May 2011 Archives
Cows' Milk Is For Cows - 2011-05-31
Contributing editor Aletta Kennedy reveals the downside of cows' milk.
Clusters of Clean Technology - 2011-05-27
Contributor Angela Guss introduces the Global Cleantech Cluster Association and what they and their member organizations are doing. Over the next few months, Grid Parity will be highlighting these member companies to showcase their work on a local level.
Projects to Preserve and Protect the Oceans - 2011-05-26
Contributor Brittany Stepniak reports on the growing problem of plastic pollution in our planet's oceans, and several organizations taking steps to combat it.
Electric Car Demand Is Strong - 2011-05-25
Managing Editor Jeff Siegel exposes another anti-electric car article.
California Approves BPA Ban - 2011-05-24
California has passed a bill banning BPA from children's products. Editor Jimmy Mengel discusses the bill and its reach...
Cleantech Governors - 2011-05-23
Contributing editor Shawn Lesser reveals his top 10 cleantech governors in the United States.
Thinking Outside the Can - 2011-05-23
Green Chip Living's Angela Guss comments on the somewhat overlooked sustainability and health benefits of canned seafood.
Farm Youth Market Project: Growing, Selling, and Educating Kids on Food - 2011-05-20
Editor Brigid Darragh reports on Youth Farm and Market Project, a non-profit cropping up in the Twin Cities with a big impact on area youth and the surrounding communities.
From Desolate Ranch to Eco-town - 2011-05-19
Contributor Mike Tirone reports on the face-lift a dusty little town in California is getting, thanks to one investor with a big eco vision.
Oil Industry Tax Breaks - 2011-05-19
Editor Jeff Siegel lists Big Oil's top earners in Washington.
Rat Race for Arctic Oil as Ice Thins - 2011-05-18
Contributor Brittany Stepniak reports on the developing rat race for the fossil fuel surplus in the Arctic seabed.
Coca-Cola Cans Hang onto Toxic Chemical - 2011-05-17
Green Chip Living's Angela Guss reports on The Coca-Cola Company's recent shareholder vote to remove bisphenol A (BPA) from soda cans.
The Top Ten Most Endangered Rivers - 2011-05-17
The Susquehanna River is the most endangered river in the U.S. - due primarily to fracking pollution. Check out the top ten most endangered U.S. rivers to see if your local river is in trouble.
I'll Have a Grande Progress in Sustainability - 2011-05-16
Green Chip Living's Angela Guss reports on the colossal coffee company's recent release of it's 10th Sustainability Report.
Pesticide Exposure Linked to Lower IQs in Children - 2011-05-13
Editor Brigid Darragh relays the results of three studies across the United States that link prenatal pesticide exposure to lower IQs in children.
Big Oil Subsidies - 2011-05-13
Managing editor Jeff Siegel discusses Big Oil's claim that the absence of its subsidies would make it difficult to remain competitive.
Google Water Fountain App - 2011-05-13
Contributor Mike Tirone reports on the evermore dire situation of our most precious resource, and how Google and the Pacific Institute plan to do their part to help people access clean drinking water.
Fracking Linked to Flammable Drinking Water - 2011-05-12
Jimmy Mengel shares the findings of a new study by Duke University on the environmental dangers of hydraulic fracking.
Ford Focus Electric - 2011-05-12
Managing editor Jeff Siegel shares the latest on the Ford Focus Electric.
Chat and Charge: The Latest in Cell Phone Tech - 2011-05-11
Green Chip Living contributor Mike Tirone reports on the latest technology from South Korea that could one day allow cell phone users to charge their devices with the sound of their voice...
Saving Green When Buying Gas - 2011-05-11
Contributor Brittany Stepniak talks about recent pains at the pump, and the good news for your wallet and the electric vehicle market.
Food Stamps Accepted at Farmers' Markets - 2011-05-09
Brigid Darragh reports on the growing trend of food stamp acceptance by farmers' markets across the United States, thanks in large part to a Connecticut-based non-profit group.
Monsanto's Stacked Deck - 2011-05-06
The Monsanto-friendly head of the USDA's research arm resigned last week. But the agricultural giant has plenty of other cards hidden up their sleeve...
28 Bureaucrats Who Sold You Out For A Little Oil Money - 2011-05-05
Managing Editor Jeff Siegel weighs in on the latest Big Oil scam in Washington.
Forks Over Knives Review - 2011-05-05
Contributing editor Aletta Kennedy shares her review of one of the most important movies to come out this year - Forks Over Knives.
Doubts for Durban - 2011-05-03
Green Chip Living's Angela Guss reports recent opinions and predictions for the 17th United Nations Conference on Climate Change to be held in Durban, South Africa.