Here’s your morning green news, straight off the Internet press:
- Joel Makower: Two Steps Forward examines the state of ‘Green Business’ in his thoughtful essay Have We Reached a Green Business Tipping Point?
- A New Green Earth brings us the latest on the Australia’s severe water shortages and resulting government restrictions on water use in her post today on Level Six Water Restrictions.
- WorldWatch Institute puts the spotlight on a project that allows rich countries to purchase carbon credits by paying for clean-energy projects in developing countries in their article, Biogas Project Ushers Rural Communities into Global Carbon Market. According to the article, “A renewable energy project in the North Kolar district of Karnataka, South India, has helped villagers adopt clean energy solutions while also generating emissions “credits” that can be sold on the international carbon market.”
- The simple, fun site How can I recycle this? today asks, “How can I reuse or recycle … asthma inhalers?” I love the simple approach of this site and their quest to recycle or reuse all kinds of household items.
- Greenmonk Associates and EcoStreet both have posts today linking back to us! Sweeet!
- Green Options today has a post on the power of youth to change the world. I firmly believe this — remember that Martin Luther King was only 26 when he became spokesman for the Montgomery Alabama Bus Boycott that changed how America looked at racial inequality.
- NPR featured a segment on global warming and its impact on wildfires in Stronger Wildfires Part of Emerging Global Pattern
- Organic Picks talks about sustainable seafood production today in Seafood Watch: Eating Sustainably from the Ocean.
So there’s some good reading for you over your morning coffee (if you’re in a timezone where it’s morning…). We’ll be back tomorrow – have a great day!