26 Aug '11, 5pm

Storm of protests unleashed around the U.S.: Activists line up on the National Mall in Washington, DC and online...

Not to be outdone, protesters on the West Coast have launched their own large-scale campaign, this one centered on California's use of the pesticide methyl iodide. Hundreds of people have bombarded California Gov. Jerry Brown’s Facebook and Twitter pages to persuade the governor to ban the use of the pesticide. Methyl iodide has been linked to cancers, kidney problems, thyroid disease, miscarriages, and other health problems. Its use was approved in 2010 by then-Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, but since his election, Brown has promised to take a "fresh look" at its use and a possible ban.

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Hazardous Keystone XL Pipeline Moves Forward De...

biologicaldiversity.org 26 Aug '11, 5pm

For Immediate Release, August 26, 2011 Contact: Tierra Curry, (928) 522-3681 Hazardous Keystone XL Pipeline Moves Forward ...

In the Cross-Hairs of the Storm

In the Cross-Hairs of the Storm

cleantechnica.com 28 Aug '11, 8am

Reflection of streetlight from wet sidewalk in the rain The city that never sleeps, the big apple, has been shut down. 370...

Get Ready for Hurricane Irene! Tips for Humans and Pets Before the Storm #staysafe

Get Ready for Hurricane Irene! Tips for Humans ...

ecorazzi.com 26 Aug '11, 3pm

Most people down the south side of the east coast know the drill. Board up the windows, buy lots of supplies. But if you’r...

Dot Earth Blog: On Warming and U.S. Hurricane S...

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 26 Aug '11, 7pm

The author and climate campaigner Bill McKibben , fresh from protests over the proposed Keystone XL pipeline , wrote today...

PE: Overseas polling in NY, Washington DC unaff...

channelnewsasia.com 27 Aug '11, 5pm

SINGAPORE: Overseas polling for Singapore's Presidential Election in New York and Washington DC was not affected by Hurric...

There are Now One Billion Cars Stuck in Traffic Around the World

There are Now One Billion Cars Stuck in Traffic...

treehugger.com 25 Aug '11, 7pm

Photo credit: Cory M. Grenier via Flickr/CC BY-SA According to the most recent stats, there are now a record one billion c...

Earthquake rattles Washington, felt in New York

Earthquake rattles Washington, felt in New York

channelnewsasia.com 23 Aug '11, 6pm

WASHINGTON: The strongest earthquake to strike the eastern United States in more than a century rattled downtown Washingto...

Here’s the video that will convince you to go t...

grist.org 24 Aug '11, 7pm

If you're not out getting arrested at the protests against the Keystone XL tar-sands pipeline, we get it! Not everyone is ...

Tropical Storm Irene swirls toward Haiti, Domin...

channelnewsasia.com 22 Aug '11, 1am

MIAMI: Tropical Storm Irene roared into the Caribbean Sunday with forecasters warning it could reach hurricane strength as...

@Google to hire around 100 in Southeast Asia

sgentrepreneurs.com 25 Aug '11, 10am

Google to hire around 100 in Southeast Asia August 25, 2011 by Terence LEE Following the announcement that Google will be ...

"www.seedandsew.com The Top Eco Fashion Clothin...

seedandsew.com 27 Aug '11, 11pm

The Top Eco-Fashion Clothing Lines Around Eco-Fashion is more than just a passing fad, it has become a way of life for des...