12 Apr '11, 4pm

New Poll Shows Record Support for Marriage Equality in New York

A poll released on Monday by the nonpartisan Siena Research Institute at the Siena College in Loudonville, New York, found that a record 58 percent of New Yorkers now favor same-sex marriage while a record low of 36 percent say they are against. Six percent remain undecided. From On Top Magazine : "Same sex marriage now has more support than it's ever had, with voters 55 and older and Republicans being nearly evenly divided, and voters younger than 55 and Democrats and independents being strongly supportive," Siena's Steven Greenberg said in announcing the survey's results. [...] The poll also found Governor Andrew Cuomo's favorability rating at 73 percent, up from 69 percent last month. Cuomo has said he'll back an effort to legalize gay marriage in the Empire state later this Spring. Advocates have welcomed the poll results, saying this sets the tone for the New York Leg...

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Marriage Equality Law Proposed in Uruguay

Marriage Equality Law Proposed in Uruguay

care2.com 11 Apr '11, 1pm

Legislation that would see Uruguay legalize same-sex marriage is expected to be introduced this coming week, continuing Ur...

New York City May Get 20% More Sea Level Rise Than Global Average ~ @TH_RSS

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treehugger.com 12 Apr '11, 5pm

Areas closer to melting ice sheets will experience a smaller sea level rise than those further away. This is because ice s...

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grist.org 12 Apr '11, 5pm

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switchboard.nrdc.org 11 Apr '11, 7pm

A whole lot of people breathed a sigh of relief last week when Democratic Congressional leaders held firm against their Re...

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treehugger.com 13 Apr '11, 3pm

Brown, along with U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu, signed the bill while helping dedicate a new solar panel manufactur...

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earthjustice.org 11 Apr '11, 10pm

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Chu: New Industries, Like Green, Need Government Support: Industrial subsidies are as American as apple pie.

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greentechmedia.com 10 Apr '11, 3pm

Industrial subsidies are as American as apple pie. Energy Secretary Steven Chu, fresh from the budget standoff in Washingt...

Campaign Asks Royal Couple to Support Marriage Equality

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care2.com 22 Apr '11, 10pm

While stressing that they wish Prince William and Kate Middleton the very best of happiness, Britain's Equal Love Campaign...

New York E-waste Recycling Law Now in Effect: Under an electronics recycling law that is now in effect in New Yo...

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greenbuildingelements.com 06 Apr '11, 3pm

The law in New York will serve as an example that other countries, states and municipalities can watch in attempting to de...

The New Face of Green Living | The Good Human

The New Face of Green Living | The Good Human

thegoodhuman.com 12 Apr '11, 1pm

Thanks for the refreshing perspective. Many green living advocates are supportive of the ‘trendy’ aspect, thinking it will...

Alabama: The New Bamboo (And Bike) State?...

Alabama: The New Bamboo (And Bike) State?...

treehugger.com 11 Apr '11, 11am

A group of five Project M members (two women, three men) are undertaking the two-month bike ride this summer to get the wo...

Banks create new money electronically through loans. Until the ICB realises this, financial reform will go nowhere.

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neweconomics.org 12 Apr '11, 3pm

It's unclear on what basis the ICB has come to this conclusion. Full reserve banking would not would stop people putting t...

New Dinosaur Unearthed, Say Hello To Daemonosaurus

New Dinosaur Unearthed, Say Hello To Daemonosaurus

ecorazzi.com 13 Apr '11, 7pm

Ghost Ranch, NM (how fitting), is the dig site where the fossilized skull and neck vertebrae of the ‘daemonosaurus chaulio...

Send Your Message of Support to Japan (Auto-Translated!) : TreeHugger via @TreeHugger

Send Your Message of Support to Japan (Auto-Tra...

treehugger.com 11 Apr '11, 3pm

that hit Japan a month ago, and from all the other problems that the seismic event caused (the tsunami, the Fukushima Daii...

State Roundup on Renewable Energy: California; ...

sustainablebusiness.com 13 Apr '11, 4pm

California Governor signs 33% renewable energy standard into law; Iowa approves solar, wind tax credits; CO passes hydro b...