally friendly ideas. If you have green skills or an innovative idea, here are some fun contests that offer a chance to keep changing the … [Read more...] about Be green, and bank some green with these contests
Photo courtesy of Azure Bleu at Flickr.com. The Kyoto treaty is in the news again as the Obama administration considers implementing a cap and trade system for carbon dioxide. It turns out that a lot of participating countries have fallen short of their Kyoto commitments, and … [Read more...] about The latest news on carbon credits
Photo courtesy of Ted Abbott at Flickr.com. A lot of news about the environment lately has been good news - there are huge solar arrays being built, energy efficiency is improving by leaps and bounds, and more people are recycling today than even knew what recycling was 20 … [Read more...] about Green news is good news (mostly)
Photo courtesy of ecupaintingguild at Flickr.com. With all the news coverage focused on the election, there are a lot of important and/or awesome things that have escaped attention. Here's a quick overview of environmental news that's worth following: First off, it's common … [Read more...] about News that has nothing to do with Election 2008
Photo courtesy of A. Kotula at Flickr.com. Here at the Practical Environmentalist, we're green news junkies. We keep an eagle eye out for the latest science, social, and environmental developments and try to sum up the big picture here. This week, a lot of exciting things are … [Read more...] about Links, links, green links. Get them while they’re hot!