Today is Earth Day and we'll update this post throughout the day. It would be interesting to hear in comments how some people are becoming more eco-friendly, or, inexpensive ways to go green. We're doing little things like shutting down computers and televisions overnight, buying the new (and weird looking) eco-light bulbs, and, taking clothing to the green dry cleaners. It's a little more expensive but worth it, plus, the counter staff is very cute.
· The Environmental Defense Fund releases a report "that suggests implementing a cap-and-trade program to cut greenhouse gas emissions would not slow the U.S. economy or cost jobs, contradicting a report released recently by a group of manufacturers that oppose a climate change bill.” The study finds "the economy would continue to grow at an average clip of 3 percent."
· Climate Progress calls out NBC News and Dateline NBC for this week's segment on the melting of Bolivian glaciers that elevates global warming denialists and suggests "not everyone agrees greenhouse gases are to blame for global warming." Yes, not "everyone", only the United Nations and thousands of the world's top climatologists ...