June 2011 Archives
Birth Defects A Result of Coal Mining - 2011-06-28
Guest contributor Brianna Panzica documents the results of a study on fetal development in mountaintop removal mining towns.
Weekly Spotlight: ecoConnect, UK - 2011-06-27
This week in our Cleantech Cluster Weekly Spotlight, contributor Angela Guss showcases ecoConnect, the center of UK cleantech.
Shale Gas Scam - 2011-06-27
Do the economics of shale gas even make sense?
Economic Impact Of Releasing Oil Reserves - 2011-06-23
Jeff Siegel sounds off about the latest release of 30 million barrels from the strategic reserves.
Bachmann Environmental Agenda - 2011-06-22
Jeff Siegel discusses Michelle Bachmann's very dangerous environmental agenda. . .
Tritium Leaks Cause Public Health Concerns - 2011-06-21
Guest contributor Brianna Panzica discusses recent finds of tritium leaks at 3/4 of the United States' nuclear reactor sites.
Green Retail Chains - 2011-06-21
Contributing editor Shawn Lesser reveals his top ten U.S. retail chains with cleantech initiatives.
Finnish Cleantech Cluster - 2011-06-20
In this week's Cleantech Cluster Weekly Spotlight, we travel to Finland with contributor Angela Guss to visit the the Finnish Cleantech Cluster, an OSKE Programme.
Filet-o-Fish Gets Upgrade: McDonald's to Serve Sustainable Fish to Euro Locations - 2011-06-17
Editor Brigid Darragh reports on McDonald's recent announcement to serve fish certified "sustainable" by the Marine Stewardship Council at its 7,000 Euro locations starting October 2011.
Italy Chooses Renewables Over Nuclear - 2011-06-16
Italian voters turn out in record numbers to oppose nuclear development.
Food Supply Safety - 2011-06-15
Guest contributor Barry Estabrook reveals what fracking could do to our food supply.
BMW Gets Serious about Electric Cars - 2011-06-15
Contributor Brittany Stepniak reports as BMW enters the commodities competition, embarking on a $100 million spending spree on electric vehicles.
Exxon Oil Discovery - 2011-06-14
Why Exxon's latest discovery is a tragic illusion of safety.
Clean Energy Dirty Secrets - 2011-06-13
Contributing editor Craig Shields calls out Fox for being the dishonest news agency it is.
The CleanTech Center - 2011-06-13
Contributor Angela Guss kicks of the Cleantech Cluster Weekly Spotlight with a feature on The CleanTech Center in Syracuse, New York.
Fracking Safety - 2011-06-10
R.T. Jones weighs in on the fracking debate.
Posers: First Fish, Now Eggs - 2011-06-10
Editor Brigid Darragh shares the latest report from The Cornicopia Institute as it reveals the truth behind "organic" and "free range" eggs.
Global Energy Demand Rises as China Surpasses U.S. as World's Largest Energy Consumer - 2011-06-09
Green Chip contributor Mike Tirone reports as China nudges the U.S. from its top spot in energy use.
GMO Foods - 2011-06-08
Guest editor Maria Rodale discusses the precautionary principle and how it should be applied to our food production.
Solar Heats Up Hollywood - 2011-06-08
Contributor Brittany Stepniak reports on Hollywood's latest trend: solar-powered film studios.
Cilantro Lovers Beware! - 2011-06-07
USDA's first test of cilantro reveals more than 30 unapproved pesticides coating the herb.
Rock Out With Less Carbon Out - 2011-06-06
Green Chip Living's Angela Guss discusses a new partnership between UPS and Live Nation Entertainment to help performing artists reduce emissions related to tours and offset Live Nation's shipping-related emissions.
Fish Fraud at Large - 2011-06-03
Editor Brigid Darragh reveals the findings of nonprofit Oceana's latest report on mislabeling of seafood, its effects on the environment, consumer health and wallets.
Generating Solar Power at Night - 2011-06-02
SolarReserve receives $737 million from the Department of Energy to build a new plant to provide electricity all day with new technology.
Food Safety Violators Face Execution - 2011-06-01
After several high profile food safety scandals, China has increased punishments for food safety violators, going so far as to suggest capital punishment for manufacturers whose products lead to fatalities. Editor Jimmy Mengel compares China's punishments with those in the United States.