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Meat production spews more greenhouse gases than a three-hour joyride
20 Jul 2007 at 12:07pm
The next time you chomp a hamburger, think of this: the process of getting that beef to your bun may have spewed more greenhouse-gas emissions than leaving all your house lights blazing while taking a three-hour joyride in your car. Researchers looked at beef production in Japan and its impact ...
Grist names 15 green cities around the world
20 Jul 2007 at 12:07pm
Everyone knows that Portland, Ore., is green. But what about Bangkok, Thailand? Kampala, Uganda? Curitiba, Brazil? We wave our world-traveling wand today to bring you a list of 15 of the globe's greenest cities -- plus four runners-up. Does your metropolis make the cut? Find out -- and if it ...
Congress grills FEMA on toxic post-hurricane trailers
20 Jul 2007 at 12:07pm
The media have reported for at least two months that the trailers used to house refugees from hurricanes Katrina and Rita have been giving off fumes that are making some people sick. Now it seems the Federal Emergency Management Agency, which has fended off those accusations, has known about the ...
Jarid Manos, CEO of the Great Plains Restoration Council, answers readers' qu...
20 Jul 2007 at 12:07pm
When InterActivist Jarid Manos sent back his answers to readers' questions this week, he noted, "Lot of good people you got reading Grist. ... People clearly want change." Manos, the CEO of the Great Plains Restoration Council, has plenty of ideas on how to enact such change, especially in regard ...
Final Harry Potter tome is "greenest book in publishing history"
20 Jul 2007 at 12:07pm
Feel that crackle in the air? That's millions of Harry Potter fans trying not to fidget as they wait for the book's midnight release. (Or trying not to freeze, in the case of an Australian fan who was rescued after diving into a frigid lake to retrieve his pre-purchase receipt.) ...

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