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Live Earth concerts set to rock the world tomorrow
6 Jul 2007 at 12:07pm
Tomorrow, tomorrow ... Gore loves ya, tomorrow. Live Earth, the much-anticipated event dreamed up by the former veep, will rock 7/7/07 with 24 hours of concerts to raise climate awareness. A total audience of some 2 billion will see Jack Johnson in Sydney, The Police reunited in New Joisey, Madonna ...
Study finds organic tomatoes contain more heart-healthy antioxidants
6 Jul 2007 at 12:07pm
Could organic fruits and veggies be better for you? A study of samples collected over 10 years found that organic tomatoes contained far higher levels of flavonoids -- antioxidants that reduce high blood pressure and have also been linked with reduced rates of some cancers and dementia -- than conventional ...
Mike D of the Beastie Boys drops science on green tours, politics, and Live E...
6 Jul 2007 at 12:07pm
The Beastie Boys may be famous for saying you gotta fight for your right to party, but they also believe sustainability is worth fighting for. The old-school hip-hoppers will be playing the London Live Earth concert tomorrow, and after returning from Europe, they plan to add green elements to their ...
Mega-corporations sign U.N.-sponsored climate compact
6 Jul 2007 at 12:07pm
More than 150 companies, including Ikea, Unilever, and Coca-Cola, have signed a U.N.-sponsored climate declaration that commits them to setting and reporting on emissions-reduction goals, while asking governments to enact a post-Kyoto, market-based plan. OK, it's a voluntary pact with a touchy-feely name -- "Caring for Climate: The Business Leadership ...
High-tech gadgets will overtake appliances as energy-suckers, says report
6 Jul 2007 at 12:07pm
Primed to overtake kitchen appliances and lighting as the biggest drain on domestic power, high-tech gadgets -- we're talkin' to you, iPhone -- will use nearly half an average household's energy by 2020, according to U.K. nonprofit Energy Saving Trust. In a report cleverly titled "The Ampere Strikes Back," EST ...

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