Here are a few nuggets panned from the RSS River of News:
- Green thinkers has a good post on a product that helps people become more conscious of how they use electricity: a plug-in device that changes color when electricity rates change. It only works in New York now, but the idea seems sure to spread.
- The Temas Blog, a blog focused on environmental issues in the Carribean and Latin America, has news of a project in Columbia where carbon credits are being used to prevent deforestation. In essence, Carbon Credits are created as a result of avoiding deforestation and planting native trees.
- Hippy Shopper gives a quick review of Gooshing, a site that gives a simple star rating to over 250,000 products based on how ethically they are produced.
- Seacoast NRG discusses The Paradox of Energy Efficiency.
- Climate of our Future discusses the National Renewable Energy Standard included by the US Congress in the Energy Bill passed this week.
- The NY Times has an editorial today calling for increasing the recycling of plastic water bottles in: Giving Bottles a Second Life