06 Sep '11, 5pm

On Our Reading List: EPA Assault and Willie Nelson Singing for Chipotle: There are wonderful stories from all

President Obama just halted an EPA initiative that would tighten smog regulations, contending that it would cost businesses at a time where Americans need jobs. But ozone pollution from cars and fossil-fuel power plants have a high human cost , according to a recent story (and cool infographic) in Scientific American , and this is a burden that translates into higher health costs for all of us. The silver lining is that the White House is addressing some of the sources of the pollution -- Obama recently tightened car and truck fuel efficiency standards and mercury regulations for power plants. Maybe there’s more than one way to skin a cat. Here at Greentech Media, we have discussed the need for more engineers, a refrain that is often touted by many CEOs and thought leaders in the clean tech sector. But maybe we’re looking at it the wrong way, according to an interesting pi...

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cheeserland.com 05 Sep '11, 8am

Then i start to wonder what the world would be like without all these glorious social channels to showcase every individua...

Animated Short Film from Chipotle & Willie Nels...

treehugger.com 01 Sep '11, 3pm

Coldplay's haunting classic 'The Scientist' is performed by country music legend Willie Nelson for the soundtrack of the s...

Love this, a must see! Animated Short Film from...

treehugger.com 01 Sep '11, 3pm

Coldplay's haunting classic 'The Scientist' is performed by country music legend Willie Nelson for the soundtrack of the s...

Memo to EPA chief Lisa Jackson: Defy Obama or resign

Memo to EPA chief Lisa Jackson: Defy Obama or r...

grist.org 07 Sep '11, 7pm

EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson. Photo: Chesapeake Bay Program Cross-posted from the Center for Progressive Reform . Last F...

Here’s what happens to EPA whistleblowers (hint...

grist.org 07 Sep '11, 3pm

Marsha Coleman-Adebayo's new book, No Fear: The Whistleblower's Triumph Over Corruption and Retaliation at the EPA , tells...

Rick Perry announces his intentions to make the...

grist.org 06 Sep '11, 7pm

Rick Perry. Photo: Gage Skidmore Cross-posted from Climate Progress . Speaking at a campaign stop in his home state Monday...

The intriguing protocol list:

mysingaporenews.blogspot.com 07 Sep '11, 12am

A state’s protocol list is a simple ranking of the seniority of govt officials which will then determine who they meet, wh...

Have you watched this yet? Willie Nelson covers...

grist.org 31 Aug '11, 6pm

Okay, so this video was sponsored by Chipotle, but if you can ignore a small amount of logo placement and posturing, it's ...