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Who ya gonna call?

From South Africa: An international coalition has appealed to former US vice-president and environmental campaigner Al Gore to take up their concerns about the world’s rapidly developing biofuels industry. They have told him that large-scale biofuel production and new incentives …

Who could have guessed?

Fox News picks up Broad story.

The idols of environmentalism

A new call to walk the talk

Do environmentalists unwittingly conspire against themselves? Curt White examines the effectiveness of environmental strategies in the new issue of Orion magazine, and wonders why, even when we are trying to aid the environment, we are not willing as individuals to …

Filling up with ethanol: A new way to think about it

An improvement on ‘Live green, go yellow’

Grist styles itself as communicating "gloom and doom with a sense of humor." In that spirit, I can't resist posting something that made me laugh this morning.

Sustain-a-Bull?

How sustainable development affects today’s job market It was 20 years ago that the term “sustainable development” was popularized in a United Nations document known as the Brundtland report. Since then, jobs in fields ranging from mining to banking to …

Eat Your Greens

Grist launches food and ag email to fill your belly with news Hungry for more food and agriculture news? Have we got a meal — uh, deal — for you. Starting this week, you can sign up for Eat Your …

Was It the Cowlick?

U.S. federal judge bans sales, planting of genetically modified alfalfa A first-of-its-kind ruling in the U.S. will stop Monsanto’s genetically modified alfalfa in its tracks — for now. Citing the USDA’s failure to conduct an environmental impact statement before approving …

Don't hate the player, hate the game

Practice your politics with the BBC’s Climate Challenge

The climate is in crisis. The world is a mess. Think things would be better if you ruled the universe (or at least a developed nation)? Here's your chance to test out that theory. Play the BBC's Climate Challenge game …

NYT 'hit' on Gore?

Coming tomorrow

If you visit the Drudge Report, you’ll find the following bit of typically breathless hype: NY TIMES PLANS HIT ON GORE, NEWSROOM SOURCES TELL DRUDGE: ‘Scientists argue that Gore’s warnings are full of exaggerated claims and startling errors’… Reporter William …