Attention, shoppers: Campbell’s (FINALLY) announced plans to eliminate hormone-disrupting chemical bisphenol-A from the linings of its soup cans.
One of the damning Heartland Foundation documents from a few weeks ago revealed the name of the climate-denial think tank’s major donors. One of them: A foundation connected to General Motors. Oops. Heartland’s not exactly the sort of friend that a company like GM wants to be seen with in public, especially since it’s trying to promote its green-minded Chevy Volt. Now, at least 10,000 of its customers are letting it be known that they don’t appreciate GM hopping in bed with Heartland, and they’re perfectly willing to become ex-customers if it continues. Another 10,000 people who don’t own GM-made …
New study shows that climate change could leave Canada without any outdoor ice rinks by mid-century.
The U.N. met its Millennium Development Goal to halve the number of people without safe drinking water. President Obama is giving a press conference this afternoon — the first in months. It’s supposed to be about mortgage relief, but odds are someone will ask him about gas prices, too. Twenty percent of ground pollution in the U.S. can be traced to emissions from Asia that have traveled over the Pacific Ocean. Bill McKibben is changing minds over at the Huffington Post: Of the readers who’ve read his argument against Keystone XL and Ezra Levant’s argument for the pipeline, 9 percent …
SeaWorld San Diego set up a live cam starring 300 penguins.
Oregon architecture firm ideabox is producing this prefab tiny house, which comes pre-installed with IKEA cabinets, flooring, and closets. The “activ” house is about 750 square feet and costs $86,500, and you can pick the color scheme of IKEA accoutrements that you prefer. And unlike most IKEA stuff, it doesn’t come flat-packed and there’s no assembly required.
For those among you who really miss the “pink slime” content of McDonald’s hamburgers and Taco Bell’s … everything, you can still get your fix of the ammonia-doused meat product, made of leftover, fatty trimmings. Where, you ask, can I find this abomination? According to The Daily, you can find it in your child’s school lunch.
Aquion specializes in making large batteries, cheaply. They don’t look like much -- they live in a former TV factory outside Pittsburgh, and you'll probably never buy any of their products.
"Poticrete" is what Bellingham, Washington is calling their new road material, which incorporates ground-up toilets. Clever!
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